The 12th Shanghai International Exhibition for Powder Metallurgy, Cemented Carbides and Advanced Ceramics (PM China 2019) was successfully held at Shanghai World Expo & Convention Center, China, from March 25–27, 2019. The organisers reported that the exhibition hosted 464 exhibitors, a rise of 11% over the previous edition, and welcomed 22,637 visitors across the four days of the event, an increase of 19.5% over last year.
A number of visiting delegations were also organised to participate in the event, including the Delegation of Advanced Ceramics Industry, Study Group of Korean Advanced Ceramics Industry, Delegation of China’s Advanced Ceramics Industrial Alliance, Delegation of Jiangsu Ceramic Society and the Ceramics and Refractory Materials Committee.
Exhibiting companies were present from a large number of countries including China, the USA, Germany, the UK, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Poland, Singapore, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan, covering various fields such as powder raw materials, products, mechanical equipment, Additive Manufacturing, testing instruments, gas and process solutions. Approximately 210 equipment companies, accounting for 45% of exhibitors, exhibited at the show, as well as about 114 material companies, accounting for 24%; approximately 120 product companies, accounting for 26%; and approximately twenty Additive Manufacturing companies, accounting for 5%.
A number of academic forums and exchange meetings were also held at the show, including the 2019 China Summit Forum on Cutting-edge Technology Application and Development in Advanced Ceramic Industry & Academic Annual Meeting of the Industrial Ceramics Committee of Chinese Ceramic Society, The 8th Shanghai International Injection Molding Forum, the Academic Annual Meeting of China Powder Metallurgy Alliance & 2019 Shanghai International Powder Metallurgy Forum, and more.
The 13th Shanghai International Exhibition for Powder Metallurgy, Cemented Carbides and Advanced Ceramics will be held at the Shanghai World Expo & Convention Center from March 24–26, 2020.