As the most influential industrial automation event in Northern China, Industrial Automation BEIJING 2015 (IA BEIJING 2015) comes to a successful close at Beijing Exhibition Center on May 15, 2015. This year’s show attracts over 200 leading companies worldwide to showcase the intelligent beauty of modern industry under 4 themed sectors including sensor and connector, motion control, industrial robot and intelligent manufacturing within a display area of 20,000 square meters. The number of trade visitors hit 15,806 in the three days of exhibition, up 5% percent compared with the prior year.
China Engineering Science and Technology Forum – 2015 International Intelligent Manufacturing Conference, held on the first day of the show, has built a benchmark event noted for its high profile, high standard and high platform. Mr. Lu Yongxiang, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences delivered a speech for the conference. Government officials of China and Germany, academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, and CEOs including Mr. Miao Wei, Minister of MIIT and Dr. Wolfgang Scheremet, Director-General for Industrial Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany all made their presence at the conference and visited the show afterwards.
Top-notch Exhibitors with Strong Line-up
In recent years, Industry 4.0 has swept the globe, leading the fourth industrial revolution with “intelligent manufacturing” and “industrial integration”. In this year’s show, most enterprises have made full use of the integrity of the domestic industry chain and gradually achieved the transition from product display to solution display, bringing an intelligent manufacturing solution show.
This year’s show set 4 themed sectors including sensor and connector, motion control, industrial robot and intelligent manufacturing, bringing a spectacular industrial automation show! The sensor and connector sector on IA BEIJING 2015 brought together industry leaders like Phoenix, Turck, IFM, WAGO, Weidmuller, HARTING, Banner, KEYENCE, ELCO, Wieland, SCHMERSAL, Connectwell and Cognex, along with their signature products with intelligent, integrated and networking features and total intelligent manufacturing solutions to user population.
Motion control sector featured such industry heavyweights as Rittal, Lenze, Koyo, Liteon, Eplan, Hiwin, Red Lion, Woeher, NEXCOM, Dongan, ICPDAS, CHELIC, Nanda Automation Technology, C-JAC, MENNEKES, Fibox and Grantech, which not only offer products encompassing various application industries but also provide world-leading technology and services to numerous automation equipment users.
In the aftermath of steady market demand for industrial robots and the increasing industry scale, IA BEIJING 2015 set up robots display area at the core zone, attracting well-known companies like YSR, MINGSEAL, DUT computer control and SMD to share the limelight, exhibiting unprecedented show of technological competition and industrial innovation.
In addition, intelligent manufacturing sector made its debut at IA BEIJING 2015. Phoenix, the torchbearer of the industry, dazzled the crowd with its 100-sqm stand alongside solutions and products of Industry 4.0. German national delegation also brought leading technologies and products that match with Deutsch industry prowess and fame, demonstrating in the form of “physical product + onsite” the development trend of smart factory in the future to the audience.
2015 International Intelligent Manufacturing Conference Successfully Held
China Engineering Science and Technology Forum – 2015 International Intelligent Manufacturing Conference, co-organized by China and Germany was held successfully during IA BEIJING. The largest and most prominent meeting in the industry for the first time simultaneously introduced dual concepts of “Industry 4.0” and “Made in China 2025,” inviting many government officials of China and Germany, academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, and CEOs to discuss the two topics that have captured global attention, with the aim of forging a benchmark forum in China that leads industry development trend and release latest policy orientation.
Mr. Lu Yongxiang, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences delivered a speech for the conference. Many distinguished figures including Mr. Miao Wei, Minister of MIIT, Prof. Zhou Ji, President of CAE & CMES, Prof. Li Bohu, Professor of Beihang University, Academician of CAE and Mr. Wang Hai Bin, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Digital Factory, Siemens (China) delivered themed reports on Made in China 2025, the government actions, the cooperation between China and Germany, Intelligent Manufacturing in China, Smart Cloud Manufacturing(Cloud Manufacturing 2.0)—a Kind of Paradigm and Approach of Smart Manufacturing in Internet Era and On the Way towards Industrie 4.0. German speakers include Dr. Wolfgang Scheremet, Director-General for Industrial Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany, Dr. Bernhard Diegner, Head of Departement Research, Human Development, Production Engineering, ZVEI, Dr. Pinsheng Du, Vice President Phoenix Contact (China) Holding Co, Ltd. and Mr. Heinrich Munz, Senior System Engineer at KUKA Roboter，HQ; Co-chairman of the German Government’s Industry 4.0 initiative made the report on topics covering Industrie 4.0 – Digitisation of the Economy Made in Germany, Progress of Platform Industrie 4.0: Activities, Problems, and Results, Industry 4.0 – the Evolutionary Leap in Manufacturing Engineering and Hello Industry 4.0 – What is Industry 4.0 and How Will It Change Manufacturing.
Besides, multiple industry-user-oriented forums, exchange meetings and technical seminars such as the 3rd Industrial Robot-Automation Application Conference 2015 and 2015 Analysis and Communication Conference of the Trend of Sensing Technology were also held to draw the development outline for China’s IA sector.