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METAL CHINA 2020: new date. 18-20th August 2020

Following the guidance of the Chinese government, to help control the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and to give priority to supporting industries to fully resume production, along with ensuring the safety and health of participants, China Foundry Association has postponed the 4th China Foundry Festival – consisting of a series of events – to 15-20th August 2020, Shanghai.

The organising committee will maintain close communication with all exhibitors and other related parties, continue to pay attention to the development of the epidemic, make full preparations for the event, and strive to present a higher standard and higher quality event for the global foundry industry.

 

1. The 16th China Foundry Association Annual Conference and the 5th National Foundry Industry Innovation Development Forum

Date: 15-18th August 2020

Venue: Fuyue Hotel Shanghai, Songjiang District, Shanghai, Tel: +86 21-37688888).

 

2. The 18th China International Foundry Exposition (METAL CHINA 2020)

The 14th China International Die Casting Industry Exhibition (CIDC 2020)

The 14th International Nonferrous and Special Casting Exhibition

Date: 18-20th August 2020

Venue: National Convention and Exhibition Center, Shanghai,

  • 100,000m2
  • 1,300+ exhibitors
  • 80+ countries and regions
  • 100,000+ visitors

The foundry industry and diecasting are the main themes of METAL CHINA+CIDC 2020, however, there will also be exhibition themes of metallurgy, industrial furnace, bearing and special equipment, robotics, etc.

The expo will focus on industry hotspots, such as the intelligent foundry equipment, green foundry materials, environmentally-friendly products, high-end castings, advanced technology, scientific research results, and successful cases of transformation and upgrading that are urgently needed for enterprises. It will also highlight 3D printing, big data, robots, digital factories and many other high-tech products and front-end technologies that are leading the trends in the industry.

This event will integrate product and technology releases, trend discussion, lectures, talent match, and academic and cultural exchanges. Through policy research and interpretation, it will closely follow and actively respond to the industry changes and challenges brought about by COVID-19, and make analysis of the impact of the epidemic on the production and operation of foundry enterprises, make judgments on the trends of the upstream and downstream industries of the foundry industry, and will provide new ideas for the transformation and upgrading of foundry businesses in the digital economy era.

Specialty show areas show new products and technologies

The exhibition has especially set up a ‘Yangtze River Delta Enterprise Show Area’ to display the new style, new ideas and new achievements of high-quality diecasting companies in the Yangtze River Delta to the world. The Top 50 Die Casting Enterprises and Top 20 Die and Mould Enterprises of China will bring their latest products and cutting-edge technologies to the show.

Gathering talents, discussing future trends

The exhibition will also gather front-end industry talents from major universities across the country to participate in talent matchmaking and exchange sessions pinpointing requirements for high-end foundry talents. The event will integrate corporate skills needs into the university’s talent training system and further deepen the integration of production, education and research.

A splendid art casting show

Art castings, with their unique style and exquisite craftsmanship occupy an indispensable place in the casting world. To further promote the quality of art castings and better serve the needs of society, culture and life, the expo will set up a special cultural exhibition area. The theme of the exhibits will include: creative tin bronzes, incense utensils, musical instruments, ritual utensils, tea sets, art castings and other daily necessities.

Industry recognition and evaluation

A series of competition activities will be launched during the event, such as: Best in Class Casting Award, Best in Class Die Casting Award, Gold Tripod Award for Foundry Materials, Foundry Equipment Innovation Award, Art Casting Gold Award, which will start a new era of the foundry industry by reviewing the past, summing up experiences and looking into the future.

For more information about the events, visit: http://en.expochina.cn/web/Index.html and www.foundry.org.cn