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SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou 2018 to highlight IIoT development

SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou 2018 to highlight IIoT development

August 8, 2017 - SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou (SIAF), a hub for intelligent automation solutions in South China, will hold its 2018 edition from 4 – 6 March at China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou. Being a sister event of the  SPS IPC Drives from Nuremberg Germany, SIAF will showcase a variety of products from its related sectors including robotics, machine vision, sensors and measurements, connectivity systems, drives systems and control technologies, bringing a one-stop marketing and knowledge exchange opportunity to the Chinese industry.

As of July, the industry has shown a keen enthusiasm for SIAF and about 300 businesses have confirmed their participation already. Interestingly, the Sensor/Measurement sector has seen the biggest growth so far with a 50% surge in booked exhibition area compared with this time last year. Some of the confirmed brands in attendance within each sector include:

Baumer,Controlway, Balluff, IFM, SICK, Autonics, Pepperl + Fuchs, CONTRINEX, HANYOUNG NUX, FLIR, Captron, M.D. and more

Robotics and Machine
YASKAWA Shougang, Murrplastik, ATI, Helukabel,Logen, Einuo, Longshen, w-robot, KEBA, Daheng, Karming, Huazhou, Metron, kastoe, Gfocus, Intelligent and more

Integrated Automation and Intelligent Factories:
Qinchuan Machine, Tianjin Geneuo Technology, Harmontronics Automation Technology and more

Held in parallel to the exhibition will be two key concurrent events; “Industry 4.0 Seminar” and “Smart Industry Solutions Seminar”. The former will focus on innovative breakthroughs within industry automation while the latter will concentrate on its practical applications and utilisations.

Received to great acclaim during last year’s show, the segment “Dialogue with hidden champion’s series” will return for the 2018 edition. Leading experts in the automation sector including Dr Du Pinsheng from Phoenix Contact, Dr Xiao Weirong from B&R Automation and the General Manager of Beckhoff, Mr Liang Liqiang are all confirmed speakers at the conference. They will share insights on new industry trends, market opportunities and future challenges.

SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou is jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, the China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition General Corporation, Guangzhou Overseas Trade Fairs Ltd and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH. Associate sponsors are the Guangdong Automation Association, Guangzhou Automation Association and Guangzhou Institute of Scientific Instrument.

Additionally, the 2018 show will be held concurrently with Asiamold - Guangzhou International Mould & Die Exhibition. Asiamold focuses on additive manufacturing, moulding and 3D printing technologies which all make use of industrial automation technology. 

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