Key industry leaders confirm participation in the new machine tool exhibition in Shanghai

Come July, world-leading machine tool manufacturers will converge at the first EMTE- EASTPO machine tool exhibition held from 14 – 17 July 2014.
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Over 650 international exhibiting companies have confirmed their participation at EMTE-EASTPO. The show is a strategic east-west partnership of two established machine tool show owners from Europe and China. Leveraging on the partners’ strong track record, EMTE-EASTPO brings together advanced technology, cutting-edge innovations and high performing machinery under one roof. It also serves as a one-stop business and networking platform for exhibitors to meet and network with their buyers in the region.

EMTE-EASTPO CEO Summit draws high level speakers
The EMTE-EASTPO CEO Summit is one of the knowledge sharing platforms held in conjunction with the exhibition. Scheduled for 15 July 2014 at Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, the summit will host some of the region’s key industry leaders to share on their experiences on the theme, ‘Profitable Growth Through State-of-the-Art Manufacturing’.

The Summit has also confirmed Dr Fritz Klocke, professor and director of laboratory for machine tools and production engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University (Germany), as its keynote speaker. Dr. Klocke will share his insights in his keynote presentation, ‘2014 Global Engineering Trends and Forecasts’.

Its distinguished panel of speakers also include Prof Hellmut Schutte, Professor of International Management, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS); Mr Sancha Garcia, Executive Vice President and Head of Purchasing Department, Volkswagen Group China; Dr Stefan Sack, CEO, COMAU China; Mr Franz-Michael Oppermann, Senior Expert, Staufen Shanghai Consulting Academy Ltd and Mr Rui Jingxi, CEO, Fanuc China among others.

The Summit programme will focus on these key areas, namely

  • Machine tools & automation: 21st century global trends and China’s rising issues
  • The voice of customers: Perspective from producers and suppliers
  • Keys to success for effective production and maximising operational excellence

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You can read the EMTE-EASTPO article published in Eurotec here.




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