Inaugural EMTE EASTPO machine tool exhibition ends on positive note

The first EMTE-EASTPO 2014 concluded successfully on 17 July at the Shanghai  New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Some 650 international manufacturers from 24 countries showcased their innovative machinery to buyers from 54 economies.
The four-day exhibition attracted a visitorship of 47,654. Local visitors from 32 cities made up majority of the participants. The biggest group of domestic visitors were from south-eastern China namely, Anhui,Jiangsu, Shanghai and Zhejiang. Buyers from India, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia made up the majority of international visitors.

High quality collaboration
EMTE-EASTPO is a strategic east-west partnership of two established machine tool show owners from Europe and China, namely CECIMO-the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and Shanghai EASTPO Culture Development Co., Ltd. Dr Frank Brinken, Chairman, Economic Committee of CECIMO remarked at the opening of the joint exhibition: “We are very pleased with the outcome of our maiden efforts to stage the first EMTE-EASTPO exhibition -a high quality showcase of innovative technology and practical solutions presented by leading names from around the world”.

A good response from the market
EMTE-EASTPO 2014 featured a total of eight country pavilions and national groups from Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan region. The exhibition brought together some of the world’s leading machine tool manufacturers eyeing the vast market opportunities in China.

Next edition’s details have not been announced yet (2016).


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