SIMTOS 2020 (Seoul International Manufacturing Technology Show 2020), Korea’s biggest manufacturing technology exhibition hosted by the Korea Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association(KOMMA), will be held at KINTEX (Korea International Exhibition Centre) in Korea from March 31 to April 4 in 2020 under the slogan of “Capture the Future: 4th Industrial Revolution”.
About 1 300 companies from 35 countries will exhibit some 7 000 products. Visitors to SIMTOS 2020 can find emerging manufacturing technologies fitting the trends of smart manufacturing and digital processing, such as CAD/CAM, 3D printers, automation solutions and robotics, in addition to traditional manufacturing technologies centred on metal processing, such as cutting tools, parts, measuring instruments, laser and cutting machines.
Launched in 1984, it has grown into the biggest manufacturing technology exhibition in Korea attracting more than 100 000 visitors. The Korea International Exhibition Centre is located in Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, approximately 23 kilometres from Seoul, South Korea.
All about manufacturing technology will be on display on the total area of 102 431 square metres of 10 halls in KINTEX 1 and 2. The exhibition space is divided into six major pavilions for metal cutting and die mould working, manufacturing automation, CAD/CAM, measuring systems and robotics, metal cutting and pressing, welding, cutting tools and related equipment, parts, materials and motion controls, 3D printing and related equipment.
Visitors to SIMTOS 2020 can find emerging manufacturing technologies fitting the trends of smart manufacturing and digital processing, such as CAD/CAM, 3D printers, automation solutions and robotics, in addition to traditional manufacturing technologies of metal processing, such as cutting tools, parts, measuring instruments, laser and cutting machines.
During the exhibition, conferences on the future of manufacturing technology will take place for the exchange of information on the latest trends of smart manufacturing industry and business in the age of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
About 70 programmes will progress as part of the International Manufacturing Innovation Conference. Those interested in the International Manufacturing Innovation Conference register for attendance at http://conference-simtos.org. Foreigners can attend the conference free. Also, all programmes of the conference are normally held in Korean, but they are translated simultaneously into English.
SIMTOS 2020 will also hold Matchmaking4U, a business meeting programme under the motto of ‘Open Korea’ to help companies find new buyers at home and abroad and have business meetings with exhibitors. It will offer participants a chance to establish global networks needed to open up markets and make deals. It is noteworthy that the secretariat of SIMTOS plans to invite many Indian buyers in a bid to help exhibitors enter the Indian market. Those interested in Matchmaking4U must apply for participation at http://b2b.simtos.org.
SIMTOS 2020 is hosted by the Korea Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (http://www.komma.org), and supported by Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), Gyeonggi Provincial Government, Goyang City Government, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), and the Korea Federation of SMEs (K-BIZ). For more information, visit www.simtos.org.