July 29, 2019
The largest machine tool show of 2019 in Japan
News Digest Publishing held the orientation for the exhibitors of MECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY JAPAN (MECT) 2019 on June 7, 2019. MECT is largest machine tool exhibition which is held in autumn every two years in Nagoya. It will be held for four days from October 23 to 26, 2019.
It was announced at the orientation for exhibitors that 480 companies and organizations, the largest number since ever, would take part in the MECT2019 and use a total of 1941 booths. It is expected that many exhibitors propose automation products using IoT, AI, robots.
The Largest number of exhibitions with high expectations
News Digest Publishing, organizer, held the orientation of MECT2019 for exhibitors in Nagoya International Exhibition Hall on June 7, 2019.
Among 480 exhibitors, 58 domestic and international exhibitors will participate for the first time. It exceeds 464 companies and organizations in 2013, which was the largest ever.
The registration was started on November 1, 2018 and it was originally planned to be opened until February, 2019. However, the number of applications exceeded the capacity of the venue, so it was closed on November 26, 2018. It seems that exhibitors have high expectations for the MECT2019.
The number of exhibitors exceeded more than 400 and over 90,000 people have come to the venue for four days since MECT 2013. In MECT 2019, it is expected to show off the products more than ever before.
Cutting-edge FA exhibition at the center of Japan
Aichi Prefecture is the regions where the automotive industry and other manufacturing industry are very popular. Large companies and SMEs gather there where MECT 2019 will be held. Thus, many visitors who are working at manufacturing site of machining are seen at the MECT.
The exhibitors not only show off the latest products, but also propose solutions that can solve the tasks in machining. These are the opinions received from visitors’ questionnaire in MECT2017. “I was able to find a high-productivity machine which directly related to my work,” and “I received advice on how to use and select tools.”
The maufacturers’ challenge not only to improve productivity but also handle labor shortage due to the declining birthrate and aging population, and to secure and to train skilled human resources.
Therefore the exhibitors develop automation systems using IoT and AI, and such products can be seen in machine tool and peripheral. Many proposals from companies that can be not seen regularly are likely to be seen in addition to cutting-edge automation.