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MECT 2023 – Feel the power of machine tools

October 17, 2023

MECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY JAPAN (MECT), one of Japan’s largest machine tool exhibitions held every two years in Nagoya City, is about to kick off. The highlights of MECT2023 are not only the latest products and machining technologies presented by the exhibitors. The special program by the MECT organizers, called “Concept Zone”, and seminars, etc. are full of noteworthy points to be seen at MECT2023. To help you enjoy MECT to the fullest when you visit, here is a brief introduction to the show access, event overview and official media. 

MECT2023 Outline 

Name of exhibitionMECHATRONICS TECHNOLOGY JAPAN 2023 (MECT2023) 

Date:   October 18th (Wed.) ~ 21st (Sat.), 2023 

     10:00~17:00October 21st (Sat.) 10:00~16:00 

VenuePort Messe Nagoya (URL: 

Access to the venue 

Port Messe Nagoya, the venue for MECT, is conveniently accessible by train to avoid traffic congestion. It takes about 25 minutes to get from Nagoya Station to the nearest station, Kinjo-Futo, on the Aonami Line.

Visitors arriving by car can use the Kinjo-Futo parking lot. The parking lot is located just south of the Meiko-chuo IC and can be reached by making a large U-turn to the left after exiting the toll booth. A free shuttle bus service from Kariya Station to the venue is also available during the exhibition, so visitors from the Mikawa area can also use the shuttle bus. 

MECT 2023 occupies the entire exhibition hall at Port Messe Nagoya, including the new Hall 1, which opened in October last year. The new Hall 1 is only a one-minute walk from Kinjo-Futo Station, making it very accessible. Visitors can walk comfortably even in inclement weather, as the route from the nearest train stations and parking lots to the venue is all covered. 

Concept Zone 

Today’s Japanese manufacturing scene faces a number of technical/engineering challenges as markets increasingly demand the adoption of high-mix, low-volume production, difficult and complex machining technologies, new materials, and micro-machining. How do industry players apply the technologies they’ve accumulated over the years to meet today’s technological demands while differentiating themselves from the competition? 

Under the theme “Machining Extraordinaire”, MECT 2023 offers visitors the opportunity to see unique and advanced machining technologies that are rarely presented to the public. The Concept Zone in Hall 3 provides visitors with inspiration for machining and technology development, and also explores the possibilities of machining in the future.

Read more about Concept Zone:


Focusing on automotive, aerospace and automation, six speakers present the latest industry trends and initiatives from major companies. Each seminar is limited to 400 seats and is free of charge. Pre-registration is required and will be closed once the limit is reached. To register, please visit the official MECT2023 website.

Official Media 

The three official media for MECT2023 are “SEISANZAI (Production Equipment) MARKETING Magazine,” “SEISANZAI Japan,” and “robot digest” from News Digest Publishing. Through these media, the latest technologies to be showcased at the exhibition are widely disseminated both domestically and internationally. The web magazine “robot digest” mainly reports on automation proposals seen at the exhibition. In addition, a “Flash Report” is available on the official MECT website for those who want to be informed as early as possible during the exhibition. Get real-time information from the front lines of the exhibition and enjoy MECT even more. 

SEISANZAI (Production Equipment) MARKETING Magazine :

Monthly magazine specializing in production equipment. In addition to the strategies of major companies and industry trends in various countries, it contains many articles of high value as reference data, such as the latest industry statistics. *Japanese only


 English-language website that provides the latest news on the factory automation industry in Japan to the overseas market. Presents industry news and new product information from Japanese FA companies. 

robot digest

Web magazine specializing in industrial robots and automation systems. Updated daily with industry news and product information on industrial robots.  *Japanese only 

Flash Report 

This is a special temporary page on the official MECT 2023 website. The editorial team of the official media is covering every corner of the venue, presenting exhibitors’ exhibits and event scenes with photos and videos as needed. Information updates will be provided to convey the excitement of MECT 2023 not only during the exhibition, but also from October 16, just before the exhibition opens. *Japanese only 





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