Metal China 2014 Held in Beijing

Metal China 2014, the 12th session, since initiated in 1987 and held every two years, presented to the world from May 19-22 in Beijing. There were 1335 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions at the 108,000 m2 show area, including 201 overseas exhibitors from Austria, Australia, Denmark, Germany, Russia, France, Korea, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Malaysia, America, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, etc., with trade visitors of 81,623.

The exhibition was composed of four sections: non-ferrous alloy and specialty casting, cast parts, equipment, and casting materials to cover the whole industry, representing the comprehensive and top level development of the foundry industry.

Six features highlighted this exhibition: intelligent robots to boost automation level, 3D printing and digital dieless forming, environmental friendly equipment to meet the ever-growing environment challenge, functional casting materials to reduce reject rate, high-end castings leading industry trend, and foundry clusters to promote the Access implementation.

Metal China 2014 was also an important part of the first China Foundry Festival.

In addition, there were more than 10 forums and activities during China Foundry Festival, such as the General Assembly, Member Assembly, Sourcing Fair, Global Casting Magazine Development Meeting, Foundry-Lexicon English Online and Chinese Version Launching Ceremony, and Asia Foundry Forum Sodality, as well as a series of related award ceremonies, including the Top 100 Enterprises Award, High-quality Casting Gold Medal, Foundry Equipment Innovation Award, Foundry Materials Gold Medal, Huili Cup Photography Contest, etc..