METAL CHINA+CIDC 2020—new venue, new opportunities

On May 13-16, 2020, sponsored by China Foundry Association, the 18th China International Foundry Expo (METAL CHINA 2020), the 14th China International Die Casting Industry Exhibition (CIDC) will open in the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).

With the theme of “green, innovation, intelligence and security”, as the industry indicator of foundry industry in China and even in the world, METAL CHINA+CIDC cover the whole ferrous and nonferrous chain. The exhibition scale is also in the forefront in this category in the world. METAL CHINA and CIDC are the shortcut for global brands entering Chinese market and also is an important window for the Chinese foundry to show its strength to the world.


Upgraded scale and entire machinery industry chain solutions

In 2020, China Foundry Association will continue the deep cooperation with China Machinery Industry Federation, China Bearing Industry Association, Metallurgical Council of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and Industrial Furnace Branch of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, the dual-exhibition will add themes of bearing, intelligent manufacturing, robots in addition to the original foundry, die casting, metallurgy and industrial furnace. The total exhibition area has been expanded to 230,000 square meters which will bring together the entire industrial chain. In total, the 6 concurrent exhibitions are expected to attract 2,600 exhibitors on the same stage covering the whole exhibition halls, which will provide solutions for the entire machinery industry chain to the 220,000 visits from more than 80 countries and regions. During the same period, more than 100 exciting supporting activities will be launched, including the 4th China Foundry Festival, the 16th China Foundry Association Annual Congress, technology seminars, China Foundry Sourcing Alliance Conference, the gold medal selection and award ceremony for high-quality castings, etc..


Exhibits profile



Highlighting new trends, leading new development

4 theme pavilions will aim at the development trends “green, automation, intelligent, digitalization” and penetrate into the upstream and downstream products, services, latest research achievements and high-end & cutting-edge products and technologies of the entire machinery industry chain. The majority companies will participate in and present a large and excellent event, and build a bridge for technology upgrades and trade exchanges. The concurrent technology seminars, matchmaking programs, new product release conferences will bring together the latest information on global foundry sector, paying attention to the latest development trends, leading the trend of cutting-edge technologies and promoting trade negotiations.


Exhibition highlights

High international participation level

International exhibitors include: ABP, Calderys, Eirich, OTTO, Pyrotek, VULCAN,EVOLUT, ASK, HA, Inductotherm, MAGMA, Elkem, Vesuvius, Kurtz, Clariant, SFR, GK, Hunter, IMF, AMCOL, Cocan, Fuji, Heraeus, HYSIM, CACLCO, Loramendi & Aurrenak.


Specialty show areas show new products and technologies

The exhibition specially set up a "Yangtze River Delta Enterprise Show Area" to display the new style, new ideas and new achievements of high-quality die-casting companies in the Yangtze River Delta to the world.

The Yangtze River Delta area with Shanghai as its economic center is one of the most important advanced manufacturing bases in the world and one of the most developed foundry industry areas in China. It is also an important base for high-end equipment manufacturing in China.

Moreover, WENCAN, YADELIN, MILLLISON, Hongtu, Jintuo, KaShui, LK, Norican Group, PSB FLOW-3D CAST, ASD, WANFENG, BUHLER, DEFAQI, AMSKY, SORL, HITACHI and the bureau members of Die Casting Industry Exhibition, Top 50 Die Casting enterprises, Top 20 Die and Mold enterprises of China will bring their latest products and cutting-edge technologies to the show.

In addition, the intelligent manufacturing and 3D printing area, semi-solid exhibition area will focus on "lightweight, electrification, intelligence and security" to fully display the latest development achievements of the new era, and promote the integration and development of internet, big data and traditional industries.


Gathering talents, discussing the future trend

The exhibition will also gather front-end industry talents from major universities across the country to participate in the talent matchmaking and exchange sessions on requirement to high-end foundry talents. Integrate corporate talent needs into the university's talent training system and further deepen the integration of production, education and research.

The 4th China Foundry Festival, to be held at the same time, will bring together a wealth of industry information, integrating industry analysis, cutting-edge technology exchanges, knowledge sharing and government-enterprise dialogues, conveying policy guidance to the industry and building a win-win platform.


Vast business opportunities

International buyer group will have the chance to conduct trade negotiations face to face with the international suppliers.  


A splendid art casting show

At the show, you will find industry meets the art, the inheritance and innovation of religious culture continues to stage. From art products, military supplies to daily necessities, the art casting show will incorporate modern foundry technologies and materials into a whole, giving deep cultural connotation and long artistic vitality to foundry products as well as integrating new IT technology. In this way, openness, tolerance, win-win and “Belt and Road” initiative will appear vividly.


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