NEPCON China 2016: A Window into Electronics Manufacturing Trends
As the world’s emerging industries continue to rapidly develop and innovation drives intensify, a new technology era is dawning. Against this backdrop, Chinese electronics manufacturing is embracing massive opportunities to effect industrial upgrades and overtake industry leaders. In 2016, the national reform process will extend to electronics manufacturing, as “smart manufacturing”, “energy efficiency”, “green technology”, “cross-discipline transition”, and “information security” become ever more popular buzz words. The launch of the China Manufacturing 2025 initiative is driving Industry 4.0 growth in China, as the internet integrates further with industry to promote smart manufacturing in the electronics sector.
Demonstrating global electronics manufacturing industry trends and providing stellar services to China, NEPCON China is a key industry event, covering SMT, electronics manufacturing automation and PCB. With its longstanding history, the show distinguishes itself by featuring unique innovations to keep up with times and trends. Building on its high levels of professionalism, the event keeps pace with industry innovation by driving industry transformation and offering an excellent platform that combines leading international brand names with new products and technologies, as well as modern processes across a variety of industry sectors. In all, the event helps drive electronics manufacturing industry in China.
Response to Industry Demand: NEPCON China 2016 Enlarges Electronics Zone
With electronics manufacturing on the rise, China manufacturing must feed even bigger demand. More fans, trade visitors, and electronics manufacturers come to NEPCON China year-on-year. According to post-event statistics released by the organizers, NEPCON China 2015 attracted nearly 22,000 high-end buyers from different industry sectors in Eastern, Central and Northern China. The numbers of event participants continues to grow. To provide a timely response to market demand, the exhibition area for 2016 will extend from one to two additional halls, spanning30,000 sqm; up from 25,000 sqm. This will make more space for better exchange and interaction between exhibitors and trade visitors.
Resource Sharing: NEPCON China 2016 to Run Complementary Forums
With the recent launch of the Chinese version of Industry 4.0 strategy through China Manufacturing 2025, a new round of industry upgrades is soon expected. Going forward, electronics manufacturers will have to address a range of issues. Given the economic slowdown, industry actors must collaborate and share resources. The NEPCON China 2016 forums will feature discussions on a range of issues and share the latest industry insights with participants.
As an influential event in Chinese electronics manufacturing, NEPCON China 2016 offers over 10 feature discussions and high-end forums suited to a variety of needs, including industrial automation, electronics materials, smart hardware, wearables, printing electronics, automobile electronics, medical electronics, communication electronics, LED, ESD, PCB, etc. Virtually every hot topic in electronics manufacturing will be covered. Representatives of leading brands will exchange with trade visitors on industry issues and examine, in depth, the development challenges. Also, the latest in tech and management best practices from leading economies will be shared, while the industry’s undergoing transition will be examined. At the same time, participants and leading experts will interact to discover the best solutions to industry challenges.
Industry Hotspots: NEPCON China 2016 Leads in Electronic Display Service
China has seen rapid growth of electronics manufacturing in recent years as the country has become the undisputed industry center of the world. Against this backdrop, NEPCON China is a platform that drives further growth. As a pace-setter, NEPCON China 2016 will satisfy diverse industry demand and offer feature contents in Hall 2, covering three areas: PCB, EMA, and EMS.
EMA: Industry Automation vs. System Integration
With rising process and labor costs in electronics manufacturing, traditional industry players in China are faced with serious bottlenecks. The trend is toward automation and processing extremes. With sensors, machine vision, controllers, drive control, and other automation products seeing growing use in electronics manufacturing, as well as increased attention to production cost and efficiency by manufacturers, China will experience an unprecedented wave of equipment replacement in the next two to three years.
The EMA Zone at NEPCON China 2016 will feature industry automation and system innovation solutions. The zone will attract visitors with diverse procurement needs and gather suppliers who offer suitable products. It will be a great channel via which to develop business, and set the pace of the industry by leveraging the one-stop trade platform.
EMS: An Outsourcing Platform for Electronics Manufacturing Service Solutions
In the era of Industry 4.0, Chinese electronics manufacturing is answering the call of China Manufacturing 2025 in all areas, including ODM, OEM, and EMS. Instead of downstream processing, the industry must strive for upstream smart manufacturing. Currently, Chinese OEMs and EMS companies are operating in limited business scope, without cross-regional management capacity and lacking complementary industry and regional support. A forward-looking professional event is well positioned to offer proactive information, particularly cutting-edge products and technologies, so the industry catches up with the new trends and creates value by bringing to market innovative products that satisfy market demand.
NEPCON China 2016 will feature a EMS procurement center. The center will feature brand names and startups alike, gathering over 1,000 brands and nearly 10,000 trade visitors. Electronics processing companies and solution providers will show their strength and original solutions here, to promote profitability and reduce operational costs.
PCB: One-Stop PCB Procurement Service
The Chinese PCB industry, the foundation of the country’s electronics sector and the forerunner of all electronics products in the information age, has seen rapid development in the past 30 years. Today, it ranks first worldwide in terms of production value and quantity. As predicted by the electronics Industry consulting firm Prismark, the value of the global PCB industry is to reach USD 72 billion in 2016, with the Chinese PCB sector accounting for 36.3% of that. As the Chinese industry moves toward smarter, smaller and lighter trends, the next generation will require greener, higher density, and more granular packaged products. Chinese products are limited in variety and can feature inferior technological innovation, which lags behind advanced countries. The PCB industry calls for even more new technologies, products, and concepts. Companies that boast higher technologies, profitability, and more potential to innovate will take the lead in driving industry upgrade and transformation.
In answer to the national drive to transform the electronics manufacturing industry, NEPCON China 2016 will launch a new PCB zone, gathering together the industry’s leading suppliers, including Shenzhen Longteng Circuit, NCAB Circuit, and other players, to share what is at the cutting-edge of industry technologies and concepts. Such arrangement plays an important role in boosting PCB industry transformation and enhance competitiveness by Chinese players in the global market.
Side-by-Side Events to Meet Multiple Demands
Recent years have seen the rise of touch-based control in automobiles, homes, and wearable tech, thanks to the development of smart mobile devices. Today, touch technology is found across our everyday lives, including medicine, entertainment, the workplace and education.
To better serve the diversified needs of trade visitors, in 2016 NEPCON China will be collocated with C-TOUCH at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. A massive collection of cutting-edge electronics manufacturing and touch-based technologies, the events will have a major impact on the electronics manufacturing and touchscreen industries. The combined shows will maximize the value of a single visit and provide a fuller picture of the whole industry. Together, the shows will feature rich content and connect to every element of the industry, including manufacturing, materials and processing. Such arrangements will boost industry upgrades, and drive the healthy development of the whole industry chain.
NEPCON China 2016 will takes place at Halls 1-2, Shanghai World Expo Center from 26 – 28 April 2016. As a prestigious trade and exchange platform for electronics manufacturing in Asia, the show is set to shine a spotlight on innovation and set the new pace for the whole industry.
About NEPCON China 2016
NEPCON China 2016
Time: April 26-28, 2016
Venue: Hall 1 and Hall 2, Shanghai WorldExpo Exhibition and Convention Center
Address: 1099 Guozhan Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai
2016 NEPCON China Visitor Pre-Registration:
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