Presenting core technologies of the 4th indstrial reoltion at KOFAS 2017 Changwon 2017, which is the biggest automation system show in the Youngnam area, was held successfully from June 13 to 16 at CECO to promote creation of demand and expansion of exportation for smart factory, automation-related equipment, facilities and related equipment.

According to the Korea Association of Machinery Industry (KOAMI), (Chairman Jeong Ji-taek), a total of 174 companies from 18 countries participated in the exposition, which was hosted by Gyeongsangnam-do and Changwon city, and along with 19,800 visitors, it succeeded in achieving consultation contracts worth US$480 million.

Under its slogan, ‘Another World Experienced through Automation,’ the exposition could offer opportunities to experience and confirm core technologies of the 4th industrial revolution, such as automation equipment, control & measurement devices, metal working machines, 3D printers for mold & tool, and 3D laser measuring instruments.

A spokesperson for Sechang International, Inc., which showcased a conveyer system for smart factories, said “I could see how much interest there is out there for cutting edge automation facilities in the machine industry through this exposition.”

Moreover at this year’s KOFAS various events were held for visitors, such as ‘Export Consultation for Overseas Vendor Registration PICs,’ ‘Seminar for Smart Factory Establishment Strategy for Small & Medium Companies,’ ‘Machine Technology Seminar,’ and ‘Master Worker Invitational Lecture.’

Han Geun-seok, the manager of the exposition team at KOAMI, said “For the export consultation, we have invited vendor registration PICs from 15 overseas leading EPC companies to hold 1:1 consultations with 60 domestic companies to strategically focus on the Middle East, India and Japan as there is great demand for plant equipment and materials. Even in the following years, we will make efforts to uncover new products and technologies from Korea as well as overseas for the expositions to bring in cutting edge automation technologies that lead the machine industry and to focus on capabilities to secure potential buyers”. | Blog Magazine of korean-machinery, brands and Goods

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