Metalex 2019, the 33rd edition of machine tools and metalworking exhibition, with high technologies from Germany Partner Country and more than 4,000 brands from 50 countries.
Under the theme of “New Smart Technologies,” METALEX responds to the direction of Thailand’s national strategy to drive industries by highlighting high-precision technologies for every manufacturing process; for example, 56 technologies that make their Asia and ASEAN debuts under the label of “Only@METALEX 4.0,” special focuses on Smart Wire and Tube, Smart Sensor, and Smart Materials; as well as robotics and automation technologies and SI in ROBOT X. All these contents and more make METALEX the industry platform that will propel developments of a vast range of sectors including modern automotive, aerospace, and medical devices and ready to be a mechanic that drives the developments of the 10 target industries under the national strategy goal.
Mr.Suttisak Wilanan, Deputy Managing Director of Reed Tradex Co., Ltd., elaborated, “ The 33rdedition of METALEX is being honored by Germany participating in the event as the first Partner Country of the event. The technologies in ‘German High Tech in Metal Working Pavilion’ are very special and can directly provide answers to our industrialists’ needs.”
Mr. Thomas Bareiss, Parliamentary State Secretary, from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) will inaugurate the partner country participation of Germany.
“Imports of machinery for the metalworking industry from January to September 2019 reached 39 billion baht. From Germany alone, the value was 1.9 billion for the first three quarters of 2018 and grew to 3.1 billion baht during the same period of 2019. This represented a growth of 63%, revealing the need for high precision machinery that Germany is one of the leading suppliers and has expertise that is needed in Thailand.”