Industry Leaders Gave Positive Testimonials for MTA HANOI 2014
Vietnam’s Definitive Manufacturing Solutions Trade Event Came to a Rousing Close
Singapore, 14 April 2014 – Galvanised by three days of interactions with local Vietnamese players and international industry peers, some of MTA HANOI 2014’s prominent participants, including Bystronic, Blum, DMG Mori, Kent, Hexagon Metrology, Mitutoyo, NT Tools, Seyi, Sodick, Star Micronics, Taegutec, Takamaz, TRUMPF, YG-1, Mazak and even the contingent from the Czech Republic Group Pavilion, had nothing but positive feedback on the time invested at MTA HANOI 2014, held from 1 – 4 April last week.
“Vietnam’s hearty investment landscape and local manufacturing sectors has positioned the region as one of immense growth potential in the minds of Czech’s industry players. Our participation at MTA HANOI 2014 has made it possible for us to promote our home-grown brands and capabilities and through the multiple networking opportunities available during three show days we were able to glean valuable knowledge of Northern Vietnam’s bustling manufacturing community and its prospects for future growth,” said Mr. Petr Zemanek, General Manager of the Association of Engineering Technology, Czech Republic.
Echoing his sentiments, Mr. Taveesak Srisuntisuk, Managing Director of Hexagon Metrology Thailand said, “Our participation in MTA HANOI has been good. The quality of visitors is definitely there. Many are happy with our wide range of measuring products. We sold our Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) on the first day of the show to Ogino Vietnam,”
In addition gaining profound knowledge of Northern Vietnam’s manufacturing sector, they also got the chance to immerse themselves in discussions with local visitors who had expressed great interest in their live displays of new, cutting-edge machine tools that can enable local Vietnamese companies to derive increased productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
A strong spread of top-notch machine tools
Thousands of interested buyers explored the halls over the three-day event, seeking to forge business relations with key global and local industry players. The widespread of state-of-the-art machining, tooling and measuring technologies and solutions from all over the world, gave visitors the opportunity to level their knowledge with international manufacturing standards.
“North Vietnam’s increase in appetite for high technology to meet their production needs augurs very well with Bystronic’s range of machines. MTA HANOI provides us with this platform to showcase our capabilities and network with the industry. We are happy with the quality of visitors at this show,” comments Mr. Philip Loh, Managing Director of Bystronic, Singapore.
“As the capabilities of the Vietnam manufacturing community improves, getting the best and right technology for their production needs is crucial. DMG MORI is pleased that its range of machines has played an important role in growth of the industries here. We have chosen MTA HANOI as our key platform to showcase our technology and we are pleased that we have received good business contacts, and the inquiries for our machines have increased significantly at this year’s show,” says Dr Christian Braun, Managing Director of DMG Mori Seki South East Asia, Singapore.
“As more investment pours into North Vietnam, productivity in factories will increase greatly. Mazak’s technology will serve this need for greater productivity very well. We are participating in MTA HANOI as this show gives us the opportunity to showcase our technological know-how to the manufacturing sector here. We are pleased with the quality of the visitors and have received strong queries for our machines,” enthused Mr Takahito Otsu, General Manager, Mazak Vietnam.
“North Vietnam has become an increasingly important market for TRUMPF as the industries here have enjoyed significant growth. Our participation in MTA HANOI will allow us to further establish our presence here and reach out to new customers,” said Mr. Edward Yuen, General Manager, TRUMPF, Singapore.
Fruitful for visitors
In all, more than 4,000 industry attendees, including exhibiting staff, trade visitors, conference speakers and delegates and members of the media came to the trade event, with the bulk of visitors coming from Vietnam, followed by Singapore and Japan. Within Vietnam, majority of visitors came from Hanoi, followed by Bac Ninh and Hung Yen.
“The exhibition was very good; the size of the exhibition was big. I met my existing suppliers at the show as well as set up relationships with new suppliers such as Kasin, Nhat Minh and Viet Thang – we’re really impressed by their products. We hope MTA HANOI can be organised every year as it is a very good place for us, and we have plans to visit MTA VIETNAM 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City,” says Mr. Teoh Ah Kook, Purchasing Manager at Kein Hing Muramoto Vietnam.
Yamaha – Motor, Thang Long Mechanical, Nissei Electric Hanoi, Hung Yen Automotive Spare Parts Manufacturing, Yen Hung Electric Mechanical, Uong Bi Automative Mechanical, Hoa Phat Steel and Lilama and its associated members formed part of the 89 visitor group delegations belonging to some of Vietnam’s most important manufacturing sectors.
For Mr. Shirao Shunji, Manager at Nissei Electric Hanoi, the exhibition met his expectations. I came to MTA HANOI 2012 and come back to MTA HANOI 2014 and can see big improvement on exhibition area, number of machines and high quality of products. The organisers are very friendly and professional. In our opinion, MTA HANOI 2014 is a must attend event for us and other companies working in manufacturing industries in Hanoi. We were really impressed with the supplier from Japan (Sisiku Addkreis Corporation) and intend to buy their products. By the way, we also have a factory in Ho Chi Minh City, so we will also visit MTA VIETNAM 2014 in July. For sure, I will absolutely visit MTA HANOI 2016.”
“We are pleased to see that MTA HANOI serves the manufacturing industries in Hanoi and the Northern region well. Positive comments received from exhibitors shows that our attendees have made full use of the opportunities presented at the event to review the latest manufacturing products and solutions, and network with exhibitors. As the region’s manufacturing industry continues to grow and flourish, MTA HANOI will continue to provide the tools and technology needed to take it to the next level,” says Mr. William Lim, Project Director (Machinery Events) from show organiser, Singapore Exhibition Services.
Adding to a whizzing exhibition show floor, nearly 250 delegates registered to listen and learn at conferences organised by the Vietnam Association of Mechanical Industry (VAMI), the Multi Engineering Solutions Laboratory (MESLAB) and the Vietnam Welding Society respectively.
Through these sessions, industry experts able to share with delegates their insight into the cooperation and development of local mechanical enterprises; technical knowledge of total productive maintenance, laser technology and 3D scan technologies; the various aspects of welding, such as automation, robotic systems, international standards; and also the processes in nuclear power plants.
The next edition of MTA HANOI will be held in 2016 from 26 to 28 April.