Latest technologies showed at HCM City int’l exhibition

Many renowned international brands are displaying their latest technologies and machines at an engineering, tools and metalworking exhibition running in Ho Chi Minh City July 6-9.

The 7th Vietnam International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition and Conference, shortly called MTA Vietnam 2010, features 342 exhibitors from 23 countries and territories, with 83% being from overseas.

Renowned international brands at the event include Amada, Blum, Bystronic, Guehring, Hurco, Makino, Mazak, Mitutoyo, Nikon, Optical Gaging, Renishaw, Seco Tools, TRUMPF, Yamazen, and YG-1.

During the MTA Vietnam 2010, Japan’s Nikon displays the World Cup ball Jabulani with a Nikon laser scanner (Photo: Tuong Thuy)

Exhibitors are showing their latest technologies and machines in metal cutting, metal forming, cutting tools, test and measurement, and industrial tools and components. 

For example, TRUMPF from Germany and Bystronic from Switzerland showcase state-of-the-art laser cutting technology. 

As a returning exhibitor, Amada occupies the largest booth at the show, three times of its size in 2009.

The Japanese corporation opened its office and technical center in Hanoi in May, aiming to improve its services in Vietnam.

Meanwhile, Isamu Aono, general director another Japanese exhibitor, Yamazen, said, “Vietnam is an important market for Yamazen. This year, we have reorganized our two existing local offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and established a local corporation in the latter. By doing this, we aim to expand our presence in the Vietnamese market by strengthening our company’s sales functions.”

He added, “As Vietnam’s largest manufacturing solutions event, this MTA allows us to promote and gain more visibility for our products.”

Among what Japanese corporation Yamaki Mazak is displaying are Quick Turn Smart 100S, a compact turning machine, Vertical Center Smart 430A, and Quick Turn 6TE, another compact turning machine. 

KS Chong, director of sales and marketing of Japan’s Yamaki Mazak, introduces Quick Turn Smart 100S at the MTA Vietnam on July 6, 2010 (Photo: Tuong Thuy)

Yamaki Mazak director of sales and marketing KS Chong said the three machines are his corporation’s newly launched equipment.

To complement the exhibition, two seminars are held alongside the exhibition. The engineer maintenance and production waste management seminars on July 7 and 8, will provide opportunities to network, listen to expert viewpoints from industry professionals, exchange ideas.

The four-day exhibition is co-organized by Singapore Exhibition Services Pte. Ltd. and Vietnam’s VCCI Exhibition Service Co.

By Tuong Thuy

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