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METALEX Vietnam and NEPCON Vietnam 2018’s official opening ceremony took place yesterday, celebrating the importance of manufacturing and supporting industries through innovations, technological experiences, dialogue of knowledge and networking opportunities. Accompanied by three comprehensive exhibitions, this year’s METALEX Vietnam and NEPCON Vietnam are focusing on the continuous development of the Vietnam’s sectors to overcome difficulties and challenges in order to ascend as the manufacturing base of ASEAN.

It’s time to upgrade your production to be more advanced. Discover a vast array of technologies that deliver new applications to enhance your manufacturing capabilities. Whether you’re interested in improving product quality, increasing the economies of scale, or expanding product line, the show will offer complete formulas that will accelerate your business with unprecedented speed.

To commemorate the grand opening of five exhibitions, prominent industry leaders, government officials and foreign representatives including Mr. Takimoto Koji, Chief Representative, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO HCMC), Mr. Pham Thiet Hoa, Director, Investment & Trade Promotion Center (ITPC), Mme. Ureerat Ratanaprukse, Consul-General, The Royal Thai Consulate-General, Ho Chi Minh City and Mr. Isara Burintramart, Managing Director, Reed Tradex Co., Ltd. who voiced their confidence in the growth of Vietnam’s manufacturing and supporting industries.

Today's Tokyo SME Business Matching event attracted an impressive turnout of participants from Vietnamese industrialists that are seeking partnerships with Japanese companies. Satisfied with today's results, Tokyo SME Support Center has signed up to join the next edition of METALEX Vietnam.

Mr. Le Thanh Vinh
Chairman and CEO

“We joined METALEX Vietnam because it is a significant platform for Vietnam’s metalworking industry. The show really helps us present new robotics technology, which not only increases automation efficiency but is also eco-friendly.”

Ms. Nguyen Bich Phuong
Sales Administrator

“We choose to join METALEX Vietnam 2018 to mainly improve our reputation and enhance our brand awareness in Vietnam. The development of robots and cars is increasingly significant the future of Vietnam. Hence, we are here to support these industrial sectors.”

Mr. William Hsu
Special Assistant

“This is the first time we join METALEX Vientam 2018. We really appreciate all the support we received from the organizer. Our company is about refining pattern, outsourcing hardware and especially outsourcing golf head which is quite new in the Vietnamese market. Hence, we do expect this field can be more develop in next few years.”

Mr. Hoang Lien Son
General Manager

“This is the first time we joined METALEX Vietnam as an exhibitor. Yuasa Trading is a Japanese trading company and we are beginning to expand more into the Vietnamese market. I think this trade show offers a great chance for exhibitors to present new technologies and solutions to buyers from diverse industries.”

Mr. Kosuke Nishida
General Director
CKD Vietnam Engineering Company Limited

“This year, CKD will present component products to NEPCON Vietnam 2018. We see a big chance in electronics industry in Viet Nam and we believe that our technologies will help companies lower their labor cost and improve manufacturing ability.”

Mr. Nobuyuki Kimura
Assistant General Manager

“We proudly introduce the latest model of automation technology - Janome Industrial Robot. It not only supports our clients in saving labor cost but also help them achieve the highly accurate production. We hope customers could experience and gain awareness of our products at NEPON Vietnam.”

Ms. Ceres Wang
Senior Advertising & Communication Manager

“We are here to introduce our service platform which connects buyers and sellers in electronics industry. This is the first time my company has an exhibition booth at NEPCON Vietnam. I think the traffic is good that we can find new customers here.”

Mr. Setsu Kamimura
General Manager

“This is the first time we participate in NEPCON Vietnam. We would like to introduce our new technology which is Automatic Wire Terminating Machine. The machine is well-known in Japan and we are here to promote this product. We hope that we can present Vietnamese companies to adopt this machine without having to go overseas.”

Mr. Lau Lei Keung

“Our members are seeking partnerships with Vietnamese factories. There are wide range of industrialists in the show to expand our networks and discuss future partnerships with at METALEX Vietnam. Besides trading opportunities for entrepreneurs, there are comprehensive range of technologies at the show.”

Mr. Leon Duong
Sales Manager

“I have visited METALEX Vietnam many times before, but this year I’m extremely impressed with the size of the trade show. Each year, the METALEX Vietnam exhibition is really helpful for our business as always. I’m looking for suitable suppliers and new technical method, which I will be useful for our organization.”

Mr. Nguyen Duy Dien

“My company is specialized in technology solutions. Hence, I have visited Metalex Vietnam almost every year to find technology and learn new trends for the benefit of my business. METALEX Vietnam delivered a good chance for us to look for new system integration products which will definitely help develop our business in the future.”

Mr. Nguyen Ho Viet Doan
Sales Manager

“Every year I come here to update all new technologies and trends that might impact our industry. I really like this event since it not only helps me to gain more partners but also knowledge that intrinsic for the metalworking industry.”

Mr. Yosuke Hirate
General Director

“I’ve joined METALEX Vietnam every edition, but each year the event gets bigger and better with many suppliers showcasing the latest technologies at the show. This helps our company to get new machines and business partners.”

Mr. Aman Bin Mohamad Yosoff
Sales General Manager / Director

“Our company specializes in manufacturing of testing equipment for electronics industry, including tester jig and pictures. We come to this exhibition to find both new customers and suppliers.”

Ms. Doan Thi Mai Quyen
Chief Purchasing Section

“We manufacture electric insulating material. This is the second time we have come to this exhibition. NEPCON Vietnam 2018 helps us find more potential partners, customers, and solutions to enhance our business.”

Mr. Dicle ACIS

“The main purpose that I take part in NEPCON Vietnam 2018 is to look for electronic suppliers, especially about TV part, lighting LED, and STB receiver. I’m impressed with technologies in this well-organized show. In my opinion, this exhibition has been helping us find more than 30% of suppliers.”

Mr. Erzat Ertaylan
Deputy General Manager
DAF Yönetim Sistemleri ve Enerji AŞ.

“I’m looking for electronic components and testing equipment. I’m really impressed with many kinds of modern products as well as the large number of exhibitors in NEPCON Vietnam that helps us connect with more potential suppliers and it helps support our project.”

Mr. Robin Tan
General Director

“After visiting the show, I’ve found some potential material suppliers. Those materials, I think, can adapt to our process effectively. And one thing that I like the most about NEPCON Vietnam this year is good customer service. They have done a good job and I really like to come back next year.”

Yesterday, engineers and industrialists have been introduced to additive manufacturing at Engineer Master Class 2018. This new technology will transform a direction of manufacturing and supporting industries in terms of unprecedented manufacturing flexibility and cost-saving. The rich contents has prepared engineers and industrialists for opportunities derived from capabilities of Industry 4.0.

The arena of well-known Hand Soldering Competition will be held at NEPCON Vietnam throughout 3 show days. Co-hosted by IPC, witness the much-awaited competition and find out who has the best hand soldering skill and get to the top.

METALEX Vietnam’s special activity, “Shows in Show” will feature live technology demonstrations with leading experts from HEXAGON, NEW CENTURY, SAEILO, TAKAMAZ, and TRIVIET. Prepare to be blown away by great design and innovative functions.

“What Resource and Spirit to Optimize the Manufacturing Process”

The seminar will guide the way to improve your manufacturing process, Hosted by Ho Chi Minh City Association of Mechanical – Electrical Enterprise (HAMEE), be prepared to upgrade your production to another level.

JETRO Ho Chi Minh City will host a special seminar, bringing some the most influential of the industries to address the current state of supporting industry in Vietnam. It will introduce promotions, activities and pilot projects for SME and supporting industry, along with sharing experiences for doing business with Japanese companies.
“EICC quality control - the standard for electronic enterprise to join the global supply chain industry”

Introduction and advice on how to comply with EICC quality control which is the standard for electronic enterprise to join the global supply chain industry. Hosted by Vietnam Electronic Industries Association (VEIA) and Vietnam Standards and Quality Institute (VSQI), you will gain insights from the real experts.
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Important Note: “METALEX Vietnam” and "NEPCON Vietnam" are open to trade visitors only. Please dress in business attire. Those wearing shorts and/or and minors under the age of 15 will not be permitted into the exhibition halls.

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