New industrial automation show in Central China

Wuhan, 1st June: The inaugural edition of Industrial Automation and Robotics Show Wuhan (IARS 2018) is expected to feature some 300 exhibitors. It runs from 5th to 8th June 2018 at the Wuhan International Expo Center.

The organisers, Shanghai East Best & Lansheng International (CIIF Branch)  and Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai, expect the four-day show to attract about 30,000 trade visitors. Covering an exhibition area of 20,000 m2, products showcased at IARS 2018 primarily includes automation and robot-related technologies and equipment.

Last year, Wuhan recorded 7.7% GDP growth in its industrial segment. The growth rate was 1.1% higher than the national average and 0.3% higher than the provincial average. In addition, investment in Wuhan’s industrial sector was one of the highest in the region.

Sources: Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai press release [1], Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai press release [2]