METAL CHINA 2023 Report—A New Chapter for Industry’s High-quality Development

24 August 2023

METAL CHINA 2023 was successfully held at the National Convention and Exhibition Center, bringing together thousands of exhibits from the entire industry chain and nearly 1000 well-known enterprises from over 30 countries and regions, showcasing and opening a new chapter in the high-quality development of the foundry industry.

The exhibition covers an exhibition area of over 80,000 square meters, with a total of 6 themed pavilions and over 100 supporting events, attracting 127,616 professional visitors from more than 30 countries and regions. As the first regular event in the post-pandemic era, METAL CHINA once again showcases its industry influences with its 36-year history. The exhibition hall is filled with joyful and fruitful atmosphere, most of the exhibitors and visitors said, “there are many visitors visiting our booth, more than expected", “we have made several deals at this exhibition”, “face-to-face communication is really exciting”, "there are so many international buyers, we have established contacts and preliminary intentions”, “it’s a fantastic event with well-organization and round services”, "the exhibition is burst of vitality", "it’s a worthwhile trip", “we are looking forward to the next METAL CHINA”, etc..

In order to achieve the "mutual sanctification" of exhibitors and visitors, METAL CHINA 2023 is consisted of 6 themed halls of advanced foundry equipment, green raw and auxiliary materials, high-end casting, featuring in investment casting area, wear-resistant parts for mining and metallurgical heavy machinery and engineering machinery, industry cluster area, art casting area, etc.; at the same time, there are Peru and Kenya pavilion shows the interaction of foundry and other elements. New technologies, products, and purchase orders have built a bridge for the world foundry industrial chain.

During the four exhibition days, more than 100 exciting events were staged, focusing on the hot topic of high-quality development, including new product launches, theme forums, sourcing fair, strategic signing activities, and award ceremonies; Leading enterprises and SMEs present a vibrant development trend; There is a whole industrial chain, from high-end castings to intelligent equipment, and green advanced materials. New products, technologies, solutions, and trends are intertwined here... joyful and thoughtful discussions, innovative solutions are blooming, showing a thriving industry trend.

  •     Exhibitor comments: Wind vane, barometer and touchstone

We showcased high-end wear-resistant casting products at this exhibition, attracting the attention of many domestic and foreign audiences on site. We had a different feeling about this year's exhibition from previous ones, it was held in Tianjin for the first time, and as a local enterprise, we were extremely proud to participate and showcase the strength of Tianjin enterprises at our doorstep; In addition, we not only received old friends, but also gained many new customers. From the first day of the exhibition, our booth reception has been very busy, and multiple cooperation intentions have been reached at the exhibition site. Thanks for the exhibition that high-quality visitors have brought tangible results to us. Looking forward to the China International Foundry Expo becoming better and better, let's work together to promote the high-quality development of China's casting industry.--Tianjin Lixinsheng New Material Technology Co., Ltd.

In the decades since entering Chinese market, Calderys has continuously expanded its scale and business. The company regards METAL CHINA as an important platform for brand and product promotion, and business negotiation. In 2023, it coincided with the independence of Calderys from France's IMERYS Group and belongs to Platinum Company. After, it was strategically integrated with Harbison Walker International (HWI). Calderys China presented a new image at the expo. Calderys China and S&B Bentonite (Chaoyang) jointly held the "Calderys Technology Day" and presented One Stop Shop Solution for foundry industry. All activities ended with full success, and the exhibition yielded fruitful results. We hope to engage in more exchanges and cooperation with China Foundry Association in the future, using high-quality refractory materials and bentonite products and solutions to support the high-quality development of China's foundry industry.--Calderys China Co., Ltd. and S&B Bentonite (Chaoyang) Co., Ltd.
This year is the 21st China International Foundry Expo, and also the 21st time that Sinto Group has participated in. The expo was fueled with more professionalism: the exhibits portfolio is rich, the international level of visitors has been significantly improved, and it really reflects its position as a “wind vane” of the industry. Through participating in the exhibition, we not only showcase the advanced foundry equipment, processes, and high-quality service concepts, but also reach to our global customers. We hope that under the leadership of China Foundry Association, METAL CHINA will become better and better in the future. At the same time, we also wish the Chinese foundry industry prosperous and prosperity.--Qingdao Sinto Machinery Co., Ltd.
China International Foundry Expo (METAL CHINA), created by China Foundry Association, has a development history of 37 years and is at a world-class level in terms of exhibition scale, industry status, and internationalism. CBMM and CITIC Metal made their debut in 2023. Although it was their first participation, the results exceeded expectations: we built relationships with more Chinese enterprises, and saw more opportunities. METAL CHINA provides an effective platform for our company to explore the Chinese market. The Chinese foundry market is vast, and is also the prospects for cooperation between China and Brazil. We attach great importance to the Chinese market and hope to establish cooperation with more Chinese enterprises through the high-end platform in the future, achieve mutual benefit with complementary advantages. We look forward to meeting you at the next exhibition.--CBMM

METAL CHINA is the largest and most influential foundry industry exhibition in China, it comprehensively showcases the development level of China's high-end castings, reflects the overall strength of China's foundry industry, and proves to the world that China's casting industry has grown from big to strong. At the exhibition, our company has received high attention and praise from numerous domestic and foreign visitors. Among them, our "HSTD144/294/710EF bearing seat" has won the "Gold Award for First-class Casting". As an enterprise with a history of 120 years in casting production, our company has participated in METAL CHINA for consecutive years, and the Expo is our preferred show platform. By participating in the Expo, we have demonstrated our corporate brand strength, enhanced our confidence in development, and strengthened the company's confidence and determination to continuously improve its product quality and help China Foundry go global.--Yantai Moon Intelligent Machinery Technology Co.,Ltd

  •    High praise from international buyers

We got a lot of information and many supplier for our business from METAL CHINA 2023. There are a lot of factories and agents with steel raw materials we are finding. Hoping to join in the next event.--Thailand Visitors

We have achieved our goals as expected. China has developed exceptionally rapid in recent years. During the last three years, although there were signs of decline in the manufacturing industry, it provided more space for high-end enterprises to rise through industry

integration. Technically, the independently developed products in China’s foundry industry have emerged at a fast pace and low cost, which has better stabilized China's position as a leading foundry nation. At the same time, the strong demand for new products and processes from various foundry enterprises has also attracted more attention of the world to the Chinese market.--Japan Visitors

It was good. We achieved all the goals we had set out to do. Overall an eye opening experience I think. We're in the process of negotiating some deals, mostly for raw materials, but there's some for machinery as well. Thank you for the top notch service.--Vietnam Buyers

The visit to METAL CHINA 2023 in Tianjin was very good and unexpected! We were very excited and also shocked at the rapid development of China’s foundry industry in recent years. We have got a lot of information, learned about the latest development of the foundry industry, and achieved multiple purchasing intentions. It’s really a great trip!--Belarus Buyers

We were very excited to participate in Metal China again. At the exhibition, we have met old and new friends after a long time, we have learned a lot from the numerous new products, technologies and solutions as well. Wish China’s foundry industry a prosperous development and looking forward to the next year.--Malaysia Buyers

Larger scale, Higher level, Higher quality

A brand new METAL CHINA will be staged in National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) again (held in Shanghai in even years), from July 4-7, 2024. A larger scale, high level industry event, covering foundry, diecasting, metalforming, heat treatment, surface engineering, welding, jointly created by 5 industry associations, will grandly display with nearly 1500 exhibitors and 150 supporting programs, which will build a high-quality development industrial chain of the foundry industry. Looking forward to your continued attention and participation.

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