The China Robot Industry Conference (CRIC) 2020 - CRIA’s Annual Meeting - will be held from 26 to 27 October 2020 in Qingdao, China.

It’s now more important than ever to learn about the latest advances in robotics and automation!

Join experts from the leading robotics and automation companies as the industry comes together for 4 days of valuable educational sessions, keynotes and exhibits.

See the exciting new innovations in robotics and automation! Connect with the leading global suppliers of robotics and automation components and systems.

You’ll learn about the companies and their technologies and view products and systems that can help you with your unique challenges. Visit with exhibitors live over video chat during exhibit hours.

23rd China DMP International Mould, Metalworking, Plastics & Packaging Exhibition, organized by Paper Communication Exhibition Services, will be held at Shenzhen World Exhibition

DMP Greater Bay Area Industrial Expo is a mega professional exhibition introduced by Shenzhen Municipal Committee, Shenzhen Government and Baoan District Government and Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center. The expo is reputed as the “No. 1 Industrial Exhibition in South China”. It is an industrial brand exhibition recognized by BPA international media certification agency.

Exhibition area to reach record high

As China’s premier international industrial exposition, the 2020 DMP Greater Bay Area Industrial Expo focuses on technology and innovation, showcasing new products and echnologies, and promoting technology exchanges. The expo will use all of the 16 exhibition halls of Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center with total exhibition area 320,000 square meters. The 16 exhibition halls will have themes covering the world’s latest technologies and products: metalworking and machine tools, CNC tools, industrial robots and automation, plastics and packaging, mold manufacturing, 3D printing, diecasting & foundry, auto manufacturing & parts, industrial internet, raw and auxiliary materials, key components, advanced manufacturing equipment, overall solutions, personalized customization and intelligent production chains.

Taking advantages of the location of Greater Bay Area

Grasping the opportunities brought by automation & smart manufacturing

As the development plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area was introduced in February 2019, cities like Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Dongguan that are at the forefront of reform will take advantage of the unique location of Greater Bay Area and work together to promote economic and industrial development.

In this new era, technological innovation and intelligent manufacturing will undoubtedly become the direction of future industrial development. Automation and intelligent manufacturing have become the trend and bring huge opportunities! In view of that, the DMP Greater Bay Area Industrial Expo covering high-end manufacturing enterprises and intelligent equipment is organized.

The Taiwanese robot exhibition will be located at Taipei World Trade Center, Nangang exhibiton hall


15th RobotWorld, which is the biggest specialized robotics exhibition in Korea and will be held during 28th – 31st, October.

Korea’s No. 1 Robot Exhibition, held since 2006. ROBOTWORLD provides the best opportunity for companies to increase product awareness and connect with potential customers


Robotics in the dawning era of digitalization and artificial intelligence! After two years, the 52nd International Symposium on Robotics – ISR 2020 will be held again in Munich, Germany (9/10 December 2020).

This international conference is jointly organized by the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) and the Information Technology Society (ITG) within VDE. The ISR 2020 is organized as customary parallel to the automatica, the leading exhibition for smart automation and robotics. With almost 900 exhibitors and more than 45,000 visitors from all over the world, automatica 2018 established itself as the leading marketplace for automated production. As the fair will start one day before ISR 2020, there will be enough possibility and time for all conference participants to visit automatica.

Discover the latest in robotics, machine vision, AI, motion control, and related technologies.

Automation is helping companies in every industry become stronger global competitors. To succeed, you need the right solution providers, the right technology, and the right expertise. Automate will provide it all and more! Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you’ll find ways to automate every process in your company. It’s held just once every two years, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to find the right solutions to meet your automation challenges, all at this one great show.


automatica 2020 has been postponed from June due to the Coronavirus

Due to the increasing spread of Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and based on the recommendations of the German Federal Government and the Bavarian State Government, Messe München was compelled to postpone automatica 2020. This measure has been taken in consultation with the VDMA Robotics + Automation Association as conceptual sponsor and in responsibility for the health of exhibitors and visitors. automatica 2020 will instead take place from December 8 to 11, 2020.

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Dr. Susanne Bieller

IFR General Secretary

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Dr. Christopher Müller

Director IFR Statistical Department

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Silke Lampe

Assistant IFR Secretariat

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Nina Kutzbach

Assistant IFR Statistical Department

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