The preparations for the World Manufacturing Convention (WMC) 2019 have entered a sprint stage now. Our reporter learned from the provincial department of economy and information technology that the venue of the exhibition for WMC 2019 is Hefei Binhu International Exhibition and Convention Center, which is divided into 10 sectors, including a preface hall and those for international manufacturing, integrated YRD development, intelligent manufacturing, etc. At present, nearly 700 enterprises at home and abroad have been selected to display their complete sets of equipment, high-tech products and key components at the venue.
Under the theme of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Marching towards New Era of Manufacturing Industry”, the preface exhibition sector consists of three parts, respectively for the development of world manufacturing industry, the development of Chinese manufacturing industry and the development of Anhui manufacturing industry. By means of charts, text, photos, videos, and various modern high-tech means, the exhibition area will fully demonstrate the changes of the world manufacturing industry and the achievements in innovations in China, particularly in Anhui, since the founding of the People’s Republic of China. A screen will be employed for the display and some physical items will also be arranged in the hall.
The International Manufacturing Exhibition sector is composed of a pavilion of the UK and a showcase area for new-generation information technology. This year, the organizing committee has designated a “guest country of honor” and that is why the UK can have a separate national pavilion; in the area for new-generation information technology are four sub-sectors respectively for the display of chips, screens, equipment, and the integration of AI and manufacturing, which are the core products of Lenovo, BOE, Hefei Nexchip, Amazfit, and Seeya Display.
The sector to show the integrated YRD development has six parts, namely, a preface, and five areas respectively for the competitive industrial cluster, leading enterprises in development, industrial cooperation, integrated development, and future industrial development. This exhibition sector will showcase new achievements and new accomplishments in the development of manufacturing industry in the Yangtze River Delta.
The outdoor experience area of driverless vehicles is in a layout of several zones, a waiting hall with video shows, a driverless car experience zone, a demo zone to show driverless garbage sweepers in working, and a popularizing zone to disseminate the knowledge. This outdoor area will mainly showcase and let people experience driverless cars, self-driving sanitation vehicles, and automatic road sweepers.