The 19th Furniture Manufacturing & Supply China (FMC China 2013) successfully concluded its latest events attracting attracted over 33,000 visitors, including more than 5000 from overseas to an event with 790 exhibitors.
The exhibits included woodworking machinery and tools, coatings and coating equipment, CNC machinery, upholstery machinery, office furniture supplies, adhesives and chemical products, hardware and cabinet fittings, furniture panels and surface decor, fabric and leather and upholstery furniture components.
A truly international events, exhibitors hailed from over 43 countries and regions such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Sweden, USA, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico and the Netherlands.
Seven groups and associations shared their new technologies and products onsite. These were: the States of North Carolina, the American Hardwood Export Council, the Swedish Trade & Investment Council, the French Timber Industry Association, the Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA), the Yuhang Home Textile Pavilion, and the Asian International Furniture Material Trading Center (AIFM).
With the help of FMC’s worldwide agents, the organizer invited five overseas buyer groups and nearly 300 trade buyers from Mexico, Korea, Vietnam, India, and Indonesia.
FMC China says there were 5,022 overseas buyers in total – 43.3% came from Asian countries, 17.1% from Europe, 14.3% from South America, 11.6% from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, 5% from North America, 4.6% from Oceania, and 2.3% from Africa.
22,976 visitors belonging to decision-maker levels attended ‘FMC Premium 2013’, a show for high-end suppliers of Furniture Components and Raw Materials.
There were some 40 professional conferences and showcases. Some of the conferences were the 2013 China Furniture Manufacturing Conference and the First Leading Brand Collection, Shanghai Timber Association Conference, The Application of Powder Coating in Furniture
Artificial Board Area, 2nd Coordinated Innovation Forum on Furniture Manufacturing, Inspired by Changed: the Mobility of Office Furniture Trend, How to Connect Product to the Present Trends and Green Furniture Coating Development Forum, which delivered the latest industry information to exhibitors and visitors.
FMC China 2014 will be held from 10-13th September, 2014 in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center.