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Manufacturing extravaganza set to return to NEC in April 2020

02 March 2020

The biennial co-located events; Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech Exhibitions – are once again set to return to Birmingham’s NEC between the 21-23 April 2020, alongside MACH 2020.

Drives & Controls Exhibition 2020 will once again bring together key suppliers of equipment representing the multi-tasking culture of today’s design engineer, covering critical areas such as energy efficiency, machine safety, drives, motion control, robotics and automation plus much more. With the advent of the smart factory, Drives & Controls Exhibition 2020 is a source of technological and engineering information and is fully supported by GAMBICA and EPTDA.

Returning exhibitors include Beckhoff, B&R, Rittal, Weidmuller, Mitsubishi Electric, Radwell, Bosch Rexroth, Elmo Motion Control, Binder, Carlo Gavazzi, Eaton Electric, Finder, Harting, Hepco, HMS Industrial, Leuze Electronic, Control Techniques/Nidec Industrial  Automation, Omron, Pilz  Automation Technology, Renold, plus many more returnees. 

GAMBICA and the European Transmission Distributors Association will again be hosting pavilions where members will be promoting their activities. 

To complement the show is the Smart Industry Expo, where visitors will have the ideal opportunity to learn about digitalisation and how to prepare and implement a strategy in this smart era as well as being able to discuss a wide range of issues from components to Predictive Maintenance 4.0, Logistics 4.0, and smart grid technologies. Other areas covered include: components for IT-based automation solutions that will bring fundamental change to all in-factory processes, IT security, as well as smart technologies that manage and coordinate power, gas and heat networks so that capacity can be balanced and optimally deployed across the entire energy system.

Read the full article in the March issue of DPA.


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