10-12 April 2018
Halls 8, 9, 10
The inaugural Smart Industry Expo will take place alongside the established Drives & Controls Exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC (Halls 8, 9 and 10) from 10-12 April 2018.
Drives & Controls Exhibition, recognised as the UK’s leading show for Automation, Power Transmission and Motion Engineering, will once again bring together key suppliers of state-of-the-art 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, all under one roof. Drives & Controls Exhibition is an essential source of technological and engineering information.
While, Smart Industry Expo 2018 will be an ideal opportunity for visitors to learn how to prepare for this smart era as well as seeing first hand the variety of technology and services on offer as well as being able to discuss a wide range of issues including advanced automation, digital networks, and design methods including 3D CAD/CAM, smart grid technologies, new production processes, 3D printing, and next-generation industrial robots – including collaborative robots. Plus much more.
Smart Industry Expo will be one of the UK’s most comprehensive dedicated events focusing on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and transforming to a smart manufacturing era.
Located at the heart of both events will be The Knowledge Hub, which will feature a free comprehensive programme of seminars and panel discussions, with speakers offering expert insight and practical advice on important and topical issues.
As part of the ongoing global transformation to the smart manufacturing era, The Knowledge Hub’s theme for 2018 is Smart Factory – Concept to Reality, the journey to a smart future.
Smart Industry Expo and Drives & Controls Exhibition, both take place alongside Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech Exhibitions, at Birmingham’s NEC (Halls 8, 9 and 10) from 10-12 April 2018.