Exhibition Report – DMP2014

16th China Dongguan International Mould & Metalworking Exhibition
16th China Dongguan International Plastics, Packaging & Rubber Exhibition
2014 South China International Sheet Metal and Laser Show
4th D Mold Technology and Design Innovation Show
4th International (Dongguan) Metal Casting Show (IMCS 2014)
Date: 19-22 November 2014
Venue: GD Modern International Exhibition Center, Houjie, Dongguan, Guangdong, China
Total No. of Visitors: 87495 (increased by 8% compared with last year)
Total no. of Exhibiting companies: 1226(+3%↑)
Total hall area: 85554sqm (+13%↑)
Total no. of booth: 4807(+6%↑)


No. of Visitor:

DMP2014 19 Nov (Wed) 20 Nov (Thu) 21 Nov (Fri) 22 Nov (Sat) Total
Weather Clear Clear Clear Clear
No. of Visitors 27140 30765 22101 7489 87495
Special Pavilions: Sheet Metal and Laser Zone, Hong Kong Plastic Machinery Association Pavilion, Cutting Tool Zone, Engineering Plastics Zone, Taiwan Pavilion, Taiwan Mold Association Pavilion, Robot and Automation Zone
Date of next event-DMP & IMCS2014: 19-22nd November 2014
Exhibitors’ Profile
China 1059
Hong Kong SAR 100
Taiwan 52
Japan 9
Korea 2
Italy 1
Switzerland 1
Malaysia 1
France 1
Total Number of Exhibitors: 1226


Organized by Paper Communication Exhibition Services, DMP2014 –16th China Dongguan International Mould, Metalworking, Plastics, Packaging & Rubber Exhibition and IMCS 2014 -4th International (Dongguan) Metal Casting Show were held from 19-22th November 2014 at GD Modern International Exhibition Center, Houjie, Dongguan, Guangdong, China. As the leading mould, metalworking and plastic exhibition in South China, DMP2014 has launched a new theme show, “2014 South China Sheet Metal and Laser Show”.
Exhibits are for the industries of metal products manufacturing, plastic products manufacturing, machinery and production equipment manufacturing, mould making, electronics, computers, telecommunication products, automotive, home electrical appliances, toys, furniture and construction materials, medial equipment.
China’s labour shortage prompted robot and sheet metal technology highlighted at this year’s DMP. World-renowned equipment manufacturers have showcased latest robots at DMP2014. Big sheet metal machines were displayed in new hall 2 under one roof in spacious and high ceiling environment. Visitors will find these robots and sheet metal technology fresh and impressive. The exhibition was with great success. The gross exhibition area increased by 13% compared with last year. It was crowded with 4807 booths, 1226 exhibitors and 87495 visitors. DMP2014 has presented high precision machines and automation technology. It has successfully attracted huge amount of high quality visitors and buyers, exhibitors and exhibits from worldwide. It is regards as the most high quality machine tool show in South China.
Famous Buying Groups visited the show:
Mali Buyers group, BYD, Foxconn, China Xiamen Mold Industy Association, LianGuan Juhe International Machinery & Mould Complex, Shunde Chen Cun Press Machine Merchant Association, Nanhai Machinery Association, Zhongshan Xiaolan Merchants Association, etc.
The Consulates General, The United States of America, France, Greece, The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, The Royal Thai, The Royal Cambodia, The Republic of Mali, The Republic of Uganda, The People’s Democratic Republic of Lao and The Islamic Republic Of Iran have attended the opening ceremony to make the show even more international.

Gathering Famous Machinery Manufacturers Around the World

Machine tools exhibitors: GF Machining Solutions from Swiss, HAAS from the US, OPS & Hardinge from Germany, Yamazen, Sodick, Fanuc, Okuma, THK, Mitsubishi, MST, Tsudakoma, Nikon, Zeiss, Accretech, Toyoda, Tsugami, Komatsu, Mitutoyo Leeport, KGK from Japan, Chin Fong, Erowa, Renishaw, Heidenhain, Tornos, Blum, Mahr, etc.
Plastics, packaging and rubber exhibitors: Arburg, Wittmann Battenfeld, Milacron, Fanuc, Toshiba, Star Seiki, Nissei, Toyo, JSW, Yushin, Sodick, Kawata, Matsui, Harmo, Sumitomo, Demag, Haiten, Yizumi, Yudo, and more.
International(Dongguan) Metal Casting Show: Buhler, Frech, IDRA, LK, Yizumi, Glory, Yan Hing, Chit Shun, Top Direction, Bao Yang, Huihuang, Hoi Hing, Lee Kee, Yaosheng, Lingrui, Jaeger, Hiworld, VTOZ, Eontec, Runxingtai, Ka Shui, Hongtu, Ultraform, Yaming, Jiangxu, Sintokogio, Initech, Zhaoqing Power, Wencan, Modern Casting, Superband, Huaxinda, Dynacast, Acme, Jibang, KongSing, Zhongtian, Shaoguan Foundry …,just to name a few.


DMP Track Record

Year Hall Area m2 Booth Area m2 No. of Exhibitors No of Visitors
1999 4000 2300 172 22041
2000 6264 3728 250 33000
2001 16000 7060 409 79100
2002 21309 9939 600 81073
2003 29802 13615 640 83990
2004 42382 18804 828 89884
2005 56415 25176 943 91976
2006 73342 32000 1191 104989
2007 73966 32436 1114 106218
2008 57632 25935 957 86080
2009 43108 19322 757 62200
2010 49345 24390 922 71650
2011 64395 34026 1044 75590
2012 74143 37710 1106 79707
2013 75989 40663 1194 81300
2014 85554 43260 1226 87495


Visitors’ Profile (To be confirmed)

China 89%
Hong Kong SAR 5%
Taiwan 2%
Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Korea, USA, Macau, Germany, Russia,

Thailand, Mexico, Turkey, UK, Chile, Brazil, Australia, India, Peru, Philippines, Switzerland, Ukraine, Venezuela,

Vietnam, Africa, Italy, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, France, Canada, Belgium, Panama


Famous Buying Groups visited the show:

Shenzhen BYD Corporation, Hui Zhou BYD Battery Co., Ltd., BYD Precision Manufacturing Ltd., ASM, Guangdong Tool, Measuring and cutting tool Association, LianGuan Juhe International Machinery & Mould Complex, Shunde Chen Cun Press Machine Merchant Association, Foshan Mould Industry Assoication, etc.

Buyers by China provinces: (To be confirmed)

Guangdong 93%
Shanghai 1%
Zhejiang 1%
Jiangsu 1%
Fujiang 1%
Shandong, Beijing, Hunan, Guangxi, Sichuan and other Provinces 3%

Buyers by Guangdong City: (To be confirmed)

Dongguan 50%
Shenzhen 25%
Guangzhou, Foshan & Panyu 10%
Zhongshan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Jiangmen, Shantou, yangjiang, Zhaoqing 15%

Buyers by Company Scale of Employee: (To be confirmed)

Below 100 pax 51%
Below 500 27%
Below 1000 9%
Below 5000 8%
Over 5000 5%

By Company Type: (To be confirmed)

Privately operated Enterprises 63%
Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau enterprises 19%
Sino-Foreign JV 6%
Oversea multinational Enterprises 8%
State Enterprises 4%

Business Volume (RMB) (To be confirmed)

Over 100 M 19%
Below 100M 7%
Below 50 M 14%
Below 10 M 14%
Below 5M 18%
Below 1 M 15%
Below 500,000. 8%
Do not know / Not applicable 5%

How do you know about this exhibition? (To be confirmed)

Invitation from exhibitor 33%
Nedia (Newspaper, magazine, radio, TV) 23%
Electronic media (Website, email, sms) 15%
Invitation by phone call 12%
Signboard, advertisement board on highway 8%
Invitation from organizer 8%
Others 1%

Business Nature: (To be confirmed)

Machines, tools, equipment 25%
Trading, Agents, Sales 22%
Metal working 17%
Mould making 8%
Plastic Processing 7%
Electronic consumer goods 5%
Car manufacturing & related business 4%
Others 3%
Electrical Appliances 2%
Service industry, education & others 2%
Decoration & building materials 1%
Toys 1%
Household goods 1%
Computer, software & related business 1%
Office stationery 1%

Job Position (To be confirmed)

Sales & Marketing 29%
Production 22%
Purchasing 22%
Design & Research 21%
Administration & Management 6%