Exhibition Report – DMP2015

2015 Guangdong International Robot and Intelligent Equipment Exposition
17th China Dongguan International Mould & Metalworking Exhibition
17th China Dongguan International Plastics, Packaging & Rubber Exhibition
2015 South China International Sheet Metal and Laser Show
5th International (Dongguan) Metal Casting Show (IMCS 2015)
3D Printing Show
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Date: 18-21 November 2015
Venue: GD Modern International Exhibition Center,Houjie, Dongguan, Guangdong, China
Total No. of Visitors: 107,200 (increased by 22 % compared with last year)
Total no. of Exhibiting companies: 1318 (increased by 7 % compared with last year)
Total hall area: 99403 sqm (16 %↑)
Total no. of booth: 5187 (8 %↑)


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No. of Visitors 33675 39825 25574 8126 107,200

Exhibitors’ Profile

China 1163 (Dongguan, other Guangdong provinces, other provinces)
Hong Kong SAR 73
Taiwan 49
Japan 10
Korea 19
Italy 1
Switzerland 1
Franc 1
South Africa 1
Total Number of Exhibitors: 1318


Organized by Paper Communication Exhibition Services, DMP2015 –17th China Dongguan International Mould, Metalworking, Plastics, Packaging & Rubber Exhibition and IMCS 2015 -5th International (Dongguan) Metal Casting Show, 2015 South China Sheet Metal and Laser Show, were held on 18-21 November 2015 at GD Modern International Exhibition Center, Houjie, Dongguan, Guangdong, China. This year, 2015 Guangdong International Robot and Intelligent Equipment Exposition (GIRIE EXPO), 2015 Guangdong Technological Achievement and Industry Matching Conference and 3D Printing Show were newly added

Special Pavilions include Robot & Automation Zone, Tool Zone, Korea Tool Pavilion, Taiwan Mould Association Zone, Dongguan NC Tool Association Pavilion, Hong Kong Metal Merchants Association Pavilion, Hong Kong Plastic Machinery Association Pavilion, Engineering Plastics Zone.

During the exhibition, a number of events were held, including “Made in China 2025 & Germany’s Industry 4.0 Summit”, “2015 International Advanced Manufacturing Industry (China Dongguan) Summit”, “6th International Conference on Mould Materials and Parts Applications”, “The Best Casting Competition” and over 40 seminars and press conferences.

In its 17th year, DMP has become one of the largest mould, metalworking and plastic exhibition in South China. World-renowned manufacturers gathered at DMP to showcase their state-of-the-art intelligent equipment. The high-ceiling Hall 2 showcased robots and intelligent equipment. The visitors were impressed. Due to China’s labour shortage, robots and intelligent equipment become the highlights of this year’s DMP. This year, the exhibition area was increased by 16%, with 5187 booths, 1318 exhibitors and 107200 buyers.

Mr Hu Chun Hua, Secretary of Guangdong province, and Mr Huai Jin Peng, Vice Minister of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology visited GIRIE EXPO. Mr Huai Jin Peng encouraged enterprises of Houjie to keep up with the innovative development strategies and to facilitate the development of robots and intelligent equipment, in order to achieve a breakthrough in advanced equipment manufacturing industry and to continuously uplift the automation standard of machine manufacturing industry in China.

Exhibits are widely used in 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, medical equipment.

Exhibitors and Buyers from Around the World

Exhibitors came from: Switzerland, Japan, Korea, France, US, Germany, South Africa, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and more.

Buyers came from: China, Macau, HK, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Korea, US, Germany, Russia, Thailand, Mexico, Turkey, UK, Chile, Brazil, Australia, India, Peru, Philippines, Switzerland, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam, Lao, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Congo, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Austria, Spain, Italy, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, France, Canada, Belgium and more.

Featuring the Latest Robots and Intelligent Equipment

DMP gathered world-renowned machine manufacturers such as Wittmann Battenfeld, HAAS from the US, Fanuc from Japan, Dalian Machine Tool, GSK, Topstar, JSW, Star Seiki, Sodick, Yushin from Japan, Harvest Star, Dachuan, showcasing state-of-the-art machines and technologies of the world. The latest robots and intelligent equipment were highlights of the show.

Well-known Brands and Manufacturers Visited the Show

1800 visitors from 19 enterprises and colleges formed visitor groups to visit the show. These well-known manufacturers of South China region included BYD, Foxconn, Gree, Shunde Chen Cun Press Machine Merchant Association, Foshan Mould Industry Association, LianGuan Juhe International Machinery & Mould Complex and Guangzhou Industry & Trade Technician College.

Exhibitors from Around the World

Machine Tools Exhibitors:DMG from Germany, Mori Seiki from Japan, HAAS from the US, Hardinge from Germany, Sodick, Yamazen, Okuma, Mitsubishi from Japan, THK, Harvest Star, Unifaith, Hopewell, Leeport, Mitutoyo, Protechnic, Polywell, DNE Laser, Hong Shan Laser, Huin Laser, Jingdiao, Dachaun, GSK, Oriental, Han’s Laser, Hexagon, Carl Zeiss AG, Accretech, Ingersoll, Kanematsu KGK and more.

Plastics, Packaging and Rubber Exhibitors:Arburg from Germany, Wittmann Battenfeld, Fanuc, Nissei Plastic, Star Seiki, JSW, Toyo, Toshiba, Yushin, Kawata, Matsui from Japan, Alfa, Haiten, Yan Hing, Top Star, Multitech, Fomtec, Dayu, Shini and more.

International(Dongguan) Metal Casting Show: Buhler, Idra, LK, Yizumi, Glory, Yan Hing, Chit Shun, Elite, Kashui, just to name a few.

Date of next event-DMP & IMCS2014: 29 November – 2 December 2016

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
2015 75,989 (3%↑) 40,663 (8%↑) 1,194(8%↑) 81,300(2%↑)

Visitors’ Profile

Total no. of visitors: 107200, mainly professionals and buyers, above 95% are professionals. Visitors came from the following countries and areas:

Visitor percentage (countries & areas)(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 4%

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%

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%