PDMEX 2019 - Your Gateway to Technology Advancement

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August 5, 2019

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The Philippines’ largest and focused metal working event will hold its 9th Philippine Die & Mould Machineries and Equipment Exhibition (PDMEX 2019) on August 28-31, 2019 with the theme “Your Gateway to Technology Advancement” at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.
    
This biennial event – now on its ninth (9th) series is organized by the Philippine Die and Mold Association (PDMA) which will bring together allied leaders and stakeholders in the industry, and will discuss the latest technology and practices that guide the development of die- and mold-making around the world. 
    
This year, the trade event will occupy over 13,000 square meter of exhibition space and will feature around 400 local and international exhibitors, which will showcase latest technologies and developments in the die and mould, machine tools, metrology, automation and welding industries. 
    
The die and mold is the "backbone of any industry," said Mr. Louie T. Fuster. "It is the key to all process in manufacturing," he added, noting that "everything people encounter" --- from IC MOULDS for the electronic industry, automotive parts, plastic moulds and dies for plastic bottles and various plastic parts in different industries, medical instruments and equipment, including farming implements for the agricultural industries. Die casting and forging for the automotive transmission parts also goes through the process of die and mold design and processing. 
    
"In other countries, they have different specialization, from design to die and mold making, to sampling of actual product. 
    
That is why our group has been very active in personnel training so that local producers may be able to cope up with the demand in terms of expertise in die and mold making," added Mr. Fuster. 
    
Die and mold industry and education experts are working to develop special courses on die and mold engineering in order to further develop the industry in the Philippines. 
    
The previous event, PDMEX 2017, saw 9,932 trade visitors and buyers from coming from different industries and neighbouring countries.
    
187 registered participating companies and 383 combined local and international exhibitors. 
    
19 simultaneous seminars attended by about 1250 attendees.
    
Support from 16 industry associations, organizations and government agencies.
    
98% favourable response from both exhibitors and visitors.
    
Organized by PDMA Inc.—the Die and Mould Association of the Philippines—in partnership with MAI Events Management Philippines, PDMEX 2019 will feature the following co-exhibitions:

•    7th AUTOCOR 2019
•    7th OUTSOURCING & ENGINEERING 2019
•    9th MACHINE TOOLS 2019
•    6th METFIN 2019
•    7th METROLOGY 2019
•    6th PHILPLAS 2019
•    6th PHILWELD 2019
•    9th SHEET METAL 2019
    
Manufacturing Industry Focus from machine tools, metrology, automation, and welding, PDMEX 2019 will host solutions for a wide spectrum of the manufacturing industry.
    
Apart from the die and mould sector, visitors from the aerospace, building and construction, iron and steel production, manufacturing and processing, mechanical engineering, oil and gas, and sheet metal industries are expected to attend. 
    
We are also expecting immense delegation from the Federation of Asian Die and Mould Associations (FADMA), a regional grouping of die and mould manufacturers and precision engineering associations with eleven (11) member associations from China, Chinese Taipei, Chinese HongKong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Altogether, there are about 4,000 constituent member companies located within the economically dynamic Asian region.
    
The event is also participated by different international pavilions and companies such as China, Germany, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Spain,  Singapore, Taipei, Thailand and a lot more. 
    
PDMEX 2019 aims to highlight activities designed to benefit the die and mould sector, as well as its related industries. Apart from the products and machineries to be displayed, the event will feature technical presentations and seminars.

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