The leading companies choose Advanced Factories as the first appointment with the industrial sector during 2018

Advanced Factories 2018, to be held from March 13 to 15, will present the latest innovations in machine tools, automation, robotics and technologies for Industry 4.0

Next to the Industry 4.0 Congress, Advanced Factories will gather more than 10,000 professionals in Barcelona and already reaches 80% occupancy

Barcelona, ​​November 13, 2017. Advanced Factories consolidates in the national panorama of industrial fairs and supposes an excellent business dynamizing platform for the industrial sector in Catalonia. For three days, the latest innovations in machine tools, robotics and industrial automation will be presented.

In addition, Advanced Factories acquires a new dimension in terms of traditional fairs, incorporating all technological solutions around the Industry 4.0 that allow achieving the highest levels of industrial competitiveness such as Artificial Intelligence, Additive Manufacturing, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things or Digital Manufacturing, are some of the technologies that will be present in this next edition.

That is why the leading companies in the sector have chosen Advanced Factories as their platform to present their innovations in 2018. ABB, Amada, Kuka, Schunk, Trumpf, Maquinser, Rockwell International, HP, Schaeffler, Smart Factory Alliance, Zeiss, Universal Robots , Yaskawa and up to 180 exhibiting companies are part of this cast.

According to Albert Planas, general director of the fair, “Advanced Factories is not a mass appointment but a boutique event that aims to become the mecca of industrial innovation in Spain, where there is only space for those who innovate.” In this way, the professionals and executives of the manufacturing sector discover the latest equipment, solutions and technological trends that will allow them to rapidly scale positions in their levels of productivity.

The last edition of Advanced Factories brought together 9,745 industrial professionals from companies as diverse as Nissan, Airbus, Gonvarri, Zanini, Henkel, Ficosa, ITV, Fagor, Celsa, Seat, Pepe Jeans, Grifols, Ford, Nestlé, CAF, Gestamp , Unilever or Alstom. Companies that are confronted every day with the challenge of implementing competitive improvements in their production plants through automation and increasingly digital processes that expand their business models.

The Industry 4.0 Congress, the European congress on advanced and digital industry is the star proposal of Advanced Factories. With more than 170 speakers, four thematic axes will be developed for three days: industrial equipment and new production processes; digital technologies applied to industry; product customization; and energy efficiency and sustainability. With 7 vertical forums dedicated to the aviation, food, automotive, rail, health, steel and textile industries, the Industry 4.0 Congress is an essential meeting for professionals who want to carry out the transformation of their factories and plants industrial