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The World Intelligent Manufacturing Summit Holds Press Conference in Beijing

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The World Intelligent Manufacturing (WIM) Summit co-hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the People’s Republic of China and Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government will be held in Nanjing International Expo Center from 6 to 8 this December. The MIIT and the provincial government of Jiagnsu held a press conference in Beijing on October 21. MIIT Vice Minister Mr. Xin Guobin, Vice Governor of Jiangsu Mr. Ma Qiulin and competent government officials of Nanjing attended the press conference. They briefed the press on the background and opportunities of developing intelligent manufacturing in China, the current development and future orientation of intelligent manufacturing in Jiangsu and the preparations of the WIM Summit.


The WIM Summit takes “More Cooperation, Smarter Manufacturing” as the theme and “summit + exhibition” as the form. During the period, the State’s 13th Five-year Plan for Intelligent Manufacturing will be released, and a series of activities will be carried out, including keynote speeches and a summit as well as parallel sessions, an intelligent manufacturing innovation competition, industrial alignment and best case experiences. Meanwhile, a 26,000-square-meter WIM Expo will also be held, to which Fortune 500 companies and leading intelligent manufacturers have been invited, with the view to constituting a world-class platform for intelligent manufacturing cooperation and exchanges. 

On the press conference, Mr. Xin noted, the world manufacturing structure is undergoing profound changes. As the major orientation of Made in China 2025, intelligent manufacturing is our strategic choice to adapt ourselves to the new round of technological and industrial revolution, create new advantages of our manufacturing industry, enhance our international competitiveness and transform our country into one of strong manufacturing industy. It is of great significance to accelerate the supply-side structural reform, transform the manufacturing industry in an intelligent direction and push our industries to a medium-high end. He is full of expectation to the WIM Summit.


Mr. Ma introduced the development of manufacturing industry and intelligent manufacturing in Jiangsu. He noted, in recent years, Jiangsu has been taking the supply-side structural reform as the main line, the in-depth implementation of Jiangsu Action Outline on Made in China 2025 as the priority, and the accelerated building of advanced manufacturing base with international competitiveness as the target, to implement the two major programs of upgrading manufacturing equipment in enterprises and popularize the Internet among enterprises and focus on adjustment of economic structure, economic transformation and upgrading, and innovative development. The manufacturing industry runs stable on a whole, the quality and efficiency have been greatly improved, and the industrial aggregate has remained top one in the country for six consecutive years. He pointed out, as Jiangsu is on a critical stage of economic transformation and upgrading and improvement of quality and efficiency, accelerated advancement of intelligent manufacturing will effectively push the upgrading of the manufacturing industrial chain and therefore the establishment of a new type of manufacturing system in Jiangsu and transformation of the province into one with competitive manufacturing industry. He emphasized, with the joint efforts of the MIIT, Jiangsu Province and Nanjing City, the organization and preparation of WIM Summit have been going well. Jiangsu will go all out to push forward with the preparation of the summit, ensure water-tight organization and make the summit a special one with distinct features to deliver a satisfying, wonderful and fruitful summit. 


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