Starting as Korea’s first machinery exhibition in 1977, the largest-ever Korea Machinery Fair 2013(KOMAF) will be held over four days from October 16th to October 19th. KOMAF, which has been developed together with the machinery business and industry in 1977 as Korea’s first machineryexhibition and this year is its 19th event as Korea’s leading trade fair specializing in machinery. With a 36-year tradition, KOMAF served a vanguard role for machinery marketing as the machinery industry developed into a trade surplus industry to become a pillar of support for the Korean economy. As the best machinery fair in Korea, KOMAF 2013 brings together the leading machinery companies in one location and makes easy for exhibitors to promote their new products and research innovative technologies.
KOMAF 2013 is the ideal place to reach target customers in the Korean market. Exhibitors will be able to get the great
chance to introduce their new and innovative products and improve their potential performance at the show.
Under the slogan ‘The World’s First Machinery Industry, Korea’s Future Industry’, KOMAF 2013 will be projected to create
demand for machinery in local market and thus ensuring the maximum performance of participating enterprises by
introducing advanced technologies both at home and abroad and presenting new trends.
Now, the organizer, the Korea Association of Machinery Industry(KOAMI) forecasts that this high-profile exhibition will
see the participation of 150,000 Korean buyers and 6,000 foreign buyers with great purchasing powers and will be an exhibition that marks remarkable performance of US$3billion in purchasing consultation and of US$0.3billion in contract, respectively. KOMAF 2013 is divided into 12 specialized categories, which are the Motion Control & FA(Factory Automation) Show, Machine Tool Show, Pneumatic & Hydraulic Technology Show, Test & Measurement Show, Parts & Materials Show, Plastic & Rubber Technology Show, Industrial Plants & Equipment Show, Heavy Electrical Equipment Show, Environment Technology Show, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Show, Transport, Cargo & Logistics Show, Nuclear Power Equipment Show as well as Foreign Pavilion. As side-events of the fair, various events are planned such as an award ceremony for developers of excellent capital goods, export meetings, plant equipment vendor registration presentations and business meetings, machinery technology seminars, finance consultations, new product shows, buyer post tours, etc.