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Results are out! Have you ever wondered how the great factories operate? With outstanding passion and ambition, the trailblazers of the fourth industrial revolution are leading the way to advance industrial progress – and this summit is the chance for you to get up close and personal.

*Keynotes from the people who operate the great factories of China

*Inspiration for where your own journey might go next 

*A day to push the envelope of industrial progress – setting new targets previously unheard of


Tailored to manufacturing professionals with passion and ambition, 2018 marks the second year for Ringier Events to host the GLOBAL SMART FACTORY SUMMIT in Shanghai. Partnering with ROI Management Consultants from Germany, the China Industry 4.0 Association and Pudong New Area Foreign Investment Association, the summit is taking place on November 16th in Shanghai.

Event Highlights


Starting in 2013 as a yearly competition in Germany, the ROI INDUSTRY 4.0 AWARDS have become the de-facto standard for companies to prove their power to innovate. The winners enjoy a boost of brand reputation, rave reviews, and praise and recognition for their hard working team. As a contest of champions, evaluation standards are high and unforgiving, and companies participate to push their own envelope to ever higher standards.

In 2017 ROI & Ringier have carried out the Awards in China for the first time, and due to the outstanding resonance in the community continue with a second round in 2018.



The Global Smart Factory Summit is the only day to see keynotes of the why – and how – the following companies have managed to win a price in the 2018 round of the ROI INDUSTRY 4.0 AWARDS CHINA.

Who Will Attend

-Executive and technical representatives from intelligent equipment/intelligent manufacturing companies

-Executive and technical representatives from intelligent manufacturing industry chain upstream enterprises

-Executive and technical representatives from intelligent equipment/intelligent manufacturing system integrator enterprises

-Executive and technical representatives from Automotive, 3C Electronic, Medical and Packaging manufacturers

-Suppliers from motor/servo/drive system/reducer core parts

Intelligent manufacturing research institute/university/investment organizations

-Third-party Logistics Service Providers

-Supply chain intelligent equipment suppliers

-Domestic and foreign association leadership members

-Development Zone and Industrial Park: Key personnel in charge of domestic development zone, high-tech zone,

-Equipment manufacturing and robot industrial park representatives


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Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel
No. 1018, Changning Road
Shanghai, China

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Ringier Events covers the industries of plastics, food, personal care, medicine & healthcare, nonwovens, coatings & ink, automobile, metal, mold & die, package, composite material, and the latest technologies at over 20 high levels technical conferences held each year, and brings key executives responsible for testing, evaluating, recommending and purchasing equipment, systems and material on behalf of their companies, quality speakers and representations from sponsors together create a valuable platform where information can be exchanged, new business contacts made. Services, including webinars and events, is also Ringier's existing service. Our turn-key service can help you effectively promote your events, arrange additional qualified speakers, manage webinar & registrations, and we provide whole set service during the event.

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