INTERMAT ASEAN and CONCRETE Asia - transforming the Thai construction industry in the 4.0 era
10 August 2018
Scheduled to take place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 6 to 8 September 2018, INTERMAT ASEAN 2018 (“INTERMAT”) and Concrete Asia 2018 (“CONCRETE Asia”) are the region’s trade shows for construction, infrastructure and concrete sectors. At the press conference today, Ms. Amporn Chatbusayamas, Assistant to Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport, shared the investment plan of the Ministry of Transport for the construction industry. This included plans for building and upgrading transport networks to meet the country’s needs for the next five years.
The joint panel discussion - The Challenges of the Thai Construction Industry in Version 4.0, also held at the press conference, included; Dr. Sathian Charoenrien, Acting Chief Engineer, Department of Public Works and Town and Country Planning; Mr. Ekarin Lueangvilai, Chief of Transport System Research and Development Section, Expressway Authority of Thailand; Mr.Somsak Boonpartanporn, Civil Engineer Specialist, Department of Highways; and Mr. Piyadit Atsavasirisuk, Board Member, Thai Contractors Association under H.M. the King’s Patronage
Apart from sharing their insights about the challenges, they also gave a sneak preview of the activities that they will be featuring at INTERMAT and CONCRETE Asia. Projects pertaining to the current and future infrastructure network in Thailand will be highlighted, with exhibits from:
Department of Public Works and Town & Country Planning
Department of Highways
Expressway Authority of Thailand
Royal Irrigation Department
Mr. Loy Joon How, General Manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd, shared, “According to statistics from BCI Media Group, the construction market is worth over US$250 billion buoyed by rapid infrastructure developments. INTERMAT ASEAN and Concrete Asia are strategically organized to provide business opportunities for the region. The participation of more than 500 exhibiting companies and brands from 14 countries reflects the market confidence that the industry has for the exhibitions.”
“To encourage the confidence of the industry and to participate more about Thailand’s market, as a co-host of INTERMAT ASEAN 2018, the Thai Contractors Association under H.M. the King's Patronage (“TCA”) is hosting the Contractors’ Talk and the ASEAN Constructors Federation’s Annual General Meeting at INTERMAT ASEAN 2018,” said Mr. Piyadit Atsavasirisuk, Director of Thai Contractors Association Under H.M. The King’s Patronage.
Seminars conducted by industry specialists are designed to help attendees understand the business landscape and optimize market opportunities. The following associations are hosting specialized seminars in the exhibitions:
Thai Contractors Association under H.M. the King's Patronage
ASEAN Constructors Federation
Department of Primary Industries and Mining
Safety and Health At Work Promotion Association (THAILAND)
International Powered Access Federation
- Association of Thai Concrete Product Industry
For more details, please visit asean.intermatconstruction.com/conference/
Strengthening Thailand as a construction hub of Southeast Asia
Mr. Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, President, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (“TCEB”), said that “the INTERMAT ASEAN and Concrete Asia exhibitions coming together is responding to the launch of large scale infrastructures by countries in the region. Thailand will undoubtedly soon be an important transport center while these two construction related exhibitions further strengthen our position. TCEB has supported the exhibitions since their inception and is confident that both exhibitions will further contribute to a sustainable long-term development Asia's infrastructure construction and concrete industries.
With a focus on tower cranes, excavators and concrete batching plant, the Outdoor Area situated right across the exhibition halls allows attendees to experience the power and efficiency of the latest machinery and equipment in real-life outdoor conditions from leading brands including STIT Company Limited, Liebherr Tower Cranes, KATO, Putzmeister, John Deere, IHI, DOOSAN and World Tractor (1996).
INTERMAT ASEAN is honored to have the participation of these industry leading brands:
STIT COMPANY LIMITED, MANITOU GROUP CO., LTD, WORLD TRACTOR (1996) CO., LTD, YONTRAKARN MACHINERY CO., LTD, A.V.N. MOTOR WORKS CO., LTD, COFFRAL-EKTHANA ENGINEERING CO., LTD, XUZHOU CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY GROUP CO., LTD, AUGER TORQUE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, BANGKOK GEN, BAUER, BMWI-INFOSTAND, CMEC ENGINEERING MACHINERY IMP. AND EXP. CO., LTD, EIRICH, EMMEDUE, EUROPEAN EQUIPMENT AND SERVICE CO., LTD, KAWASAKI TRADING, LISSMAC, LUOYANG DAHUA HEAVY INDUSTRY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD, MAN, MB CRUSHER, MOVAX OY, NINGBO ZHEDONG PRECISION CASTING CO., LTD, NTN BEARING-THAILAND CO., LTD, PADLEY & VENABLES, SIAM INDUSTRIAL CORPARATION LIMITED, SSAB SWEDISH STEEL, SURELIA ENGINEERS, TEREX, TON TRACTOR, TRANSTECH, TRIMBLE SOLUTIONS SOUTH EAST ASIA, WATKINSON, ZF (THAILAND) LIMITED.
Concrete Asia is honored to have the participation of these industry leading brands:
TUN ENGINEERING CO., LTD., CONCRETE DÉCOR (THAILAND) CO., LTD., BHS-SONTHOFEN GMBH, REP FLOOR CO., LTD., DAUM, KCP HEAVY INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., NITTI ASIA, PENTENS CO., LTD., PERI THAILAND, POWER PUSHER, PROGRESS GROUP, PTT, QINGDAO CONST FORGING INC, QINGDAO HONGSHA, RIECKERMANN, SCHOMBURG, SOUTH CITY POLYCHEM, SPLICE SLEEVE (S) PTE LTD, TECON CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., UNITHAI GROUP, WORMS-IMER.
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