Daily Archives: April 19, 2019

Home Appliances and Automobiles Highlight Smart Technology During Phase 1 of 125th Canton Fair

GUANGZHOU, China, April 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) is showcasing more than 8,700 exhibitors from the home appliance, automobile, construction, chemical and energy sectors during Phase 1, with a special highlight on smart technologies in these areas.

Home Appliances Apply Human-oriented Smart Manufacturing

More than 2,700 home appliance suppliers, including world leaders such as Haier, Midea, Haisen, TCL, Gree and Changhong, are demonstrating not only high-tech and smart products but also the digital services behind them. Galanz, a leading Chinese electronic home appliance manufacturer, has brought their smart home product lineup to Canton Fair. Products introduced include its IoT fridge which enables users to monitor and control the appliance on their mobile device.

Home Appliances and Automobiles Highlight Smart Technology During Phase 1 of 125th Canton Fair

Singfun, a home appliance leader in electric heaters and fans in China, is demonstrating its latest achievements at the Fair. Eric Zhu, Sales Manager of Singfun, noted that the technologies Canton Fair has showcased is a signal of Chinese businesses introducing their manufacturing capabilities to the international market. Companies such as Singfun are taking advantage of the Fair’s platform to promote its brand to global customers. “Canton Fair as a platform is helping us on increasing our brand’s visibility. We meet new friends and customers every year,” Zhu said.

Vansky Fan, General Manager of the International Business Division, Overseas Brand Development Dept. of Konka Group Co., Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer of electronics products and a regular exhibitor at Canton Fair, added that Konka aims to find cross-border business partners and create a path for its private brand at the Fair. Its displayed products show innovation in visual technology, from an 8K-size display to smart home systems.

“Implementation of the latest technology in internet, big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence are seen not only in the mobile industry but in home appliances and automobiles as well. Products in these areas are becoming terminals for human-computer interaction,” said Liu Quandong, Deputy Director General of the Foreign Affairs Office of Canton Fair. “Canton Fair is privileged to present these trends to the world and explore how humans realize their potential and achieve technological breakthroughs.”

Automobiles: High-Tech Embraces a Smarter Future

This year’s Canton Fair also gathers 1,300 businesses in the motorcycle, bicycle, auto parts and vehicle sectors, including industrial experts and leaders such as Phoenix bicycle, Yadea, Guizhou tire and Leoch battery. Exhibitors are cultivating new business modes to develop new energy and smart products.

Driven by innovation, Qianjiang Motorcycle has made breakthroughs in its three key business sectors including high-end motorcycles, industrial robots and smart electrical equipment. “Innovation is crucial for us, that’s why we are investing in new energy and smart technologies, as well as innovative design of motorcycles, ” Dante Bustos, Sr. Director of Marketing &Communication of Qianjiang Motorcycle said. “The products we brought to the Fair this time, Benelli Leoncino, Benelli TRK251 and Benelli 180S, from design to manufacturing, are achievements of an international team in Qianjiang Motor, with team members from Italy and China, and they should shine at an international platform just like Canton Fair.”

For more information, visit: http://cantonfair.org.cn/en/index.aspx

About Canton Fair

The China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, is held biannually in Guangzhou every spring and fall. Established in 1957, the fair is now a comprehensive exhibition with the longest history, highest level, largest scale and largest number of products as well as the broadest distribution of buyer origins and the highest business turnover in China.

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Media from the Middle East Visit GAC Motor to Experience Smart Manufacturing

GUANGZHOU, China, April 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mainstream media from the Middle East have visited the leading Chinese automaker GAC Motor’s (“the Company”) headquarter in Guangzhou, China. The Middle East is the first overseas market that GAC Motor has explored. To date, the Company has entered eight countries in the region, become the best-selling Chinese auto brand in Kuwait and Bahrain, and established a high-end automobile brand image.

Mainstream Media from the Middle East at GAC Motor’s Factory

Mainstream media from the Middle East have visited GAC Motor’s Factory, GAC R&D Center, GAC NE Center, GAC Pavilion, GAC Sales and Service Center, and directly gained insights from experiencing the cutting-edge and innovative technologies as well as strict quality management system. Seeing the full picture of the Company’s highlighting achievements on smart manufacturing in terms of research, design, production, marketing and sales, they highly recognized the Company’s capabilities in independent research, design and manufacture. The group also participated in the roundtable with GAC’s senior executives during the visit.

Jorge Bialade, a reporter and the General Manager of YallaMotor.com, commented that visiting GAC Motor facilities in Guangzhou helped him to learn about the brand and its true potential, which changed his perception of the brand in a positive way.

“We at Yalla Motor were lucky enough to visit GAC Motor’s factories, R&D center, showrooms and service centers which allowed us to assess the high tech they are using and the quality of their products. Most importantly, we learned about their ambitious plans for the future in terms of new models, electrification and autonomous driving,” noted Bialade.

“Last but not the least, we got to know their people, from their president to directors to front-line workers. We saw how they all work in perfect synergy towards building and developing a great automotive brand. We warmly welcome GAC Motor and their people to the Middle East.”

The group also took rides on GAC Motor’s all-star car models, including the SUV GS8 and the MPV GM8, and spoke highly of the product quality as well as the brand’s persistence in pushing forward their internationalization process on a firm footing.

“I was impressed at how huge GAC Group is, and at the extent of its joint ventures with the biggest automotive brands. GAC Motor has a promising future, and I’m optimistic about GAC entering the Middle East market,” noted Hatem Saleh Alkhathlan, a reporter at Saudi Shift Magazine.

Yu Jun, President of GAC Motor, at Media Roundtable

At the media roundtable, GAC Motor’s senior executives had good conversations with mainstream media from the Middle East. Yu Jun, President of GAC Motor, answered media’s questions about GAC Motor’s products, R&D and design, marketing plans in the Middle East, overseas branding strategies, the Company’s business philosophy, etc.

“China has lots of economic and trade exchange with Middle Eastern countries; we are reinforcing the GAC Motor brand in the region to raise market awareness and strengthen our competitiveness with innovative designs and high product quality,” noted Yu Jun, President of GAC Motor.

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GAC Motor has partnered with Saudi’s Aljomaih Automotive Company, one of the largest auto dealers in the region, to promote GAC Motor’s products. Earlier this year, GAC Motor successfully gained the recognition and built the brand awareness in the Saudi Arabia market after launching four independent showrooms there.

And through strategic cooperation with the renowned UAE’s Gargash Group, GAC Motor’s sales and service center in Dubai are now in full operation.

GAC Motor will officially release its star models, the GS3 SUV and GA4 sedan, in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar, followed by UAE and Bahrain in May 2019. Later in November, GAC Motor will return to the Dubai International Motor Show (the Show), which is the second time that GAC Motor participates in the Show.

About GAC Motor

Founded in 2008, Guangzhou Automobile Group Motor CO., LTD (GAC Motor) is a subsidiary of GAC Group which ranks 202nd among Fortune Global 500 companies. The company develops and manufactures premium quality vehicles, engines, components and auto accessories. GAC Motor has now ranked first among all Chinese brands for six consecutive years in J.D. Power Asia Pacific’s China Initial Quality StudySM (IQS), demonstrating the company’s quality-centric strategy from innovative research and development (R&D), manufacturing to supply chain and sales & services.

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The 43rd CIFF concludes after hosting some 300,000 professional visitors

GUANGZHOU, China, April 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The 43rd China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) (CIFF), viewed by industry watchers as having been a great success, concluded on March 31. The fair was held in two phases, from March 18 to 21 and from March 28 to 31, bringing together 4,344 exhibitors and playing host to approximately 300,000 professional buyers and visitors worldwide.

The 43rd China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) hosts some 300,000 professional visitors

CIFF, the one-stop new product debut platform of choice for businesses, is designed to create opportunities for exhibitors who are seeking to launch new products or market products both in and outside of China.

The furniture exhibition zone dedicated to home improvement showcased a variety of new products from original design brands, internationally-renowned manufacturers and emerging entrepreneurs in the housewares space.

Exhibits in the home accessories and textiles area covered the gamut from new products for background décor to furniture suites for full-scale remodeling projects aimed at creating an inspiring living environment in the family home.

In the outdoor home furnishings exhibition zone, visitors circulated among product lineups that were a fusion of Eastern and Western decorative styles for families seeking to fashionably equip their backdoor patio or terrace.

The office furniture and accessories exhibition zone integrated new themes that are trending across the sector, such as health and senior care, hospitality and interior furnishings, in addition to displays of conventional office facilities.

The exhibition zone designed for machinery and equipment focused on new applications as well as the development of intelligent technologies pertinent to the industry, giving visitors an opportunity to gain a comprehensive overview of the trends taking place across the world of furniture via exhibits from internationally established brands, in addition to a series of product release conferences and forums.

CIFF, a stage for new product launches, highlighted 25 of the most forward-looking and original products displayed in a feature zone of the event entitled Global Exhibit of New and Latest Household Products and Furniture.

CIFF was also the leading choice for high-end global brands seeking to carve out a niche in China’s highly competitive marketplace. The inaugural display zone for high-end and imported exhibits was set up to cater to the needs of overseas exhibitors.

CIFF brought together several original brands. Several leaders in the field, among them, Wen Hao, Zhu Xiaojie, Hou Zhengguang, Chen Xiangjing, and Chai Xiaodong, gave presentations on new trends in the Chinese furniture sector.

Impressive and diversified design highlights, enhanced business advantages and a comprehensively upgraded service experience, among other new touches, allowed both exhibitors and visitors to go back home with a memorable experience.

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The 43rd CIFF features wider diversification of exhibits and upgraded services

GUANGZHOU, China, April 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The 43rd China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) (CIFF), which was held in two segments, took place in Pazhou, a subdistrict of Haizhu in southeastern Guangzhou, from March 18 to 21 and from March 28 to 31. At the 760,000-square meter event, over 90% of the exhibitors debuted their new products, while more than 50 companies held new product release conferences.

Founded in the spring of 1998, the China International Furniture Fair, usually more well-known by its initials, CIFF, takes place semi-annually, in Guangzhou in the spring and in Shanghai in the autumn. It is regarded as a leading event of its kind in terms of scale, diversity of exhibits, number of visitors as well as turnover.

This year’s event caused a lot more excitement across the industry in addition to a higher level of diversity in terms of products and services, thanks to a number of new highlights.

With a focus on innovation, the event, which has assumed the role as the go-to platform for new product launches, highlighted 25 original products on display in a feature zone of the event entitled Global Exhibit of New and Latest Household Products and Furniture.

Several well-known Chinese designers, among them, Wen Hao, Zhu Xiaojie, Hou Zhengguang, Chen Xiangjing, and Chai Xiaodong, gave presentations on new trends in the Chinese original furniture sector.

The 43rd CIFF features wider diversification of exhibits and upgraded services

A series of exciting events were held during the expo, including some scenario-focused exhibitions which looked at different ways of creating a new and holistic environment in the home, setting new directions in terms of answering the expectations of new-generation individuals who seek to take control in determining their lifestyle.

Over 60 leading multi-disciplinary designers inspired visitors to think about what a high-quality lifestyle looks like by messaging across the many segments of the design sector at the expo via cases sharing, forums, presentations on latest trends in addition to various seminars and workshops.

With the presence of a large number of exhibitors from across the world, the event organizers further enhanced their special trade matching service, inviting large buyers and designers from China and abroad to attend, understanding their buying needs and setting up appointments with exhibitors fitting their profiles.

To assure that the invited attendees would feel that they had gained something meaningful upon their return home, the event personalized the invitation according to the interest of the invitee in terms of theme, sector and channel, based on the analysis of the visitor database. The invited buyers could enter the expo via a QR code scan without having to wait in line as well as get easy access to exhibition information by querying the guide at the information desk.

Targeted marketing and sales as well as the event’s massive footprint in the industry has made CIFF unique and unrivaled. The 44th China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai) will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) in Hongqiao from September 8 to 11, continuing CIFF’s efforts at creating of a model home that fits the lifestyle of every member of the family.

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