SIFER | France’s Premier Rail Industry Event
21 – 23 March 2017 | France (Lille)
SIFER offers an exceptional marketing opportunity for companies active in the sectors of rolling stock, infrastructure, Passenger Transport Technology and Interiors. 430 exhibitors from 22 countries participated in the last show in 2015.
This year, CzechInvest will look for a new investment opportunities within the railway industry from France.
China International Machine Tool Show
17 – 22 April 2017 | China (Beijing)
China International Machine Tool Show (17-22/4), sponsored and organized by China Machine Tool & Tool Builders’ Association (CMTBA) was first launched in 1989. It is the largest and most influential machine tool show in China, and is recognized as one of the four largest international machine tool shows in the world. CzechInvest will be one of the participants in cooperation with the Czech Association of Engineering Technology (SST).
Advanced Design and Manufacturing Toronto
16 – 18 May 2017 | Canada (Toronto)
The Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADM) Expo (16-18/5) Toronto brings the region’s leading advanced manufacturing events — ATX Canada, Design & Manufacturing Canada, PACKEX Toronto, PLAST-EX, and Powder & Bulk Solids Toronto — together under one roof.
CzechInvest will seek for a new potential investment opportunities from Canada.
Step4Industries | Switzerland
20 – 22 June 2017 | Switzerland (Basel)
The requirements for an efficient and effective production of small series through to single product manufacturing is becoming increasingly intensive. The lightweight materials as well as the bonding technology are considered to be pioneering technology. Reinforced find lightweight materials use in additive manufacturing. CzechInvest will be there (20-22/6) to observe not only recent trends but also investment oportunities from Switzerland.
Czech Mechanical Engineering at a Glance
The Czech engineering sector is based on its long tradition and the extensive skills of its employees and is one of the main pillars of Czech industry. With over 6,700 related companies, the sector supplies complete portfolio of manufacturing machines, turbines, railway products, and other equipment.
Most of the production is exported mainly to markets within the European Union, making it one of the most competitive segments of the Czech economy.
The quality of the local mechanical engineering sector is evident from the fact that global leaders such as Siemens, Honeywell, Bombardier Transportation, Robert Bosch, Sandvik, Doosan, Rieter Group or Otis have established operations in the Czech Republic.
Almost 90% of the sector output is sold abroad
Most Industrialized Country within EU
Largest value added to GDP (%) to economic activity by sector
Around 85% of the production is exported
30% OF WAGE OF GERMANY
The average wage in the Czech Republic is 30% lower than that of Germany