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Looking at new trends of China's hardware development, leading innovation direction of the industry 

China International Hardware Show 2019 to come soon 

Well-known enterprises at home and abroad gather at CIHS Hot topics focused by new industry forum, and acclaimed by concurrent activities 

With continuous growth and development over the past 18 years, the 19th China International Hardware Show is about to unveil in National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from 10 to 12 October 2019. As the leading hardware exhibition in Asia and the second largest hardware exhibition in the world, China International Hardware Show, co-organised by Koelnmesse Co., Ltd. and China National Hardware Association, will be further upgraded into a full-line hardware exhibition, giving a centralised display to leading products and technologies and inviting industry experts to discussions on the new trends and developments of the industry. 

Geared to high-efficiency match-making service in trade and commerce, it is committed to building a one-stop purchasing platform for domestic and foreign trade and evolving itself into "the barometer of Asian hardware market and the wind vane of industry development". 

As the organiser of the world-famous hardware fair "EISENWARENMESSE", Koelnmesse GmbH has provided CIHS with its professional trade fair knowledge and uses its global marketing network for hardware exhibition brands. It also provides CIHS with a wealth of background knowledge to ensure an event of outstanding professional quality. 

In addition, China National Hardware Association will bring more than 2500 high-quality Chinese hardware enterprises to this exhibition by tapping its rich industry resources. 

Well-known enterprises at home and abroad gather, sharing the grand event of the industry 

According to the organisers, the exhibition area will add up to 120,000 square meters, and about 2,530 enterprises from more than 20 countries and regions will present their products on the same arena. Internationalisation at CIHS 2019 will be strong again. , The international exhibition area in the new hall 1.2 will accommodate exhibitors from around the globe such as the United States, Turkey, Italy, Japan, Korea, Ukraine and Hong Kong, China in addition to such long- term participants as exhibitors from Germany, India and Taiwan andChina. It is expected to attract more than 41,000 professional visitors, including tool manufacturers, traders, distributors, home hardware and building materials supermarket chains, construction engineering companies, and professionals coming from industries such as locks, building hardware and electromechanical equipment, in search of business opportunities. 

Domestic and international brands will present themselves at CIHS, including international exhibitors like Allit (Germany), Little Giant (U.S.), Dumond, Corazzi (Italy), BIC tools (Japan), Alcon (Turkey), AQUAIZOL (Ukraine) and H.R. International (India) and R.P. Overseas (India), well-known domestic hardware enterprises like Great Wall Precision, Greatstar, Jiangsu Hongbao, Botou Safety Tools, TDC Cutting Tools, Little Sun Abrasive, Shanghai Qianjun Tools, Huafeng Electric Tools, Zhejiang Rongcheng Tools, Yantai Tri-Circle, Zhejiang Lizhong, Guangdong Archie, Guangdong Ming-men, KAADAS, Hutlon, Kunshan Locks, Guangdong Sakura, and hardware bases like Xiaolan (Zhongshan), Wenzhou, Jinhua, Pujiang, Haiyan (Zhejiang), Anping, Huanghua (Hebei), Shunde (Guangdong), and Hebei Exhibition Groups. 

Hot topics focused by new industry forum, and acclaimed by concurrent activities 

With the development of the industry for nearly 20 years, China International Hardware Show has been growing due to innovation every year, aiming at bringing more quality on-site activities to the industry and helping enterprises to enhance their exhibition effectiveness and expand their influence in the industry. A professional forum will be set up this year for the first time in a bid to continuously improve the platform's specialisation and internationalisation. Opinions on the industry trends, hot topics and developments will present an in-depth analysis. Experts from China National Hardware Association and professional data analysis agencies will be invited to the forum to interpret authoritatively the import and export data of China's hardware industry in recent years. At the same time, eBay and EDRA will give new interpretations based on the data and development of hardware cross-border e-commerce in the Internet era as well as the regional market profile of European hardware retail industry, for the purpose of building the exhibition truly into an important platform of Asian hardware industry. During the exhibition, the high-profile "Golden Hook Award" that is co-sponsored by China National Hardware Association and China Industrial Design Association is now under way and will be brilliantly unveiled in the final stage of the exhibition. The match-making business fair highly acclaimed by buyers will also be reframed and upgraded to offer a professional environment for effective search for potential partners. After its successful premiere last year, the Classic & Innovation Gallery will target on industry-wide sophisticated technology and high-quality hardware products, to dig deep for the potential needs of domestic and foreign trade buyers and lead the development trend of China's hardware industry. At the same time, a lot of events will be staged in turn, including the Cutting and Polishing Application Technology Forum; the World Lock King Competition (Unlocking Competition); "Made in China" Summit; the Intelligent Lock Parts, Accessories and Industry Chain Forum; and the Intelligent Lock Dealer Conference. In addition, there will be several seminars on technology, market and real estate trends, which will serve as the interaction between industry, education and research in China's hardware industry. 

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About the Organizers 

Koelnmesse GmbH 

As an international well-known exhibition organizer, Koelnmesse GmbH has successfully held professional exhibitions such as EISENWARENMESSE, and SPOGA+GAFA, which are absolutely leading shows of its kind. With 90 years of successful experience in organizing large-scale exhibitions, Koelnmesse GmbH will provide comprehensive professional support and guarantee for China International Hardware Show. 

China National Hardware Association 

Founded in November 1988, China National Hardware Association is the only national association of hardware manufacturers. It is a social and economic organization with the status of legal person approved by the former Ministry of Light Industry and registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs. It is composed of key enterprises in the fields of household hardware, tool hardware and building hardware, local hardware associations and institutes engaged in scientific research and design, inspection and testing, education and training. It is a cross-regional, cross-sectoral and cross-ownership industry organization. The association consists of 11 product branches and a professional market committee, including tool hardware, building hardware, household hardware, cooking utensils, locks, gas appliances, range hood, kitchen equipment, stainless steel products, bathrooms, zippers, etc. 


Koelnmesse – Hardware worldwide


As an international top organiser of trade fairs, Koelnmesse is the global market leader for the product sections hardware/ironware divided up into the segments Tools, Industrial Supplies, Fasteners and Fixings, Fittings, Home Improvement as well as for the innovations of these industries. The leading trade fair EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne as well as Asia-Pacific Sourcing in Cologne, the Hardware Forum in Milan/Italy and CHIS - China International Hardware Show in Shanghai/China are exemplary for this. 

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China International Hardware Show National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)

October 10-12, 2019


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Fax: + 86 10 6590 6139



Koelnmesse (Beijing) Co. Ltd. Unit 0906, Landmark Towers II, No. 8 Dong San Huan North Road, Beijing, China


Tel.: +86 10 6590 7766

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