"Intelligent manufacturing technology development" 12th five-year "special plan" pointed out that the intelligent manufacturing technology is one of the important direction for the future development of manufacturing industry in the world, and although China is now already was the world's second largest economy and manufacturing power,But there are still some problems ,such as the ability of independent innovation is weak、the advanced equipment trade deficit is serious 、high-end equipment and intelligent heavily dependent on imported equipment. Large equipment manufacturing, metallurgy industry, petroleum chemical industry, automobile, such as national key, in the industrial upgrading, urgently needs to be intelligent, industrial automation, etc. New technology applied to production. "Smart industry" in China is facing an unprecedented development opportunities and more than half of the companies are the focus of the industry it is necessary to reform the degree of automation, it is a rare opportunity for industrial automation manufacturers, leading enterprise will be more and more industrial automation market in China as a key development target.
The 14th China Shanghai International Industrial Automation＆Robot Exhibiton (referred to "SIA 2017")has gone through several years with development and innovation relying on the unique geographical and Competitive advantages of the Yangtze River Delta Zone, and become the most influential industry exhibition in East China .