PCIM Asia 2020, Asia’s leading power electronics trade fair, finished on 18 November after a bustling three days which welcomed the biggest names in the power electronics industry to Shanghai. The show received an overwhelmingly positive response from exhibitors and visitors alike for its professionalism, wide variety of product offerings and high-quality conference and forums.
PCIM Asia was successfully held from 16 – 18 November at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. The show welcomed a total of 69 exhibitors who presented the latest trends, developments and product innovations for all applications of power electronics on an exhibition area of 7,000 square metres. This year’s fair saw the participation of well-known domestic and international companies such as Mitsubishi Electric, Semikron, Fuji Electric, Infineon, Beijing Sunking, Bronze, CRRC, Hangzhou Firstack, Heraeus, Keysight, Shanghai Eagtop, Toshiba and Wuxi CRE New Energy. What’s more, the Korean Pavilion debuted at the fair and featured a number of South Korea’s premier semiconductor companies, including Busan Techno Park Foundation, JMJ, PowerCubeSemi, SemiPowerEx and SIGETRONICS. Each of these companies’ presence at PCIM Asia underlined the fair’s position as one of the most significant trade platforms for power electronics in China.
Fair’s exceptional quality draws acclaim from participants Exhibitors were highly satisfied with the excellent quality of attendees and the plentiful networking opportunities that were offered, noting that the fair was an ideal platform to grow their businesses. Many of them also used their visit to PCIM Asia to learn more about the current market conditions and forward-looking trends and technologies in power electronics through the exhibition and conference. On the other hand, the fair attracted 4,348 trade visitors, with many praising the fair for offering them opportunities to source from a wide range of quality suppliers and gather the latest market intelligence. For instance, the fair once again featured an array of thematic zones such as the E-mobility Zone, Poster Session Area (as part of the Conference), Newcomer Pavilion and University Zone, covering the complete spectrum of power electronics, from power semiconductor components and modules, electrical devices, passive components and thermal management to testing and measurement.
Fringe programme events guide the industry into the future
Alongside the exhibition ran the highly reputable PCIM Asia Conference, where world-class academics and industry specialists presented the latest breakthroughs and market trends that are shaping the future of power electronics. The theme behind this year’s conference was E-Mobility and Infrastructure, which delved into the unlimited possibilities of power electronics in the application of electric mobility. Both speakers and attendees greatly admired the vibrant atmosphere and top-notch programme of the conference, which encouraged industry dialogue and knowledge exchange. Other highlights of the fair included the E-mobility Forum, the Power Electronics Energy Storage Industry Forum and the Power Electronics Application Forum. Participants were impressed by the depth of the events and diversity of the topics up for discussion.
Conference speakers: 61
Conference attendees: 298