Manufacturing exhibitions in Japan

Manufacturing exhibitions and events held in Japan. Please check each website for the latest information.
Updated: November 23, 2019
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Name Area Times
SME new manufacturing and new service exhibition Tokyo, Osaka Once a year in each region
New Value Creation Exhibition Tokyo,all-digital in 2020 Once a year
Tokyo International Industry Exhibition Tokyo,all-digital in 2020 Once a year
Manufacturing World Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya Once a year in each region
Digital manufacturing Tokyo,all-digital in 2020 Once a year
Manufacturing Partner Forum Tokyo, Osaka,all-digital in 2020 Once a year in each region
MESSE NAGOYA Nagoya,all-digital in 2020 Once a year
Monozukuri - A Celebration of Japanese Artisanal Techniques Tokyo Once a year
Town Factory Trade Fair Tokyo Once a year
TECH Biz EXPO Nagoya Once a year
High precision & difficult manufacturing technology show Tokyo,all-digital in 2020 Once a year
Prototype market & fine, precision processing technology exhibition Tokyo Once a year
Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Expo [M-Tech] Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya Once a year in each region
Japan International Machine Tool Fair [JIMTOF] Tokyo,all-digital in 2020 Once every two years
Mechatronics Technology Japan [MECT] Nagoya Odd years
International Robot Exhibition [iREX] Tokyo Irregular
Sensor Technology Complex Osaka Once a year
Leaser & Photics Expo Tokyo Once a year
OPIE Tokyo Once a year
Medtec Tokyo Once a year
Japan International Welding Show Osaka, Tokyo Once a year in each region
Advanced Surface Technology Exhibition & Conference(ASTEC) Tokyo,all-digital in 2020 Once a year
Highly-functional Paint & Coating EXPO Tokyo,Osaka Once a year in each region
Next Innovation Technology Fair(NITF) Nagoya Once a year

SME new manufacturing and new service exhibition

Area Tokyo, Osaka
Times Once a year in each region
URL https://www.shin-monodukuri-shin-service.jp/(Japanese only)
Outline This is an exhibition for small and medium-sized enterprises that have received a subsidy called the Monozukuri Aid Project to show results. Since the subsidy has been adopted, its business potential and profitability are recognized by the government.
Target: Information and communications, electronic equipment, mechanical parts, environment, construction, energy, chemical fiber, medical care, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, food, logistics (Total number of exhibitors in Tokyo, 731 in 2018)
Free entrance

New Value Creation Exhibition

Area Tokyo,all-digital in 2020
Times Once a year
URL https://shinkachi-portal.smrj.go.jp/en/
Outline The "New Value Creation Exhibition" is a comprehensive exhibition of small and medium-sized businesses that create new value. New value includes not only innovative products and technologies, but also adding ideas to existing products, technologies and services to provide new values.
Targets: Industry, technology (production technology, IoT, new materials, robots), health, welfare (health, prevention, medical care, nursing care), environment, society (environment, disaster prevention, society, regional issues) (2018 exhibitors: 674 )
Free entrance

Tokyo International Industry Exhibition

Area Tokyo,all-digital in 2020
Times Once a year
URL https://www.sangyo-koryuten.tokyo/Englishs
Outline "Tokyo International Industry Exhibition" is a trade show of technologies and products of small and medium-sized enterprises located in metropolitan areas (Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa).
Target: Information, environment, medical care, welfare, machinery, metal (2018 exhibitors: 806)
Free entrance

Event report:Tokyo International Industry Exhibition 2019 - Introducing some companies.

Manufacturing World

Area Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya
Times Once a year in each region
URL https://www.japan-mfg.jp/en-gb.html
Outline Manufacturing World consists of eight exhibitions on the theme of "Short-term development, productivity improvement, quality improvement, VA / VE, cost reduction" of the manufacturing industry.
Design, manufacturing solution exhibition, machine element technology exhibition, 3D & virtual reality exhibition, manufacturing AI / IoT exhibition, next-generation 3D printer exhibition, aviation and space equipment development exhibition, factory equipment exhibition, measurement, inspection, sensor exhibition (Total number of exhibitors in 2020: 2030)
Admission: Free with advance registration, 5,000 yen on the day

Digital manufacturing

Area Tokyo,all-digital in 2020
Times Once a year
URL https://expo.nikkeibp.co.jp/xtech/ex/dm/(Japanese only)
Outline An exhibition on the theme of transforming the manufacturing process and value chain with digital technology. Catch up with the digital manufacturing revolution, including AI (Artificial Intelligence), IoT (Internet of Things), Industry 4.0 in Germany, Industrial Internet in the US and Made in China 2025.
Admission: Free with advance registration, 3,000 yen on the day

Manufacturing Partner Forum

Area Tokyo, Osaka,all-digital in 2020
Times Once a year in each region
URL http://mpf-event.jp/
Outline An exhibition to connect people who need processing technology (design, R & D, design, production technology, etc.) with processing companies and contract development companies (processing, materials, development support, contract services).
Solutions for issues such as weight reduction, integration, joining, decorating, fine, complex shapes, ultra-short delivery time, heating, construction method change, long life, labor-saving, high strength, development support, ultra-precision, integrated commissioning, etc. (Total number of exhibitors in Tokyo: 69 venues in 2019)
Admission free, advance registration required

MESSE NAGOYA

Area Nagoya,all-digital in 2020
Times Once a year
URL https://www.messenagoya.jp/english/
Outline Messe Nagoya is one of Japan's largest business exhibitions in different industries, including the manufacturing industry. The feature of booths is that they are categorized by the proposal, not by industry. Proprietary technology, performance, cost reduction, small and lightweight, efficiency, environmental consideration, energy, safety, etc. (2019 1,442 exhibitors)
Free entrance

Monozukuri - A Celebration of Japanese Artisanal Techniques

Area Tokyo
Times Once a year
URL https://www.monozukuri-takumi-expo.tokyo/en/
Outline An exhibition of traditional techniques related to clothing, food, housing, and engineering that have supported Japan. The feature is that not only individual companies exhibit, but also group exhibitions such as technical associations and unions. (74 exhibitors in 2019)
Free entrance

Town Factory Trade Fair

Area Tokyo
Times Once a year
URL http://machikouba.jp/(Japanese only)
Outline Katsushika, Tokyo, and surrounding areas (Adachi, Kita, Arakawa, Taito, Sumida, Taito, Koto, Edogawa / Ichikawa, Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture / Misato, Yashio, Saitama Prefecture) Small and medium-sized manufacturing exhibitions.
Target: Machine, equipment, processing(metal, rubber, plastic, glass, leather, paper) printing, textile

TECH Biz EXPO

Area Nagoya
Times Once a year
URL http://www.techbizexpo.com(Japanese only)
Outline The theme for 2020 is "Advanced processing technology that opens up future manufacturing." This is held on a different theme every year. Laser application technology, 3D printer application technology, CFRP, GFRP, CNF manufacturing, processing technology, AI, IoT, processing technology contributing to weight reduction, dissimilar material bonding, bonding technology, production development, efficiency, optimization technology, quality control , Evaluation technology, environment, new energy, EV, FCV, clean diesel, etc. (121 exhibitors in 2019)
Admission free, advance registration required.

High precision & difficult manufacturing technology show

Area Tokyo,all-digital in 2020
Times Once a year
URL https://biz.nikkan.co.jp/eve/hds/exhibitors.html(Japanese only)
Outline A trade show of "high precision, difficult processing" required in fields such as automobile, aviation, space, electricity, electronics, medical equipment, and food processing.
Target: High-precision machining, ultra-high-speed machining, high-efficiency machining, difficult-to-cut materials, difficult-to-machine materials, difficult-to-shape machining, etc. (205 exhibitors in 2019)
Admission: Free with advance registration, 1,000 yen on the day

Prototype market & fine, precision processing technology exhibition

Area Tokyo
Times Once a year
URL http://www.nikkan-event.jp/sb/(Japanese only)
Outline High international competitive technologies' show including micro-processing and ultra-precision processing and prototype technologies'show with short delivery time and a small lot is held at the same time. Since it is held in Ota Ward, it is a chance to meet the technology of the town factory. (2019: about 120 exhibitors, 3,098 visitors)
Free entrance

Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Expo [M-Tech]

Area Tokyo,Osaka,Nagoya
Times Once a year in each region
URL https://www.japan-mfg.jp/en-gb/about/mtech.html
Outline M-Tech is one of the exhibitions in the Manufacturing World. A trade show of machining technology related to metal, a resin such as mechanical elements such as bearings, screws, springs, fine processing, large and thick materials, and lightweight. (Total number of exhibitors as the whole exhibition is 2030 in 2020)
Admission: Free with advance registration, 5,000 yen on the day

Japan International Machine Tool Fair [JIMTOF]

Area Tokyo,all-digital in 2020
Times Once every two years
URL http://www.jimtof.org/en/index.html
Outline This is a specialized exhibition of machine tools and related equipment. Machine tools, forging machines, machine tools, diamonds, CBN tools, grinding wheels, gear units, oil pressure / pneumatic / water pressure devices, precision measuring devices, optical measuring devices, test devices, control devices and related software (2018 exhibitors 1,085)
Free with an invitation. Other : 1,000 yen, 3,000 yen

Mechatronics Technology Japan [MECT]

Area Nagoya
Times Odd years
URL https://mect-japan.com/2021/en/
Outline One of the largest machine tool trade fairs in Japan. Machine tools, Forging, Sheet metal working machines, Injection molding machines, 3D printers, Machine tools, Measuring equipment, Testing equipment, Hydraulic, Pneumatic equipment, Gears, Environment, Safety-related equipment, Industrial robots, New Material, etc. (2017 exhibitors: 457, visitors: about 90,000)
Admission free with advance registration, 1,000 yen on the day

International Robot Exhibition [iREX]

Area Tokyo
Times Irregular
URL https://biz.nikkan.co.jp/eve/irex/english/
Outline This is a state-of-the-art robot exhibition where products and technologies related to robots, such as IoT and AI, are gathered together from Japan, including large-scale exhibitions by industrial robot manufacturers. (The number of exhibitors scheduled for 2019 is 637)
Admission 1,000 yen, free with advance registration

Sensor Technology Complex

Area Osaka
Times Once a year
URL http://sensait.jp/sensor-technology-complex/exhibition/(Japanese only)
Outline Specially focused sensor technologies used for autonomous driving, robots, social infrastructure, security, safety and security, riders, etc., which are in great demand, will be exhibited

Leaser & Photics Expo

Area Tokyo
Times Once a year
URL https://www.photonix-expo.jp/en-gb.html
Outline This is a comprehensive exhibition of optical laser-related technologies consisting of three parts: Optics EXPO, Laser Processing Technology Exhibition, and Optical Measurement / Analysis Equipment Exhibition [Optics EXPO] Lenses, mirrors / prisms, optical materials, surface treatment technologies, polishing / mirror finishing, cutting equipment, etc. [Laser processing technology exhibition] Laser cutting machines, laser welding machines, laser markers, laser oscillators, laser processing, etc. [ Optical measurement and analysis equipment exhibition] Spectroscope, photometer, interferometer, various analysis equipment, microscope, camera, image processing device, etc. (2018 exhibitors: 1172, visitors: 59094)
Admission free with advance registration, 5,000 yen on the day

OPIE

Area Tokyo
Times Once a year
URL https://www.opie.jp/en/
Outline One of the largest specialized exhibitions related to light in Japan. An exhibition consisting of laser EXPO, lens design and manufacturing exhibition, infrared and ultraviolet applied technology exhibition, industrial camera & advanced imaging EXPO, space, astronomical optics EXPO, and positioning EXPO (2019 exhibitors: 405, visitors: 16,709)
Admission 2,000 yen, free with advance registration

Medtec

Area Tokyo
Times Once a year
URL http://www.medtecjapan.com/en
Outline Asia's largest specialized exhibition consisting of multiple exhibitions centered on medical / nursing care, welfare / clinical testing, etc.
Medtec (design and manufacture of medical equipment), ElectroMED (medical electronics), Smart + Health (medical), nursing care, welfare robots & equipment development, Test Kit (inspection kit), MedTech City (disaster medical care, disaster prevention) (2019 exhibitors: 523, visitors: 25,407)
Admission fee: 5,000 yen, free with advance registration

Japan International Welding Show

Area Tokyo, Osaka
Times Once a year in each region
URL https://weldingshow.jp/2020en/
Outline Japan's largest exhibition on welding and joining technologies. Welding, laser processing, surface modification, heat treatment, non-destructive inspection, etc. (2016 Osaka exhibitors: 216, visitors: 88,945)
1,500 yen (group, student 500 yen)

Advanced Surface Technology Exhibition & Conference (ASTEC)

Area Tokyo,all-digital in 2020
Times Once a year
URL https://www.astecexpo.jp/en/index.html
Outline This is a specialized exhibition of functional surfaces and interfaces. Various surface treatment materials, equipment, technology, thin-film material, thin-film coating technology, paint, coating technology, grinding, polishing, various measuring machines, etc. (2018 exhibitors: 45, visitors: 43,622)
Admission: 3,000 yen, free with pre-registration

Simultaneous holding
SURTECH2020 Surface Technology Element Exhibition / nano tech 2020 International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference / InterAqua 2020 10th International Water Solution Exhibition / New Functional Materials Exhibition 2020 / 3D Surface Decoration Technology Exhibition 2020 / JFlex2020 / ENEX2020 / Smart Energy Japan 2020 / Power and Gas New Business EXPO 2020 / TCT Japan 2020 / All about Photonics 2020 / MEMS Sensing & Network System Exhibition 2020

Highly-functional Paint & Coating EXPO

Area Tokyo, Osaka
Times Once a year in each region
URL https://www.coating-japan.jp/en-gb.html
Outline This exhibition specializes in "paint and coating technology" which is indispensable in various fields such as automobiles, electronics and medical equipment. (Total number of exhibitors in Tokyo 1,050 in 2019, number of visitors 70,000)
Admission 5,000 yen, pre-registration, free with invitation ticket

Next Innovation Technology Fair(NITF)

Area Nagoya
Times Once a year
URL https://www.chusanren.or.jp/nitf2020/(Japanese only)
Outline An exhibition where the concept is innovation through the fusion of fundamental technologies and advanced technologies. New materials and elements, processing technology / efficiency from design to production, optimization technology / management, evaluation, measurement technology / logistics, transport, FA, robot technology / AI, IoT, 3D, image processing technology / new energy, hydrogen Related
Admission free (registration required)