The 27th China International PCB & Assembly Show (CPCA SHOW 2018) was held at National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai during Mar. 20 - 22, 2018. The ribbon cutting ceremony was held at 9:30am on the first day. Our Vice-Chairman & Secretary General Mr. Luther Wong attended the ceremony together with other WECC association representatives. 

This year’s show took up two exhibition halls of 7.1H & 8.1H. The exhibition area exceeded 42,000 square meters for the first time and covered 1,900 booths and 670 exhibitors with 18% increase from last year. The show areas were mainly categorized as PCB manufacturing, materials, intelligent manufacturing, equipment and water treatment & cleanrooms. Many leading companies in the PCB industry joined the show.

The CPCA 2018 Spring International PCB Symposium, intelligent manufacturing and other technical seminars were also held during the same period. The theme of this symposium was "smart innovation, sharing future" with the hope to take this opportunity to promote technological advancement and encourage the development of the industry in the direction of intelligence and automation.

The CPCA show welcome reception was held on the first show day. Our Vice-Chairman & Secretary General Mr. Luther Wong was on stage on behalf of HKPCA to toast the success of the show. Wonderful performances and the exciting lucky draw created an active atmosphere on that night.

The 24th World Electronic Circuits Council Meeting was held during the exhibition period. Delegates from each association shared the local PCB industry development status in 2017. It can be seen that the global PCB industry achieved significant growth in the year 2017. In the future, with the gradual maturity and improvement of smart manufacturing, it is bound to bring greater development opportunities to the PCB industry.