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analytica China 2016 Closes with New Product Launches and Record-Breaking Numbers
Nov 11 2016 Read 975 Times
On 12 October 2016, the eighth edition of analytica China closed successfully at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. A total of 24,582 (including CBB 2016 visitors) professional instrument users, scientists and researchers, an increase of 31% compared to the 2014 edition (2014: 18,775), visited the trade show.
analytica China 2016 covered 35,000m2 of exhibition space which is an increase of 17% compared to the last event. 848 leading exhibitors (+ 22%) from 25 countries and districts attended the show.
This year, many new products were launched for the first time: PerkinElmer launched the Qsight LC/MS/MS and the upgraded Torion T-9; Shimadzu came up with the LCMS-8060 ultra-fast triple quadrupole Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer; Analytik Jena held a life sciences new product conference and launched a ContrAA®800 HR-CS AAS; IKA launched its IKA CBC 5 basic/control for the first time in China; Agilent showcased its new intelligent, efficient, simplified and innovative Intuvo 9000. Other products presented included Eppendorf’s 5920R high-capacity centrifuge, Mettler’s Bench Smart 96 and MP80 full automatic sliding melting point measuring instrument and Merieux’s GENE-UP® PCR-based molecular diagnostic system.
PhD Bing Zhu, Country General Manager, EH China of PerkinElmer, was very satisfied with the show: ”It is the biggest event for the analysis and biotechnology industry in China and there are a lot of customers every day.” Jiangxiang Hu, Senior Manager Marketing Division of Analytica & Measuring Instruments, Shimadzu, said: ”The exhibition is great in both numbers and quality.” For Shimin Li, Vice Manager of R&D Unilever, the first participation in analytica China was impressive: ” There are not only leading brands at the exhibition but also many domestic manufacturers who offer us many business opportunities.”
Since its first opening in 2002, the food processing industry has always been one of the focal points of analytica China. This year, apart from new products and technologies, analytica China collaborated with leading exhibitors and with industry organisations and users to set up a ‘Food Safety Day’.
Sandy Yang, Director for Marketing & Communications, Thermo Fisher Scientific commented: ”I took part in the food safety forum. It offered a lot of new ideas and findings about food safety in China and also discussed promising technological solutions.” Chi Zhang, QC and Food Safety Engineer, Nanjing Product Quality Control Institute, said: ”The exhibition is improving every year. This year, the Chinese exhibitors especially impress me..”
analytica China 2016 introduced a special show on lab safety and health. Experts from asecos gave live presentations on ‘Lab fire prevention and explosive treatment’, ‘Safe handling of dangerous materials’ and ‘Protect you and your employee from health risks’ to offer the audience practical tips on how to react in face of danger.
The analytica China conference provided over 100 expert lectures on current topics such as food safety, analytical chemistry, environment and pharmacy. 3,323 visitors from different fields attended the analytica China conference, an increase of 41% compared to the 2014 edition.
Lin Jinming, Professor, Chemistry Department of Tsinghua University, pointed out: ”The exhibition is especially big this year and the conferences are of the highest quality and very well attended. Through the Chinese Chemical Society, we invited four keynote speakers and 16 guest speakers making it a first-class international conference.”
The next analytica China takes place from 31 October to 2 November 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.
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