Metaltech & Automex 2019

Date: 15-18 May 2019
Venue: Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Center (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Organised by the leading international trade show organiser, UBM Asia (part of Informa plc), METALTECH 2019 will celebrate 25 years as the most established and largest event for metalworking, machinery, robotics and automation in Malaysia.

The 2019 edition will take place from 15 to 18 May at the new exhibition centre Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC). Located along Jalan Tunku Abdul Halim, MITEC’s state of the art facilities and strategic location in Kuala Lumpur will provide a range of exciting new benefits features including expanded exhibition space along with parking facilities, F&B options and meeting rooms at MITEC, alongside METALTECH’s first class services of superior business match making programme and the opportunity to be part of an international marketing reach. Visitors will also get to view the newest products and experience live demos in the comfortable and accessible state of the art facilities.

For 25 years METALTECH has pioneered the growth of metalworking, machinery, robotics and automation industry in Malaysia being the first dedicated business event of its kind organised and 100% owned by a professional international trade event organiser, UBM (part of Informa plc). The event will represents various sectors of the industry including sheet metal technology, mould & die, precision engineering, surface and heat treatment, material handling & storage, welding, robotics, and metallurgy.

The event which is held alongside the 12th edition of AUTOMEX which focuses on automation and technology will together feature over 1,500 international and local companies covering over 20,902 sq. m of exhibition floor place including companies such as Bystronic, Amada, Makino, Numac, Lung Kee Metal, Hexagon Measurement Technologies, Monitor Erp, Magma Engineering, Mitsubishi Electric amongst many others. The event is expected to attract 20,000 trade professionals for its upcoming edition.

“Our move to the new MITEC venue for the 25th anniversary reflects our reputation as first in class organiser and dedication to better enhancing the customer experience and providing them with the right platform to meet and network with key players of the industry. Since its launch the event continues to grow, and has been regarded as the right place to engage with quality trade buyers.” said Mr Gerard Willem Leeuwenburgh, Country General Manager of UBM Malaysia.

METALTECH is part of a portfolio of machine tool events in Southeast Asia that includes established events such as Manufacturing Indonesia, MTA Vietnam, Intermach Thailand, Manufacturing Surabaya and MTA in Myanmar, all organised by UBM Asia. “METALTECH is the most professional event in Malaysia for the metalworking and machinery industry. The event is able to host a range onsite features and activities and has continued to attract quality exhibitors form Malaysia and overseas, and a high calibre of trade buyers given its reputation as the longest running trade event. Moving to the new venue will enhance the experience of your participants with better facilities and room for more innovative and new technology and products” said Mr Gerard Willem Leeuwenburgh.

Other features at the event include free-to-attend trade seminars, hosted buyer programmes, and Robotic showcase. Online registration is now available on


METALTECH 2019 is organised by UBM and is the 25th International metalworking, machine tool, CAD/CAM, metrology, mould & die, surface & heat treatment, sub-contracting, foundry, precision engineering and welding technology exhibition.

Running concurrent to METALTECH 2019 for the 12th year is the Automation Technology Exhibition (AUTOMEX), the Malaysian event for all automation professionals with a comprehensive showcase of automation technologies focused on specific industry and commercial applications.