There is a technological revolution led by the government and the participation of civil forces. The future is just around the corner. Robotics and automation are coming.
On August 27th, 2017 China (Guangzhou) International Robot & Intelligent Manufacturing Exhibition was co-hosted by China Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE) and China National Machinery Industry Corporation，and co-undertaken by SINOMACH-IT, China National Machinery Industry International Co., Ltd. (SINOMACHINT), Guangzhou Robotics Alliance and China Federation of Industrial and Economic Research Center. In this fair, industrial robots, service robots, special robots and UAV, smart wearable products, 3D printers and other high-end manufacturing products compete to appear.
On the day of 2017 China Robot Industry Innovation Summit, Ye Niuping, vice mayor of Guangzhou delivered a speech at the summit. In his speech, vice mayor Ye Niuping pointed out that as an important central city of the country and an important advanced manufacturing base in the country, Guangzhou firmly grasped the development trend of the robot industry in China, butted the national strategy of the Development Plan of The Robot Industry (2016-2020), and introduced a series of policies, such as Implementation Opinions on Promoting the Development of Industrial Robots and Intelligent Equipment Industry and Implementation Opinions on Accelerating the Innovation And Development of Advanced Manufacturing Industry. Each year, a special fund of about 1 billion yuan would be set up to promote the development of key industries such as intelligent equipment and robots. At present, Guangzhou has formed a complete industrial chain of robot integration from upstream key parts, midstream whole machine to the downstream system. In 2016, the city's smart equipment and robot industry were nearly 50 billion yuan in size, and its output value ranked second in the country. Guangzhou CNC and ST Sail were selected as "China Robot TOP10".