SMART MANUFACTURINGAlso known as Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing is the intelligent and integrated processing of advanced manufacturing technologies that when combined can create plant-wide optimization, sustainable production and data inter-operability through the integration of cloud computing, modelling & simulation tech. 


The adoption of Industrial IoT solutions in Manufacturing plants regionally using process automation, motion controls, unmanned systems, M2M technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning is the result of a USD 7.8 billion investment in IoT across Middle East and Africa. 

In response to this demand and UAE’s vision to become a Global Manufacturing Hub, the world’s fastest growing, large scale, Digital event – GITEX Technology Week is launching this NEW opportunity between the Hardware and Software halls with the support of a dedicated Conference and Awards program.  

  • Visitors came from 112 countries to source Smart Manufacturing products
  • 18,725 visitors at GITEX Technology Week are buyers of Smart Manufacturing Products
  • 34% of buyers are at GITEX Technology Week to source new suppliers of Smart Manufacturing
  • 12,920 buyers have a budget in excess of $100,000 to purchase
  • 1,909 are actively looking to procure Smart Manufacturing products at GITEX Technology Week  

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