TMTS 2024 Digital Transformation Forum - New Trend of Digital Intelligent Manufacturing, AI Driving Infinite Future


The 12th Taiwan International Machine Tool Show (TMTS 2024) on March 28th, March 29th held a total of 2 digital transformation forum, this forum is mainly directed by the Department of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan Machine Tool and Accessory Builders (hereinafter referred to as TMBA) and TechOrange co-hosted the "2024 AI Intelligent Large Factory Forum - Machine Tool Industry," a special session to invite a number of domestic and foreign experts from the world of digital manufacturing viewpoints. TMBA and TechOrange co-organized the "2024 AI Intelligent Manufacturing Forum - Machine Tool Industry" special session.
This year, TMTS 2024 introduced the Umati Zone, the first of its kind in Taiwan. Therefore, TMBA organized an appreciation ceremony and invited Jui-Hsiung Yen, Chairman of TONGTAI, to represent TMBA as Honorary Chairman, and Dr. Alexander Broos of VDW, as well as 26 domestic machine tool and accessory manufacturers, schools, and Public Association. At the same time, we would like to express our gratitude to the Precision Machinery Research Development Center (PMC) and the Smart Machinery Center (IMTC) of the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) for their technical support.
The theme of the Digital Transformation Forum on 28 March was "New Trends in Intellectual Transformation from a Global Perspective", and the speakers were mainly foreign experts. Dr Alexander Broos mentioned that Taiwan is the second largest partner of umati in the world, after Germany. From umati, the communication protocol that underpins digital transformation, he explained how tools and peripherals can be linked together through umati to create a cross-industry intelligent ecosystem, echoing the ecosystem concept and umati zone presented at the exhibition. Kevin Williams, PTC's vice president of global sales, began with sustainable product lifecycle management, from design that reduces environmental impact, to manufacturing visualisation and integration, to just-in-time supply chain management for energy efficiency and raw materials.