Vietnamese firms show at ASEAN's exhibition hinh anh 1Visitors at Metalex 2014 in Bangkok. (Photo: VNA)
Southeast Asia's largest machine-tool and metalworking technology trade exhibition and conference, Metalex 2015, to be held next month in Thailand, will provide Vietnamese firms with a chance to update technologies and discover new business opportunities.

Sirirat Sungvichai, project manager for Thailand-based Reed Tradex Co. Ltd, the organiser, said that 2,700 global brands from 50 countries and territories would display thousands of new machines and cutting-edge technologies.

Under the theme of "Infinite Solutions, One Show," Metalex 2015 to be held from November 18-21 at Bangkok will also include conferences and forums on nano and metallurgy technologies, latest industry trends, and strategies.

In addition, its Business Matchmaking Programme will help participants expand networks, recruit new agents, seek new or alternative suppliers, and explore new business opportunities.

With the ASEAN Economic Community to come into existence by the end of this year, to remain competitive, Vietnamese firms need to invest in modern technologies.

The organiser said it received registrations to participate in the show from more than 60 companies from Vietnam.-VNA