IRC conference attracts 300 delegates
By IRN staff25 October 2021
The International Rental Conference (IRC) was successfully held today in Shanghai, China, attracting an audience of around 300 delegates. The audience saw high-level presentations from companies including LSHM North China, Hitachi Shanghai, JLG, Liugong and rental company Zhongneng United.
The event, being held this year for the ninth time, is the largest conference in China focusing on the fast-growing equipment rental sector.
Lawrence Luo, CEO of LSHM North China – a major Caterpillar dealer in China – spoke about the future role for equipment dealers in China’s rental market, while Tei Gyomei, Managing Director of Hitachi Shanghai, provided a ‘masterclass’ in rental management techniques.
Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of Liugong, outlined the situation facing the construction equipment industry in China. Host for the day was KHL’s Managing Director in China, Cathy Yao.
A fuller report on the event will follow in the pages of IRN.
IRC, which is organised by KHL group and International Rental News magazine, was taking place the day before the APEX Asia exhibition, which will see the largest collection of aerial platforms of any trade show in Asia this year.
The show has more than 100 exhibitors and is taking place from 26 to 29 October at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). APEX Asia will be in hall N2 at SNIEC, co-located with the CeMAT Asia material handling and factory automation show organised by Deutsche Messe.
See www.apexasiashow.com for details.