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One-day Technical Visit to Foshan: O-MATIC & B-Free Tech Ltd

Date, time & venue

2019-11-09;9:00am – 7:00pm;Foshan

Organized by

HKIE-Manufacturing and Industrial (MI) Division

HKIE-Mechanical, Marine, Naval Architecture and Chemical (MMNC) Division


Supported by IET Hong Kong

Language: Cantonese (supplemented with English Terms)  

Programme Highlight

To appreciate the innovative design of robots and stair-climbing tools together with their manufacturing or fabrication, a visit will be made to the following two factories in Foshan:

O-Matic Intelligent Robot Ltd (www.o-matic.cn) A Hong Kong company with a factory in Foshan making cable robots, transportation robots, welding robots and grinding robots

B-Free Tech Ltd (www.bfreetech.com) A Hong Kong enterprise developing high-quality multi-functional stairs climbing power wheelchairs with a production base in Foshan.


All members interested in robots design, manufacturing processes and advanced toolings are welcome to join the visit.


9:00 am:                           Assemble and take coach at Shenzhen Bay Port

9:00 am – 11:30am        Travel to Foshan

11:30 am – 12:45 pm:    Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm       Travel to O-Matic

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm:        Visit O-Matic Intelligent Robot Ltd

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm:        Travel to B-Free

3:10 pm – 4:30 pm:        Visit B-Free Tech Ltd

4:30 pm – 7:00 pm:        Travel to Shenzhen

7:00 pm:                           Disband at Shenzhen Bay Port


HK$ 250 per head (including transportation and lunch)
HK$200 for members of HKIE MI or MMNC Divisions, or members of IET HK

Please note that participants are required to buy travel insurance by themselves


Payment Method

Please make cheque payable to “HKIE-MIE Division” with your full name and telephone number at the back and send it to Ms Twing CHAN at 18/F, 363 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.


Registration & Enquiries


Prior registration is required and applications will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. The number of participants is limited to 20. For registration, please enroll online via https://forms.gle/umK95bbKD2oLuP9J9 by 28 October 2019 (Monday). Successful applicants will be notified the assembly point and time for the visit by email before 1 November 2019 (Friday).  For any queries, please contact Mr Ferris POON (Email: ferris.poon@towngas.com or Tel 9806 9187) or Ms Twing CHAN (Email: twing.chan@towngas.com) or Tel: 2963 3160).








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