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

Date, time & venue


please note that the event was full

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Date, Time & Place


Date:                                    9th November 2019 (Saturday)

Time:                                    9:00am – 7:00pm

Venue:                               Foshan

Language:                         Cantonese (supplemented with English Terms)  

Fee:                                      HK$250 per person
                                           HK$200 for HKIE MI or MMNC members or IET HK members

Enquiries:                           Mr Ferris POON (Email: ferris.poon@towngas.com or Tel 9806 9187)

                                           Ms Twing CHAN (Email: twing.chan@towngas.com or Tel: 2963 3160)


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 at Shenzhen Bay Port and take coach


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




HKD 250 per head (including transportation and lunch)

HKD 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 26 October 2019. Successful applicants will be notified the assembly point and time for the visit by email before 1 November 2019.  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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