Guidelines for application

The 35th Application

Eligibility Requirements

■ Company

As a general rule, the entry product is to be made by a company that engages in precision sheet metal / sheet metal working business, and uses sheet metal working machines, in Japan and overseas.

■ Students

Students whom are studying metal processing at high school, technical college, university or vocational school are applicable to "student fabrication".

*Products created by teachers, professors or trainers will be classified as reference.

When & Where

1. The entries are accepted from
May through October 2022.

2. The entries should be handed to an AMADA employee or sent to the local AMADA office.


AMADA Solution Center situated in AMADA CO., LTD.
200, Ishida, Isehara-shi, Kanagawa 259-1196 Japan



How to Enter

1. Entry Form (Website)

You can enter directry to entry form. Please print the form filled in and send it along with the product.

2. Entry Form (PDF)

・English » DOWNLOAD (PDF)

・Chinese » DOWNLOAD (PDF)

The entry form (PDF) can also download it on this home page. Please print the form filled in and attach it along with the product.

■ Guidelines for application

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・Chinese » DOWNLOAD (PDF)

The following questions have high score points at selection process: "the process you would like to appeal" and "illustrated explanation of fabricating know-how". Please fill them out in detail, with accuracy.

*In case of welding fabrication, please attach photos before finishing.

*When the version of Adobe Reader(free) is old, form input and file preservation can't sometimes be done.

Terms for Application

1. The product must symbolize today's sheet metal fabricating technology, and must have been processed by sheet metal working machines.

2. The applicants are responsible for verifying with your client if you can display the product.

3. If you wish to exhibit the product under the copyrighted material of a third party (character, etc.), patent rights, design rights, trademark rights or other intellectual property rights, you must attach the certification of receiving proper license, consent from the right holder with the product.

4. Please do not mark the part with a company logo.

5. Exhibition category.
The fair applies following 5 category.
Refer to the samples below
1) Sheet metal parts (Single sheet fabrication)
2) Sheet metal assemble parts (Assembly of parts)
3) Welding fabrication (Welding technology & skills)
4) Formative arts fabrication (Idea and impressin of formative arts)

*The Judging Committee may change the above categories.

5) Students’ fabrication (Fabricated by students)
*Poruducts made by students who are studying about metal processing at high school, technical college, university or vocational school

6. Work piece size should be within

1,500mm in the total outside dimensions (length+width+height) and must not exceed 600mm in each dimension.

Please contact the Precision Sheet Metal Technology Fair office if your work exceeds this size limit. Points may be deducted if your part is very large.

7. Basically,the entered product will not be returned. If you wish the part to be returned, please contact us.

8. The entries will be on display at the Amada HQ in Japan from November 2022 through October 2023.

*The entries might be displayed in a private show or public show if the applicant accepts it.

Selection Process

1. All entries will be judged according to the criteria below for each category:

1) Does the entry provide hints or ideas for fabricating technologies/ fabricating know-how?

2) Does the entry use advanced or new technology based on today's sheet metal fabricating technology?

3) Hight quality and high precision work-pieces utilized by advanced and experienced skills and methods.

2.The entries will be judged in two phases:

1) Initial Selection
All entries will be exhibited at the Amada HQ from November 2022 through January 2023, to be voted online and by visitors to Amada.

2) Second Selection
The nominated entries from the initial selection (one product per category for each company) will be evaluated by the Judging Committee which is composed of academic experts and sponsors. Each award winner will be determined based on the number of votes acquired.

*Please note that the event contents may change depending on COVID-19.

Announcement of winners

The winners of each award will be announced in March 2023.


《Awards Judged beyond Exhibition Category》

《Awards Judged by Category》

Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Award

Grand Prize

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award

Technical Award

Kanagawa Prefectural Governor's Award


Japan Vocational Ability Development Association Chairman's Award

The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Award


The Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity President's Award

Overseas Best Award


Judging Committee's Special Award


Amada Award


Special Award etc.


Privacy policy

1. For the purpose of using personal information
Personal information of applicants to the Fair may be used only for Fair purposes, including placement in printed materials on sponsorship, website posting, announcement of competition results or public relations activities deemed necessary to perform the Fair.
The same applies to award-winning pieces of work. This should be agreed to by applicants in advance.

2. For information of submissions / applying organization
All the information will be widely published in web sites, newspapers, magazines and lectures of seminar, etc.

3. Disclosure of information to third parties
Personal information on applicants is to be used for the above purposes and will not be disclosed to any third party without permission except as may be required by law.

* Others: By entering any part in this competition, the applicants agree to be bound by all conditions of this Fair.