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CHINAPLAS is ready for new breakthroughs

CHINAPLAS, a technology–oriented plastics and rubber trade fair, offers sustainable manufacturing solutions for enterprises aiming at technological innovation and upgrading. The next edition of CHINAPLAS will move to the new National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Shanghai – the largest single block building and exhibition complex in the world. With the new venue, it is expected that the exhibition area will increase to 320,000 sq. meters, a 28% growth compares with the last edition. About 4,000 domestics and international exhibitors will showcase 3,800+ sets of advanced machinery. It is anticipated that 150,000+ professional buyers from 150 countries/ regions will visit the fair.


2 new theme zones to debut at CHINAPLAS 2018

“3D Technology Zone” and “Thermoplastics Elastomers & Rubber Zone” will be debut at CHINAPLAS 2018 in response to the rising market demands.


3D Technology Zone

Industrial 3D printing is more technologically mature. More industry sectors are adopting the technology in their production or design processes to cater for the market demands of customization and small batch production, while saving molding time and cost. “3D Technology Zone” will be setup at CHINAPLAS 2018 to gather leading suppliers of 3D technology.


Thermoplastic Elastomers & Rubber Zone

With improved performance, TPE and silicone rubbers are not only having wider applications but also high-end application, whether as lightweight materials in automotive, soft touch materials in electronic devices, or a safe alternative of medical plastics etc. Asia-Pacific region consumes around 45% of the global TPE supply, and the demand is still rising. In response to this market trend, Thermoplastic Elastomers & Rubber Zone is setup for the first time. Leading overseas and local suppliers will gather and showcase their latest technologies and applications!


18 theme zones to facilitate successful sourcing of buyers

With introduction of the two new theme zones, there are 18 theme zones at CHINAPLAS 2018. Theme zones to showcase machine exhibits include 3D Technology Zone, Die & Mould Zone, Injection Molding Machinery Zone, Rubber Machinery Zone, Auxiliary & Testing Equipment Zone, Extrusion Machinery Zone, Plastic Packaging Machinery Zone, Smart Manufacturing Technology Zone, Chinese Export Machinery & Materials Zone, Film Technology Zone, Recycling Technology Zone. Theme zones to gather materials suppliers include Additives Zone, Colour Pigment and Masterbatch Zone, Thermoplastic Elastomers & Rubber Zone, Bioplastics Zone, Composite & High Performance Materials Zone, Chemicals & Raw Materials Zone and Semi-Finished Products Zone. The setup of the 18 theme zones will certainly facilitate sourcing and purchasing of buyers.


Pre-register for CHINAPLAS 2018

CHINAPLAS 2018 will be held in National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Hongqiao, Shanghai, PR China on 24 – 27 April, 2018. Visitors can purchase a 4-day pass at a discounted price RMB 50 or USD 7.5 through online pre-registration. Visitors pre-register before 11 February, 2018 will receive a badge in advance to avoid long queue. Visitors can visit the official website to pre-register for CHINAPLAS 2018.


Connect with us through social media

CHINAPLAS now is active not only in Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, but also the popular Chinese social media, Wechat! Hot industry news, show updates, new services, fans welfare and visiting tips etc. will be shared in English. Search “AdsaleChinaplas” in Wechat to connect with us! We also invite you to follow CHINAPLAS on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn where you can share your questions, connect with like-minded professionals and entrepreneurs, and get first-hand tips for visiting the show.

About CHINAPLAS 2018

CHINAPLAS 2018 is organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd. and Beijing Yazhan Exhibition Services Ltd. and co-organized by China National Light Industry Council – China Plastics Processing Industry Association, China Plastics Machinery Industry Association, Messe Düsseldorf China Ltd., the Plastic Trade Association of Shanghai. The event is also supported by various plastics and rubber associations in China and abroad.


First introduced in 1983, CHINAPLAS has been approved by UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) since 2006. CHINAPLAS is exclusively sponsored by the Europe’s Association for Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers (EUROMAP) in China for the 29th time. CHINAPLAS is currently Asia’s No. 1 and the world’s No. 2 plastics and rubber trade fair.


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