With the implementation of China's 12th Five-Year Plan, a large number of projects have already been unveiled. The initiation of infrastructure projects, huge opportunities arising from strategic development of new emerging industries and the irreversible trend of global green industry, have altogether facilitated a stable development of the plastics and rubber industries. However, all industries are about to face severe challenges soon from the changes and instability of current global situation. Technology upgrade, re-modelling and restructuring, and innovation are undoubtedly the only winning strategy for China's manufacturing industries in adversity. It is crucial in future development for enterprises to utilize their advantages, overcome new challenges, gear up to upgrade equipment and automation, and improve production efficiency.
CHINAPLAS 2012 (The 26th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries), which is dedicated to showcasing the world-class cutting-edge plastics and rubber technologies, will be grandly returned to Shanghai, PR China and held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre on April 18-21, 2012. In order to cope with the rapid development of the plastics and rubber industries and the global green trend, CHINAPLAS 2012 will introduce advanced products, technologies and solutions from all around the world. At the fairground, the integration of new technologies, new concepts, new designs and low energy consumption solutions into various industries will be demonstrated. A wide range of high-end machines, value-added new materials and innovative products will be showcased to satisfy diversified purchasing needs of both Chinese and overseas buyers.
Mr. Stanley Chu, Chairman of Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., Organizer of CHINAPLAS, indicated that, the complicated and changing global economic situation will bring various new challenges to China's economy. Enterprises are currently perplexed by the shortage of labour and electricity in China, and the elimination of backward production capacity caused by the growing pressure of energy-saving everywhere, CHINAPLAS 2012 will display various kinds of exhibits, e.g. robot hands, energy saving servo motors, all-electric injection molding machines, bioplastics materials, which will offer effective solutions to solve the problems of environmental protection and shortage of raw materials, plus many new recycling technologies. All these will capture the attention of buyers.
The total exhibition area of CHINAPLAS is expected to hit a new record high of 200,000 sqm, enjoying an increase of 33.3% over the last edition held at Shanghai in 2010. The 4-day exhibition will attract over 2,600 exhibitors from 35 countries/regions, including Du Pont, Borouge, Dow, BASF, Bayer, Haitian, Chen Hsong, Husky, Borch, Fangli, Liansu, Jwell, Jinhai, Conair, etc, plus12 country/region pavilions from Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, PR China, Taiwan, Turkey, UK and USA. All of them will gather under the same roof to showcase their advanced raw materials and chemicals and over 2,500 sets of machines, providing new solutions to the industry users to enhance their competitiveness and product performance.
Ms. Ada Leung, Assistant General Manager of Adsale, stated that as the exhibition area is extremely large with various kinds of exhibits that are widely applied to different industries, such as automotive, E&E, building & construction and packaging, etc., the number of exhibitors for a single industry application will amount to few hundreds. In addition, the hot topics conference and more than 70 technical seminars will be concurrently held with CHINAPLAS 2012. Visitors are advised to stay at least two full days to visit the show. She gave a hint to visitors that it is important to plan the visiting route and meeting schedule in advance in order to make the visit more efficient.
In view of the increasing scale of the show, the organizer expected to have over 100,000 professional visitors from 140 countries/regions and over 100 delegations visiting CHINAPLAS 2012 to meet suppliers for business discussion, technology exchange and purchase.
Boosting by the continuous release of new materials, new processing techniques and new technologies, the application for plastics and rubber keeps on expanding widely and more in depth. To facilitate buyers to search for their interested exhibits in such an enormous fairground, the organizer has set up 11 theme zones, including Extrusion Machinery Zone, Injection Molding Machinery Zone, Chemicals & Raw Materials Zone, Plastic Packaging & Blow Molding Machinery Zone, Rubber Machinery & Equipment Zone, Die & Mould Zone, Auxiliary & Testing Equipment Zone, Other Processing Machinery Zone, Bioplastics Zone, Semi-finished Products Zone and Chinese Export Machinery & Materials Hall.
Online pre-registration is now available at www.ChinaplasOnline.com
. Visitors who successfully complete online registration on or before Feb 15, 2012 will get their visitor badges in advance to enjoy free admission and free coupon to redeem the exhibition catalogue (worth RMB100). In addition, by using the online function of myChinaplas, pre-registered visitors can search exhibitor's profile, plan visiting route, personalize their own visitor guides and join the online business matching service.
For more enquires about exhibiting or visiting, please visit www.ChinaplasOnline.com
More than 100 representatives of associations and enterprises attended the promotion conference of CHINAPLAS 2012 held in Shanghai in order to grasp the first-hand news of the Asia's No.1 plastics and rubber trade fair.
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About CHINAPLAS 2012
CHINAPLAS 2012 is organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., and co-organized by the China National Light Industry Council - China Plastics Processing Industry Association, China Plastics Machinery Industry Association, Messe Duesseldorf China Ltd., Shanghai Society of Plastics Industry and Beijing Yazhan Exhibition Services Ltd. The event is also supported by various plastics and rubber associations in China and abroad.
First introduced in 1983, CHINAPLAS is China's only plastics and rubber trade show approved by UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry). CHINAPLAS has been exclusively sponsored by the Europe's Association for Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers (EUROMAP) in China for the 23rd time. CHINAPLAS is currently Asia's No.1 and the world's No.2 plastics and rubber trade fair.