CHINAPLAS is the world’s leading plastics and rubber trade fair, organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., and supported by many local and overseas associations. The 36th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries (CHINAPLAS 2024) will be held on April 23-26, 2024 at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), PR China. CHINAPLAS 2024 is expected to reach over 380,000 sqm exhibition areas with over 4,000 exhibitors from 40 countries and regions and 10 pavilions. It will showcase more than 3,800 units of plastics and rubber machinery include extrusion and injection machines, blow molding machines, ancillary & testing equipment, film technology, integrated automation machines, and machines & equipment for preprocessing and re machines & equipment for preprocessing and recycling cycling; and chemicals and raw materials cover additives, bioplastics, 3D printing materials, pigments, composite & high-performance materials, semi-finished products, and thermoplastic elastomers & rubber, for the automotive, building & city infrastructure, E&E, IT & telecommunications, end-user packaging, medical and other industries. It will attract 180,000 professional buyers, with 25% overseas visitors, from 150 countries and regions.The show will highlight “Smart Manufacturing, Innovative Materials, Green & Circular Solutions” in which integrated automation, composite materials, 3D printing, and recycling technologies will be displayed together with the concurrent events. All these contribute to the enterprises for upgrading the production process and competitiveness. Over 4,000 Global Exhibitors, including chemicals and raw materials suppliers like DuPont, BASF, Dow Chemical, MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL, Kingfa, Covestro, LG Chemicals, etc to provide new and advanced technology in chemicals field; and plastics and rubber machinery suppliers like Haitian, Borch EDI, Engel, Jwell, Dalian Totani, Akei, BCC, Zerma, Avian, Yizumi, Husky, Nordson, Solvay, Coperion, etc will display a wide range of plastics machinery include extrusion and injection molding machines for different industries, e.g. plastic packaging; and mould and die suppliers like Mold-Masters, Yudo, etc. In addition, for composite & high-performance materials, there are exhibitors of Nippon Electric Glass, IKP, Taishan Fiberglass. While Demag, ISRA, ABB, Tool-Temp, Italy Gimatic, KENT, Mehow, LITEON, LNC, Delta-Cimic, etc are the suppliers of industrial automation machines. And Macchi, Jinming, and Hanking will display film technology.Visitors who successfully pre-register online (www.ChinaplasOnline.com/prereg) can enjoy early bird fare discount.
Lightweight & Eco-friendly Materials Put Forward Higher Vehicle Efficiency
In August 2023, China's automobile sales reached 2.582 million units, an increase of 8.2% on monthly base and 8.4% year-on-year. From January to August 2023, the cumulative sales of automobiles reached 18.21 million units, a year-on-year increase of 8%. On September 2nd, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology proposed that the automotive industry strive to achieve annual sales of about 27 million vehicles, a year-on-year increase of about 3%, including sales of about 9 million new energy vehicles, a year-on-year increase of about 30%. The growth of the automotive market indicates a significant increase in demand for automotive plastics, especially innovative materials and molding processes that meet the lightweight, low-carbon, and environmentally friendly needs of automobiles.