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Plast returns in 2023

The organization team for Plast-International Exhibition for the Plastics and Rubber Industries announced the upcoming edition of the fair, September 5-8, 2023, at the Fiera Milano fairgrounds in Rho-Pero (Milan). As we all know, the Covid-19 pandemic caused the cancellation or rescheduling of almost all events...

Plastics, technologies and sustainability: GreenPlast is born

With a press conference in presence and in streaming, Promaplast on July 7 has presented GreenPlast, a new exhibition-convention dedicated to materials, technologies, and converting processes for plastics and rubber, with a strong emphasis on environmental sustainability, recovery and recycling of materials, and energy efficiency...

Targi Kielce announces new dates for Plastpol 2021

After having postponed Plastpol from May to September 2021 due to the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the fair’s organizer, Targi Kielce, has announced the dates of the next edition of the Polish exhibition, which will take place in Kielce from 21 to 23 September 2021...

Petcore Europe online conference to discuss post Covid-19 strategy and trends of PET

Building up on the success of 2020 with more than 300 visitors, Petcore Europe announces its 2021 two-day conference on a dedicated virtual platform. "Post Covid-19 - Strategy and Trends for the Circular PET Economy" is scheduled on June 2-3 and the first day will focus on perspectives and strategy for the PET value chain, with...

European plastics recyclers will meet in Amsterdam next November

Annual event organised by Crain Communications and Plastic Recyclers Europe (PRE), the “Plastics Recycling Show Europe” is a pan-European, free-to-attend exhibition, conference and awards designed specifically for plastics recycling professionals. The next edition will take place at RAI, Amsterdam in the Netherlands, on November 4-5, 2021...

"International Conference on Fatigue of Composites": online appointment in June

The eighth edition of the “International Conference on Fatigue of Composites” (ICFC8), organised by the Department of Management and Engineering of the University of Padua, will be held as an online conference from June 23 to 25. The series of “International Conference on Fatigue of Composites” aims to enhance...

Chinaplas: over 152,000 visitors net of the pandemic

Chinaplas 2021 was concluded on April 16 with a total of 152,134 visitors - 149,771 local and 2,363 overseas. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and the move to the new venue at Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, Chinaplas has once again proved itself to be a high standard platform for presenting new technologies and sourcing latest...

Plastpol 2021 gives in to the third wave of coronavirus infections

The third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in the introduction of new restrictive measures took its toll on Plastpol 2021, whose next edition, to be held in Kielce (Poland) from May 25 to 28, has been re-scheduled to September, although the dates and duration have not been decided yet...

JEC World 2021 postponed, appointment from March 8 to 12, 2022

The continued impact of the Covid-19 pandemic unfolding throughout 2021 has forced the JEC World team to reexamine the possibility of holding the next edition of JEC World this year. Thus, after thorough consultation of clients and partners, the JEC World team has decided to postpone the next edition of JEC World to March 8 to 10, 2022...

FIP postponed from June 2021 to April 2022

FIP (France Innovation Plasturgie), France leading trade fair for the plastics industry, initially scheduled from June 15 to 18, 2021, has been postponed from April 5 to 8, 2022 at Lyon Eurexpo. In this unprecedented context of health crisis, uncertainty continues to persist about near future of...

Chinaplas 2021: more and more polymers in automotive applications

The pandemic has not been kind to automotive sector. In a recent report, French automotive data and market research company Inovev projected that global automobile production will fall by 17% over the whole of 2020, representing a loss of 15 million vehicles compared to 2019 and returning volume to 2011 levels...

Utech Europe 2021 postponed from September to November

Utech Europe, the world-leading polyurethanes exhibition and conference taking place at the Mecc in Maastricht, the Netherlands has been rescheduled to November 16-18, 2021. “We are committed to staging a vibrant Utech Europe in 2021 to provide the polyurethanes industry with a much-needed platform to recapture lost opportunities, identify new...

Plast 2021 postponed

In light of the ongoing pandemic and uncertainties regarding the timeline and methods of the vaccination campaign - elements that continue to condition activities in the plastics and rubber industry and, most importantly, strongly limit travel by Italian and foreign operators -  and as urged by exhibitors, the organizers of Plast-International Exhibition for...

Interpack: appointment scheduled from May 4 to 10, 2023

The next interpack will take place from May 4 to 10, 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. Messe Düsseldorf set this date in agreement with its partners and committees. Interested companies from the packaging sector and the associated processing industry will be able to register...

Chinaplas igniting new momentum during challenging times

In today’s unprecedented turbulent times, the global manufacturing industry is undergoing profound and complex changes, facing uncertainties and challenges, while opening up new opportunities under the new normal. Chinaplas 2021, themed “New Era, New Potential, Innovation for Sustainability”, will not only stimulate development in the...

Interplas postponed again

The Interplas fair has been postponed again after the cancellation of the 2020 edition and rescheduling from 29 June to 1 July 2021. Rapid News Group, the organiser of the event, has announced that the British fair will take place from September 28 to 30, 2021. The new postponement was decided as a precautionary measure for the organizational... 

NPE 2021 canceled

The Plastics Industry Association places the health and safety of its members, exhibitors, staff, and the attendees as its highest priority. After consultation with medical and legal experts, its Officers of the Board, the NPE executive committee, exhibitors, and the association membership, the Board of Directors decided...

New dates for Plast 2021

After carefully weighing the current health crisis and the most realistic future scenarios that can be forecast at this time, the organizer of Plast 2021 has decided to reschedule the fair, which will now run from Tuesday 22 to Friday 25 June 2021. The event will thus take place at the beginning of the summer season, sufficiently distant...

Interpack and Drupa cancelled, appointment in 2023 and 2024

In agreement with its partners in associations and the industry, and with the trade fair advisory committee, Messe Düsseldorf has decided to cancel both Interpack and Components 2021, scheduled to take place from 25 February to 3 March, due to the restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic...