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Plast 2021: the organization restarts

After the suspension of all non-essential activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic, organization commences for Plast 2021-international exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries, taking place in Milan from May 4 to 7 of next year. Roughly 450 direct exhibitors (excluding the represented companies) have already...

Interplas, too, postponed because of Covid-19

Given the unprecedented health emergency resulting from the global Coronavirus pandemic, the organizer of Interplas, Rapid News Group, decided to cancel the 2020 edition of the show, to be held from 29 September to 1 October, and reschedule it to June 29 - July 01, 2021, confirming that it will take place at the...

Together… even after!

To tell the cover of MacPlas 376 (April/May, Italian edition) there is no other choice but to start from the Covid-19 pandemic, which has changed life in Italy and internationally, altered reality and every aspect of everything we know, and completely upended the way we live...

Chinaplas 2020 will not take place even in August, postponed in 2021 it changes venue

Since the occurrence of Covid-19, the organizer of Chinaplas, Adsale Exhibition Services, has been closely monitoring the situation. The virus is now largely under control in China, but poses a high degree of uncertainty globally.  China has now a formidable task of fighting against local rebound infections while preventing the next wave of...

Industry 4.0, smart production and circular economy at Taipei Plas 2020

The biennial Taipei International Plastics and Rubber Industry Show (Taipei Plas), cosponsored by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Taitra) and the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (Tami), will be held at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, on September 9-13, 2020...

IranPlast delayed by one month

The 14th IranPlast, the leading trade fair in Iran for the plastic and rubber industry, which was scheduled to be held from 20 to 23 September in Teheran, has been postponed to 29 October to 1 November...

Plastpol postponed from May to October

Because Poland’s government as well as governments of many other countries have announced epidemiological threat, thus the situation makes it impossible to hold the Plastpol expo on previously announced date, i.e. May 19-22, 2020. Following numerous, in-depth discussions with partners, exhibitors and expo guests, the organiser Targi Kielce...

Equiplast is postponed until December

Fira de Barcelona has decided to postpone Expoquimia, Eurosurfas and Equiplast, the three events of the chemical, surface treatment and plastics sectors, initially scheduled for June 2-5, until December. These three shows will therefore take place from December 1-5 in the Gran Via venue...

Coronavirus continues to spread: Interpack and Drupa postponed

Interpack and Drupa fairs have been postponed respectively from May 7-13, 2020 to February 25-March3, 2021, and from June 16-26, 2020, to April 20-30, 2021. Both postponements of the two fairs, that should have taken place in the coming weeks in Düsseldorf, have been decided by Messe Düsseldorf following the...

Positive registrations trend confirms interest in the major European trade fair in this sector for 2021

About 550 companies have confirmed their presence within the first enrolment deadline, 10 February, for Plast 2021, the international exhibition for the plastics and rubber industries which will take place in Milan from 4 to 7 May 2021. An analysis of the figures relating solely to direct exhibitors who have registered to date...

Long-term developments and sustainable innovations through venture capital

Covestro is a startup investor: With its Covestro Venture Capital (COVeC) approach, the company seeks to combine the needs of startups in areas such as financing, expertise and network with its own strategic goals with the goal of ensuring long-term sustainable development...

JEC World postponed to May

Based on the latest assessment of the situation and after consulting its board and key stakeholders of the composites industry, the JEC Group decided to postpone the 2020 edition of JEC World to May 12 to 14, 2020. The recent spread of the coronavirus in new countries last week, and especially countries...

Also Mecspe affected by coronavirus

The organiser of the Mecspe fair, Senaf, decided to postpone to June 18-20 the event originally scheduled for March 26-28 at the Fiere di Parma exhibition centre. This decision was taken, says the organiser in a press release, "considering the agreement between the exhibition centres of...

The coronavirus forces to reschedule plans

The recent emergency caused by the coronavirus epidemic is a source of concern for Italy’s exporting companies, above all those which have intense business relationships with Chia. In this context, just as for some other trade fairs, Chinsaplas - the most important show in China dedicated to...

JEC World 2020 postponed

Based on the latest assessment of the situation and after consulting its board and key stakeholders of the composites industry, the JEC Group decided to postpone the 2020 edition of JEC World to May 12 to 14, 2020. An official press release from the organizer declares that the recent spread of the...

Chinaplas 2020 will be held from August 3 to 6

In an effort to strengthen the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus epidemic and to protect the health and safety of all show participants, Chinaplas 2020, the 34th international exhibition on plastics and rubber industries originally scheduled from April 21 to 24, 2020, at National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Shanghai, has been...

Faith in the Russian market, despite its volatility

More than 40 Italian companies will take part in the Italian collective organized by Amaplast - the trade association, member of Confindustria, including over 160 manufacturers of machinery, equipment, and moulds for plastics and rubber processing - at the twenty-third edition of the specialized exhibition in Moscow on...

Chinaplas 2020 focuses on tapping into potential in Asian markets

As the global economy faces mounting downward pressure and factors of uncertainties, the global plastics and rubber industries are at crossroads. The challenges are steering investments to become more conservative as companies adjust their strategies. However, growth outlook remains strong for Asian markets that are not new to economic...

Registration is open

Registration opened on November 12 for the upcoming edition of Plast, the triennial international exhibition for the plastics and r Rubber Industries, which will take place from Tuesday, 4 May to Friday, 7 May 2021 at the FieraMilano Fairgrounds in Rho (Milan). As always, Plast is the place to be for operators in the plastics and rubber sector; they will...