The 22nd International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries

The 22nd International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries ("Chinaplas 2008"), Asia's No.1 plastics and rubber trade fair, will be held on April 17-20, 2008 at Shanghai New International Expo Center, Pudong, Shanghai, PR China. The Organizer of Chinaplas 2008, Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, strives to expand the show scale and dedicates to the show content's quality and attractiveness.

Mr. Liao Zhengpin, President of China Plastics Processing Industry Association (left), and Mr. Gao Lixin, Director of Center of Science and Technology of Construction, Ministry of Construction (right), spoke at the Beijing press conference of Chinaplas 2008, addressing the issue and future development of plastics and its application in construction.

Mr. Stanley Chu, Chairman of Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, expressed at the Chinaplas 2008 press conference held at Beijing this afternoon (Mar 6, 2008) that the concurrent events are one of the major highlights of Chinaplas every year. "Last year, we had "CEO Forum" and "China-India Plastics Industry Summit", which were highly appealed by visitors and media. To welcome the staging of Beijing Olympic 2008 in August, the show will incorporate sport's elements.

A series of concurrent activities under the theme of "Innovative Plastics and Rubber, Sports without Limit" will be organized. These activities, including product display, performances and interactive games, will demonstrate new concepts of plastics and rubber application to sports ware and stadium facilities. Visitors can experiences how these new concepts can facilitate athletes to push further their potential and physical limits.", said Mr. Chu in the press conference.

Added to this, following the success of the "China-India Plastics Industry Summit 2007", the Organizer, Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, will continue this momentum in 2008. Adsale will join force with China Plastics Processing Industry Association (CPPIA) and The Society of Plastics Industry, Inc. (SPI) to organize the "China-US Plastics Industry Summit".

The summit will fully address on the topics of Sino-US market development trend and exploration of bilateral trading opportunities. One of the highlighted topics of the Summit is "Overview of U.S. and Chinese Market Development Trends"- the development and market trend of China's plastic product manufacturing industry and worldwide pricing trends in plastic raw materials will be analyzed. Another topic is "Resources For a Successful Partnership" addressing the services offered to assist U.S. companies entering the Chinese market. In addition, experts from the industry and representatives from renowned corporations will present "Challenges Facing the Development of the Plastics Industries in the U.S. and China". Participants can also join the panel discussion to share the success stories of U.S.-China collaboration that push the summit atmosphere to its climax.

The staging of Chinaplas in Shanghai this year has achieved a brilliant record of show scale. Over 1, 700 overseas and domestic suppliers together with 10 pavilion groups from Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, China, Taiwan Province of PR China, UK and USA will exhibit in 2008 edition. In addition, 11 exhibition halls plus additional 6, 000sqm of temporary halls were fully booked, pushing the exhibition area to a record-breaking scale of 132,500 sqm. All these help to promote the development of plastics and rubber industries in Shanghai and East China.

Currently, many market leaders have confirmed to exhibit in the show, including suppliers of chemicals and raw materials, such as BASF, Bayer MaterialScience, Dow Chemical, Sumitomo Chemical, Du Pont, ExxonMobil Chemical, SABIC, etc.; Suppliers of equipment, such as Husky, LS Machinery, Demag Ergotech, Krauss Maffei, Chen Hsong Group, Mold-Masters, ENGEL, Coperion Keya, Netstal-Maschinen AG, Zerma, Piovan, Conair, Matsui Machinery, Hasco, DME, DMT, Nissie ASB, etc. Along with domestic enterprises' increasing awareness towards brand building, number of domestic exhibitors grows every year. Local giant exhibitors, such as Liansu Group, Ningbo Haitian, Zhejiang Jinhai Plastics Machinery, Jiangsu Lianguan, Hangzhou Chinasia Textile, Guangzhou Borche, Dailian Sunlight Machine, Guangzhou Hauyan, Zhejiang Honghua Machinery, Changzhou Hengli Machinery, Dong Feng, etc.

Chinaplas 2008 continues to highlight the theme of "Bringing Innovations to Life, and Success to Your Business" and the show will display over 1, 800 sets of machines plus a wide range of chemicals and raw materials for various industries. With the rapid development of plastics technology and plastic's high flexibility in nature, plastics and rubber can be applied to many industrial sectors, including automotive parts, building materials, information technology & telecommunication, packaging, electronics & electrical appliances, hand tools, medical equipment etc.

Chinaplas 2008 is the 19th consecutive edition to earn the support of EUROMAP (European Committee of Machinery Manufacturers for the Plastics & Rubber Industries) as the exclusive sponsor in China. It is organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, co-organized by China National Light Industry Council - China Plastics Processing Industry Association, China Plastic Machine Industry Association, Messe Dusseldorf China Ltd, Shanghai Society of Plastics Industry and International Trade Promotion Corporation. The fair is also well-supported by enormous overseas and Chinese trade associations in the plastics and rubber industries.

Guests jointly sign the giant invitation card of Chinaplas 2008 to express their warmest invitation to different end user industries to visit the show. (Photo from left: Ms. Ada Leung, Senior Manager - Sales & Marketing of Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, Mr. Stanley Chu, Chairman of Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, Mr. Liao Zhengpin, President of China Plastics Processing Industry Association, Mr. Gao Lixin, Director of Center of Science and Technology of Constructio, n Ministry of Construction, PR China and Mr. Ma, Secretary-General of China Plastics Processing Industry Association).

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