Chinaplas 2008: The 4-day event attracted many overseas delegations to visit Chinaplas, including Egyptian Plastics Exporters & Manufacturers Associations, Malaysia Plastics Manufacturers Association, Philippines Plastics Industry Association, Thai Tool and Die Industry Association (TDIA), The British Plastics Federation (BPF), Vietnam Plastics Association, All Indian Plastic Manufacturers Association (AIPMA), etc. For local buyers delegations, Chinaplas 2008 was well-attended by many trade associations from Beijing, Suzhou, Shantou, Shanxi, Wenzhou, etc. and some industrial user associations from building, packaging and automobile industries. Moreover, many lecturers and students from renowned universities also visited Chinaplas. These included Fudan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tongji University in Shanghai, Zhejiang University of Technology, Shanghai Polytechnic University, China Vocational and Technical College, Shanghai University, East China University of Technology and Shanghai Vocational College of Arts, etc. While these future elites made use of this valuable trip to enhance their industrial knowledge, exhibitors took this opportunity to promote their company images to their future customers.
The high degree of professionalism was also appreciated and endorsed by the Chinaplas buyers. The first time visitor, Mr. Bipin Goradia of ND International from India, came to Chinaplas for searching chemical and machinery products. After visiting, he said, "The show is good and all facilities are perfect. I also met the Chinese partners here for further cooperation." Besides, Mr Rudy Li, Manager of Taicang Double People Import & Export Co., Ltd. expressed, " We have participated in Chinaplas for 3 times and every year, we can collect many renowned companies' information, especially those international petrochemical corporations, which cannot be found in other trade shows. Our company is the manufacturer of different functional shoes for labours. TPU and other plastic materials are essential for us. Therefore, the aim of this visit is to explore more industry information and source suppliers. We are very interested in the TPU products of some exhibitors and ready to purchase. In addition, we are surprised to find the shoes' pigments in the Chemicals & Raw Materials Zone, it is very suitable for one of our functional shoes and we will try to use it."
Furthermore, Mr Zheng Xiaopeng, Vice Secretary of Suzhou Plastics and Chemical Industry Association, highly appreciated that," I have participated in many trade shows and Adsale's trade shows are the most comprehensive with high quality. Many international enterprises and exhibitors joined the show and it is found that in terms of the product quality, technological excellence and market information, other trade shows cannot be compared with."
Plastics and rubber are applicable to various industries, including electronics and electrical appliances, information technology and telecommunications, automobiles, toys, building and construction, medical and health, energy saving transportation and even the use of wind energy, sunlight, etc. For instance, solar panels and wind turbines polycarbonate material can help human beings to use renewable resources to create energy; the new plastics applied in the slimmest mobile phones and the lightest notebook computer; the nylon of the artificial heart valve and the hearing aids, etc. All these are closely related with our daily lives. Staging the 22nd edition, Chinaplas 2008 highlighted the theme of "Bringing Innovations to Life, and Success to Your Business" which reflected the wide application of plastics and rubber to every aspect of our daily lives and the infinite business opportunities generated from Chinaplas' trading platform.
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 Düsseldorf China Ltd, Shanghai Society of Plastics Industry and International Trade Promotion Corporation and Shanghai Association of Die & Mould (Die & Mould Zone). The fair is also well-supported by enormous overseas and Chinese trade associations in the plastics and rubber industries.