Smart and green are the key words in plastics and rubber industriesMany manufacturing companies are demanding high production efficiency, cost reduction, low pollution, and low energy consumption. The exhibition will bring together almost 330 solution providers in Injection Molding and Smart Manufacturing Solutions Zone to showcase advanced smart manufacturing solutions such as automation and robotics technology, for improving production efficiency and optimize production processes, and facilitating the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry. In the 3D Tech Zone, visitors can experience the advantages of advanced 3D printing materials, technologies, and hardware in accelerating product development and production, and cost reduction. In addition, visitors can find the latest all-round sustainable solutions for environmentally friendly materials, processing technologies, and products in various theme zones, including Recycled Plastics Zone, Bioplastics Zone, and Recycling Tech Zone, and the newly established Innovative Products Zone. During the 4th edition of Chinaplas X CPRJ Plastics Recycling & Circular Economy Conference and Showcase, held one day before Chinaplas 2023, senior government officials and representatives from industry organizations, brands, machinery and material suppliers worldwide are invited to share their views on these relevant policies and industry trends.
Taken at Chinaplas 2021
Smooth foreign trade tides the worldValuing the comprehensive cost advantages of Southeast Asia, many branded enterprises have invested in setting up factories in the region to obtain the Certificate of Origin, avoid tariff barriers, and establish supply chain network. The plastics and rubber machinery and materials from China, with their internationally competitive technology, outstanding durability and stability, and high cost-effectiveness, have caught eyeballs in the Southeast Asian market. It has created favorable grounds for inviting overseas visitors to participate in Chinaplas 2023. After three years, overseas buyers, especially those from Southeast Asia, have accumulated great demand and enthusiasm for finding suppliers and partners in China. Since early this year, pre-registration of overseas visitors has been soaring, and the response in organizing delegations is encouraging as well. Currently, more than 30 overseas organizations from different countries and regions, such as Indonesia, Thailand, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, South Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Brazil, etc., have expressed their intention to organize delegations to attend the exhibition. Among them, there are plastics associations and end-user associations namely, Indonesian Packaging Federation, Thai Plastic Industries Association, Thai Auto-Parts Manufacturers Association (TAPMA), Indian Plastics Federation, Vietnam Plastics Association (VPA), Vietnam Electronic Industries Association (VEIA), Malaysia Bottled Water Manufacturers Association, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM), Malaysia Plastics Recyclers Association, Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association, Philippine Plastics Industry Association (PPIA), Pakistan Plastic Manufacturers Association, etc. The organizer expects that the no. of overseas visitors in CHINAPLAS 2023 will resume to more than half of that before the pandemic. Most of them are from Asia, southeast Asia in particular.
Overseas visitors with orders and sourcing needs are planning to travel to Shenzhen in this spring, a golden season for sourcing and business talks. Do Thi Thuy Huong, Executive Board Director, Vietnam Electronics Industries Association stated that they shall send delegations comprise of the main manufacturers of electronic industries in Vietnam to participate into Chinaplas, for the looking to partnerships and opportunities of business and investment from the both countries. Regarding the participation in Chinaplas, Sompol Tanadumrongsak, President, Thai Auto-Parts Manufacturers Association, hoped that they will have created some business opportunities between Thailand and China after the last 3 or 4 years. Aaron Timothy Lao, President, Philippines Plastics Industry Association, mentioned that more than 60 PPIA members has confirmed to attend the exhibition, and they very much anticipate to the new trends and technologies showcased by exhibitors from China and around the world at Chinaplas.
Overseas plastics associations and end-user associations look very much forward to the upcoming exhibition
“Bringing in” and “going out” - On one hand, we see the improvement of foreign trade. On the other hand, the exchange of personnel between China and foreign countries is gradually resuming to normal. Starting from Feb 6, cross border travel between the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau has fully resumed. Relevant authorities stationed abroad have already resume examining and issuing various types of Chinese visas, including travel visa since March 15. At the same time, the visa-free entry into Guangdong province is also resumed for foreigners in groups from Hong Kong and Macau. Chinaplas 2023 is ready to receive visitors from all over the world. The exhibition continues to see the support from global exhibitors, including nine country / region pavilions from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Japan, Taiwan, etc. Overseas exhibitors account for about 25% of the total number of exhibitors.