Plast Eurasia Istanbul at the Tüyap Fair Convention & Congress Center is the international trade fair for the plastics industry in Istanbul. The exhibition areas of the Plast Eurasia include plastic, machinery and equipment, mold making, plastic products, raw materials, packaging technology, hydraulics and pneumatics, as well as related industries and trade journals. International exhibitors can present their latest trends, products and developments to an interested audience here. The trade fair is an ideal platform to establish new business contacts in the plastics industry.
Plast Eurasia Istanbul 2018, 28th International Istanbul Plastics Industry Fair, organized by TUYAP in cooperation with PAGEV (Turkish Plastics Industry Foundation), brought together 1,094 companies and company representatives from 44 countries and 51,684 professional visitors from 103 countries on the 5th-8th of December in Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, Istanbul.
Plastics machinery, chemicals & raw materials, machinery & auxiliary industry, heat & control equipment, mould, hyrdraulic & pneumatic, recycling, professional publications and other systems were exhibited in 10 halls where national pavilions took place from China, India, Iran and Taiwan.
Plast Eurasia İstanbul 2018 Fair hosted procurement committees from Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Algeria, Morocco, Palestine, South Korea, Georgia, India, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Italy, Canada, Qatar, Kosovo, Libya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Egypt, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Jordan and Greece in support of Republic of Turkey Ministry of Trade and Tuyap Overseas offices. Thanks to intensive marketing activities abroad, 7.974 international visitors visited the fair with a 17% increase compared to last year.
In coordination with Republic of Turkey Ministry of Trade and with organization of IMMIB (Istanbul Minerals and Metals Exporters Association) the participating companies made B2B meetings with the representatives of the visiting companies from Bulgaria, Uzbekistan, Kosovo, Tunisia and Jordan. Thanks to the MyTuyap Matchmaking System, visitors had the opportunity to have B2B meetings with the participants without wasting any time during the fair by sending meeting requests to the participating companies before the fair.
According to the results of the survey conducted during the fair, 90% of the participants stated that they were satisfied with the fair and 95% said they would participate in the fair next year. According to the online visitor surveys conducted after the fair, 91% of the visitors said they were satisfied with the fair and 93% said they would visit the fair again next year.
In terms of plastics goods production, Turkey ranks second in Europe and seventh worldwide. The industry is composed of 6,877 companies operating in plastic goods, raw material and machinery areas. At this year's Plast Eurasia fair we talked about the current condition of the Turkish plastics industry. Selçuk Mutlu Ph.D., Secretary General of PAGDER and Burç Angan, Vice President of Hurmak Plastics Machinery took part in the discussion.
Plast Eurasia Istanbul 2019, 29th International Istanbul Plastics Industry Fair will be held by TUYAP in cooperation with PAGEV on December 4-7, 2019 in Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, Istanbul.
We also invite you to see the photo report from the fair.