After their four-day run as in-person events interplastica, International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, and upakovka - Processing & Packaging have achieved extremely successful results. For the first time since the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, the trade fair duo took place live in Moscow. A total of 17,000 visitors came to the Central Exhibition Complex Expocentre from 25 to 28 to see the innovations of 650 exhibitors from 32 countries, to make or intensify contacts and to take part in the extensive lecture programme. The mood in the halls was good, and exhibitors praised in particular the high quality of the contacts.
"interplastica 2022 was a great trade fair. Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland were represented with official country pavilions, as was Russia with its key players," said a delighted Thomas R. Stenzel, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf Moscow. "Trade visitors at interplastica were finally able to exchange ideas with specialists in person again, discuss current issues in the industry and examine innovative solutions live," continues Stenzel.
Trade visitors from 63 countries, including Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Ukraine, unanimously praised the diversity of the exhibitors, their professionalism and the high level of trade fair preparation. During the four days of the fair, the atmosphere in the exhibition halls was exceptionally busy and positive.
Suppliers from the fields of machinery and equipment for the production and processing of plastics and rubbers, raw and auxiliary materials, products made of polymers and rubbers, as well as services for the plastics and rubber industry presented themselves in Moscow. Many leading companies in the industry, such as Arburg, Atlasmash, Borche Machinery, Diflex, Engel, Erema, Fanuc, Formotronik, Haitian Russia, Kautex, Lukoil-RNP-Trading, PJSC Sibur Holding, Reifenhäuser, R&P Polyplastic, Resinex, Solan-D, Tomra Recycling were represented at interplastica 2022.
Kalojan Iliev, Managing Partner at Erema Russia, sums up: "Our expectations of the event due to the current Covid situation were exceeded. Our stand was very well attended, important decision-makers were on site."
The Italian industry association AMAPLAST also underlines the high professional competence of the visitors: "The quality of the contacts was excellent. The Italian companies are very satisfied with their participation and will definitely take part in interplastica again next year," says Eleonora Iula, Exhibition Department Project Manager.