Chinaplas 2015 Opens as New Technology Fiesta
Chinaplas 2015 will be grandly opened on 20-23 May at China Import & Export Fair Complex (CIEFC), Pazhou, Guangzhou, PR China, as an international fiesta of automation, innovation and green solutions that sets to shade new light on tackling challenges faced by the current global manufacturing industries.
The Show with Unprecedented Scale and Makeup
Originating in China, Chinaplas has exerted its influence not only in the Asian region, but also in the world. Both its international makeup and the scale are unprecedented. The show sets to welcome 3,200 exhibitors from 40 countries and regions around the world while the four-day exhibition is expected to receive over 120,000 trade visitors from 130 countries and regions, of which overseas visitors will be accounted for 25%. The gross exhibition area exceeds 240,000 sqm, occupying 26 exhibition halls at CIEFC.
Ushers in New Elements to Enhance Competitiveness
No one can deny that the past fast-growing trajectory for China's plastics industry has come to a halt and is replaced with a slower and steady growth curve. To stay competitive in the market, enterprises have to rely on innovative technology to create cost-effectiveness in their business.
In response to the need, three key elements, namely automation, green technology and innovation are introduced and elaborated around the show theme - "Greenovation - Solution to Sustainability" to promote sustainable development for various manufacturing sectors, covering plastics and rubber, packaging, automotive, electronics, building and construction, medical, toys, etc. A hundred of new technologies of raw materials and machinery are displayed at the fairground, such as carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics, nylon frame retardant, new thermal conduction resin, silicone rubber injection molding, MuCell injection molding technology, the industry's first thermoformable PPSU foam, world premier's high speed corrugator for double wall corrugated pipe & molds etc.
Industrial Automation at the Heart of the Show
The implementation of "Made-in-China 2025" strategy will be accelerated to realize the upgrade of the manufacturing industry. For the plastics processing industry, as Qian Guijing, president of the Beijing-based China Plastics Processing Industry Association, pointed out, the digitalization, network and intelligentization will become critical missions for the industry in the next five years to materialize its innovative development. Chinaplas also brings automated technology at the heart of the show. The show specially sets up a new theme zone called "Industrial Automation Zone", which features a wide range of highly efficient automation equipment such as robotics, sensor, drive, control system, visual control, dehydration and cooling system, etc. A fascinating live demonstration of robotics and fully automated production lines are held at "Robot Parade & Smart Production" to illustrate the multi-functions, preciseness and flexibility of the robotics, as well as the manufacturing advantages brought by clever automation technologies. Exhibits such as 3-Component Magnifier with Laser Engraving from Hong Kong Mould & Die Council and fully Automated Production Packaging System of Aviation Cup from Shini are on display.
Green Technologies to Respond to the Global Trends
The increasing public awareness towards environmental protection has pressurized manufacturers to look out for safe and environmentally friendly materials, as well as recycling technologies in the markets. Green technologies at Chinaplas have become increasingly mature. For raw materials, the world's largest bio-plastics manufacturer, NatureWorks, showcases their styrene monomer free, BPA free, phthalates free, and acrylonitrile free Ingeo Bioplastic. DSM presents bio-based, high-performance polyamide (PA410) - EcoPaXX, which is 70% recyclable. Polyrocks displays flame retardant FRPP and HFFR PP.
For processing machines, Milacron introduces Elektron 30T, which uses 60% less energy and 90% less water than hydraulic injection molding machines. ASB' ASB-12M one-step injection blow molding machines makes the first China debut. The machine is fitted with advanced servo-hydraulic systems to provide superb energy saving and noise control. Guangdong Designer Machinery's PET/PLA Twin-Screw Extruder can achieve power-saving of 40%, labor-saving of 70% and process 100% recycled materials. Haitian introduces new all-electric injection molder series - Zeres, which has an integrated hydraulic system to achieve high productivity per unit space.
"Design X Innovation" to Inspire Across the Industries
Creating the real value and helping exhibitors and visitors to meet challenges are the keys to success of the show. Ada Leung explains, "CHINAPLAS is not simply a trade and business networking platform, but also plays an important role of education and knowledge transfer. We are committed to introducing new topics and elements to inspire the show participants and keep them abreast of the market trends. It becomes a driving force to galvanize thousands of enterprises to move forward".
"Design X Innovation", jointly organized by the organizer and BASF, the world's leading chemical company and player in performance materials, brings in new perspectives on the outlook design, structural design and functional design through adopting innovative materials in different industries. In the event's Innovation Gallery, a BMW i3, which boasts as the first vehicle of its kind to make the extensive use of carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) in entire chassis and structural parts, makes its debut in China. Other eye-catching exhibits include smart urban transport e-floater, PVC-PBT co-extrusion window profile, Puma Ignite running shoe made from new foaming technology, etc. Industry experts and renowned product designers have been invited to share their experience about the product innovation at the Open Forum.
On 21-22 May, leading experts and scholars from around the world have been invited to Medical Plastics Conference to unveil the potential of medical plastics and innovative technologies in the expanding medical market. Furthermore, over 50 sessions of technical seminars have been organized to bring exhibitors and visitors closer for exchanging technical know-hows.
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