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Accompanying the growth of China’s plastics and rubber industries for over 30 years, CHINAPLAS has become a distinguished meeting and business platform for these industries and has also largely contributed to their prosperous development. At present, CHINAPLAS is not only the largest plastics and rubber trade fair in Asia, it is also widely recognized by the industry as the 2nd most influential exhibition in the world. Its significance is surpassed only by K Fair in Germany, the world’s premier plastics and rubber trade fair.

UFI Approved Event

CHINAPLAS has been certified as a “UFI Approved Event” by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), an internationally-recognized representative body of the international trade fair sector. This endorsement further demonstrates CHINAPLAS’ proven track record as an international event, with professional standards of exhibition and visiting services as well as quality project management.
Since 1987, CHINAPLAS has gained sustained support from EUROMAP (European Committee of Machinery Manufacturers for the Plastics & Rubber Industries) as the Sponsor. In 2018 edition, it will be the 29th consecutive edition to earn EUROMAP as the exclusive sponsor in China.

Show NameThe 32nd International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries
DateApril 24-27, 2018
Opening Hours09:30-17:30
VenueNational Exhibition and Convention Center, Hongqiao, Shanghai (NECC)
(No.333 Songze Avenue Road, Qingpu District, Shanghai, PR China)

Organizer & Co-organizers

  • Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.
  • Beijing Yazhan Exhibition Services Ltd.
  • China National Light Industry Council – China Plastics Processing Industry Association
  • China Plastics Machinery Industry Association
  • Messe Düsseldorf China Ltd.
  • The Plastic Trade Association of Shanghai


  • Europe’s Association for Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers (EUROMAP)


  • Anhui Province Plastics Association
  • Association of Japan Plastics Machinery
  • China Rubber Industry Association
  • Fujian Plastics Industry Association
  • Guangdong Plastics Industry Association
  • Jiangsu Plastics Processing Industry Association
  • Jiangxi Plastics Industry Association
  • Shandong Plastics Industry Association
  • Shenzhen Polymer Industry Association
  • China Taizhou Plastics Industry Association
  • Zhejiang Plastics Industry Association

18 Theme Zones to Facilitate Successful Sourcing of Buyers

Machine Exhibits
  • 3D Technology Zone
  • Die & Mould Zone
  • Injection Molding Machinery Zone
  • Rubber Machinery Zone
  • Auxiliary & Testing Equipment Zone
  • Extrusion Machinery Zone
  • Plastic Packaging Machinery Zone
  • Smart Manufacturing Technology Zone
  • Chinese Export Machinery & Materials Zone
  • Film Technology Zone
  • Recycling Technology Zone
Material Suppliers
  • Additives Zone
  • Colour Pigment and Masterbatch Zone
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers & Rubber Zone
  • Bioplastics Zone
  • Composites & High Performance Materials Zone
  • Chemicals & Raw Materials Zone
  • Semi-Finished Products Zone