Chinaplas Industry 40


At CHINAPLAS 2017, the VDMA is co-organising the second Industry 4.0 conference, where the German machinery association will be demonstrating how Chinese processors can bring the smart factory into their production. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:31 AM CHINAPLAS 2017

Chinaplas Industry 40


CHINAPLAS 2017 is celebrating the return of its Industry 4.0 conference, which aims to inspire smart manufacturing thanks to new technologies sweeping plastics processing. more

Mar 6, 2017 1:57 PM CHINAPLAS 2017

Germany is a powerful plastics and rubber machinery manufacturing player and as the global economic centre of gravity shifts ever-eastwards, the focus on the GCC regions grows more intense. more

Nov 17, 2016 4:55 PM News

India's growing manufacturing sector, driven by the government's progressive Make in India campaign, is eyeing the Made in Europe mark of quality. more

Nov 16, 2016 4:45 PM News

The importance of Algeria as an important African importer of plastics has been made clear, following the success of plast & printpack alger 2016. more

Oct 13, 2016 2:29 PM News

Germany is holding onto the top spot as China's largest exporter of plastics and rubber machinery, beating Japan and Taiwan. But will the tables turn when 2015's worldwide export data is made available? more

Mar 7, 2016 9:45 AM CHINAPLAS 2017


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We look back on some of the biggest stories in Middle Eastern plastics from February 2016, dropping in on GPPS, Make In India and - naturally - CHINAPLAS 2016. more

Feb 29, 2016 10:34 AM News

As the Middle Eastern plastics market gears up for a landmark edition of Iran Plast, German plastics machinery manufacturing association the VDMA has released data confirming Iran's importance as a global industry player. more

Feb 24, 2016 9:50 AM News

Bringing Industry 4.0 to Asia, CHINAPLAS 2016 has partnered with the VDMA to deliver a masterclass-style conference on the advantages of making every plastics processing facility a 'smart factory'. more

Feb 23, 2016 10:04 AM CHINAPLAS 2017

CHINAPLAS interest is already picking up speed ahead of the big event in Shanghai this April, with headlines about the world's second-biggest plastics and rubber show dominating our January most-read list. more

Jan 29, 2016 11:29 AM News

Germany's plastic and rubber machinery industry has renewed its commitment to Iran following a successful two-day event in Tehran hosted by the VDMA. more

Jan 5, 2016 10:36 AM News

Managing Director of VDMA India Rajesh Nath shared with MEP the role plastics processing plays in a new chapter for India as the Bharatiya Janata government lays the foundations for manufacturing growth. more

Nov 24, 2015 9:51 AM News

Africa is becoming more and more interesting to investors and businesses as an export market with potential, according to the VDMA, with machinery exports to the continent on the rise. more

Sep 11, 2015 9:00 AM News

Nigeria's first plastics, print, packaging, food and agriculture event has been a success, with expert speakers and a packed show floor leaving visitors impressed. more

Jun 10, 2015 11:24 AM News

VDMA, the German plastics and rubber machinery association, is bringing its world-renowned knowledge of energy efficiency in plastics processing to ChinaPlas 2015. more

May 11, 2015 2:57 PM News

With PlastIndia just around the corner, the plastics and rubber association VDMA has identified a drop in demand for plastics processors from Europe in the Indian subcontinent. more

Jan 16, 2015 4:11 PM News

A recovering EU market and consistent demand from the US and China are set to drive plastics and rubber machinery growth in 2015, according to a forecast. more

Dec 10, 2014 12:10 PM News

The Middle East remains a key market for plastics and rubber machinery, as VDMA reveals the potential for profit in this sphere is considerable. more

Nov 21, 2014 10:05 AM News


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