Adsale's ShanghaiTex Attracts 1,000-plus Exhibitors, Chinaplas Grows 22 Percent
Organised by Hong Kong-based Adsale Exhibition, the 16th edition of International Exhibition on Textile Industry (ShanghaiTex) reportedly opened to more than 1,000 exhibitors spread over 100,000 m2 ofexhibition space at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre(SNIEC).
The show took place from 10th to 13th June 2013 and the organiser expected to attract more than 60,000 visitors and 30 associations and enterprise delegations. The theme of this year’s ShanghaiTex was “Leading the Transformation and Upgrading of China Textile Industry.” It also hosted group pavilions from Italy, Germany, South Korea and Taiwan.
Meanwhile, Adsale’s plastics and rubber show, Chinaplas, attracted some 114,000 visitors and more than 2,900 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions at the China Import & Export Fair Complexin Guangzhou. Chinaplas alternates between Guangzhou and Shanghai. The show took place from 20th to 23rd May 2013 and it occupied 220,000 m2– up 22% over the 2011 Guangzhou edition.
Stanley Chu, chairman of Adsale Exhibition Services, said, “This year’s event will focus on the advantages of plastic building materials. Plastic building materials are widely used in municipal engineering, and in rural, urban and industrial construction. We hope that through this special event we can raise public awareness of the contribution to an eco-environment made by plastics technology and allow the public to understand that plastics not only feature excellent functional performance but also offer advances in architectural design.”