According to the organiser, the demand for stand space has risen, and numerous exhibitors want to make a bigger impact at the fair. All 19 halls of Düsseldorf's exhibition grounds will be fully occupied. For Werner M. Dornscheidt, President and CEO of Messe Düsseldorf, the big interest from the entire sector confirms K Düsseldorf's outstanding status. "K 2013 will give us a complete overview of the changing world market, and we can look forward to a multitude of impressive innovations. We know that many of our exhibitors are already working flat out on their new products and presentations. Düsseldorf will be a powerful source of inspiration for the plastics and rubber world! Some 3,000 exhibiting companies will be participating in K 2013 from 16 to 23 October and presenting their offers from the fields of: machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industry,raw materials, auxiliaries, andsemi-finished products, technical parts and reinforced plastics. Suppliers from Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and the USA will again be particularly strongly represented, while the number of Asian manufacturers from China, Taiwan and India has again risen. "K makes the difference - the motto of the upcoming event says it all. K Düsseldorf is a trend barometer and innovation forum for the entire sector, with the latest developments and optimised technologies being premiered here every three years. Company exhibits will be supplemented by a special show entitled "Plastics move the world. This is where aspects of the theme of mobility will be taken up - everything from lightweight design in the construction of vehicles, aircraft and ships, and electromobility to individual mobility and modern leisure behaviour.