Welcome to K 2016!

The World’s No. I Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber!

The world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry will again be presenting everything the sector has to offer in 2016. Everything from the latest state of the art and trailblazing innovations to development visions.

A question of quality!

Exhibitors awarded K 2013 top marks.

Exhibitors and visitors again confirmed K’s success story with outstanding ratings. The secret of
your success:
  • 93% of exhibitors were highly satisfied with visitor quality
  • 97% of exhibitors would recommend K
  • The world’s broadest spectrum of international trade visitors and decision-makers
  • 218,000 trade visitors from 108 countries

Main product categories

Raw materials & Auxiliaries

Red granulate
Resource conservation ~ Energy efficiency ~ Functional solutions ~ Sustainability ~ Globalisation

Machinery & Equipment

Product detail machinery
Energy and resource efficiency ~ Forward-looking process optimisation ~ Integrated production processes ~ Reducing set-up times ~ Live demonstrations

Semi-finished products, technical parts and reinforced plastics

Improved efficiency ~ Progressive technologies ~ Outstanding composites ~ Environmentally gentle lightweight construction

Services for the plastics and rubber industrie

K – the ideal platform for competitive advancement in knowledge. With out-of-the-box and forward thinkers who combine theory and practice.

Target groups

K attracts the world’s broadest spectrum of international trade visitors and decision-makers.

Plastic and rubber goods manufacturing ~ Rubber production and processing ~ Packaging/distribution ~ Construction/architecture and interior design ~ Automotive, aviation and aerospace ~ Electrical engineering/electronics ~ Machinery and plant manufacturing ~ Agriculture ~ Medical technology/ precision mechanics/ optics ~ ICT (information and communication technology) ~ Energy technologies/ photovoltaics ~ Sports/ leisure ~ Chemical industry
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Specials at K 2016

Special show

Looking beyond today

The special show illustrates how plastics shape everyday life, accompany us almost wherever we go and are capable of solving the problems of tomorrow. Numerous themes are spotlighted in discussions and multimedia presentations.
Schild Science Campus

Science Campus

The state of research

The forum for research and teaching at K. Theory meets practice: institutes, universities and other higher education establishments are presenting their latest research findings on the complex overall theme of plastics and rubber. Open to dialogue with you.

Innovation Compass

Your „Hall of Fame“

Present your latest technologies and highlights at k-online.com. Make use of the global communication potential of the Innovation Compass. For trade visitors, it is the ideal medium for preparing effectively for their visit to the fair.

Trade fair info

Facts & Figures

K 2016 at a glance

Fair profile

K 2013 facts

Graphic profile data

Impressions 2013

Aussteller und Besucher im Gespräch neben Maschine
Arabische Aussteller/ Besucher im Gespräch
Produktdetail Navigator
From special show to cooperation forum, K 2013 made the difference.  Here you find live experience from the leading trade fair with videos, exhibitor interviews and photo galleries.