Peter Fischer, Managing Director of Sonderhoff (Suzhou) Sealing Systems Co. Ltd., was very satisfied with the positive response and the quality of the technical discussion during the fair: "We had many interesting discussions on our stand. 90 % of the visitors were from China or other Asian countries. We noticed an increase in quality and more inquiries with regard to a wide range of sophisticated applications, especially from the Chinese automotive industry."Sonderhoff (Suzhou) Sealing Systems was established in 2009. The company is located in the Singapore Industrial Park (SIP) in Suzhou, the second largest industrial park in China. It provides sales and technical application service, machine maintenance, spare parts supply, contract gasketing and sampling as well as training programmes. Dispensing machines from Sonderhoff Engineering GmbH (Hörbranz/Austria) are operated for their contract gasketing services to various industries in China. Many Chinese automotive suppliers already use Sonderhoff gasketing solutions to seal their parts.Sonderhoff Chemicals develops, produces and distributes chemicals for foam gasketing, gluing and potting systems based on polyurethane, silicone or PVC. The materials are applied by use of mixing and dosing machines from the sister company Sonderhoff Engineering, connected to CNC-controlled linear robots in freely programmable geometry. In addition Sonderhoff Engineering develops automation concepts for fully-automated production lines according to the customers' specifications.The Sonderhoff Group benefits from the positive market development in China. The company said that it has already received a number of new machine orders. "With our successful participation at the Auto Shanghai we underlined once again our competitiveness, and in particular to the emerging automotive industries in China", says Peter Fischer.