Trade Fair News

Plastics are a dynamic field – and Messe Düsseldorf is the dynamic company that organises K. The aim of our “Trade Fair News” is to inform you about what is particularly important to us at the moment or what might be of interest to you as an exhibitor or visitor – both generally and specifically, with respect – for example – to the forthcoming K 2019 trade fair.

Overview: Trade Fair News

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K 2016 exceeds all expectations

26/10/2016

230,000 investment-oriented visitors from all over the world make for excellent mood at K 2016. Exhibitors report concluding numerous deals. Noticeably more guests from overseas – with particularly high numbers from Asia...
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K 2016 – A Resounding Success

26/10/2016

K 2016 was also a resounding success from the point of view of the German rubber industry and its international network partners. Both the number of visitors and the lively activities with good business deals closed already on the first days of the trade fair have exceeded all expectations.
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Plastics Manufacturers' Positive Verdict

26/10/2016

Plastics manufacturers are very content with the results of K 2016. The trade fair took off to a strong start with the producers’ stands very well attended even on the first day of the trade fair and on Thursday. Friday also saw pleasantly high attendance and after the traditionally somewhat quieter weekend the second week of K continued with many high-quality conversations on ...
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Plastics Processors very satisfied with K 2016

26/10/2016

For the German plastics processors the global No.1 trade fair of the plastics industry - K 2016 from 19 to 26 October 2016 in Düsseldorf - went very well. This is announced by GKV, the German Association of Plastics Converters.
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VDMA: K 2016 Best Ever – Industry 4.0 in Fokus

26/10/2016

After eight days a very successful K 2016 is drawing to a close. “For many exhibitors from the plastics and rubber machinery segment it was the most successful K of all times, by own accounts,” confirms Ulrich Reifenhäuser, Chairman of the Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association within VDMA, and goes on to say: “We travelled to Düsseldorf with optimistic expectations and these ...
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230,000 investment-oriented visitors from all over the world make for excellent mood at K 2016

19/10/2016

The international plastics and rubber industry presents itself in top shape. It benefits from a globally growing end-user market with high quality demands and stands for impressive innovative power across the entire value chain.
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3,285 companies present a complete range of services reflecting the international plastics and rubber sector

19/10/2016

The plastics and rubber industry will be presenting its complete product and service spectrum and the entire diversity of its innovative applications at K 2016, the industry’s international flagship fair, which will be held from 19 to 26 October in Düsseldorf. 3,285 exhibitors from every continent will be unveiling their latest developments for every industrial segment. ...
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Russia: Good Long-Term Prospects make for Stable Demand despite Difficult Times

27/09/2016

Despite the difficult economic and political situation Russia is currently in, the activities in the plastics and rubber industries are far from coming to a standstill. There is continued substantial demand for investment especially in the production of consumer goods, technical equipment and packaging. Manufacturing processes and product quality at Russian sites are being optimised ...
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Sustained strong demand for lightweight packages with high functionality

22/09/2016

Maximum product protection with the minimum input of materials, decorative design to stimulate purchase, and resource efficiency in production, storage and transport – the requirements are very diverse. K 2016 will present innovations in design, production and applications for a huge variety of packaging materials and production methods. This article examines the trends in packaging ...
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Touchpoint 3D fab+print at the K 2016

16/09/2016

Hardly any technology is currently attracting so much attention as additive manufacturing, which is also called generative manufacturing or 3D printing. Additive manufacturing processes are causing a stir among users in the design and packaging, aerospace and automotive industries as well as in the fields of dental and medical technology and machines and plant engineering. The ...
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