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Plastics Industry Events

The plastics industry is an ever-evolving and growing sector with innovations and advancements being made every day. As such, staying abreast of industry events is essential for anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve and remain competitive. From conferences and expos to webinars and seminars, there are a multitude of ways to stay informed and connected to the plastics industry. Here we provide a comprehensive list of upcoming events to help you stay up-to-date with the latest developments and trends. Whether you're looking to expand your business network, attend a seminar, or simply catch up on the latest industry news, the events listed here are sure to provide you with the knowledge and resources you need.

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MACH 2024

15 - 19 April 2024

NEC, Birmingham

Taking place from 15-19 April 2024, MACH will be the event to connect the world of manufacturing technologies and be the destination of choice for companies looking to adopt and invest in the digital revolution. MACH is a fantastic event for both exhibitors and visitors. Showcasing live, digital production systems in one space, under one roof, hundreds of millions of pounds worth of business is discussed, secured and completed at the event. Attracting 26,000 attendees and in excess of 600 exhibitors, MACH is the platform to connect UK manufacturing engineers, decision makers, buyers and specifiers with suppliers of new technology, equipment, services and processes.

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Rubber Eurasia 2024

17-20 April 2024

Tüyap İstanbul Fair Convention and Congress Center

Rubber Eurasia 2024 is the 11th edition of the Rubber Technologies, Rubber Products and Raw Materials Fair, organized by TÜYAP in partnership with the Rubber Association. The fair will display the latest products, technologies, and innovations in the rubber industry, and offer exhibitors opportunities to enter new international markets. The fair will also host seminars, workshops, and networking events for the professional visitors from various countries around the world. Rubber Eurasia 2024 is the leading trade fair for the rubber sector in Eurasia and a must-attend event for anyone interested in the future of rubber.

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The Advanced Materials Show 2024

15 - 16 May 2024

NEC, Birmingham, UK

The Advanced Materials Show is a showcase of materials with exceptional properties for engineering and electronic applications, along with the technologies used to develop them. The event brings together leaders in R&D, engineering, science and innovation to share knowledge and learn how to improve advanced materials with particular focus on properties such as: Lightweighting, Conductivity, Durability, Thermal Resilience and Strength. Co-located with The Advanced Ceramics Show, Battery Cells & Systems Expo and Vehicle Electrification Expo, the four shows will welcome over 300+ exhibitors and 4,000 visitors in May 2024.

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Plastics Live 2024

12 - 13 June 2024

Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, UK

Experience the leading event in the UK and Irish plastic sector at Plastics Live 2024. Building upon the success of our inaugural show in 2022, we are proud to return to Coventry, bringing together industry experts, exhibitors, and enthusiasts for two days of innovation and collaboration. Discover a wide range of cutting-edge technologies and services, spanning injection moulding, extrusion, thermoforming, materials, additives, processing machines, automation solutions, and recycling. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in our co-located events, including Sustainable Plastics Live, Additive Manufacturing in Plastics (AMPLAS), and the newly introduced Industry 4.0 in Plastics. Secure your spot now and be a part of this premier networking and business event.

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Plastics Recycling Show Europe

19 - 20 June 2024

Rai, Amsterdam

The Plastics Recycling Show is the leading European, free-to-attend exhibition, conference and awards designed specifically for plastics recycling professionals. It brings together key players from the plastics and recycling sectors to showcase innovative technology, share best practice, network and do business. A broad cross-section of the industry is represented at the event including plastics recycling machinery and equipment suppliers, plastic material suppliers and compounders, pre-processors, plastics recyclers, waste management specialists and industry associations.

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Plastic Industry Awards 2024

22 November 2024

InterContinental London Park Lane

The Plastics Industry Awards are the premier platform for celebrating the achievements and innovations of the UK and Ireland plastics sector. The awards recognise excellence in product design, manufacturing, recycling and sustainability across 14 categories. The winners will be announced at a glamorous gala dinner with live entertainment at the Intercontinental London Park Lane on Friday 17th November 2024.

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Silicone Expo 2025

19 - 20 March 2025

RAI, Amsterdam

Silicone Expo Europe 2025, held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, serves as a dedicated tradeshow and conference for the silicone industry. This global gathering brings together industry peers to discuss one of the world’s most important and adaptable materials. Attendees can expect key insights, innovation, research and development, education, and thought leadership.

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Gasket & Seals Show 2025

19 - 20 March 2025

RAI, Amsterdam

The Gasket & Seals Show 2025 is Europe’s premier exhibition and conference dedicated to the gasket and seals value chains. From automotive engines to industrial machinery, this event delves into the role that gaskets and seals play. Whether you’re an engineer seeking technical expertise, a business leader aiming to optimize operations, or simply passionate about the intricate world of seals and gaskets, our show is your go-to destination for all things sealing solutions.

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K 2025

8 - 15 October 2025

Düsseldorf, Germany

The world's No. 1 trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry will take place in Düsseldorf from Oct. 8-15, 2025. K is the leading business platform for the plastics and rubber industry. As the world's leading trade fair, K 2025 is your global highlight: for pioneering innovations and developments as well as visionary impulses. Industry and research from all over the world will present future perspectives and solutions in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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