TaipeiPLAS and ShoeTech Taipei 2022 attracted over 12 500 visitors

MachinesEventsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 4/2022 • 08.11.2022

TaipeiPLAS and ShoeTech Taipei 2022 attracted over 12 500 visitors

TaipeiPLAS 2022, held by TAITRA and TAMI in conjunction with ShoeTech Taipei, attracted over 12 500 on-site and offline visitors from more than 40 countries/regions. Notably, the online exhibition has reached 10 000 visitors from more than 14 countries/regions.

Exhibits that embodied the spirit of circular economy were new generation of injection molding machines from FCS, PUR 3 in 1 production lamination machine from YESSING, diverse products made of recycled EF-EVA foam materials developed by Formosa Plastics, RebornPlas’ recycled pellets from waste fishing nets, PET woven bag lamination plant of HAO YU, POLYSTAR’s full automated pelletizing system, YE I’s touch screen plastic waste recycling plant, etc.

Visitors from different industries included representatives of Hon Hai Precision, Delta, Hotai, Gogoro, MSI, Wistron, Feng Tay, MAKALOT, Compal, Foxlink, TAHSIN, Atunas, Pou Chen, YKK. Representatives if big names, ABB, HP, NIKE, ASICS, LG Chemical, DuPont, Trek Bikes had also visited the show.

Although Taiwan has not completely lifted border controls, TaipeiPLAS 2022 still attracted 250+ international visitors from 45 countries. Among them, the buyer delegation organized by Myanmar Plastic Industries Association estimated that their purchases would reach up to USD 700 000 for the next three months. The Indian delegation was deeply impressed by Taiwan’s strong capabilities and potential.

“PLASpotlight Live” and “Podcast Live” delivered daily live updates from the show floor. The videos and podcast episodes received 4000+ views and listens. “Sustainability Forum” and “Guided Tours” enhanced face-to-face interaction and insight sharing. In addition, over 100 procurement meetings of “On-site Guide for Online Visitors” and “Taiwan Smart Plastic & Rubber Machinery Day” were conducted either on-site or online. TaipeiPLAS is scheduled to return in 2024 from September 24 to 28.