International Plastics, Rubber Industry Expo opens in Ho Chi Minh City

On November 23, the 20th Vietnam International Plastics and Rubber Industry Exhibition (VietnamPlas 2022) opened in Ho Chi Minh City with both offline and online displays.
International plastics, rubber expo opens in HCM City
The inauguration of the Vietnam International Plastics and Rubber Industry Exhibition in HCM City on November 23. (Photo: VNA)

It has 270 manufacturers from 19 countries and territories showcasing their latest technologies and development trends in the plastic and rubber industries.

High-profile international brands such as Haitian (Huayuan), Yizumi, Borch, Fu Chun Shin, and Chen Hsong are displaying plastic injection moulding machines, Chen Way and Full Shine have plastic blowing moulding machines with a variety of applications and Polystarl has equipment for plastic recycling, in which Vietnam has huge potential.

Rusplast and Sibur from Russia, Duromer from Australia, Kyodo from Japan, Motan from Germany, and PGPICC from Iran have brought quality raw materials.

Leading brands from Europe and North America such as Boucherie, Roll-o-Matic, Davis-Standard, Milliken, and Datacolor are displaying their latest technologies for various manufacturing solutions.

The four-day event will see a number of seminars, including on ‘Compliance Regulations for Toys and Food Contact Products Exporting to the US and EU Markets’ hosted by the Vietnam Plastics Association.

Vietnam’s plastic market is thought to have returned to pre-pandemic levels, and is expected at over 10 per cent over the next five years, the organisers said.

“As the most trustworthy and iconic trade fair in Vietnam’s plastic and rubber industry, VietnamPlas 2022 returns and passes a significant milestone - its 20th anniversary,” said Judy Wang, President of Yorkers Trade and Marketing Service Co., Ltd., one of the organisers.

“With support from all long-term partners and a growing number of first-timers, the exhibition has become the bellwether of its industries in Vietnam.

“The exhibition has gathered well-known global suppliers and brought solutions across multiple spheres.”

Organised at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre by the Vietnam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company and Yorkers Trade and Marketing Service Co., Ltd, the expo will run until November 26 and is expected to attract 15,000 visitors.

Drivers for growth highlighted at Vietnam Economic Pulse 2022 Forum
Vietnam advised to produce green, clean goods to win over European consumers
Vietnam's exports to EU grow 23.5% in ten months
Vietnam to expand export markets through e-commerce channels
Vietnam’s exports to Germany up 30.5% in 10 months
(Source: VNA)