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Nov 2014


Montreal Convention Center Hall 220C 159 St. Antoine West Montreal , QC H2Z 1H2
Tel: (514) 871-8122
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UBM Canon acquired Expoplast—a triennial event with its most recent run in October 2008—from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) at the end of 2009. Expoplast will now be held every other year, positioned alongside UBM Canon’s other advanced design and manufacturing events.

Expoplast has a 35-plus year history as a significant resource to custom and captive molders in the region, featuring the top suppliers of processing machinery, auxiliary equipment, molds, molding components, materials, and services providers.


Whether you are in need of raw materials or looking for mold making options, Expoplast will have hundreds of suppliers on-hand for all your Plastics Processing Needs.

Meet face-to-face with plastics professionals offering the best solutions...
Explore first-hand the latest developments, technologies, products, and services affecting your industry, including: primary processing machinery, computer-aided design and manufacturing, production machinery, materials, molds, and mold components, automation technology, materials handling/logistics, a full range of contract service providers... 
and much more.

Watch live demonstrations and get the answers you need right now…
Talk to suppliers that understand your industry and are ready to discuss your product specifications, design, and process challenges. Ask the tough questions and find the best resources to meet your needs.

Networking opportunities you won't find by staying at the office
Attending Expoplast gives you a unique opportunity to explore potential alliances, partnerships and joint ventures, and to compare suppliers and purchasing options first-hand to ensure you are making the best decisions.

Enhance your product knowledge with Free educational sessions
Expoplast provides you with the opportunity to sit in on presentations by the industry expert while never having to the leave the resource floor.


Expoplast is the dedicated resource to custom and captive molders in the region, featuring the top suppliers of processing machinery, auxiliary equipment, molds, molding components, materials, and services providers. In 2008, there were approximately 649 plastics processing establishments in Québec producing more than 26 percent of all plastic products made in Canada. Québec plastics processors employ 21,336 and generate an annual payroll of $926 million. The sector spent $2.60 billion on materials and supplies used in production. According to the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), Québec processors posted 2009 sales of $7.7 billion.

Montreal Market at a Glance

  • Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec and the second largest city in all of Canada.
  • The province of Quebec is a major center of manufacturing, with a gross domestic product of $301 billion.
  • In Quebec, manufacturing is a key driver of the economy and employs one in every six workers.
  • The manufacturing industry accounts for 19 percent of economic activity in the province.
  • Quebec manufacturers' share of total Canadian production is a minimum of 20 percent, up to as high as 60 percent.
  • Quebec manufacturers spent $2.8 billion in 2009 on capital machinery and equipment purchases with the bulk of this money going for advances in automated equipment and systems for improved product quality, enhanced productivity, and lower operation costs.
  • Exports account for 33 percent of the GDP, with 72 percent of international exports shipped to the U.S.


About UBM Canon:

Founded in 1978, UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world’s $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. We produce national and international trade events and conferences annually, connecting thousands of exhibiting suppliers with tens of thousands of OEM buyers from around the globe.

Co-located Shows: ATX Montreal, Design & Manufacturing Montreal, Expoplast, PTX Montreal, Aerocon, Contract Manufacturing Expo, Sustainability in Manufacturing




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