In May 2018, more than 60,000 professionals from every spectrum of the plastics industry and its vertical markets will assemble in Orlando, Florida to discover the tools, and access the emerging technologies that are shaping the future of plastics.
Participants include buying teams from 100 countries and more than 20,000 unique companies, representing the full range of end-user markets—appliances, automotive, consumer products, housing and construction, medical, packaging and more.
Regarded for more than 70 years as the world’s leading plastics trade show and conference, NPE is unequalled in its ability to bring the industry together. The show’s success is evident in the comprehensive presentation of game-changing materials, equipment, technology and innovation for every stage of plastics processing and distribution.
The international event features a one million-square-foot exhibit hall filled with full-scale, operating machinery and equipment, 2,000 exhibiting companies, a multi-pronged conference program, cutting edge technology pavilions, networking and special events, and much more.
For 2015, we have once again partnered with other industry leading conferences, organizations and companies to provide features, educational programming, technical paper presentations, design competitions and co-located events.
NPE is produced by the trade association SPI (Society of Plastics Industry) and is the only international plastics event presented by the industry for the industry.
You’re shaping the future with the products you make—and we’re giving you full access to the cutting-edge equipment, suppliers, resources and technology to make it happen. Bring your ideas, questions and requirements to NPE2018, because this all-encompassing trade show and conference has what you need to catalyze your success.
Every sector of the industry is represented, so no matter what kind of business you’re in, or what kind of products you make, you’ll be able to find what you need here. Source 2,000 leading suppliers, and see and test the full range of technology solutions for every phase of plastics processing:
NPE2018 brings the plastics industry together like nowhere else, providing a collaborative, highly effective forum for the exploration and exchange of new ideas. Conduct business and find your next sales, marketing and distribution partners among 60,000 business professionals from more than 20,000 unique buying companies in worldwide, including:
Founded in 1937, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association promotes growth in the $373 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly 900,000 American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers advocacy, market research, industry promotion, and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies. SPI also owns and produces the international NPE trade show. All profits from NPE are reinvested into SPI’s industry services. Find SPI online at www.plasticsindustry.org and www.inthehopper.org.
Venue is subject to change.
This is a triennial event.