SinoCorrugated 2013 Scales New Heights In Corrugated Manufacturing

Top Quote SinoCorrugated 2013, one of the largest world corrugated manufacturing industry trade events run by Reed Exhibitions, concluded on April 11 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 07, 2013 - The show achieved a new high in terms of international reach and scale. Spanning and exhibition area of 61,700 sqm and hosting 600+ exhibitors, together with 26,293 visitors from 100 countries and regions, SinoCorrugated 2013 was 20% larger than in 2011. More than 1,300 pieces of corrugated manufacturing equipment, together with 1,000 consumables were displayed. These figures reinforce the global influence and brand strength of SinoCorrugated in the world corrugated box industry.

    Large Scale Exhibition Supported by Local and International Exhibitors
    A leading global exhibition of corrugated box equipment, consumables and technologies, SinoCorrugated is a key platform on which to promote brands, global corrugated box manufacturing equipment and consumables. Over 90 suppliers took part in the exhibition for the first time this year, joining the swelling ranks of prestigious enterprises from across the industry. Many exhibitors brought their most advanced equipment and technologies to the exhibition. Among these were BHS, Fosber, EMBA, Goettsch, SUN, MarquipWardUnited, Taiwan Li Shenq, Dong Fang Precision, Shanghai Eternal Machinery, Taiwan Mingwei, Hubei Jingshan, Nantai, Wanlian Machinery, Taiwan Hsieh Hsu, Shanghai Jinchang, Shanghai Jingyinze, Qingdao Justu, Qingdao Kaituo, Qingdao Meiguang and Shanghai Dinglong.

    The introduction of so many pieces of new equipment to the China market, together with the live demos, generated keen interest among visitors and showed once again why SinoCorrugated has become such an effective way for people to learn about the latest corrugated box manufacturing technologies, methods and developments.

    On-site, hundreds of exhibitors and buyers conducted extensive negotiations and shared valuable information. Energy conservation and environmental sustainability were also high on the agenda.

    A number of exhibitors debuted what they hope will be market leading, highly automated equipment developed by new technology aimed to cut production costs and conserve energy, so as to promote industry development while supporting environment protection. Exhibitors found the SinoCorrugated visitors to be innovative thinkers who were keen on technological advancement. Exchanges between the two sides were lively and productive.

    An international exhibition bolstered by support from powerful trade organizations and years of development, SinoCorrugated has a strong global influence. It has attracted attention and support of key trade associations across the world. Over 40 associations from countries including China, Spain, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Argentina, Vietnam and South Korea sent 2,000 delegates to visit the show. This is in line with the trend of a growing number of local and international trade bodies working with Reed Exhibitions to extend the SinoCorrugated brand to their home countries and local industries so the show can attract an even higher level of international participation.

    Several of the attending international trade associations have supported SinoCorrugated over many years and speak highly of the event. "I'd like to extend my most sincere congratulations to Reed Exhibitions for this splendid show. We sent nearly 90 presidents and senior managers from the Indonesian corrugated manufacturing industry to SinoCorrugated 2013. This was one of the largest and best exhibitions we've ever taken part in,'' remarked Mr. Kinardo Ang, President of PICCI.

    Many of the exhibitors who had also attended SinoCorrugated in 2011, said that this year's show was much improved in terms of the quality of visitors and volume of exhibitors. As a platform on which to boost brand image, show new products and open up fresh markets, SinoCorrugated proved highly effective. The trade association leaders declared themselves satisfied with the event and pledged their continued support.

    Diversified Exhibition With Engaging Activities
    In addition to being a comprehensive showcase of advanced corrugated box manufacturing equipment and consumables, SinoCorrugated also featured numerous complementary activities for visitors to highlight hot industry trends. The China Corrugated Industry Training Week, a new addition, integrated tours of corrugated cardboard installations, seminars and training for industry practitioners.

    The Reed Exhibitions Yuan-He Public Lecture, the SGS Global Packaging Summit Forum on Green Packaging Requirements and the Corrugated Cardboard Technology Symposium were a series of highly engaging panels and discussion sessions where the latest manufacturing technology standards were disseminated to local and international industry practitioners. These workshops also allowed participants to share best managerial practice, operational standards and experiences on new factory building, energy conservation and cost reduction.

    The TAPPI-International Forum, jointly run by Reed and the TAPPI, featured top experts from the US who shared details of advanced manufacturing technology and managerial methods of global cardboard factories as well as other key information about the global corrugated packaging industry.

    The Creative Corrugated Interactive Zone delighted visitors by displaying new fields of corrugated cardboard application, waterproof and pressure-resistant packaging, furniture made from honeycomb paperboard and carton racecars. This feature highlighted the creativity and technological innovation in China's corrugated industry. Reed Exhibitions also arranged guided factory tours to allow box makers to study their best-in-class counterparts.

    Ever Ready To Serve Customers In Innovative Ways
    Reed Exhibitions put a lot of forethought and effort into SinoCorrugated 2013 and its collocated activities to open up new horizons for members of the corrugated cardboard packaging industry. A Targeted Attendee Program was launched to focus on nearly 500 senior managers from across the world with clear purchasing intent. Reed Exhibitions also established a rest area on-site for these program members and customized visiting schedules for each of them, including exclusive business-matching services.

    2013 was also the first year in which SinoCorrugated had a dedicated mobile app for iPhone. The nifty digital tool made the exhibition floor easier to navigate and allowed show visitors to get the latest information right to their phones.

    Reed truly strived to set a stage, through SinoCorrugated 2013, where exhibitors, visitors, buyers and interested industry representatives could gain a comprehensive overview of the corrugated packaging industry today through an eclectic mix of channels.

    The success of SinoCorrugated 2013 laid a solid foundation for future editions and Reed is confident that as China's economy grows, the country's packaging industry will also continue to develop at a rapid pace. SinoCorrugated is a reflection of more than just demand in the local Chinese market; it shows international trends too, which is why the show holds such high standing in the global corrugated packaging industry. Reed Exhibitions thanks you for your continued support of this event. We look forward to welcoming you to SinoCorrugated South 2014 from April 10 to April 12 next year.

    For more information, please visit the official SinoCorrugated 2013 website:

    About Reed Exhibitions Greater China
    Reed Exhibitions Greater China is a part of the world's leading event organizer with 500 events in 42 countries: Reed Exhibitions. Reed Exhibitions' portfolio of exhibitions and conferences serves 44 industry sectors across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Reed Exhibitions has 3,000 employees worldwide. In 2012, Reed Exhibitions brought together over seven million event participants from around the world, generating billions of dollars in business for its customers. The group total revenues for the year 2012 were 854 million.

    After more than two decades of rapid growth, today, Reed Exhibitions Greater China is the country's premier organizer of definitive trade events, with eight outstanding member companies: Reed Exhibitions China, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions, Reed Huabo Exhibitions, Reed Huaqun Exhibitions, Reed Exhibitions (Shanghai), Reed Guanghe Exhibitions, Reed Huabai Exhibitions and Reed Hongda Exhibitions.

    Currently, over 500 staff from China help Reed to serve 11 specialized sectors: Electronics Manufacturing & Assembly Machine Tools, Metalworking & Industrial Materials Converting Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals, Health Care, Beauty & Cosmetics Gifts & Homeware Auto Aftermarket Lifestyle Gaming Building & Construction Property and Travel Marine, Energy, Oil & Gas.

    In 2012, Reed Exhibitions Greater China held 56 events and brought together more than 870,000 visitors and 41,000 conference delegates. Our events hosted more than 29,000 suppliers whose stands occupied more than 1.34 million square meters of show floor space.

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