K 2010, the International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, will take place in Düsseldorf (in Germany) from 27 October to 3 November 2010. Located in Halls 1, 3, 5 and 8a, The French Pavilion is organized in partnership with industry associations recognized for their skills and expertise.
The France Pavilion, organized by UBIFRANCE, the French agency for international business development, in charge of export support, will host 70 companies representing the entire plastics manufacturing industry, from raw materials and specialist equipment to finished products. The 70 exhibitors on the France Pavilion represent all sectors of the plastics-and-rubber industry and their exhibits will be distributed according to the participating company’s business activity.
Once more, this year, the France Pavilion will host the Matériautech — a tool for creating ideas that invites users on a ‘sensory voyage’ through the world of plastics. It will feature all that is needed for selecting the right material, with full control over the user’s impressions of the product, i.e. colours, effects, transparency, feel, smell, sound, etc. The Matériautech gives rise to productive exchanges between creators seeking information on plastics and industrialists keen to promote their products.
With annual sales of plastics-and-rubber products amounting to €30 billion, France ranks among the world’s major players in the sector. Indeed, France is among the top five plastics exporting countries worldwide. In Europe, France is in second place behind Germany, and Germany is France’s leading commercial partner in this sector. France’s 3,750 companies in the sector export €6.7 billion worth of goods annually.
An estimated 3,000 companies will take part in the K 2010 exhibition in Düsseldorf, across 19 exhibition halls covering a surface area of over 160,000 square metres. Manufacturers of raw materials and finished goods, as well as builders and users of production machinery in the plastics-and-rubber sector, come to K 2010 because it represents a world-class forum for the industry. At least 200,000 industry visitors from all over the world are expected to attend K 2010 in order to gather information on offerings in the industry worldwide, and find out about the latest trends.
As a true global hub for innovation, K 2010 is the trade event offering the widest possible range of ideas and products in the plastics-and-rubber industry, all revolving around customers’ centres of interest and the evolution of their needs and expectations. Even though the materials are widely known and used, the plastics industry is a dynamic and innovative one. It is characterized by a constant stream of new products, new processes and new applications, as well as by increasingly intense competition.
A full list of the 70 French companies on the France Pavilion at K 2010 is provided below. Additional information on specific companies on the French Pavilion can be provided on request. For further information, please click here.
About K 2010
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH organises the trade fair, which takes place every three years. It is the leading trade show of its kind in Europe, and in the world, and it covers the following sectors: raw materials; semi-finished products, technical parts and reinforced plastics; machinery and equipment for the plastics-and-rubber industries; and, finally, services for the plastics-and-rubber industries.
At the K 2010 trade fair in Düsseldorf (in western Germany), from 27 October to 3 November 2010, UBIFRANCE will be in charge of the France Pavilion (located in Halls 1, 3, 5 and 8a), which will host 70 French companies in the plastics-and-rubber sector.
K 2010 — in German, Internationale Messe Kunststoff + Kautschuk — will be held in the Düsseldorf Fairgrounds (Halls 1 to 17). The trade show will be open daily from 10.00am to 6.30pm.
For further information about the trade fair, please go to: http://www.k-online.de/
UBIFRANCE is the French Agency for International Business Development, and is part of France’s export-support framework. As the partner of reference for French companies wishing to export, UBIFRANCE offers a complete range of services based on the provision of information on export markets, on legal issues and regulations, and on international finance and tenders, while also supplying sectorial data. In addition, UBIFRANCE offers export advice and targeted support to companies’ commercial activities, such as exploratory visits, partnership meetings, foreign exhibitions and international press communication. Finally, UBIFRANCE runs the International Postgraduate Programme (VIE) for employing qualified personnel and young graduates outside France.
To support French-based companies of all sizes, in all sectors, in their development outside France, UBIFRANCE relies on the expertise of 2,500 staff, who are based in France (in Paris and Marseille) and in the Trade Commissions UBIFRANCE and local associations worldwide (across 120 countries).
For further information about UBIFRANCE in the UK, please go to: http://www.ubifrance.com/uk/
Mary-Ann Williams | UBIFRANCE
SYSTEMS INTEGRATION 2018 in Switzerland focuses on building blocks for industrial digitalization
20.11.2017 | IVAM Fachverband für Mikrotechnik
Medica 2017: New software enables early diagnosis of arteriosclerosis
06.11.2017 | Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Heat from the friction of rocks caused by tidal forces could be the “engine” for the hydrothermal activity on Saturn's moon Enceladus. This presupposes that...
The WHO reports an estimated 429,000 malaria deaths each year. The disease mostly affects tropical and subtropical regions and in particular the African continent. The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC teamed up with the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME and the Institute of Tropical Medicine at the University of Tübingen for a new test method to detect malaria parasites in blood. The idea of the research project “NanoFRET” is to develop a highly sensitive and reliable rapid diagnostic test so that patient treatment can begin as early as possible.
Malaria is caused by parasites transmitted by mosquito bite. The most dangerous form of malaria is malaria tropica. Left untreated, it is fatal in most cases....
The formation of stars in distant galaxies is still largely unexplored. For the first time, astron-omers at the University of Geneva have now been able to closely observe a star system six billion light-years away. In doing so, they are confirming earlier simulations made by the University of Zurich. One special effect is made possible by the multiple reflections of images that run through the cosmos like a snake.
Today, astronomers have a pretty accurate idea of how stars were formed in the recent cosmic past. But do these laws also apply to older galaxies? For around a...
Just because someone is smart and well-motivated doesn't mean he or she can learn the visual skills needed to excel at tasks like matching fingerprints, interpreting medical X-rays, keeping track of aircraft on radar displays or forensic face matching.
That is the implication of a new study which shows for the first time that there is a broad range of differences in people's visual ability and that these...
Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, but so far, the technology has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. In PNAS, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) describes a Nano-CT device that creates three-dimensional x-ray images at resolutions up to 100 nanometers. The first test application: Together with colleagues from the University of Kassel and Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht the researchers analyzed the locomotory system of a velvet worm.
During a CT analysis, the object under investigation is x-rayed and a detector measures the respective amount of radiation absorbed from various angles....
15.11.2017 | Event News
15.11.2017 | Event News
30.10.2017 | Event News
23.11.2017 | Information Technology
23.11.2017 | Physics and Astronomy
23.11.2017 | Life Sciences