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Event Overview:

In March 2015, 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.

Building on a highly successful show in 2012, which was held for the first time in Orlando, Florida, NPE anticipates even greater participation from up and down the global plastics supply chain when it returns to the popular, business-friendly venue for 2015.

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.

Attendee Information:

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 NPE2015, 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:

  • machinery, chemicals and additives;
  • resins and compounds, design engineering systems;
  • software;
  • molds and dies;
  • tools; and more.

Exhibitor Information:

NPE2015 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:

  • Plastics processors and converters
  • Original equipment manufacturers
  • Materials suppliers
  • Equipment and machinery makers
  • Plastics manufacturers
  • CEOs
  • General management
  • Purchasing agents
  • Engineers
  • Designers
  • Sales & marketing
  • R&D specialists
  • Plant Operators
  • Quality control specialists

About SPI:

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 and

This is a triennial event.

Not sure if you want to exhibit at or attend the NPE 2015 - The International Plastics Showcase? See the panels below to get the information you need to make an informed decision.

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Conference/Event Dates: 03/23/2015 - 03/27/2015
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 03/23/2015 - 03/27/2015
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm; Fri, 9am-3pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Plastics & Rubber
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Engineering, Manufacturing, Plastics & Rubber, Sciences
Estimated Attendance: 60,000
Previous Attendance: 55,359
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Plastics processors and converters
Original equipment manufacturers
Materials suppliers
Equipment and machinery makers
Plastics manufacturers
General management
Purchasing agents
Sales & marketing
R&D specialists
Plant Operators
Quality control specialist
Notes: The projected number of attendees for NPE2015 is 60,000+, with 87% having an influence on company purchasing decisions.


NPE2012 attendees offered more than a mere snapshot of the plastics industry; they constituted an all-inclusive, panoramic group portrait:

55,359 active buyers from more than 19,000 companies.
A 30% international contingent representing 100-plus countries-with China and Latin America leading the way.
Professionals from all levels of every conceivable discipline, including general management and administration, sales and marketing, engineering and design, distribution and trade, R&D and manufacturing - 87% of whom had direct influence over buying decisions.
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
Venue Phone: (800) 345-9845
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:2,000
Event Square Footage:1,000,000
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Put your company in the best light, and make sure no one leaves the show - or Orlando - without remembering that your company had a strong presence.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Up to 400 sq. ft. SPI Full/Associate Member $24 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
401 - 1,000 sq. ft. - SPI Full/Associate Member $23 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
SPI Service Providers Member $31 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Non-Member $39.50 per sq. ft.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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2015 Exhibitor List:


Sales Contacts Per Region

North America


703.259.6132 (PH)

Hong Kong

Mable Cheng – Gedy, Inc.

+852 92878877

Western Europe/Germany

Gunther Hoyt

+ 1 1 540 230 45 46


Portugal/parts of Switzerland

Hartmut von Bleichert

+39 06 64 53 1669 (PH) +39 328 92 97 899 (Mobile)

Latin America


+1 (302) 888-2355


Erica Cheng - Gedy, Inc

+86 132 6173 9954 /+86 10 51280868 #1008

Germany/Austria/Eastern Europe

Dirk Tuschinski

+49(0)170 200 4496

Japan, Korea, So. Korea, Thailand, Taiwan

Hideo Tanaka



Plastics Export Promotion Concil

Nilotpal Biswas



Selcuk Bostanci

+90 212 438 26 19 /+90 533 627 80 73

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