The 5th edition of glasspex India – International Exhibition for Glass Production, Processing and Products – and the launch edition of glasspro India – International Exhibition for Flat Glass Processing and Products –, at India Expo Mart Greater Noida, concluded successfully on February 25, 2017.
Over the three-day run, glasspex/glasspro India attracted more than 4,150 trade visitors. All exhibitors, including many first time participants, commended the arrangement, organization, venue of the shows as well as the quality of visitors, who visited their booth. Most of the exhibitors have already confirmed their participation for the next edition of the shows.
Spread over an area of 4,400 sqm, over 130 companies from 16 countries participated in the shows. Besides India, there was a group participation from Germany and individual participations from Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, UK and USA.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director and Member of the Management Board of Messe Düsseldorf, said that: “this fair has developed into an important trade fair and meeting point for the glass industry, strongly fostering the exchange of ideas, contact making and business deals in the Indian market.” Thanking the supporting partners AIGMF, VDMA and Glazing Society of India, Mr Schäfer attributed the success in reaching exhibiting companies “to the excellent reputation enjoyed by glasspex India as the glass hub for the region and Messe Düsseldorf´s strong ties with its partners and companies in the global industry.”
The concurrent conference on “What Can Glass Do for You” held by the All India Glass Manufacturers´ Federation (AIGMF), complemented the range of information and services presented at the fair, by addressing topics on various glass industry sectors – flat, solar, processed, container and tableware, which were presented by eminent Indian and International speakers from the glass industry and related organizations.
The next edition of glasspro India will be held from 22-24 February 2018, in Bengaluru.
Retaining its biennial cycle, the 6th edition of glasspex India will be held from 6-8 March 2019 in Mumbai.