K Show

Messe Düsseldorf has opened registrations for its mega-fair for plastics in October 2019. more

10 Jan 2018 16:40 Industry News

A major Austrian automotive parts supplier has demonstrated its confidence in the capabilities of Netstal’s latest injection moulding machine by placing one of the first pre-orders ahead of its official launch. more

12 Sep 2016 10:35 Machinery 1 Comments

As we race faster towards K Show, the plastics and rubber industry’s biggest trade fair & exhibition taking place in October, experts from Messe Dusseldorf comment on how they view the conditions in the European plastics industry ahead of the event. more

21 Jun 2016 11:45 K 2016

In the second report looking at market trends in the plastics industry ahead of K 2016 in October, experts at Messe Dusseldorf share insight on the development of plastics recycling across Europe. more

1 Jun 2016 13:38 K 2016

Ahead of K 2016 in October, experts at Messe Dusseldorf share insight on the potential, opportunities and trends across a number of international markets, starting with Southeast Asia. more

16 May 2016 16:59 Events

The ‘K’ trade fair is the biggest exhibition for the global plastics and rubber industries. The show attract visitors from over 100 countries worldwide, with a sold-out show floor of 19 halls set to host some 3,000 exhibitors. more

5 Jan 2016 11:01

The organisers of the K Show have described the response to the 2016 edition as “extremely positive” after all 19 halls at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre have completely sold out. more

8 Jul 2015 11:05 Industry News

Robot-based automation from Kuka is helping one designer realise his artistic vision. more

9 Jan 2014 10:51 Machinery

A UK-based developer and manufacturer of energy efficient lighting products used K 2013 as a platform to demonstrate the optically precise injection moulding process used for its new LED edge lighting technology. more

18 Nov 2013 11:14 Machinery

K Symphony

Symphony says it benefitted from "a record value of orders" at K 2013. Image: Courtesy of Messe Dusseldorf

UK-based Symphony Environmental Technologies, a specialist in oxo-biodegradable technology has reported a record value of orders placed during the K Show in Dusseldorf. more

7 Nov 2013 14:16 Industry News

K 2013 – From the show floor

After months of preparation and planning, days walking the halls and nights networking in the Altstadt, K 2013 is over for another three years. Here, Leanne Taylor looks back at some of the highlights, innovations and announcements from the show. more

29 Oct 2013 14:39 Leanne Taylor's Blog


Messe Dusseldorf

Messe Düsseldorf has reported that expectations for business at K 2013 have been exceeded. It says that exhibitors have reported numerous concrete project enquiries and a large number of business deals, some of which were worth "millions". more

23 Oct 2013 16:14 Industry News


Mike Jordan (left) with Maguire founder, Steve Maguire

At a ceremony during K 2013, Maguire Europe honoured its longtime agent in the United Kingdom, Summit Systems, for its leadership in introducing innovative auxiliary equipment technology to the marketplace. more

22 Oct 2013 16:49 Machinery

This not so subtly branded Mini has been spotted at K 2013 to fly the flag for the UK in a celebration of the industry’s contribution to the automotive industry. more

21 Oct 2013 15:23 Industry News

Manufacturer and distributor of patented 3D rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions, EnvisionTEC, is presenting its new ‘ULTRA 3SP 3D Printing Technology’ to the European market for the first time at K 2013. more

21 Oct 2013 11:03 Machinery

At a press event held during K2013, European trade association, PlasticsEurope, presented its latest production, demand and waste management data, which suggested an increase of around 2.8% in world production volume. more

21 Oct 2013 10:42 Industry News

Manufacturer of polymer stabilisers, Songwon Industrial Group, has launched a brand new product line at K 2013. more

18 Oct 2013 12:41

UK-based manufacturer of plastics testing instrument and equipment, Lacerta Technology, has launched two new products at K 2013 as well as announcing a new UK distributor. more

18 Oct 2013 12:13

At K 2013 this week, LyondellBasell has announced an addition to its Lupolen family of ultra-high molecular weight (UHMW) polymer resins. more

17 Oct 2013 12:03 Materials

Evonik confirmed that it is once again fully supplying markets with polyamide 12 after the explosion that caused a severe shortage in 2012 and that it is “considering” a second plant for the production of the CDT feedstock. more

17 Oct 2013 11:58 Materials