10 January – 13 January 2015

12th Arab International Plastics & Rubber Industry Trade Show and Conference
Dubai, Uae


Arabplast 2015 post show report

Arabplast 2015 is 38% bigger than the 2013 edition, following greater response from exhibitors and sponsors.
Arabplast is also ranked as No. 1 show in the region in plastics, petrochemicals and rubber Industry.
A record number of 906 exhibitors from 41 countries and 27268 trade visitors came from 119countries at the Arabplast 2015.
On display at Arabplast 2015 are new products and technologies in injection moulding, blow moulding, wrapping and packaging, pre and post plastic processing techniques as well as raw materials, such as additives and polymers. The show covers a wide spectrum of plastic machinery, plastic/rubber processing technology, pre and post-processing systems, plastic packaging technology, injection moulding, blow moulding, wrapping technology, extrusions, chemicals and additives, semi finished goods, engineering plastics and plastic products.

Positive visitor response to high international level of participation & wide spectrum of exhibits

Approximately 16% more trade professionals came to Arabplast 2015 in comparission with the previous edition. GCC visitors contributed 57%, while 43% came from countries outside of GCC Region. The largest number of foreign visitors came from Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iran, Pakistan, Egypt, African countries, and India, while China, Germany, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon contributed adequately to the trade visitors. There was a strong increase in the number of visitors from the Saudi Arabia, Oman, Africa, Qatar, Iran, Lebanon, & Jordan as compared to last edition of Arabplast.
51% of the trade visitors showed their interest for Plastic machinery & Plastic packaging, while some 49% of the visitors expressed their interest for raw materials and other sectors. 41% of the trade visitors are employed as high-level management, while 23% indicated that they were influential in making their company’s investment decisions.