Show-goers give their legs a rest on an escalator at the massive NPE 2006, held June 19-23 in Chicago. The total number of registered attendees at the show reached 64,045 as of 2 p.m. Thursday and included a record number of international visitors. According to numbers provided by the Washington-based Society of the Plastics Industry Inc., the percentage of international visitors was 22 percent, the best showing of any NPE. The next-best international effort was in 2000, when it was 19 percent. The overall total compares with 62,731 registrations in 2003.
Oh, what a show!
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