Booths at NPE will be packed with a range of information about available services. They will include publications and websites as well as trade associations, economic development groups, recruiters and others offering professional services. Here's a look at what to expect.
Adhesive and Sealant Council Inc./ASC (Booth 55021): Trade association for adhesives and sealants industries.
Alibaba.com Inc. (Booth 53051): International trade website.
Amec (Booth 50044): Nonprofit business association in Spain promoting exports and internationalization of companies.
American Mold Builders Association (Booth 65035): Trade organization for U.S. mold makers.
Anipac — Asociación Nacional de Industrias del Plástico AC (Booth 23045): Association represents Mexican plastics industry.
Applied Market Information LLC (Booth 63000): U.S. division of Applied Market Information Ltd., a global market research firm.
A. Routsis Associates Inc. (Booth 472): RightStart, a customized training process to enhance employee skills through fast implementation and online programs; offering free “Injection Molding Pocket Reference Guide.”
Association of Japan Plastics Machinery (Booth 4121): Promoting IPF Japan 2014, the International Plastics Trade Fair.
Assocomaplast (Booth 516): Italian trade association representing plastics and rubber processing, machinery and mold manufacturers.
Austrian Trade Commission (Booth 9249): Official representative of Austrian business community.
Bioplastics Magazine (Booth 58047): Trade magazine dedicated to bioplastics published by Polymedia Publisher GmbH.
BrazilianPlastics.com (Booth 7264): Internet publication focused on Brazilian plastics market.
Canadian Plastics Industry Association (Booth 10065): CPIA represents Canadian plastics industry.
Canadian Association of Moldmakers (Booth 4507): Trade organization for Canadian mold makers.
Chem Aqua Inc. (Booth 58059): Programs for solving water-treatment problems.
Clusterland Oberosterreich GmbH (Booth 9249): Austrian plastics sector network.
China Economic News Service (Booth 1386): Cens.com, an online supplier database.
Dr. Gupta Verlag (Booth 31059): Information about rubber, polyurethanes and thermoplastic elastomers.
Editorial Emma Fiorentino Publicaciones Técnicas srl (Booth 5472): Argentina-based plastics publications.
Gardner Publications Inc. (Booth 3303): Publisher of Modern Machine Shop, Plastics Technology, Production Machining, Products Finishing, MoldMaking Technology, Automotive Design and Production, Composites Technology and High Performance Composites.
Greenville Economic Development Corp. (Booth 10015): Economic opportunities in Greenville, Texas.
Gros Executive Recruiters (Booth 3983): Employment and recruiting services.
Heidelberg Business Media GmbH (Booth 3891): Polymotive.com, website about polymers and e-mobility in automotive industry.
ICIS (Booth 47039): Price information, news analysis for global chemical, energy and fertilizer markets.
IDES (Booth 34020): Presenting IDES Prospector, a plastics database of more than 84,700 material data sheets.
IQMS (Booth 5073): Enterprise resource planning software.
IHS Chemical (Booth 30017): Cost, price analysis and advisory services.
Kachange Inc. (Booth 53043): Shop for alternative gas and electric suppliers.
KLA Industries Inc. (Booth 36008): Executive search firm for plastics and polymer technology.
Louisiana Economic Development (Booth 38055): Economic opportunities in Louisiana.
MAPP Inc. (Booth 65034): Manufacturing Association for Plastics Processors trade association.
Messe Düsseldorf North America (Booth 503): Promoting worldwide program of plastics and rubber trade shows including K 2013 International Trade Fair and ArabPlast 2013.
Mathelin Bay Associates LLC (Booth 61000): Resin procurement consulting and resin risk management.
Molding Business Services (Booth 37023): Consulting and executive search firm.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (Booth 57007): Financial services.
Plastemart.com (Booth 20022): Global business-to-business website portal for international advertising, promotion of plastic machinery, raw materials, masterbatches, additives, used machinery and jobs.
Plastics Decorating Magazine (Booth 65022): News of plastics decorating and assembly.
Plastics Exchange (Booth 23013): Online plastics marketplace.
Plastics Export Promotion Council (Booths 16048): Plexconcil supports exports from India.
Plastics in Packaging (Booth 38059): United Kingdom-based website with news, innovations and trends about packaging.
Plastics News Global Group (Booth 5045): Showcasing news from NPE with daily on-site newspapers. Also the producer of Plastics News, European Plastics News, Plastics & Rubber Weekly, “The Plastics Blog,” “The China Blog” and Material Insights weekly video.
Plastics Today (Booth 2143): Modern Plastics and Injection Molding websites.
Plastiks magazine (Booth 3991): Russian plastics publication.
Plastimagen Mexico 2013 (Booth 20064): Promoting international plastics exhibition and conference.
Plastipolis (Booth 42042): French trade association.
Poland, Plastics Technology Club/Plastics Thermoforming Club (Booth 64040): Polish trade and investment groups.
PRM Taiwan, Polaris Creative Corp. (Booth 7254): Plastics and rubber machinery information.
Rapra Ltd. (Booth 10064): Rubber and plastics research association offers research and training.
Resource Recycling Inc. (Booth 34066): Magazine covering recycling. Also E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update.
Rimbach Publishing Inc. (Booth 487): Pollution Equipment News and Industrial Hygiene News.
Ringier Trade Media (Booth 30057): Industry sourcing website along with e-magazines.
Society of Plastics Engineers (Booth 13000): Trade association for plastics engineers.
Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. (Booth 311A): Producer of NPE2012: The International Plastics Showcase.
SPI Bioplastics Council (Booth 60047): Focused on support of standards development and growth of bioplastics.
Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (Booth 8490): Multilingual website geared for machinery promotion.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (Booth 8790): Develops trade opportunities for Taiwan.
Taizhou Skynet Network Co. Ltd. (Booth 54014): Online Chinese marketplace.
Tecnología del Plástico (Booth 7871): Magazine covering Latin American plastics industry.
Temple Economic Development Corp. (Booth 31037): Economic development in Temple, Texas.
U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (Booth 31059): Publications. Group focuses on research, development, acquisition and sustainment of soldiers.
Virginia Economic Development Partnership (Booth 174): Virginia site selection and economic development.
Wiley.com (Booth 4476): Website of publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc. Publications. Content and workforce solutions in areas of scientific, medical, technical and scholarly research.
World Economic Development Alliance (10042): Dallas-based WEDA offers website for help in finding locations, incentives and contacts.
Exhibit booth locations
West Hall: 100-9399
South/North Hall: 10000-65099