Image: Flag of Kazakhstan; Copyright: SteveAllenPhoto999

Central Asia Plast World in Kazakhstan from 28 to 30 September 2023


Kazakhstan is the most economically advanced country in Central Asia and plans to increase industrialization, which will increase plastics consumption. Central Asia Plast World is the most important business platform for plastics and rubber in Central Asia and will be held in Almaty in September 2023.
Read more
Image: K China Symposium; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

The first edition of K China Symposium was successfully held on 23rd March 2023. Expectations were achieved!


The first edition of the K China Symposium was successfully held at the Shanghai International Convention Centre on 23 March 2023. Participants praised the opportunity for professional exchange, business expansion and inspiration offered by this new, international platform.
Read more

ArabPlast 2023 from 13 to 15 December 2023 in Dubai


Read more

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2023!


2022 is drawing to a close – an exciting year in every respect. Marked by many global, unexpected and major challenges, on the one hand, but also by new confidence after the difficult pandemic years, on the other.
Read more
Image: red truck on a parking lot; Copyright: dolgachov

Truck component carrier made from LANXESS polyamide receives GKV/TecPart Innovation Award


A truck component carrier made from a LANXESS polyamide 6 compound has won the 2022 GKV/TecPart Innovation Award presented by Verband Technische Kunststoffprodukte e.V. The structural component was developed jointly by BBP Kunststoffwerk Marbach Baier, LANXESS and a major German commercial vehicle manufacturer.
Read more

The countdown to K 2022 is on


The set-up for K 2022 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair is in full swing. The trade fair's logistics team is making sure that everything runs smoothly. Werner Arnold, Team Manager Logistics, explains in an interview all the things that need to be taken into account until all the halls at K are filled.
Read more

K Team Day: A day at K exhibitor Steinert


In August, the K Team from Messe Düsseldorf went to Pulheim to visit Steinert GmbH. The K exhibitor develops machines and processes for recycling a wide range of materials – including, of course, plastics. The team visited the Development & Test Center and had sorting and recycling systems explained and demonstrated.
Read more

"My ambition is to further expand the position of K as the most relevant meeting place for the industry worldwide."


Thomas Franken talks about his expectations for K2022, the challenges the industry faces and what technology is likely to develop in the coming years.
Read more

Welcome to the family: COLOMBIAPLAST joins the K Global Gate portfolio


Read more

70 years of K in Düsseldorf – a world career made in Germany


Now online: the anniversary in historical pictures and stories
Read more

New additional service in the run-up to K 2022 in Düsseldorf: Monthly K-Talk starts online on January 20, 2022!


Outlook, orientation, hot topics +++ exciting live discussion rounds with industry experts, users, and representatives from the media and politics +++ K-Talk enables global dialog even before the Leading Trade Fair in the fall +++ on-demand service
Read more

Scientific Council of K 2022 convenes First Meeting


Renewable energies, resource-saving processes, climate neutrality – rising to major challenges is key. These global tasks require creative minds, innovative technologies and high-performance materials.
Read more