Successfully Delivers East Coast Plastics
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 3, 2001--East Coast plastics
processors came out in large volume for the debut of the PLASTEC East
Exposition in New York City, June 5-7, 2001.
With more than 4,000 professionals in attendance, the show lived
up to its billing as the East Coast's largest plastics processing
PLASTEC East's co-location with two other major design and
manufacturing shows -- Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East and
Atlantic Design & Manufacturing (ADM) -- brought a total of 14,000
visitors to the combination of the three shows.
"PLASTEC East was extremely successful in bringing high numbers of
quality decision-makers to visit with the major companies in the
market," said Diane O'Connor, director of trade shows for show
organizer CANON COMMUNICATIONS LLC.
"When we announced the launch of a plastics show for the East
Coast, we were confident that the show would deliver the region's
major plastics processing market, and clearly it did exactly that.
Future PLASTEC East shows will continue to build upon this very
Exhibitors at PLASTEC East offered products from every category of
plastics processing, including primary processing equipment, auxiliary
machinery, materials, molds, and molding components. Leading
exhibitors included Battenfeld of America, Boy Machines, BP Amoco
Polymers, Davis Standard Corp., Engel, Milacron Inc., and Toshiba
Exhibitors expressed great satisfaction with the show, and most
have already signed up for booth space at the 2002 show.
"PLASTEC has been busy and very successful," said Kai Jacobsen,
manager of machine sales and technology for Engel. "We'll definitely
continue to exhibit here in the future. The customers were very
serious buyers and wanted to talk in great detail about our products.
Our experience at this show is a good indicator of what is to come."
Information on PLASTEC East is available at www.plasteceast.com. A
West Coast version of the event, PLASTEC West, will next take place
February 5-7, 2002, at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.
Produced and managed by CANON COMMUNICATIONS LLC, PLASTEC East,
PLASTEC West, MD&M East, and ADM are part of CANON's worldwide family
of trade events. Information on them can be found at
www.canontradeshows.com, or by calling 310/445-4200.
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