Just like every three years, K 2022 in Düsseldorf will once again be the most relevant information and business platform for the global plastics industry. Exhibitors and visitors from all over the world get together and use the opportunities from 19 to 26 October this year to demonstrate the operational excellence of the sector, to discuss current trends, introduce innovations and chart the course for the future.
The three associations behind We are Plastics – GKV, Plastics Europe Deutschland and VDMA – will be represented with exciting formats at K 2022.
More about this and the key topics of the trade fair can be found on our K webpages.
The initiative "We are plastics” – consisting of the major associations of plastics manufacturers, processors and machinery manufacturers – will be presenting itself for the first time to the international trade public, including the media, at K, the world's leading trade fair for plastics, in Düsseldorf.read more
The project of the German plastics industry under the leadership of the plastics producers' association Plastics Europe Deutschland (PED) and Messe Düsseldorf focuses on the three pioneering key themes of K 2022: climate protection, circular economy and digitalization.read more
The world's leading trade fair for plastics, K 2022, is taking place at a time when the circular economy has become the core of the plastics industry's business model. This is exactly what our Managing Director Ingemar Bühler pointed out in his interview at K Preview.read more
This year will once again see a Circular Economy Forum held at K in Düsseldorf, The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics & Rubber, from 19 to 26 October 2022. On the outdoor premises between Halls 10 and 16, the VDMA (German Engineering Federation) as organiser and 13 of its member companies will demonstrate the pivotal importance of technology in the implementation of the circular economy in the plastics industry.read more
The special show Plastics shape the future spans a wide range on seven theme days: From the overall social challenges of our time to the innovations of the industry to more sustainability and fewer emissions.read more
As the central dialog forum at K trade fair 2022, the special show Plastics shape the Future demonstrates how plastics is crucial for enabling a sustainable future. It shows which fascinating developments are already taking place today and that visions for tomorrow are just on their way to implementation.
Our booth in Hall 8a is the meeting point for all players in the plastics processing industry and plastics machinery manufacturing. Get to know the initiative “We are plastics” and find out how you already benefit from the solidarity of the associations – GKV, PlasticsEurope, AVK, FSK, GKV/TecPart, IK, pro-K and VDMA.
At the VDMA Circular Economy Forum at K 2022, we will show how circular economy works in practice in the plastics industry. In ten pavilions, VDMA members – manufacturers of plastics machinery and equipment – together with their partners will be showing their projects and the technologies that make the plastics cycle possible in the first place.