Instead of the standard until to the high-tech solution 2013 is the world’s largest trade fair for plastics and rubber – K in Dusseldorf from October 16 to 23. To the 19th edition of the three-yearly fair, eight companies present themselves (2010: six) from Hong Kong under the umbrella of the community stand in Hall 1, booth A25, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). In total, 34 exhibitors from the metropolis at the fair are represented. Hong Kong plastics industry challenges the rising cost pressures and increasing regulations through a stronger focus on innovation and technology, as well as cooperation with international partners. To also upgrade the OEM production belongs to ODM and OBM manufacture. The Government of the HKSAR and the Hong Kong Mould and the Council support this through a series of programs, including with local universities, research and development centers, as well as industry organizations of various fields of technology. So can among other niche products be developed, as they require about the complex requirements of the automotive industry.
Plastic raw materials from Hong Kong’s exports rose to 7.5 billion USD in the first eight months of this year by almost 1 per cent. Double-digit growth rates in Asian countries such as Korea showed exports (+ 89.9 percent), Indonesia (+ 34. 8 percent) and Taiwan (+ 31.5%). Imports in the city declined to $ 7.4 billion in the same period to 3.4 per cent. Contrary to the trend growing imports from Germany grew 3.6 percent to $ 146 million. The following companies from Hong Kong will present their products and services on the K: Hongrita mold Ltd., Jing Mei industrial limited, man Fung mould industrial co. limited, Ming Lee-tool-steel & machines co., Ltd., NHH COLTEC limited, Sunrise industrial (HK) limited, TK mold limited, Tung Lee precision works limited. Hongrita mold Ltd. (1/A25-7) supplies including the automotive industry as well as the medical, electronics and packaging industry with Spitz castings and plastic molding.