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The Future on Full Display

NPE® provides a global platform for technological ingenuity and innovation in the plastics industry—automation, robots, cobots, end-of-arm tooling, three- and four-dimensional printing, mold components, industrial polymers, and anything else you can imagine. Plastics change peoples’ lives in transformative ways; at NPE you’ll discover the latest machinery and sustainability methods that are transforming end markets, from consumer products and medical device manufacturing to automotive and construction.

With more than 55,000 attendees from 120 countries and endless networking and educational opportunities, NPE is where the industry transforms tomorrow.

The show floor features more than 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space, occupied by 2,100+ exhibitors spotlighting the latest technologies, materials, and processes in plastics that are revolutionizing medicine, packaging, consumer products, transportation, and sustainable manufacturing.

NPE only comes around once every three years, don’t miss your chance to experience innovation firsthand at the 2021 show.

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NPE is excellent. Here you see all the different kinds of companies that you work with in one spot, so you save a lot on travel expenses.

– Marko Stojanovic,  Procter & Gamble

Our companies and our industry are made up of people from all demographics, regions and backgrounds. The more we can interact with each other, the more we get to know each other, the more time we spend face-to-face, the more likely we are to create the kinds of connections that drive success for ourselves, our companies and for our industry.

– David Honeycutt,  Avient™

I have been coming to NPE for years, to network and to meet all my customers in one place. That’s what’s so convenient about NPE. Everyone is under one roof.

– Bud Carmen,  Vice President of Operations,  Creative Blow Mold Tooling

Explore the entire plastics ecosystem at one trade show

Every sector of the global plastics industry and its vertical markets will be represented at NPE. Explore the trends that are shaping industry conversations in key plastics verticals.

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Transforming Tomorrow at NPE2021

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NPE’s Technology Zones are back—now featuring 13 distinct areas to explore. See how 3D/4D printing, robotics and automation, medtech, moldmaking, thermoforming, and material science are transforming the industry. Don’t miss the latest advancements driving bottling and container manufacturing in the Bottle Zone—including quick-drying PET, bioplastics, and new barrier technology.

NPE is a great opportunity for networking with other industry professionals

Transform your tomorrow. NPE hosts the entire plastics industry supply chain. It’s a global event where you have the opportunity to learn from industry experts about new and emerging technologies, sustainability strategies, next-generation solutions and more—all at NPE2021.

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has created an unprecedented situation across the globe, presenting us with new challenges every day. We are actively monitoring the impact and continue to plan NPE2021 as scheduled for May 17–21, 2021 in Orlando, FL.

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