Some say it was an opportunity for KOPLAS to be a plastic exhibition representing for Asia, as the three most important capital goods industrial exhibitions were hosted at the same time. And it was also a chance to have competitiveness in newly created markets and fast-changing technology innovation current by combining different industries.
This year's KOPLAS was the biggest fair with 303 companies including global plastic cooperation from 24 countries and drew attention internationally.
Buyers from emerging nations, organizations and their presidents such as India Plastic Association, All India Plastic Manufacturers Association and Taiwan Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association attended.
Items for display visually enjoyable were materials, subsidiary materials, half-finished products, complete products, injection molding machines, extruders, processing machines, feeders, thermoregulators, unloaders, mills, bonding machines, cutters, packers, controllers, sensors, screws, cylinders, me, rubber injection molding machines or extruders, O-ring testers, rubber half-finished and complete products, information service, plastic or rubber related products, metal molds, packing and printing related products.Main companies were ILKWNAG POLYMER, BYK, IL-WOONG PLATECH, Eco Frendly Livingware, Doill Coloer-Chem, GCC, Iruchem, WOOJIN PLAIMM,LS Mtron, DONGSHIN Hydraulics, HYUNDAI Injection&Machinery, Heunghwa Injection Machine, Arburg, KOREA ENGEL, Sumitomo, Krauss Maffei, Haitian, Cosmos, Yizumi, PLM, DESMA, Jinsan PLM, SungJin Machinery, Shin Chang Precision Industrial, Shin Heong Autox, Hanyoung NUX, Yudo, Daehan Electric, Yooil System, Hankook System, Seahn System, HNP Interpra, Neutech, Yushin, Hanse, ABNEXO, AFT, MEK Engineering Corporation, Withlab, MICO, HATECH KOREA, ILBEOM,JK INNOVATION, Sunraytech, CIJ KOREA, Metalstick. KOPLAS 2013 held an international seminar attended by Japanese specialists in the industry of polymer processing and auto parts. Planned fresh and innovative and seminars included 'carbon fiber WPC for an automobile', 'metal mold production for liquid silicone', 'Next-generation Eco-friendly plastic new injection molding technology' and 'Eco-friendly plastic and new injection molding technology'. They provided a chance to catch up with current trend and technology information in the industry.