Preview of China Glass 2021

The 31st China International Glass Industrial Technical Exhibition (China Glass 2021) will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre from May 6th to 9th, 2021

As one of the world two largest professional exhibitions among global glass industries, China Glass 2021 will adhere to the organization principles of “professionalization, internationalization and expansion” to display the comprehensive and innovative development achievements of the global glass industry.

Overall production of the Chinese glass industry in 2020 maintained positive growth. The total annual output of flat glass increased by 1.3 percent year on year, while the revenue and profit of the industry were 92.6 billion CNY and 13 billion CNY, which increased 39 percent year on year. For processed glasses, the accumulative output of toughened glass, laminated glass and insulating glass was up respectively to 530 million square metres, 110 million square metres and 150 million square metres in 2020.

The 2021 year is the first year of China’s 14th Five-Year Plan, and China will continue to expand domestic demand, build new development patterns, stabilize and expand consumption, improve the urbanization strategy and other top-level policies. All this will be done to promote further developments in the energy efficiency building, automotive, consumer electronics and photovoltaic industries.

Energy saving and carbon reduction initiatives in the construction industry are key links to implement both of the “Reaching Peak Carbon” and “Carbon Neutral” goals in China. Therefore energy saving glass, power generating glass and other innovative materials and products will provide further application directions for the development of green low-carbon buildings.

The China Glass exhibition will drive industrial innovation continually and provide an arena for jointly displaying energy saving and environmental protection technology, equipment and products of the glass industry. As the largest professional exhibition in global glass industry in 2021, China Glass 2021 will focus on supply chain resources, showcse high-quality developments within the industry and provide Chinese and foreign companies with an authoritative and professional exchange platform on innovative technology and trade.

Exhibition areas cover Glass Industrial Chain
The overall display scale of China Glass 2021 will exceed 90,000 square metres. More than 900 enterprises from 23 countries and regions will participate in the event. The exhibition of products covers the entire chain of the industry, including: flat glass production, manufacturing, glass products, application technology, deep processing equipment, raw materials, refractories and other subdivided industries.

Mainstream brands are ready for display
The coming exhibition will use 7 halls in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Among the halls, the international exhibiting area is allocated in hall N1, which will gather the German and Italian national pavilions and many mainstream brands in the global glass industry, including: LiSEC, Glaston, AGC, Von Ardenne, SEPR, Vesuvius, DipTech, Kuraray, Koemmerling, QUANEX, Zippe, Air Liquide, Air Products & Chemicals, Fives Stein, Grenzebach, Benteler, Fenzi, Intermac, Honeywell, Carl Zeiss, Siemens, Schneide, among many others.

The exhibiting area for both sheet glass and large comprehensive glass equipment manufacturers will be allocated in hall N2, including: Triumph Group, China Building Materials Academy, China Glass Holdings Limited, CSG Holding, China Yaohua, Jinjing Group, Shanghai SYP Glass, Kibing Group, Sinoma Overseas Development, Luoyang Float Glass Group, Yangzhou Zhongke Semiconductor, Huaguang Group, Hebei Yingxin, Ruitai materials technology, Taiwan glass group, Xinyi Ultra thin Glass, Shanxi Lihu Glass, Xinfuxing Glass, Anhui Weihao Special Glass, Flat Glass Group, Wuhan University of Technology, Hubei yijunyaoneng New Material, Shahe Glass Research Institute, HIHO Glass, Bengbu Glass Industry Research & Design Institute, Qinhuangdao Glass Industry Research & Design Institute, China New Building Materials Design & Research Institute, and Shahe Glass Research Institute.

The exhibiting area for glass production and deep-processing equipment is allocated in halls N3, N4, N5 and W5, including: Zibo GT Industrial Ceramics, North Glass, Luoyang Mountain, Landglass, Qinhuangdao Yuntong Glass, EI Automation Equipment, South Glass Technology, GOLIVE, Guangdong Fushan Glass, DEWAY, Liaoning North Glass, Anhui Jingling, Yinrui Intelligent Technology, Beijing Boza , Jinan Weili, Hanjiang Automatic Glass, Beijing Tenon, Beijing Mgm Glass, Shandong Fangding, Tian JinDing AnDa Glass, Guilin Champion Union, Lewei Science & Technology Development, Dardi Water Cutter, Shandong Sanjin Glass, Shanxi Dahua Glass, Mr. Glass, Luoyang Dayang High-performance Material, Dashiqiao Zhongjian Magnesia Brick, Luoyang Kewei Molybdenum and Tungsten, Chengdu Guibao, Hangzhou Zhijiang Silicone Chemicals, Lingzhi, Guangzhou Jointas Chemical and many others. Hall W4 is an exhibition area for small and medium-sized enterprises who are involved in decorative glass, abrasives, hardware, accessories and other fields.

International manufacturers remain confident
Due to the impact of the overseas epidemic, although the number of foreign exhibitors has declined, most mainstream manufacturers at home and abroad still show confidence in the exhibition. The foreign governments and industry organizations including the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, VDMA, ITA-Italian Trade Agent, ICE– Italian Trade Commission, GIMAV-Italian Association of Manufacturers and Suppliers of Machinery, Equipment and Special Products for Glass Processing. These organizations have already involved nearly 100 industry manufacturers to participate in China Glass 2021 in the German and Italian pavilion. Some of the world’s top 500 enterprises are also getting ready to participate in the exhibition, including: Carl Zeiss, Schneider, Honeywell, Siemens, AGC, Sandvik and others.

Forum activities focus on new glass technology and applications
Running concurrently to China Glass 2021, there will be series of professional technical seminars and manufacturer’s promotion activities. Their themes will cover glass deep processing, sintered refractories, special glass, new silicon-based materials, developments in high-end glass technology and equipment, as well as the preparation and performance of photochromic glass.

Professional services
The organizers of China Glass 2021 has strengthened cooperation with domestic and foreign media in the industry, and has increased advertising efforts in domestic media of glass doors, windows, curtain walls and glass printing. They have cooperated with the United States, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, India, Russia and Western-speaking countries in South America to expand the publicity coverage of China Glass 2021. Meanwhile, the organizers have adopted a variety of social media tools to carry out the event’s promotions, which include inviting professional buyers as visitors, and providing the exhibitors with online registration channels on WeChat and the official website of China Glass 2021. Through searching and following the WeChat official account of China Glass 2021(CHINAGLASSEXPO) or logging on to the official website to register in advance, the exhibitors could enjoy a more convenient service in visiting or touring the booths.

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