Date: 17 September 2023 ، the watch 15:15
News ID: 11171

Over 200 foreign companies participating in Iran Plast 2023

The 17th International Exhibition of Plastic, Rubber, Machinery, and Equipment (Iran Plast 2023) kicked off at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground on Sunday.

The 17th edition of the international event is being held with the approach of developing the value chain, supporting national production, and promoting domestic manufacturing in an area of 3,200 square meters.
The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was attended by a number of senior officials, including Oil Minister Javad Oji, National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Managing Director Morteza Shah-Mirzaei, Deputy Oil Minister for Planning Affairs Houshang Falahatian, some MPs and ambassadors, and those active in the petrochemical industry.

Various MOUs and contracts will be signed among those active in the petrochemical industry during the event.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition, National Petrochemical Company Managing Director Morteza Shah-Mirzaei emphasized: “The 20-fold increase in the number of foreign guests at the 17th Iran Plast Exhibition means that threats and economic sanctions have no place in this industry and that we have crossed these boundaries.”

The value-creating, job-creating and currency-creating petrochemical industry has started a leaping and revolutionary movement, the official stressed.
As stated by the director of Iran Plast, the exhibition is a successful model for extensive cooperation among polymer complexes, downstream petrochemical industries, and capable Iranian manufacturers.
According to Farid Dousti, this exhibition can facilitate the path to complete the value chain in the petrochemical industry.

Iran Plast exhibition is one of the important events in the market of domestic and regional polymer products, which is held with the aim of developing and completing the value chain of the petrochemical industry, supporting national production and promoting domestic manufacturing, the official said.
As the biggest event in the petrochemicals and plastics industry in West Asia, Iran Plast was held for the first time in 2002 on the initiative of NPC in order to boost the domestic plastics industry market, facilitate the global marketing process, and present in global markets.
Like the previous years, this edition of the exhibition also covers four major areas including raw materials, machinery, and equipment, final and semi-finished products as well and services.

Source: Tehran Times