November 15-16, 2023

Cleveland, Ohio

The North American exhibition for the film, sheet, pipe and profile extrusion industry

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300+ exhibitors

100+ speakers

"Cleveland is at the heart of the plastics industry and I was really pleased with the local audience. I really like the set up of the floor, it's unique and has everything in one space."
Bruce Fawcett, Executive Director, Polymer Ohio
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The Plastics Extrusion World Expo will return to
Cleveland, Ohio

 

The Plastics Extrusion World Expo will return to the Huntington Convention Center in down town Cleveland. This event brings together professionals from across the plastics extrusion industry for two days of networking, knowledge sharing and innovation. The free-to-attend trade show will run alongside the Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo and Polymer Testing World Expo.

Your free ticket provides admission to the show floor which will have exhibits from leaders in the plastics extrusion industry and focused conference theaters with a busy two-day program of technical presentations, seminars and industry debates.



 

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Exhibitor interview: Maxwell Dies and Moulds

The next exhibitor interview is from Vinubhai Chavda, Co-owner at Maxwell Dies and Moulds.

Maxwell is engaged in manufacturing die plates, blades and blade holders for underwater pelletizing systems, eccentric fork pelletizers and water-ring pelletizers used in compounding, masterbatches, recycling, bioplastics and petrochemicals resin production plants to process various thermoplastics resins. They also refurbish old die plates of higher output lines to improve running cost of productions for our customers.


What do you think sets your company apart from your competitors?

We are equipped with 100% in-house designing, simulation, validation, manufacturing and testing facilities to help manufacture each part with supreme quality, which is key to keeping customers satisfied and happy, and gives us repeat business from customers. We also keep producing new different products with new metallurgies to improve processing at customer end and putting us ahead of competition.

 

What are the biggest challenges facing the industry today and how can this be overcome?

Supply chain uncertainty and cost of logistics is the biggest challenge since last 12-14 months. Input cost of materials changes drastically and creates pressure as a manufacture, and that is really challenging to maintain price levels and delivery commitments for customers.

 

How do you see the sector developing in the next five to ten years?

We see huge growth in petrochemicals industry in India and worldwide, huge potential of EV vehicles, charging stations, solar energy and many more companies creating big demand of thermoplastics and new polymers. There will also be growth engine for the entire process chain including processers, equipment and parts manufacturers, and users, meaning the industry will grow by a 10% rate year on year for the next 10 years.

 

What are you most looking forward to at this years’ show?

We are exhibiting for the first time. North America is very much a potential market for us, we are looking forward to meeting some of our existing and potential customers to grow our business relationships. We are also looking for new distributors in the North American and Canadian market to create more opportunities and grow together with our solutions.


Maxwell Dies and Moulds will be exhibiting at the Compounding World Expo 2022.