According to the Iran
Plast news headquarters, Mohammadreza Shakery, the chairman of the board of
directors of the Employers' Association of Machinery Manufacturers and Polymer
Equipment Producers, stated that 48 domestic machinery manufacturers and
members of this organization have set up booths in Hall 38 of the Iran Plast
exhibition. He praised the organizers of the exhibition, especially the
honorable Deputy Minister of Petroleum and the CEO of the National
Petrochemical Company, for their excellent management of this edition of the
He added, "The
organizers of the exhibition, by creating a policy-making council consisting of
specialized associations in this industry, allocated halls to these
associations, and there was also good interaction with associations in terms of
content production to make the exhibition more fruitful."
Shakery noted that Iran
Plast has had the first rank in the region in terms of its size and the number
of participants, especially in recent years. He said, "Iran itself has a
large market, and our organization's members have gained the largest share of
the domestic market. Machinery manufacturers have always played an effective
role in Iran Plast and have actively participated in all editions of the
exhibition, introducing their innovations at this event."
Shakery stated, "The
amount of polymer machinery imports is much higher than exports. However, the
available statistics on exports are not very accurate because, in many cases,
domestic productions are either recorded informally or as machine-to-machine
sales through alternative methods."
He considered the results
of their participation in previous editions of the Iran Plast exhibition
satisfactory and expressed hope that this edition of the exhibition would bring
positive developments for the country's industry.
edition of the Iran Plast exhibition will be held from September 17 to 20, 2023,
at the permanent location of the Tehran International Exhibitions Center.