Labelexpo Asia 2013 reached new visitor attendance records as it celebrated its tenth anniversary edition. Held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) during December 3-6, show organizer Tarsus reports that the four-day exhibition was attended by a number of high quality visitors to see the largest ever floor plan of exhibitors.
Welcoming 21,416 visitors, Labelexpo Asia 2013 achieved an increase of 18.8% over 2011’s show which attracted 18,019 attendees. Visitors came from 87 countries, up 11% from 74 countries in 2011. Covering 8,500sq/m of net space, with just under 300 exhibitors, the show was larger by 10% versus the last edition and also experienced its highest ever onsite level of space rebooking for 2015.
Many international companies exhibited, including Avery Dennison, Epson, Gallus, Omet, Gidue, UPM Raflatac and Xeikon. There were more than 70 machines being demonstrated. New products unveiled for the Asia Pacific region included Screen’s Truepress Jet L350UV digital press and Avery Dennison’s TurnLock Laminating System. Nuova Gidue’s M3 digital flexo press was a major attraction with packed demonstrations.