Shanghai is set to host the highly anticipated Polyurethane Technology International Forum 2023 from September 13 to 15. The event, organized by Suntower in collaboration with the Shanghai Polyurethane Industry Association and the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, aims to facilitate sustainable development and foster technological advancements within the polyurethane industry.
As one of the most influential conferences in China's polyurethane sector, the Polyurethane Technology International Forum 2023 promises to be an electrifying platform for discovering new industry patterns and emerging applications in the post-COVID era. With a focus on sustainable development and technical progress, this event will attract participants ranging from raw material suppliers and additive suppliers to equipment providers, polyurethane manufacturers, and testing agencies. Anticipated to draw around 300 delegates from across the globe, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to network, gain insights, and explore new business prospects.
Polyurethane materials have become integral to numerous industries, including new energy vehicles, green furniture, healthcare, cold chain logistics, aerospace, bullet trains, wind power, and LNG carriers. According to PUdaily, the global polyurethane market reached an impressive value of USD 55 billion in 2022 and is projected to grow at a steady compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 5.8% from 2023 to 2028. China, renowned as a polyurethane production and consumption powerhouse, contributed 16 million tonnes in 2022, accounting for 45% of global output.
While the industry has witnessed significant growth, challenges such as overcapacity and environmental concerns remain, underscoring the urgent need for sustainability and the development of eco-friendly materials. The Polyurethane Technology International Forum 2023 will serve as a platform for industry stakeholders to address these issues, foster collaboration, and work towards mutually beneficial solutions for a greener and smarter future.
Over the course of three informative days, attendees can expect an array of opportunities for learning, networking, and discovering new business avenues. The event will feature 20 exhibition booths where companies can showcase their brands and innovative product developments. Renowned experts and thought leaders from around the world will deliver over 30 presentations on cutting-edge technologies and applications of polyurethane materials, with a focus on sustainability, environmental protection, and responsible practices. Engaging panel discussions and one-to-one meetings will further enrich the exchange of ideas, enabling attendees to forge lasting connections.
The agenda will cover diverse topics, including the implications of sustainability and circular economy principles on the polyurethane industry, future prospects for the Asia Pacific polyurethane market, innovative applications of polyurethane in the automotive sector, the revolutionary potential of additive manufacturing, the outlook for bio-based polyols, advancements in eco-friendly blowing agents, and the development of waterborne polyurethane emulsions, among others.
In addition to the engaging sessions, ample time will be provided for attendees to forge lasting relationships in a relaxed environment. Whether over buffet lunches, coffee breaks, or a cocktail party, participants can effectively communicate and explore potential collaborations. Whether seeking cost optimization, market expansion in Asia, or the latest technological advancements, the Polyurethane Technology International Forum 2023 promises to be a gateway to a brighter future.
For more information on the forum agenda and detailed content, please visit the official website at Event | PUdaily. Extra discount will be offered to EUROPUR members. Register now and secure your place at the Polyurethane Technology International Forum 2023 in Shanghai.
PUdaily, a brand of Suntower Consulting Limited, has been a leading provider of real-time pricing intelligence, market dynamics, and research reports for the Chinese polyurethane market since 2007.With a vision to become the industry benchmark, PUdaily has expanded beyond its initial focus on the Chinese market, and successfully broadened its scope to encompass Southeast Asia, India, South Korea, Japan, the Middle East, and has set its sights on further geographical expansion into Europe, Americas, and Africa. Over the years, PUdaily serves a diverse range of customers globally, including raw material producers, traders, distributors, intermediates, end-users, machinery and equipment companies, and more. PUdaily's commitment to providing valuable intelligence services sets them apart in the volatile polyurethane market.