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March 2017

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The 5th edition of glasspex India, International Exhibition for Glass Production, Processing and Products – and the premiere staging of glasspro India, International Exhibition for Flat Glass Processing and Products closed successfully at the India Expo Mart Greater Noida: over 130 companies from 16 countries showcased their technologies on 47,360 square feet of exhibit space to moree than 4,150 trade visitors.

In addition to Indian companies, there was a group participation from Germany as well as individual exhibitors from Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, the UK and the U.S.

The exhibitors, including many first time participants, praised the organization and venue of the shows as well as the quality of the attendees. The majority of the exhibitors have already confirmed their participation for the next edition of the shows.

Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director and Member of the Management Board of Messe Düsseldorf, stated: “This event has developed into an important trade fair and meeting point for the glass industry, strongly fostering the exchange of ideas, contacts and business deals in the Indian market.” Thanking the supporting partners AIGMF, VDMA and the Glazing Society of India, Joachim Schäfer attributed the success in attracting exhibiting companies “to the excellent reputation of glasspex India as the glass hub for the region and Messe Düsseldorf´s strong ties with its partners and companies in the global industry.”

The concurrent conference on “What Can Glass Do for You” organized by the All India Glass Manufacturers´ Federation (AIGMF), complemented the range of exhibits. The conference topics covered various glass industry sectors – flat, solar, processed, container and tableware – with renowned Indian and international speakers from the glass industry and related organizations.

The next edition of glasspro India will be held from September 7 – 9, 2018 in Mumbai. Retaining its biennial cycle, the 6th edition of glasspex India will take place from March 6 – 8, 2019 in Mumbai.

For further information on visiting or exhibiting at glassbro India 2018 and glasspex India 2019, contact Messe Düsseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601. Telephone: (312) 781-5180; Fax: (312) 781-5188; E-mail:; Visit our web site; Subscribe to our blog; Follow us on twitter at

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