VOL. 17 September ISSUE YEAR 2016


in Vol. 17 - September Issue - Year 2016
SF EXPO Chongqing 2016 Came to a Successful Conclusion

On May 11, 2016, Chongqing International Surface Finishing, Electroplating and Coating Exhibition (SF EXPO 2016), and Chongqing International Industrial Water Treatment and Environmental Protection Equipment Exhibition (WATEP EXPO 2016) raised the curtain at Chongqing International Expo Center. It made a big splash in the surface finishing and water treatment sector for the entirety of the three-day exhibition.

The exhibition was jointly organized by the China Electroplating Association, China Surface Engineering Association Painting of Branch, Chongqing Surface Engineering Association, Chongqing Association of Environmental Protection Industry and Wise Exhibition (Guangdong) Co.,Ltd. It was also greatly supported by surface finishing associations all over the country and environmental protection institutions of the Southwest China market.

Opening Ceremony Lights up the Show

SF EXPO 2016 opening started at 9am on May 11. Mr. Ma Jie, President of China Electroplating Association, Mr. Tao Weimin, Mr. Wang Yijian and Ms Wu Weiling, the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of China Surface Engineering Association Painting of Branch, Mr. Hu Guohui, Chairmen of Chongqing Surface Engineering Association, Mr. Zhong Youzhao, Sichuan Province Surface Engineering Industry Association, Mr. Xiao Hua, Vice President of China Association of Environmental Protection Industry, Mr. Li Wentao, Secretary General of Chongqing Painting Industry Association, and Mr. Zhao Dajun, Secretary General of Tianjin Electroplating Association and many other officials of the industrial associations all attended the fair. Chongqing Evening News, Chongqing Morning Post, Huaxi Daily, CQTV reported the grand opening of SF EXPO 2016 and WATEP EXPO 2016.

Along with the opening, the SF EXPO organizer granted awards to Norilsk Nickel from Russia and Artek Chemical from India respectively as the Best Electroplating Material Overseas Brand and the Most Popular Surface Finishing Overseas Brand. Mr. Maxim Soltanov, Head of Operational Marketing expressed high expectation for the Southwest China market, and Norilsk Nickel will interact in the market frequently after SF EXPO 2016.

Featuring Famous Exhibitors and Professional Visitors

During the three days of the exhibition, surface finishing professionals from all over the world visited the fair and witnessed the advance technology and products. Grand decorated booths occupied half of the exhibition space, which attracted high end and professional buyers. Highnic Group, Xinliguang, Jade Chem, EPP Coatings, Huali, HTE, JCU, Xinqiu, Xinyi, Norilsk Nickel, Chingfeng, Nippon, CETC, Chuanfu Chemicals, Ontop, Huanan Pumps, Pingcheng, Lidao, Potencer, Nordson, Langtech, Pentatomic, Liyuan and all other exhibitors showcased their best to SF EXPO visitors.

Experts Speech of Industrial Trends

Several industrial conferences and seminars were held at the same time as SF EXPO. 2016 China (Chongqing) International Surface Engineering Forum & The 13th Surface Engineering Technology Forum was held in Carlton Hotel Chongqing by Chongqing Association for Science and Technology and China Surface Engineering Association, for in-depth discussion on surface finishing technology. China (Chongqing) Automotive Coatings & Painting Summit 2016, organized by Painting Technology Committee of Society of Automotive Engineering of China, China Surface Engineering Association Painting of Branch and National Coating Industrial Association, Chongqing Painting Industry Association, attracted over 100 automobile enterprises. In addition, the 19th National Paint & Coatings and Surface Protection Conference, Founding Meeting of China Surface Engineering Association Science and Technology Committee and China Surface Engineering Association Electronic Plating Committee were also held during the dates of exhibition in Chongqing. All the attendees of the seminars and conferences also paid a visit to SF EXPO 2016.

Apart from association events, SF EXPO also organized the Surface Finishing New Products & Technology Promotion Conference. JCU introduced black and transparent composite coating chemicals. D.C Tech made a speech about Green Corrosion Resistant Technology and Application.

Investigation trip to Southwest China market

To help overseas enterprises better understand the prospect of the surface finishing industry in the Southwest China market, SF EXPO organized exhibitors and visitors to investigate the market by visiting industrial parks and surface finishing factories, to know more about the sector and find business opportunities. Over 25 participants from India, Korea, Bangladesh, France, and America joined the trip to Zhongrun Surface Engineering and Technology Industrial Park. They received a general idea about the development of surface industrial parks in Chongqing and the status of surface finishing enterprises that have been in the Chongqing market for a long time.

Finally, the three-day exhibition came to a successful conclusion. We will meet in Guangzhou for SF EXPO 2017!

For Information:
Wise Exhibition (Guangdong) Co., Ltd.
Room A & B, 3rd Floor, Wanyihuaxuan
Building, No.10 Jinju Road
Haizhu District, Guangzhou
Guangdong, P.R.China
Tel. +86.20.29193506/97
Fax +86.20.29193591
E-mail: sfexpo@hotmail.com