Interplas Birmingham

02. - 04. June 2026 | International forum for the UK plastics industry

Interplas is the leading plastics trade fair and conference in the UK, established in 1951. The name "Interplas" is an abbreviation for international innovations and technologies in the plastics sector. The NEC National Exhibition Center in Birmingham serves as the venue for this esteemed event, which occurs biennially. Interplas Events Ltd., a subsidiary of the Rapid News Communications Group, is responsible for organizing Interplas. Central to the plastics industry, the fair showcases a wide range of technologies, including injection molding, rotational molding, extrusion, blow molding, thermoforming, vacuum forming, film extrusion, recycling, and design.

Visitors can explore a broad array of products and services, from software, materials, and machinery to CAD/CAM systems, Smart Factory concepts, composite materials, polymers, recycled materials, 3D printing, robotic technologies, and much more. One of the highlights of the fair is the numerous presentations by industry leaders discussing current developments, trends, and future directions. Exhibitors at Interplas represent a multitude of sectors, from recycling to material development and digitization. The primary attendees are experts from the plastics industry, including developers, manufacturers, and consultants. The NEC in Birmingham is not just a prestigious exhibition center but also a cultural landmark. Thanks to its strategic location, it is easily accessible by public transport and car. Birmingham itself boasts numerous attractions and cultural events, inviting visitors to discover them during their stay. Interplas, therefore, provides not only professional networking opportunities but also a chance to experience Birmingham's cultural diversity.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 3 days of the fair, from 26. September to 28. September 2017, about 12000 visitors from 72 countries on the Interplas in Birmingham.

The Interplas will take place on 3 days from Tuesday, 02. June to Thursday, 04. June 2026 in Birmingham.

In 741 days
02.06.2026 - 04.06.2026*
Tuesday - Thursday, 3 days
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Local time:
12:35 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

National Exhibition Center (NEC),
West Midlands, B40 1NT Birmingham, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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Fair organizer
Rapid News Communications Group
Sandpiper Court, Chester Business Park
CH4 9QE Chester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Past editions:
  • 26. - 28. September 2023
  • 28. - 30. September 2021
  • 26. - 28. September 2017
    • 12000 visitors
  • 30 Sep. - 02 Oct. 2014

Fair location:

National Exhibition Center (NEC),
West Midlands, B40 1NT Birmingham, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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Product groups: ancillary equipment, automation and robotics, blow moulding, compounders, compounding, consultants, contract manufacturing, design, extrusion machines, film extrusion, Injection moulding machines, masterbatch and additives, materials handling, mould components, mould makers, polymer distributors, polymer producers, printing and decorating, recycling, rotational moulding, software, surface treatment, temperature control, testing and measuring equipment, thermoforming, training and legal advice, vacuum forming, welding and marking, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Interplas taking place?
The Interplas fair takes place in Birmingham, at the National Exhibition Center (NEC).

When is the Interplas taking place?
Visit the Interplas from 02. - 04. June 2026.

How often does the Interplas take place?
The Interplas takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the Interplas?
The Interplas is an exhibition for Plastics, Industry and .