NPE Orlando

03. - 07. May 2027 | International plastics trade fair

The NPE, short for "National Plastics Exposition", ranks among the world's largest trade fairs in the plastics and plastic technology sector. It takes place every three years at the impressive Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, USA. This significant event is organized by the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS). Serving as an indispensable platform for professionals in the plastic industry, the NPE offers comprehensive insights into the latest trends, products, and services of the sector..

A particular focus of the NPE is on key themes such as lightweight construction, circular economy, sustainable building materials, molding and extrusion techniques, bioplastic materials, and advanced polymer and processing technologies. Additionally, issues like energy efficiency, flexible and rigid packaging, interior and exterior components, as well as recycling and sustainability are highlighted. The trade fair showcases innovative solutions and advancements that cover the entire lifecycle of plastic products.

The NPE attracts exhibitors and visitors from various industries, including raw material manufacturers, mechanical engineering firms, and processing plants. The main visitors include professionals from the plastics industry, comprising decision-makers, engineers, designers, and researchers.

Unique features of the NPE are its special areas and zones. These include the Bottle Zone, the Manufacturing Advancements Zone, the Moldmaking Zone, the Recycling and Sustainability Area, the Material Science Zone, the Packaging Zone, and the Innovation Area. These zones provide opportunities to examine specific aspects of plastic technology in detail.

The fair's supporting program is impressive, encompassing technical conferences, expert seminars, 3D printing workshops, and live product demonstrations.

Orlando, with its modern convention center, offers excellent infrastructure. The central location and easy accessibility make the city an ideal venue for such a large and international trade fair. Visitors can easily reach the convention center via various modes of transportation, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable fair experience.

The NPE will take place on 5 days from Monday, 03. May to Friday, 07. May 2027 in Orlando.

In 1074 days
03.05.2027 - 07.05.2027*
Monday - Friday, 5 days

06.05.2030 - 10.05.2030
02.05.2033 - 06.05.2033
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professional visitors only

every three years

Local time:
13:51 h (UTC -04:00)

Fair location:

Orange County Convention Center,
9899 International Drive, 32819 Orlando, Florida, USA


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Fair organizer
Plastics Industry Association
1425 K St. NW, Suite 500
DC 20005 Washington, D.C., USA
Tel: +1 (2)02 9745200
Fax: +1 (2)02 2967005
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Past editions:
  • 06. - 10. May 2024
  • 07. - 11. May 2018
  • 23. - 27. March 2015
  • 01. - 05. April 2012
    • 1933 exhibitors
    • 55359 visitors

Fair location:

Orange County Convention Center,
9899 International Drive, 32819 Orlando, Florida, USA


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Product groups: plastic additives, plastic products, plastic tools, plastics, plastics machinery, …

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 NPE taking place?
The NPE fair takes place in Orlando, at the Orange County Convention Center.

When is the NPE taking place?
Visit the NPE from 03. - 07. May 2027.

How often does the NPE take place?
The NPE takes place every three years.

What kind of fair is the NPE?
The NPE is an exhibition for Plastics, Petrochemicals and Manufacturing Technology.