Date: 28 October 2020
The forthcoming editions of glasspro INDIA, the country’s leading glass products and technology exhibition jointly organized by Messe Düsseldorf India and Glass Bulletin, and glasspex INDIA, the nation’s leading exhibition in glass production and processes organized by Messe Düsseldorf India, will be held from September 23-25, 2021 at Hall 4, BCEC, Mumbai.
Both events are powered by glasstec, Düsseldorf, Germany – the world’s leading exhibition for the glass industry.
glasspro INDIA 2021 will continue to showcase the latest trends and innovations in the field of flat and processed glass products and innovations and feature the largest display of the latest glass processing solutions, tools, auxiliary products and services.
As an additional feature, glasspro INDIA will bring along fenestrationpro INDIA, a show designed to cater to the door, window and the façade segments and unite architects, fabricators, developers, policymakers, façade consultants, engineers, and stakeholders from the Indian industry and beyond.
Synergistically, this show will drive discussions on the design trends which can be harmonized with energy efficient building technologies, bringing the widest fraternity under one roof.
The door, window and façade industry in India is emerging rapidly and the need for sustainability, comfort and aesthetics continues to drive innovation in the construction sector. This industry has given up its traditional structure and expedited to modernism. This new taste and necessity caused the manufacturers to change their production platform to manufacture new and updated products.
On the other hand, glasspex INDIA 2021 will continue to showcase the widest range of glass production technologies, glass processing and finishing, hollow glass products and applications, glass packaging technologies, automation, measurement and control engineering, tools, auxiliary equipment and fittings and many more.
Announcing the new dates for the exhibitions, Thomas Schlitt, Managing Director, Messe Düsseldorf India, said, “Health safety of our exhibitors, sponsors and visitors has been the biggest priority for us during past few months and it continues to be so. However, we are hopeful that the world as well as businesses will soon take a hopeful turn. As we regret the inconveniences occurred due to our plan to postpone this year’s show, we are very excited to meet you in September, 2021 with even more enthusiasm and expectations.”
“We have also realized that tough times give us initial challenges but present to us a great deal of opportunities. Keeping that in mind, I am sure that we can expect an array of even more advanced products, technologies and solutions. We will also be delighted to offer a potent platform for the industry stakeholders to meet, greet, share ideas and do fruitful businesses together,” he said.
Asked about his expectations from the exhibitions, Lakhan Singh, Editor and Publisher, Glass Bulletin, said although the industry was going through a very difficult time because of the pandemic, he was hopeful that the worst was over.
“Though we have had a few setbacks this year, we are sure the glass industry will bounce back in no time aided by our collective efforts and supported by our government's initiatives and policies. We are confident that the coming year will be huge for the industry and the glass sector will see tremendous growth,” he asserted.
The last edition of the events was a huge success. There was a marked increase in the number of exhibitors, visitors and international participants compared to the year before that. The number of exhibiting companies stood at 195. Given the growth in popularity and clientele, the exhibitions are certainly going to script yet another success next year.
The show is supported by prestigious industry associations like AIGMF (All India Glass Manufacturers Federation Ltd), Builder Association of India, Ludhiana Glass Dealers Association, Noida Glass and Dealers Association, The Madras Glass & Plywood Merchant Association and Rajkot Glass Merchant Association.