NPE2021: The Plastics Show, scheduled for May 17–21, 2021, in Orlando, Florida, has been cancelled. 

We look forward to welcoming you back to Orlando at NPE2024, scheduled for May 6–10, 2024, at the Orange County Convention Center. Read more here

NPE2021: Transform Tomorrow

NPE® provides a global platform for technological ingenuity and innovation in the plastics industry—automation, robots, cobots, end-of-arm tooling, three- and four- dimensional printing, mold components, industrial polymers and anything else you can imagine. Plastics change peoples' lives in transformative ways; at NPE you'll discover the latest machinery and sustainability methods that are transforming end markets, from consumer products and medical device manufacturing to automotive and construction. 

With more than 55,000 attendees from 120 countries and endless networking and educational opportunities, NPE is where the industry transforms tomorrow.

The show floor features more than 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space, occupied by 2,100+ exhibitors spotlighting the latest technologies, materials and processes in plastics that are revolutionizing medicine, packaging, consumer products, transportation and sustainable manufacturing. 

Technology Zones at NPE

NPE is your chance to explore the latest plastics technologies on the market. Our 13 technology zones provide you a one-stop-shop to connect with exhbitors offering solutions to meet your plastics needs. 

  • 3D/4D Printing Zone
  • Bottle Zone
  • Contract Manufacturing Zone
  • Decorating & Secondary Processes Zone
  • Flexible Packaging Zone
  • inspection & Measurement Zone
  • Medtech Zone
  • Moldmaking Zone
  • Polymers & Additives Zone
  • Product Design & Engineering Services Zone
  • Recycling & Sustainability Zone
  • Rigid Packaging Zone
  • Robotics & Automation Zone

To learn more about the NPE Technology Zones, visit

The Plastics Ecosystem in Full Display

Every sector of the global plastics industry and its vertical markets will be represented at NPE. Explore the trends that are shaping industry conversations in plastics verticals, such as:

  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Bottling & Containers
  • Building & Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Machinery & Robotics
  • Medtech
  • Packaging
  • Recycling & Sustainability

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