Exhibition Updates

The 16th International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Conference & Exhibition (IPB 2018) was successfully held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. As an annually held powder industry grand event, IPB witnessed the cultivation of Chinese powder industry for more than a decade. In this exhibition, nearly 200 exhibitors from 12 countries and regions in the fields of crushing, grinding, screening, drying, mixing, filtering, conveying, packaging, testing, safety and explosion protection showed the latest powder processing and bulk solids technology in the space of 9,000 square meters.

During the three-day exhibition, the number of trade visitors was 8,596. According to visitor survey statistics of 2018, most of the visitors came from the chemical industry (35%), following by the phamaceuticals (12%), food/feed (11%), and the remaining 42% came from energy (10%) ceramics and glass (8%), mining (7%), metallurgy (7%), paper (3%) and tobacco (3%). The exhibits with greatest interests are powder processing technologies, following by powder testing technologies such as particle analysis and characterization.