Guangzhou, China -- China's vehicle market - already the world's largest - looks set to continue growing sharply, creating huge opportunities for suppliers of automotive plastic parts.
This is why the Plastics News Global Group is organising "China Plastics in Automotive 2011", an international business conference at the Guangzhou Westin Hotel on 16 May - the day before the big Chinaplas 2011 show opens there.
The plastics-specific program, to be offered in both Chinese and English, will feature 15 expert speakers with deep understanding of how the dynamic but challenging Chinese auto sector works. The event's keynote speaker will be Joe Hinrichs, ceo of Ford Motor (China) Ltd..
Other presenters - from automakers, plastics molders, designers, resin suppliers and global consultants - include executives from such firms as Chang'an Automotive, Magna International, J.D. Power & Associates, ExxonMobil Chemical, DuPont, and India's Tata Technologies.
These speakers will offer insights into the region's latest auto production and demand data, Chinese consumer preferences, product design "localisation" issues, plastics prospects in electric and hybrid vehicles, material trends and recent applications, plus supply-chain management strategies.