The 31st China International Glass Industrial Technical Exhibition (China Glass 2020) will return to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 14th-17th April.

The exhibition is organised by the Chinese Ceramic Society and contracted by Beijing Zhonggui Exhibition and will cover the entire value chain of the glass industry.

This includes flat glass manufacturing, glass production and application, technical glass, processing technology and equipment, raw and auxiliary materials, and refractory materials.

The show has attracted many mainstream brands from around the globe.

By the end of 2019, 920 manufacturers (including 204 overseas companies) from 28 countries and regions confirmed their participation in this event, including China, Germany, Italy, the United States, the United Kingdom, South Korea and Japan.

The total exhibition area exceeds 90,000 m2.

Exhibitors include Lisec, Glaston, Henry F. Teichmann, Grenzebach, Fives Stein and Horn.

China Glass will focus on the industry restructuring and promotion of high-quality development.

It will provide innovative perspectives for the entire value chain from the areas of intelligent manufacturing, low-carbon and low energy consumption, and high efficient production.

The event will have five theme exhibition areas, including Hall E1 for international brands, Hall E2 for glass production and application, Hall E3 for tempering furnace & refractory materials.

Hall E4 - E7 will focus on deep processing equipment & domestic glass while hall E8 - E9 focuses on refractory, raw and auxiliary materials, glass windows & doors, as well as art glass.

With the development of green buildings, energy-efficient insulating glass, coated glass, electro-chromic glass and tempered vacuum glass are penetrating into tier two and tier three cities, which is said will greatly expand the deep processing glass market.

More domestic and foreign manufacturers at China Glass 2020 will focus on environmental performance, design novelty, processing precision and high quality of glass products, as well as introduce more new products.