We cover the important trends in automotive plastics.

Want to find today’s solutions and explore tomorrow’s possibilities? We’ve got everything you need.

Your opportunity to attend the world’s most influential trade show and conference serving the plastics industry only comes every three years. And your company—and career—benefit when you can explore products from 2,000 suppliers, trends from specialized education sessions and strategies from a network of 55,000+ attendees, all in one trip. To help you gain funding for your attendance at NPE, follow these simple steps to demonstrate the return on investment. Only at NPE can you find the innovation, development and information to boost your production and efficiencies.


Today’s fuel efficiency goals demand that vehicles weigh less, requiring new composites, applications, designs and technologies. Don’t miss the Flexible Vinyl Zone and Material Science Zone on the NPE show floor.

3D Printing

3D printing is transforming vehicle prototyping, fabrication and tooling, and with the advent of new materials, this developing technology is set to expand further. Stop by the 3D/4D Printing Zone to see all the latest advances.


Eco-friendly manufacturing processes and sustainable materials are not only for meeting green goals—they can also save energy and cut production costs. The Re|focus Zone showcases everything related to sustainability in plastics.