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In addition to the return of the PCB industry’s leading players, the 2017 International Printed Circuit & APEX South China Fair (2017 HKPCA & IPC Show) will feature many new elements: first-time exhibitors, innovative products and services and the entirely new Hong Kong Pavilion. The show will again be staged at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, China, running from 6 to 8 December 2017.
More exhibitors than ever before – Many new exhibitors debut, previously unseen offerings
With close to 550 confirmed exhibitors representing every segment of the PCB industry’s supply chain and taking up more than 2,600 booths, this year’s show shatters all previous records. Among the exhibitors occupying over 52,500 sq.m. of exhibition space across Halls 1, 2 & 4 of the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, over 90 of them are new to this year’s show (as of 31 August), bringing with them fresh ideas and creative market offerings. New exhibitors include Huizhou Zhending, Baldor-tech, PolarLight, Gigavis, Orchem, Guangzhou HongTai, Jaguar, Huazheng, Yegao Chemical, Xilu, Ming-Hao, and many more.
Both new and old exhibitors will be bringing the latest 2017-launch innovations to the show. Famous brands with new offerings at the show include World Mastery, Joint Stars, Universal P.C.B., Rogers, Micronic, Harvar, Uyemura, Guangdong Zhengye, ABQ Chemicals, JCU, and more. In the words of Dr. John W. Mitchell, President & CEO, IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries: “The show has long been recognized within the industry as the ideal platform for sourcing. The profusion of new offerings makes attendance at the HKPCA & IPC Show the most convenient way for industry participants to keep up with the latest up-to-the-minute developments and technologies which are transforming the future of PCB manufacturing.”
Hong Kong Pavilion – a new highlight of the show
Also new to this year’s show is the Hong Kong Pavilion. Presented with co-organizers the Hong Kong Productivity Council, the Hong Kong Pavilion comprises 100 sq.m. of common area surrounded by PCB manufacturers’ booths. The common area will be partitioned into separate regions showing PCB or semiconductor products and technology in four different expanding product categories: communication, computers, consumer electronics and the automotive sector.
Mr. Canice Chung, Chairman of the Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association, remarked: “We are delighted that the new Hong Kong Pavilion will demonstrate our commitment to the highest standards of PCB manufacturing in these growth sectors – not only outstanding manufacturing technique with high value-added, but an international perspective complemented by a strong sense of social responsibility. I am confident the Pavilion will add even more value to what is already recognized as the industry’s leading annual event.”
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This year’s theme of “Global Wisdom. Local Presence” reflects the show’s role in propagating the collective wisdom of the worldwide industry for application to local actions. To learn more about how you can benefit from this valuable event and take advantage of the many learning and networking opportunities it offers, visit our official website.
About Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA)
HKPCA is a non-profit-making association which was founded in Hong Kong during 2000. Being one of the members of World Electronic Circuits Council (WECC), it helps us to get not only closer connections with overseas printed circuit associations but also better communications. Other WECC members include: CPCA, EIPC, IPC, IPCA, JPCA, KPCA and TPCA.
As the unique representative of the Hong Kong PCB industry, we aim to promote and maintain the rights and interests for the industry. Performing the communication liaison role within the industry, a diversified communication platform is provided by HKPCA so that our members can be closely linked. Also, HKPCA represents the industry expressing our ideas and opinions to the government and relevant organizations.
HKPCA has more than 470 members. Total production values reach around 9.4 billion dollars which occupy 36% of the PCB industry in China. Member categories differ from PCB manufacturers, PCB equipment, suppliers of chemicals and raw materials and other trade and software companies. HKPCA member base will be broadened by recruiting more and more qualified members. With all our efforts, the China PCB industry develops more prosperously.
About IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)
Since 1957, IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries has been guiding the electronic interconnection industry through its dramatic changes. A global trade association dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its more than 4,200 member companies, IPC represents all facets of the industry including design, printed board manufacturing, and electronics assembly and test, and suppliers to them. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. With global headquarters based in Bannockburn, Illinois, USA, IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium, Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao (China headquarters), Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China and Taipei.