World of Concrete Asia 2020 (WOCA) kicked off at the Shanghai New International Expo Center on December 9. Organized by Informa Markets and sponsored by the China Building Materials Association and Shanghai Concrete Industry Association.Mr. David Bondi, senior vice-president of Informa Markets Asia welcomed industry leaders and trade visitors at the opening ceremony and thanked them for their support in such an special year and reinforced the commitment to organize a leading event to network and learn about the latest industry trends.
WOCA 2020 gathers close to 500 exhibitors at 57,000 SQM exhibiting space. Exhibits are showcased under three main product categories which cover the entire industrial and supply chain of concrete, mortar and flooring, providing a comprehensive sourcing platform for industry buyers. The exhibition brought together hundreds of well-known enterprises, bringing more business opportunities and development inspiration.
Industry buyers were ablle to source raw materials, additives, construction tools, construction equipment and other machines of concrete construction at the exhibition. Some exhibiting companies included Basle, Bekaert, Fujian South Highway Machinery ,Fujian Pengxiang, Quangong Machinery, Xingyi( Fujian), Forintech, Guangzhou Chituma, Harex Steel Fiber , Huangang Heavy Industry, Kryton International, Carpoly, Maccaferri, Universal Polishing Systems , M-tec Mathis, Jiangsu Sanmu, Shanghai Jiezhou, Shanghai Tongly, Shuanglong Group, Somero, Dashclean, Suzhou Yigong Machinery, JIangxi Yinshan White Cement and other famous companies from all over the world displaying their latest products and technologies. WOCA has products and equipment for contractors, constructors, designers, and materials vendors in the upstream and downstream industries of concrete, mortar, and flooring.
WOCA Education is divided into 2 main conferences: Development of High Quality Concrete Flooring and Concrete Design and Material Innovation, additionally two industry trainings covering Decorative Concrete and Technical Measuring of Floor quality were also part of the program. In coordination with the China Floor Associations contractors shared the TOP 10 Projects of 2020.
More than 60 domestic and overseas speakers shared hot topics in the industry such as concrete cracking and repair, premixed mortar industry development, architectural design, construction standards, and machine-made sand. Education partners include the China Building Materials Flooring Association, Premixed Mortar Professional Committee of China Bulk Cement Promotion and Development Association, Tongji University, American Institute of Architects International Region – AIA IR, Universal Parks & Resorts and other leading industry related organizations. For more information on WOC Asia, click this link.