Breaking fastener records 08 August 2018

IFS China 2018, the exclusive international fastener show with support from the China Fastener Industry Association (CFIA), is set to break the organiser’s record for booth bookings for a first edition fastener show with 1,500+ standard booths already booked.

Taking place in Shanghai, from 21st – 23rd October 2018, organiser Shanghai Afasteners Exhibition Co Ltd has reported that the number of pre-registered visitors has already exceeded 9,000, and that IFS China will become one of the up-most and largest fastener exhibitions supported by CFIA to welcome global peers.

Covering nearly 34,000m2, fastener companies from more than 40 countries will be exhibiting, making the show a meeting place for worldwide fastener mainstream companies – and the booth numbers are still rising.

The exhibition will cover all elements of the fastener industry, in Hall 2 exhibitors will showcase fastener manufacturing machinery, fastener materials, moulds and consumption goods, inspection equipment, measuring devices, installation, measurement and maintenance. International exhibitors include Accuvision Technology Inc, Carlo Salvi (Guangzhou) Machinery and Equipment Ltd, CPM GmbH/Wafios Umformtechnik GmbH, National Machinery LLC, Nedschroef, SACMA Limbiate SpA, and Videx Machine Engineering Ltd.

Hall 3 will showcase standard fasteners, non-standard fasteners, aerospace fasteners, military fasteners, construction fixings, and other related fasteners and parts.

The CFIA will bring its superiority into full play and make joint efforts to build up the largest and most influential industry event in Asia, by promoting the development of the global fastener industry and enhancing the economic and trade communication with other industries.

Founded in 1984, the CFIA is the only authorised, representative and national association with nearly 3,000 members and over 10 local industry associations in various provinces and municipalities.

To enhance the technological and commercial communion between the China fastener industry and global colleagues, International Fastener Show China is co-organised by the association – Deutsche Messe AG.

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Claire Aldridge Deputy Editor t: +44 (0) 1727 814 450


Having joined the magazine in 2012, Claire developed her knowledge of the industry through the numerous company visits, exhibitions and conferences she attended both in the UK and abroad.

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