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Eco Expo Asia 2013 opens with thematic zones focusing on
in-demand regional green solutions


Participating pavilions promote national and regional advancements in green technology


24 October 2013 - Eco Expo Asia, widely regarded as Asia’s leading annual exhibition for green business solutions, has gathered some of the world’s foremost experts in green technology for its eighth edition. Opening next week from 28 – 31 October at AsiaWorld-Expo, the fair aims to highlight green products and solutions for all parties concerned with reaching a greener future across Asia. The show’s organisers, Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council as well as co-organiser the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have gathered nearly 300 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions, with specialties ranging from energy-efficient products to waste management solutions.


Highlighting the 2013 show are four uniquely-themed zones that focus on the most sought-after green-tech specialities in Asia. Designed to easily allow visitors to identify their target suppliers, the four zones are occupied by a number of exhibitors who have classified their area of expertise as Waste Management & Recycling, Green Building Solution & Service, Energy Efficiency & Energy or Eco-friendly Products. Some of the noteworthy participating exhibitors and their associated zones include:


JFE Engineering Corporation
(Waste Management & Recycling Zone)
One of Japan’s leading engineering firms, they join the fair to showcase their innovative technology, which can turn food waste and waste water into energy.


Key Source Limited
(Green Building Solution Zone)
Participating for its third year at Eco Expo Asia, the firm plans to promote its Dutch brand “CISCA”, a near-zero energy consumption building technology, which can be used in buildings both new and under renovation.


Finima Innovations Company Limited
(Energy Efficiency & Energy Zone)
A specialist in extracting kinetic energy from ocean waves and converting it into cost-effective electricity. The company is targeting individual and SMEs.


Light Resource Environment Co Limited
(Eco-friendly Product Zone)
A provider of LED solutions for a range of applications. The firm produces LED-based lighting products such as flat panel and flood lights in addition to tubes and bulbs.


Participating pavilions promote national and regional advancements in green technology

One of the largest collections of pavilions in the show’s history will be present at the 2013 edition. National and regional trade associations as well as governmental organisations from around the world have helped bring together a group of companies with innovative green products and solutions. Participating pavilions and some of their associated exhibitors this year include:


Canada Pavilion – Organised by the Consulate General of Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment and the Trade & Investment Representative Office for the Province of British Columbia. The pavilion will present more than 15 Canadian firms focused on the development of air and water quality systems, energy-efficient products and green building solutions.

  • Biorem Technologies Inc – A leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of highly-efficient air emission control systems which can eliminate odours, VOCs and hazardous air pollutants through the use of a patented technology.


Germany Pavilion – Through the support of the German Industry & Commerce, the pavilion debuts at Eco Expo Asia with a range of brands specialised in waste management & recycling.

  • Eggersmann Anlagenbau – A subsidiary of Eggersmann Group, that specialises in recycling waste for various uses. In-house brands “BACKHUS” and “KOMPOFERM” will be showcased.


Japan Pavilion – Organised by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Kyushu Economy International, the largest-ever Japanese pavilion for Eco Expo Asia will join the 2013 show. The pavilion’s main theme will be on waste management & recycling and energy efficiency.

  • Syudensya Co., Ltd. – Designs and manufactures a recycling system named “KAN SYSTEM”, which turns food waste into organic fertiliser that enhances food quality and yield.


Russia Pavilion – Making its debut at the 2013 edition, the Russia Pavilion aims to share new and exciting solutions to environmental protection from Russian firms. The pavilion was organised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation and GUP NSO "NOFPMSP"


Switzerland Pavilion – Premiering for the first time at Eco Expo Asia, the Swiss pavilion, organised by Swissenviro and featuring six exhibitors, will focus on waste solutions such as hazardous waste shredding, converting organic waste into resources as well as waste disposal and weighing systems.

  • DIGI SENS AG – Develops, produces and sells measuring systems which are based on the technology of the vibrating-wire. They will showcase their dynamic and static weighing of waste on garbage trucks systems.


Other confirmed pavilions for Eco Expo Asia 2013 will come from the Chinese mainland areas of Foshan, Guangdong, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen as well as Macau, the Environment Protection Department, Green Council and Green Technology Consortium from Hong Kong.


Taking place alongside the exhibition will be the Eco Asia Conference from 28 – 30 October. The three-day fringe event will host nearly 40 leading experts in green technology development, sharing their views on the areas of Waste Management & Recycling, Sustainable Energy & Energy Efficiency and Green Building. Another highlight event will be the “Research & Innovation for a Sustainable Growth Seminar” organised by the Italian Trade Commission. In addition, a public day will be available on 31 October to promote green living, daily eco-friendly products as well as green-tech concepts and solutions to the general public.


For more information, please email ecoexpo@hongkong.messefrankfurt.com, or exhibitions@hktdc.org, or visit www.ecoexpoasia.com.


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Media Contact:

Keena Tsui
Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd
Direct line +852 2238 9970
Fax     +852 2519 6800


Gloria Yam
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Direct line +852 2240 4356
Fax +852 3915 2464


Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers with 536.9 million euros in sales and 1,833 active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2012, Messe Frankfurt organised 109 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany. Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds, featuring 578,000 square metres, are currently home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Center. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.


For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com


Background information on HKTDC
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. With more than 40 global offices, including 12 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and on the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com.
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