(October 16-23, 2019)Düsseldorf Exhibition Center, Düsseldorf, Germany. Over 3,000 exhibitors from 60 nations will be on-hand at this trade fair for plastics and rubber. Four topics have been chosen for K 2019 by the academics and experts from the K 2019 Innovation Group: Plastics for Sustainable Development & Circular Economy, Digitization and the Plastics Industry 4.0, System Integration: Functionality through Material, Process and Design, and Young Talents in the Industry. K 2019 is the performance barometer for the entire industry and its global marketplace for innovations. For eight days, the “Who’s Who” of the entire plastics and rubber world will meet here to demonstrate the industry’s capabilities, discuss current trends and set the course for the future.