ABRAFATI 2019 was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil from October 1-3, 2019. The exhibition is held every two years and is hosted by the Brazilian Paint Association. It has been held for 15 consecutive sessions and will celebrate its 16th event in 2019.
At 2019, 310 companies from 31 countries and regions participated in the exhibition (up 28% from the previous session), with an exhibition area of 30,000 square meters, attracting more than 18,500 visitors. Its exhibition area and audience are not only second to none in South America, but also among the world's coatings industry. Exhibitors include Dow Chemical, BASF, Bayer, DuPont, Evonik, Eastman and many more.
It is a great opportunity for BEVS to attract more than 500 coatings companies from Brazil and Latin America. The Brazilian and Latin American markets have more than 160 million liters of demand per year and have annual sales of more than $4 billion.This market is expanding rapidly and showing strong growth momentum. BEVS grabbed the opportunity and brought quite a lot hot-selling products at the event, including Mini Automatic Film Applicator, viscosity meter etc. Though it is the very first time BEVS attended the event, quite a lot visitors gathered at the booth to seek equipment. Meanwhile, quite a few local companies showed willing to work with BEVS on the local market. BEVS will impress clients in South America in the near future.