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UTECH Las Americas is part of the suite of UTECH polyurethane events, owned and organized by Crain Communications.  This three-day exhibition and conference is co-organized with Tarsus México and is designed to serve all parts of the Americas, from North, through Central to South America.

The event will return to Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City, Mexico, for the third time in June 2021. It is perfectly positioned geographically to be easily accessible from across the continents, making it a must attend for the industry.

The polyurethane industry in Mexico is growing very quickly. The PU market in Mexico is vibrant, with strong growth in the flexible, automotive, rigid and appliance sectors. Polyurethanes are widely used in the automotive and construction sectors. The buoyant automotive industry in Mexico accounts for 6% of GDP; 18% of manufacturing production. The construction industry is growing rapidly and generates 8.1% of the nation’s GDP.

There are plenty of opportunities for polyurethane in Mexico. Recent studies show growth in rigid foam for the appliance and construction sectors. Appliances accounted for around 30% or PU demand. Mexico is the world’s largest exporter of refrigerator freezers.