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Date: July 15, 2016
On July 14, China International Roofing & Waterproofing Expo'2016, organized by China National Building Materials Group Corporation (CNBM), co-organized by CNBM Waterproof Material Corp. and China National Building Waterproof Association (CNBWA), kicked off at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Zheng Weihua, inspector from the Department of Supervision over Product Quality, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine; Yao Yan, Vice Chairwoman of China National Building Materials Group Corporation (CNBM) and President of the China Building Materials Academy (CBMA); Karl-Heinz Schneider, President of the Central German Roofer Trade Association; Michael Olszewski, President of the International Federation for the Roofing Trade; Zhu Dongqing, Secretary-General of CNBWA and other leaders attended the opening ceremony and cut the ribbon.
During the exhibition, Yao visited the booths of domestic and overseas top roof systems and waterproofing companies such as the Suzhou Waterproof Research Institute, China Building Materials Academy, Dongfang Yuhong, Shenzhen Joaboa, GAF and Vedag, inquired about world leading building waterproofing technologies and products, and visited the demonstration sites of major construction of renowned domestic and foreign enterprises to watch construction demonstration.
Yao and other leaders also attended and witnessed the inaugural ceremony of the National Center for Quality Supervision and Inspection of Waterproof and Water-saving Materials established by China Building Material Test & Certification Group Co., Ltd. As China's only of its kind, the center has been capable of testing hundreds of types of waterproof building materials and their parameters, passed the review and inspection by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA), and been officially authorized by CNCA.
The exhibition has been hosted successfully 13 times. After years of prosperity, the exhibition has become one of Asia's largest waterproof exhibitions and the world top three waterproof exhibitions. This year, the exhibition brought together a lot of top exhibitors, as well as world leading roof and waterproof system technologies and products, improved in scale and grade compared to the previous editions, covered an area of 30,000 square meters, and attracted 260 renowned enterprises from 16 countries and regions.