Established in the eighties of last century, Sinostar International Ltd. is a Hong Kong-based company specialized in organizing industrial exhibitions, publishing bilingual (Chinese & English) technical magazines and offering direct marketing services to a clientele list worldwide.
Since 1983, Sinostar International Ltd. has been organizing the “Surface Finishing” & “Coatings” series of Exhibition in Mainland China and the shows are known as “SFCHINA” and “CHINACOAT”. From the year 1996 onwards, these two exhibitions have been held concurrently and alternated between the cities of Guangzhou and Shanghai. Today, both CHINACOAT & SFCHINA are household names in their industry sectors. The gross exhibit size of the two exhibitions in 2013 exceeded 75,000sqm, serving more than 1,317 exhibitors and 36,431 visitors worldwide.
Sinostar International Ltd. is also the publisher of “China Coatings Journal (CCJ)” and “Surface Finishing Journal (SFJ)” — the only official publications for the CHINACOAT and SFCHINA series of exhibitions. Both bilingual magazines are published in Hong Kong, with major circulation targeted directly to the relevant industry sectors in China and Asia Pacific. Since June 2012, CCJ & SFJ have first introduced their electronic versions (e-magazines) to the industry.
In Nov 2013, Sinostar International Ltd. successfully established a 50:50 Joint Venture with the ITE Group. Sinostar-ITE International Ltd. was formed in Jan 2014 as the new organizer of CHINACOAT and SFCHINA, and the new publisher of CCJ and SFJ.