Back to Hyderabad after its foray into Bengaluru in the previous year, The South India’s largest packaging exhibition emerged grandly and concluded successfully at HITEX International Exhibition Centre in the sixth edition in the city.
PackPlus South, along with SupplyPlus South, featured 156 exhibitors, over 100 Running Machines and more than 50 Product Launches. The exhibition, held from 2-5 March 2016, witnessed a footfall of 7552 visitors with high interest in packaging, converting, processing and supply chain machineries.
Leading players from the industry Ishida India (P) Ltd., Uflex Limited, Banner Engineering India, Best Barcode Systesm (P) Ltd., Pragati Pack India (P) Ltd., Maharshi Udyog, Chronos Richardson India (P) Ltd., Orpac Systems (P) Ltd., Hilda Automation, Hiwin Technologies Corporation – Taiwan, Domino Printech India (P) Ltd., Mohindra Mechanical Works, Matrusree Electro Heats, Nilkamal Limited, TAL Manufacturing solution Ltd. (A TATA Enterprise), Superpack Packaging Machines (P) Ltd., Chamunda Pharma Tech and Clearpack India (P) Ltd. displayed their machines ranging from automation & supply chain to packaging and converting. The Show served as a global networking and business platform for all the participants.
The visitors could have a look at the latest developments in the industry. There were several product launches like Operating Elements, Clamping Levers, Clamping Knobs, U-Handles, Hinges, Rotary Controls, Levelling Elements, Hydraulic System Accessories from Elesa and Ganter India (P) Ltd., TF-650D Automatic Paper Feeding and Pasting Machine from Dongguan Tengfeng Machinery Co. Ltd – China, Injection Moulding Machine, PP Corrugated Box from Alfa Polymers, (P) Ltd., Tablet Bottle Packing Line from Chamunda Pharma Tech., Paste/Liquid Filling Machine from Annapurna Sales Company and Vaccum Conveyors for Transfer-Pneumatic Operated by Unijet Pneumatics (P) Ltd.
“We got a very positive response from the visitors at the Show. Several inquiries were made and we look forward to convert them into deals very soon. The show was very well promoted and managed by the organizers,” said Sofiya Sheikh of Hilda Automation.
The visitors at PackPlus South, though mostly had arrived from the various cities of South India, also attracted people from other parts of the country. “We have come all the way from Haryana with the objective of exploring latest packaging machines. PackPlus, being a one stop shop of packaging solutions, is the most informative and beneficial event for us. We never miss attending it,” said Manmeet Sethi from Gurukripa Solutions.
“PackPlus South received stupendous response at HITEX, Hyderabad. This puts to rest any apprehensions that the industry may have had post partition of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh state. It also means that we can look forward to a much bigger exhibition when we return here in 2018. Meantime, we look forward to our bi-annual expedition to Bangalore next year,” said Neetu Arora on behalf of the organizers.
The next edition of PackPlus will be held at Bangalore from 5 to 8 April, 2017.