The PackPlus visitor registrations are in full swing, exhibitors are busy sending invitations to their customers, organisers are occupied with promotional activities, the international speakers are scheduling their travel plans for Conclave, the hotels at Greater Noida are busy with reservation enquiries and the new venue with all its anticipation looks forward to host PackPlus 2012. Yes, the countdown has begun!
With 200+ already signed up companies, PackPlus, the total packaging, processing & supply chain event, expects to feature more than 250 exhibitors in its 2012 edition. Presenting ten niche shows under four zones, the exhibition is scheduled from 7-10 December 2012 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida.
The Indian Packaging Industry, growing at a rate of 15%, and holding the 11th position in the world packaging industry, is expected to grow at a rate of 18-19% by 2015. This growth is expected to be driven by increased demand from the food & beverages and pharmaceutical industries. The food and beverage industry is expected to fuel demand for active packaging materials, while the pharmaceutical industry is projected to substantially increase demand for smart packaging.
Presenting this optimistic picture of the industry, the Packaging Zone at PackPlus will provide a global platform to latest innovations & developments from companies like AKR Plastic Industry, AVP Papers, Bhavmark Systems (P) Ltd., Bosch Ltd., Domino Printech India (P) Ltd., Inpack Fabrications (P) Ltd., Nordson India (P) Ltd., Pakona Engineers (India) (P) Ltd., Uflex Ltd. – Holography Division , Unitech Engineering Company, Vibgyor International (P) Ltd., ACG Worldwide, Spheretech Packaging India (P) Ltd., Bandex Packaging (P) Ltd., BM Packing Machines, Banner Engineering India, Cyklop Packaging Systems India (P) Ltd., Ecobliss India (P) Ltd., Ishida India (P) Ltd., Millenium Packaging Solutions, Nichrome India Ltd., Superpack Packaging Machines (P) Ltd. and Valco Melton Engineering (I) (P) Ltd.
The Converting Zone of the exhibition featuring India Converting Show, India Corrugated Show and India Flexo Show will present companies like Accuweb Enterprises, Creed Engineers, Enigma Ventures (P) Ltd., Expert Industries (P) Ltd., Global Graphics Machineries (P) Ltd., ISRA Surface Vision – GmbH, Kody Equipments (P) Ltd., Mehta Cad Cam Systems (P) Ltd., Pelican Rotoflex (P) Ltd., Shilp Gravures Ltd., SP Ultraflex Systems (P) Ltd., Uflex Limited (Engineering Division), ARS Automat, Insight Communication & Print Solution India (P) Ltd. and QuadTech Inc.
Food Technology Show, Pharma Technology Show and Automation 4 Packaging will come together under the Processing Zone of the exhibition. Some of the leading automation industry players have chosen the platform to showcase latest trends across the packaging value chain. Exhibiting in the segment will be companies like Parker Hannifin India (P) Ltd., Siemens Ltd., Autonics Automation India (P) Ltd., B & R Industrial Automation (P) Ltd., Exor India (P) Ltd., Kudamm Corporation, S. A. Automation (P) Ltd. and Simplex Controls (P) Ltd.
The acceleration in industrial production and changes in consumption patterns have resulted in a high demand for basic and specialised supply chain management. Presenting a run-up of the highly potential industry, the Supply Chain Zone at PackPlus will host Bulk Pack, India Logistics Show and India AIDC Show with companies like Time Technoplast Ltd., United Enterprises, Tech Mech Material Handling Equipments, Kanpur Plastipack Ltd., Vivyd India and Schoeller Arca Time.
“With PackPlus around the corner, the environment is full of activity. The team is working on several promotional campaigns through invitations, newsletters, e-mailers, SMSes, tele-calling, transit advertising and media coverage. Visitors from all over India and neighbouring countries are registering themselves for the exhibition. We are all set for a new landmark,” said Neetu Arora, Director, Print-Packaging.Com (P) Ltd, the organizers of the Show.