ProPak India 2018, a uniquely designed expo focused on fortifying the processing & packaging industry, gets off to a scintillating start at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida. UBM India, India’s leading exhibition organizer, launched the debut edition of ProPak India, – a B2B platform for the packaging and processing industry for the first time at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida on August 30th, 2018.
ProPak India is being co-located with Fi India & Hi, the only B2B event in the Indian sub-continent for the food and health ingredients, due to the synergy between the two. Combined together, the shows are optimally positioned to provide industry players an entire array of products and solutions pertaining to food ingredients, processing, technology and packaging under one giant umbrella. ProPak India also brings within its ambit, packaging solutions pertaining to products from medicines, cosmetics, appliances, industrial systems and machinery, among others.
The co-located expos will rotate annually between India’s two promising food hubs i.e Mumbai and the Delhi-NCR region.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch of ProPak India, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said,
“Research reveals that better processing and packaging techniques need to be developed not only increase the shelf life but also improve the nutritive value of the processed food. And this is where our new ProPak India Expo comes in. Of course, processing and packaging engulfs so much more and unlike corresponding expos in the sector, ProPak India will cater to multiple sectors and cater to the entire value chain and be of immense value.”
ProPak India 2018 Expo:
The maiden edition of the ProPak India Expo was launched in the presence of key industry dignitaries including Prof. Pierre Pennar, President – World Packaging Organisation; Mr AVPS Chakravarthi, Global Ambassador – World Packaging Organisation, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India and Mr. Rahul Deshpande, Group Director, UBM India, among other dignitaries.
Catering to India’s ever growing processing and packaging industries, the show has been geo-located from ProPak, Asia’s largest platform in its domain, and is comprehensively tailored to Indian requirements. It is well-supported by key associations such as Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (I) Mumbai Chapter (AFSTI), Indian Flexible Packaging & Folding Carton Manufacturers Association (IFCA), All India Food Processors’ Association (AIFPA) and Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA).
Unlike corresponding expos in the sector, ProPak India caters to packaging and processing in multiple sectors. Accordingly, the show hosts over 100+ types of products and services in automation, testing and measurement, filing and sealing machinery, cartooning machinery, thermoforming, robotics, storage and transport, materials and consumables, and complete production lines along with allied services.
Some of the key exhibitors at the show included Clearpack India, IWK Thailand, Bossar Packaging, Bry Air Asia, Ishida India, Gandhi Automations, Ace Technologies, Goma Engineering, IMA-PG, among a host of others. The show benefits manufacturers, distributors, Govt institutions, and other key professionals associated with Product Development, R&D, QC/QR labelling, Packaging Development, Procurement, Supply Chain, purchasing, and Marketing and helps them network, exchange ideas on trends and solutions, and conduct business under one address.
Alongside the exhibition, ProPak India 2018 also features an engaging and interactive conference on extremely topical subjects. Day 1 comprised The Leaders Panel – Industry 4.0; Smart Technologies In Liquid Food & Beverage Industry; Plastic Waste Control And Solid Waste Management; Ecommerce Packaging – The New Opportunity. Day 2 will veer on the topics, Plastics – Is the angst against the material realistic or mis-placed? ; Challenges & Opportunities in Packaging Design and Innovation; Women in Processing and Packaging Industry and other panel discussions. These will help the show bridge the knowledge gap and offer many facets of the industry that are waiting to be tapped upon.
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