Plastic and Pack, IFTECH expos from September 1 (Business Recorder (Pakistan))

The International Plastics and Packaging Industry Exhibition ‘Plastic and Pack 2015’, the hallmark of introducing the most innovative and latest technologies of plastics and packaging in Pakistan, is scheduled to commence from September 1-3, at Karachi Expo Centre. The most prominent technology fair on food packaging ‘IFTECH 2015’ would also be held at the same venue simultaneously. China and Iran are setting up their full-fledged pavilions this time.

Chinese participation is marked by exhibitors belonging to injection moulding; mould-making; extrusion; printing and packaging machinery; testing equipment and raw materials. The plastics sector from Iran is represented by Iran National Plastics Industry Association (INPIA), which is organising the biggest ever single country pavilion in Plastic and Pack Pakistan 2015. International exhibitors from Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, India, Taiwan and UAE are also going to display latest display of high speed printing packaging machines, injection moulding machines, solvent-less laminators, compressors, mono and multi-layer blown film lines and petrochemicals products.

Another highlight of ‘Plastic and Pack 2015’ is a national pavilion of locally-made packaging machines from some of the biggest names of the industry. Local participation also consists of converters, packaging suppliers, printers and representatives of international companies. The International Exhibition of Food and Beverage Processing Packaging Technologies is known as the largest annual gathering of food and beverage technology leaders and professionals in Pakistan.

The mega event on food technology, IFTECH, a B2B event, is second to none in attracting the leading global suppliers of dairy, meat, poultry, fruits and vegetable processing, packaging, bottling and filling lines, bakery, confectionery and commercial kitchen equipment, flavours and aromatics in relation to the corresponding growth of the local industry. Pakistan is the eighth largest consumer market of the world and amongst the top 15 economies which are on the watch list for major investments. Food, beverage and restaurant business in Pakistan is booming. Leading international fast food franchises and consumer brands are successfully doing business in Pakistan.

The local brand owners are working their way up for global recognition which in turn has spiked the need for latest processing packaging technologies and equipment. IFTECH Pakistan is receiving a strong online registration from all over Pakistan and from abroad. The brand owners, influencers and decision makers are going to meet international exhibitors coming from Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iran, India, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, UK and US.