Three day international plastics and packaging industry exhibition–Plasti and Pack will start from Tuesday (1 to 3 Sept.) here at the Karachi Expo Centre. Also prominent technology on food packaging IFTECH-2015 will be held simultaneously at the same venue. Sindh Minister for Industries Mohammad Ali Malkani will inaugurate this important event at 10:00 A.M, said statement here on Saturday. The Plasti and Pack exhibition will provide opportunity to introduce the most innovative and latest technologies of plastics and packaging in Pakistan. China and Iran are setting up their full-fledged pavilions this time. Chinese participation is marked by exhibitors belonging to injection molding, mold-making, extrusion, printing and packaging machinery, testing equipment and raw materials.
The plastic sector from Iran is represented by NPIA, Iran National Plastics Industry Association which is organizing the biggest ever single country pavilion in Plasti and Pack Pakistan 2015. International exhibitors from Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, India, Taiwan and United Arab Emirates (UAE) are also going to display latest high speed printing packaging machines, injection molding machines, solvent less laminators, compressors, mono and multi-layer blown film lines and petrochemicals products. Another highlight of Plasti 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. A mega event on food technology, IFTECH is also 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, flavors and aromatics in relation to the corresponding growth of the local industry.
Pakistan is 8th 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, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America (USA).