The corrugated and paper packaging industry finally came face-to-face at RX’s IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton after a gap of almost two years owing to the pandemic. India’s only focused event on corrugated packaging and folding cartons was held at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR, from 23-25 October 2021. The trade fair welcomed 164 exhibitors representing manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors encompassing the corrugated packaging, paperboard, printing, box making and paper packaging sectors.
Several global and renowned Indian players participated in displaying their technological advancements, machineries, equipment, solutions, and ancillary products, including Bobst, BHS Corrugated, Emba Machinery, Fosber, Westrock, Fuma Machinery, Insun, Valco Melton, Natraj Industries, Erhardt + Leimer, Re Equipment (India), Nitta Corporation India, JS Corrugating Machinery and Robus India.
Participants successfully sold their machines at IndiaCorr Expo
Making the most of the in-person event, many key participating companies such as Robus India, Arjun Industries, Suba Solutions, Ace Incorporate, Shree Balaji Solutions successfully sold their machines during the show.
The event’s strategic partners, the Indian Corrugated Case Manufacturers’ Association (ICCMA), successfully brought back ICCMA Congress 2021, which was held on 23-24 October 2021 and assembled 241 delegates from across the country. Themed as ‘The Changing Landscape-Adapting to the new normal,’ the sessions were exclusively curated to address challenges and market trends such as eCommerce packaging trends, paper trends – disruption in supply and demand patterns in Global Containerboard Markets, Digital Printing and New technology in Corrugators.
Anuj Mathur, chief operating officer of RX India, said: “Returning to the show floor after a gap of two years has been a remarkable experience. IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton have been pivotal in driving the growth of the corrugated packaging and paper packaging industry, and we are overwhelmed to receive such a fantastic response at the show. We look forward to facilitating such dynamic business-building platforms in the future.”
Sanjay Rajgarhia, President of ICCMA, said, “We are pleased to be back at IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton. ICCMA Congress 2021 and IndiaCorr Expo 2021 have received an incredible response, the attendance and registrations have exceeded our expectations. The ICCMA Congress 2021 successfully addressed rising concerns and enabled corrugators to stay agile and prepared for future trends and opportunities. Next year, we are hopeful that we will surpass all previous records of the event. Looking forward to the 2022 edition.”
Around 4,600 visitors from NCR, Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Telangana, Karnataka, West Bengal, Gujarat, and several other regions from India attended to witness live machinery in action and interact with leading suppliers in a face-to-face environment. Several key personalities such as Kirit Modi, President Emeritus, Sandeep Wadhwa, immediate past President, ICCMA, Sanjay Rajgarhia, President, ICCMA, Harish Madan, vice president, ICCMA, ICCMA Ambassador Deepak Vohra, along with all the GC members of ICCMA graced the inauguration ceremony on an opening day.