PackPlus
A scene of PackPlus South, held from 2 to 5 March 2016 in Hyderabad

PackPlus 2016 is back in Delhi again and according to the organizer, more than 325 exhibitors will take part this year with about 200 live demonstrations of running machines at the show. The total packaging, processing and supply chain event will be held from 27 to 30 July 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The companies launching their line of machines include Condot Systems and Mathew Marking Systems, a combined venture will be presenting Thermal Inkjet, Drop on Demand Inkjet and High Resolution Inkjet printers with capabilities to implement required automation. Matthew will deliver integrated solutions that will meet automation challenges in manufacturing, packaging and distribution.

Packaging segment

The packaging segment will include a range of high-speed solventless machines, slitting machines and high-speed 4 servo packing machine from Uflex and a complete range of shrink wrapping and stretch wrapping machines from Aareem Engineering. Beijing WeiEr Mark Electronic Technology will showcase applications of Inkjet Printer; Enercon Asia Pacific Systems will present the air cooled Induction Cap Sealing machine and Scholle IPN India Packaging will exhibit innovative plastic fitments for flexibles, bag-in-box concepts and spout sealing machines.

Finished Packaging solutions will be showcased in a focussed packaging pavilion. Companies will be displaying a line of machines like highly visible blister packaging from Ecobliss India; premium tin box packaging from Glisten Tins; 100% recyclable honeycomb packaging solutions especially for exports from Honeyshield Emballeurs; SVP Packaging will showcase eBags, speciality zipper bags and PE / PP zipper profiles whereas Flexituff International will provide packaging solutions from 5 kg to 2000 kg. Decorative sleeves will present shrink label and wrap around label.

Converting segment

A special focus will be on the converting segment. Autoprint Machinery will display the Checkmate 50 carton inspection machines. Akshardham Industries will display the Copper Cylinder Polishing and Gravure Cylinder Proofing press machine. Among the other displays will be Zhongtai’s Reflection Embossing Machine and Crystal UV Coating and Velvet Coating machine with combined dryers from Atlas Industrial Corporation. Flexo India will exhibit the flexographic and rotogravure press.PackPlus will be complemented by the concurrently running SupplyPlus and CartonTech 2016. SupplyPlus 2016 will feature distribution, warehousing, bulk packs, logistics and AIDC and will be visited by supply chain, logistics and distribution professionals from the processed food, agro-produce, pharmaceuticals, personal care, FMCG, household durables, modern retail and other industries. Companies like Star Flex International, Shiv Engineering, Ferreterro India, Nilkamal Bito Storage Systems, Nilkamal and Flexituff International will present their products at the show.

International Packaging Conclave

Brand owners, Packaging Converters and Industry professionals, experts and suppliers, will be coming together, for the annual International Packaging Conclave on 29 July. The event will take place along with the four day PackPlus at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The event scheduled on the third day of PackPlus will focus on ‘Print Optimisation & Colour Management’ for flexible packaging. The panellists for the event are the experts drawn from different areas of the packaging supply chain who will enlighten the audience on actual implementation of colour management through their vast experience and case studies. Know how will be discussed along with know why.

Packaging South Asia is a cooperating media partner for drupa 2016 which was held from 31 May to 10 June at Dusseldorf, Germany

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