PackPlus South is aiming high!

Industry players already on board


PackPlus South, along with PrintFair and SupplyPlus South, will take place from 10 to 13 April 2019 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru. With more than 125 companies already on board, South India’s largest packaging exhibition is ready to set new landmarks!

The rising opportunities in packaging industry demand new innovations and also a platform to present these products and services. PackPlus South comes up as a preferable platform for several significant players from the industry. Attracting exhibitors from all over India, the show will host several product launches and live running demo of machines from the packaging, printing, converting, processing and supply chain industry.

Companies already on board include A & A Labels, Ace Finepack (P) Ltd., AFA Systems Limited – Canada, AKR Machinery, Automated Packaging Systems – USA, Bericap India (P) Ltd., Control Print Ltd., Domino Printech India LLP, Durapak, ECONOCORP Inc. – USA, Elegant International, Epson India (P) Ltd, Exel Code Print & Pack LLP, Gandhi Automations Pvt. Ltd., Global Link Impex, Hari Impex, Harikrushna Machine Tech (P) Ltd., Indus Control & Automation (P) Ltd., Interpack Machines (P) Ltd., IPACK – Japan, Ishida India (P) Ltd., and Konica Minolta Business Solutions India (P) Ltd. among others.

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The multi-channel B2B in print and digital 17-year-old platform matches the industry’s growth trajectory. The Indian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Middle East packaging industries are looking beyond the resilience of the past three years. They are resuming capacity expansion and diversification, with high technology and automation in new plants and projects.

As we present our 2024 publishing plan, India’s real GDP growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2024 will exceed 6%. The packaging industry growth will match the GDP growth in volume terms and surpass it by at least 3% in terms of nominal growth allowing for price inflation in energy, raw materials, consumables, and capital equipment.

The capacity for flexible film manufacturing in India increased by 45% over the past four years. With orders in place, we expect another 20% capacity addition in 2024 and 2025. Capacities in monocartons, corrugation, aseptic liquid packaging, and labels are grown similarly. As the consumption story returns over the next six months, we expect demand to return and exceed the growth trajectory of previous years. The numbers are positive for most of the economies in the region – and as shown by our analytics, our platform increasingly reaches and influences these.

For responsible and sustainable packaging, with its attendant regulations and compliances, there is significant headroom to grow in India and the region. Our coverage includes the entire packaging supply chain – from concept to shelf and to waste collection, sorting, and recycling.

We target brand owners, product managers, raw material suppliers, packaging designers and converters, and recyclers. This is a large and complex canvas – the only thing that can work is your agile thinking and innovation together with our continuous learning and persistence.

The coming year looks to be an up year in this region, and this is the right time to plan your participation and marketing communication – in our rich and highly targeted business platform with human resources on the ground. Share your thoughts and plans and to inspire and mobilize our editorial and advertising teams!

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