Members of the World Print & Communication Forum (WPCF) – a federation of printing associations worldwide to exchange information on the state of the graphic arts and packaging industry – are meeting in person during Pack Print in Bangkok in September 2023.
WPCF president Kamal Chopra from the All India Master Printers Association has initiated the meeting. WPCF Members have been invited by Pongthira Panthanapiradej, president of the Thai Printing Association, the forum said.
Members of the WPCF will attend the opening ceremony of Pack Print International & CorruTec ASIA 2023 on 20 September. They will also participate in the SHIFT 2023 Packaging Conference as well as in the Asian Packaging Excellence Awards in the evening. The members will use the occasion to discuss confidential association matters during a Board meeting.
On Friday, September 22, a joint conference with the Thai printing association is planned, which will focus mainly on sustainability and the competitiveness of the industry, the forum said.
Chopra said: “We are delighted to meet again in person and are grateful to the Thai Printing Association for providing the opportunity for a meeting and joint conference. WPCF is a great platform to meet and exchange about the major challenges our industry is facing.”
WPCF secretary general Beatrice Klose said: “I believe that the synergy created by the WPCF and our dedicated members is a testament to our commitment to drive progress and innovation within the print and packaging industry. The upcoming meeting in Bangkok presents a unique chance to harness this collective effort and shape the future of our industry.”