The Indian packaging, processing and supply chain industries had a very positive beginning of August this year. PackPlus 2017, which happened from 3rd to 6th of the month, provided a global business and networking platform to the 350+ participating companies and hosted 80+ product launches, 200+ running machines and several other attractions. The show was held at the popular venue of Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The total number of 16521 unique business visitors over the four days reinforced the standing of the event as the best attended packaging show in the country.
Talking about some of the innovative products that chose PackPlus as their launch pad, the list included Modtech Machines (P) Ltd. that launched Robotics Case Erector & Case Packer and Uflex Engineering that offered High Speed Solventless Lamination Machine, High Speed Slitting Machine with Turret System, Pick Fill Seal Machine & High speed Extruded Snacks Packing Machine.
Bagla Group launched High Speed Automatic Shrink Wrapping Machines from Minipack, Italy and Pap Tech Engineers and Associates unveiled Packaging & Corrugation Testing Equipment. The list is long and much longer was the list of LIVE running machines.
“We have been participating in PackPlus for the past 5 years and have seen it growing by every year. This year we have received very good enquiries and 6 deals are already finalised. We will certainly be participating in PackPlus 2018 and all its future editions,” said Heena Mistry, Manager- Marketing, Control Print India Ltd. Mumbai.
Several companies had participated for the first time and were glad that the Show met their expectations. “We exhibited at PackPlus for the first time and got 500+ leads. The show was even better than what we had expected. The response was very good,” said Vijay Adlakha, Director, Infinity Advertising Services (P) Ltd.- Faridabad.
The visitors were equally elated with the experience. “We get to see all the latest innovations from the industry at one place. We can compare the products, get a clear picture of the machine on how it runs and also get a chance to meet the company personnel face to face. This helps in making quick decisions,” said Nitin Shakti from Pranjal Packaging Services- Chennai.
The Show was also adorned by the annual knowledge sharing interactive platform of International Packaging Conclave held on 4 August in the Conference Hall of Pragati Maidan. The conclave attended by 175+ delegates delved deep on issues pertaining to Safe Packaging for a Better Tomorrow.
“The Show at New Delhi has always seen a rise in the participating companies, the product launches and the visitors’ attendance. The industry keeps on creating new opportunities and PackPlus gives them a road to reach the right people. We are glad our hard work always shows and our success speaks volumes about our dedicated approach,” said Neetu Arora, Director, Print-Packaging.com (P) Ltd., the organiser of the Show.
PackPlus 2018 will be held from 25-28 July, next year, at same venue!