November 2019, Mumbai
ProPak India closed the 2019 edition with remarkable results, reflecting the consistent industry growth of processing, packaging industry in India: with 5,519 visitors attending the event and over 150 companies from 15 countries took part in the 2019 edition. With 20+ technical seminars, live demos, show features - Packaging Theatre & Meet the Expert Zone - were few highlights that enabled the event to achieve its goal of providing a comprehensive platform offering processing, and packaging technologies for food & beverages, pharma, cosmetic, personal care, and industrial goods.
The event was inaugurated by Dr. Pallavi Darade, IRS, Commissioner FDA, Maharashtra; Dr. Yogesh Kamat-Director, FFSAI (Western Region); Dr. Prabodh Halde, Immediate Past President-AFSTI; Piruz Khambatta, MD, Rasna International; CK Ranganathan, Founder & CMD, Cavinkare India; Samir Limaye, President, Institute of Packaging Machinery Manufacturers of India (IPMMI); and Yogesh Mudras, MD, Informa Markets in India.
In her opening remarks, Dr. Pallavi Darade, said, “It is a matter of pride for Mumbai and Maharashtra and I believe for India as well, that such an exhibition is happening. Maharashtra has always been at the forefront for such events. The food business is growing exponentially and I believe that exhibitions like this would be of great help especially where people from entire industry are connecting one-to-one, be it food ingredients, health ingredients, processing or packaging all under one roof.”
The show floor witnessed an array of machinery - GW-806N vegetable cutter by Eco Cosmo; Pactech Machinery’s front back wraparound sticker labelling machine PM 150 FBWR 15; VT Corp launched auto-weighing machine & packaging VTC-VGFP-1.1; Bossar’s HFFS machine BMK 2600; Mahisa Packaging’s introduced Speedpack 02 powered by Nordson; Ishida displayed weighing and X-Ray inspection machines; Serac focused on Combox and Neo filling machine; rigid, paper, flexible packaging material solutions, samples were displayed by Huhtamaki PPL, Samkin Industries, Sanjeev Flexi Pack, Arihnat Packaging. Besides, the show also saw display of labeling systems, industrial sieves, separators, filters & automated solutions, coating solutions, palletizing systems, pneumatics, and much more.
Making its debut, Packaging Theatre received an impressive response from the visitors. GlobalData, our partner ensured the display gave a comprehensive view of the packaging industry globally and highlighting the future trends of the different materials (rigid plastics, metal, flexible, paper & board, glass). Multiple samples were displayed from food, beverage, personal care, health care, and consumer goods industries driving the current trends of convenience, sustainability, personalization and many more.
The next edition of ProPak India will be from 8-10 October 2020 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.