- 75 percent of total demand for packaging and associated equipment comes from food processing industry and pharmaceutical industry.
- There are around 600-700 packaging machinery manufacturers out of which 95 percent are SMEs, located all over India.
- Germany and Italy are the largest suppliers of packaging machinery to India but focus is now shifting to Taiwan and China.
- IndiaMART.com has been aggressively associated with industry’s leading trade shows like IndiaMART AMTEX, IndiaMART HITEX, IndiaMART ACMEE, IndiaMART UMEX, IndiaMART Food & Technology Expo etc.
New Delhi, 1 April 2010: India’s largest B2B marketplace, IndiaMART.com, in its quest to progressively encourage B2B matchmaking, has decided to sponsor India Packaging Show 2010, a leading trade show for packaging industry in India. The exclusive trade show will be organized at HITEX Exhibition Center, Hyderabad between 9-12 April, 2010 by Print-Packaging.com Pvt Ltd. in association with Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A pre-show conference highlighting the various issues concerning packaging industry will be conducted on 8-9 April, 2010. The show will strive to give more synergy to the event as a sizable 220 companies from packaging industry have already confirmed their presence.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr Dinesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO of IndiaMART.com, said, “India has emerged as one of the major consumer markets in the Asian region, amounts for Rs 77,570 crore, which is expected to grow by 20-25 percent over the next five years. Hence, packaging is vital for product marketing, distribution and enhancement. India Packaging Show is one of the pioneer trade shows bringing all stake holders under one roof. We are proud to be associated and wish all the success to this mega trade show, which is expected to take packaging business in India to the next orbit of evolution.”
He further added that this trade show will bring a comprehensive range of products, equipment and services from across the world to meet the sourcing requirements of high value buyers. IndiaMART.com itself boasts of an impressive number of SMEs that are directly or indirectly involved with the packaging industry as its distinguished clients. In addition, this will also create valuable a platform for entrepreneurs and senior management in the industry to interact on the subject of latest packaging technologies, offering a wide choice to the buyers.
India Packaging Show had its inaugural exposition in 2005 and since then the show has been providing an apt platform for the numerous B2B companies associated with the industry to discuss nuances of packaging industry. Major exhibits in the show will include Packaging Machines and Equipment, Packaging Materials, Food Technologies, Pharmaceutical Technologies, Automation. The show and conference are designed to benefit the CEOs, General Managers, Packaging Managers, R & D Managers & other executives from the Pharmaceutical & Chemical, Food & Beverage, Dairy & Meat, Engineering, Garments & Textiles, Personal Care Products, Logistic Industry and other packaging end users, Printers, Converters and packaging professionals as well as the material, equipment and service providers.
Apart from Internet and print, IndiaMART.com has been playing a decisive role in B2B matchmaking by sponsoring such events, which is the most traditional way of reaching out to the right buyers and suppliers. In last two years, IndiaMART.com has partnered with prestigious events such as IndiaMART AMTEX, IndiaMART UMEX, IndiaMART IMEX, IndiaMART Sign Show, IndiaMART Food & Technology Expo, IndiaMART ACMEE, IndiaMART HITEX International Machine Tool Expo 2009 etc.