Messe Düsseldorf India’s last event of the year 2019 with a great closing to the 12th edition of its packaging trade fair pacprocess &food pex India 2019, a leading B2B processing & packaging trade engagement show which was held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The three-day expo has witnessed a tremendous response from the industry with participation from over 200 exhibitors and representation from over 10 countries, spread across 11400 sqm of space, presence of around 9925 trade visitors, over 35 speakers and more than 125 delegates to attend the conference. The event was co- located with drink technology India which caters to beverages, dairy & liquid food industry and was organized by Messe Muenchen India.
In the future, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH and its Indian subsidiary will be responsible for the strategy, conceptual planning & implementation of the trade fairs as well as for national & international marketing the event from part of Interpack Alliance, comprising the international events of Messe Düsseldorf India in the area of processing & packaging. The trade fair duo will be supplemented a conference, Packaging Design Innovation & Technology 2 (PDIT 2), planned and organized by IIP Star and supported by AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association).
The signature expo was inaugurated by – Dr. N.C. Saha, Vice-president- Asian Packaging Federation & Chairman, sectional Committees- Bureau of Indian Standards, Government of India, Dr. G.S. Rajorhia, President, Indian Dairy Association, Prof. Rakesh Kumar Trivedi, President, Oil Technologist Association of India, Ms. Inoshi Sharma, Director, Food Safety & Standard Authority of India ( FSSAI), Mr. Madhab Chakravarti, Joint Director & Head, Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) Delhi, Mr. Vijay Sood, Former Head Nestle India, Former Vice- Chairman, Indian Institute of Packaging ( IIP), Ms. Petra Westphal, Exhibition Group Director Messe Muenchen GmbH, Germany, Mr. Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe Muenchen India Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Thomas Schlitt, Managing Director, Messe Düsseldorf India Pvt. Ltd. Amidst an august industry presence. This platform has been well-supported by Industry and is backed by international organizations and Indian associations. Pacprocess & food pex India endeavors to analyze trends, forecast future developments, come up with viable solutions and of course, help businesses thrive. It showcases the true potential of processing & packaging industry for India and other countries, all under one roof.
Speaking at the successful conclusion of pacprocess & food pex India, Mr. Thomas Schlitt, Managing Director, Messe Düsseldorf India said, “pacprocess & food pex India has always been a unique exhibition for us because of its aspirational nature. It has emerged as the subcontinents largest, foremost processing & packaging show that both the exhibitors and buyers from across the world participate to showcase as well as shop for the diverse global processing & packaging products and services in this part of the world. Be it the overwhelming response from exhibitors, or the discussions at our Second PDIT Conference (Packaging Design Innovation & Technology Conference) pertaining to trending subjects like responsible packaging, smart packaging, Challenges for brand managers emerging role of modern packaging for competiveness, Plastic Waste Management, Role of Active Packaging to name a few, is a wholesome experience that no packaging & processing professional can afford to miss. Every year, we put in our best efforts to make the show more promising than the last one serving the industry and we look forward to another prolific year.”
This year too, pacprocess & food pex India continued to receive the support of international organizations/associations and Indian processing & packaging trade associations such as Authentication Solution Providers’ Association-ASPA, Plastics Machinery Manufacturers Association of India-PMMAI, The All India Glass Manufacturers Federation-AIGMF, Trade Promotion Council of India -TPCI, Indian Paper Corrugated & Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association-ICPMA, VDMA, Metal Containers Manufacturers’ Association-MCMA, Flexible Packaging Europe, Istanbul Chemical & Chemical Product Exporters’ Association- IKMIB, Global Aluminum Foil Roller Initiative, amec envasgraf, CCPIT to name a few.