Pakistan Plastic Show draws 60,000 visitors

Monday, Mar 28, 2016

The three-day Pakistan Plastic Show 2016, which attracted around 60,000 visitors at 65 local and international stalls, concluded on Sunday.

The show imparted necessary information about the industry and its products and featured insightful sessions, technologies and strategic discussions. This event received good response from industry professionals and the general public. The closing ceremony was chaired by Engineering Development Board Chief Executive Officer Tariq Ejaz Chaudhry. The exhibition was held at the Expo Centre in Lahore from March 25 to 27 and was orchestrated by Pakistan Plastic Manufacturers Association (PPMA).

The visitors included plastic industry professionals, businessmen, students, housewives and general public. They showed deep interest in the displayed technologies, machinery and products, with special interest in the as on-the-spot manufacturing of various plastic items could be seen at the exhibition including; buckets, screw drivers, plastic cans and plastic chairs of different sizes and capacity. The Chief Organizer of PAKPLAS 2016 Nabeel Hashmi said: “It was a delightful experience to see this grand event conclude on a successful and vibrant note, as it paved the way for fresh collective initiatives, and engaged all major stakeholders of the plastics-processing industry.

“The participants’ profiles included all important segments of this industry like; raw-material producers, processors, plastics machinery manufacturers, makers of moulds and dies, traders and importers/exporters of plastics raw material and producers of finished and semi-finished goods, who had pleasant interactions for learning and sharing their ideas, that can accelerate progress in this industry.” PPMA SVC Khalil Ahmed said, “The show turned out to be a resounding success, as the 65 participating companies deeply appreciated the arrangements and the great response from the visitors. These participants included; industrial buyers, experts, entrepreneurs, regulators, investors and professional delegates from international and local enterprises and institutions, who were able to expand their business relations and deliberate on collaborative ventures to enrich this important sector of the economy.

Experts from the renowned Bin-Rasheed Group conducted numerous insightful technical seminars where the professional participants took a deep interest, as the sessions provided technology updates and authentic knowledge. The PPMA patron-in-chief and former president FPCCI Usman Zakria said: “It was thrilling to see such enthusiastic participation from all key players of the industry and the general masses. The show also featured numerous informative sessions to highlight the productivity, capabilities, evolving trends and export potential of this essential sector of the economy.”

Engineering Development Board CEO Tariq Ejaz Chaudhry said: “I am delighted to see that PAKPLAS has received overwhelming response from industry stakeholders, buyers and consumers and appreciated the efforts of PPMA to organise such a wonderful and informative event he further said that PAKPLAS is the best platform for B2B meeting.”


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