7-10 December, 2011, NSIC Exhibition Centre, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi, India India Packaging Show 2011

It Was All About Business At India Packaging Show 2011

The Show concluded successfully reporting visitors arriving from all over India and the neighbouring countries.

India Packaging Show 2011, the country’s premier packaging exhibition, concluded successfully on 10 December 2011 at NSIC Exhibition Centre, New Delhi. The four day event featuring 175 exhibitors, 50+ new launches, 100+ running machines and several other highlights, attracted a total of 5126 visitors from India and neighbouring countries.

Coming together with Food Technology Show organized in association with All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA), the event also brought together Automation 4 Packaging, Bulk Pack and India AIDC Show onto one platform. Complementing the exhibition was a host of new products unveiled by some of the leading companies from the industry. Hilda Automation, which has recently entered into labeling bottles, launched fully automatic BOPP labeling machine and fully automatic shrink sleeve labeling machine at India Packaging Show. The company sold two of its sleeve applicator machines to Sartak Aqua and Amul on the very first two days of the exhibition. “This year the Show has been extremely lucky for us,” said an enthusiastic Sofiya Shaikh from Hilda Automation. “We have sold two machines on the spot and have received several other enquries as well,” she informed.

Inpack Fabrications (P) Ltd. sold its Automatic Vertical FFS Machine to Bhole Baba Milk Foods. “The standard and the productivity of our machine provided at an affordable price attracted visitors to our stall. We sold one of the VFFS machines at the venue itself and have some more orders in the works,” said M. R. Appa Reddy from Inpack Fabrications. Shri Krishna Packaging received orders for its shrink packaging machines on the third day of the exhibition and companies like Hassia Packaging (P) Ltd, Nichrome India Ltd., Parle Global Technogies (P) Ltd., B&R Industrial Automation (P) Ltd. and Uflex Ltd.- Engineering Division also received serious enquiries from the visitors at the Show.

Bosch Packaging Technology, the renowned packaging machinery manufacturer, launched BVK 1200-the high speed candy wrapping machine. “With its wide range of packaging solutions, this machine aims to cater to the increasingly customized and market driven demands of the confectionery packaging industry,” said Deena Jacob from Packaging Technology Division of the company. “We did receive several serious enquiries for this machine and will have a follow up soon after the Show,” she informed.

Valco Melton Engineering (P) Ltd. launched adhesive application systems with the all new evolution C series hot melt unit. “The technological awareness of the Indian Packaging Industry has opened many prospects before us and a trade exhibition like India Packaging Show helps us catch the nerve of the Indian market,” said Bob Taylor from Valco Melton Engineering. The Food Technology segment of the Show featured revolutionary products from companies like Monga Strayfiled, DPH Engineering, Ishida India, Dynatech Marketing Company, Falcon Autotech and Falcon Autotech.

Bosetec LLC, which is trying to set a base in India, felt that the Show provided them with a good breakthrough in the market. “We are providing global technology to the Indian market and with India Packaging Show we got a chance to study the market and understand the requirements of the industry,” said Ashim Kumar Bose from Bosetec India. KHS Machineries (P) Ltd., displayed a range of pouching and bottling lines at the Food Technology Show. “The quality of visitors at the Show has been very good. Several companies have shown interest in our machines and we are all positive about the outcome,” said Sunil Kachru from KHS Machinery.

S. P. Monga, Director, Pride Industries had come from Mumbai to attend the Show. “Every year we travel to New Delhi for this Show. And now that we are planning to grow our business in food packaging segment, this is a perfect place for networking and studying the market,” he said.

Parle Global Technologies, one of the leaders in the food processing solutions, found the Show to be much beyond its expectations. “The Show reflects the growth of the Indian economy and technological awareness of the industry,” said R. Ramanathan from Parle Global Technologies (P) Ltd. “We are happy to see quality visitors arriving from all over the country. We received several enquiries for our packaging solutions,” he informed.

Running concurrently with the Show was the annually held International Conference focused on ‘Enabling Technology for Packaging & Processing Systems.”

Scheduled from 7-10 December, the PackAge Conference on day one highlighted emerging trends in packaging materials, systems and compliances. The seminar on day two, organized in association with AIFPA, concentrated on cutting edge technologies for food processing industries in India. On day 3, the workshop on Automation 4 Packaging was held in association with Automation Industry Association (AIA). Reporting more than 60 attendees on each day of the Conference, the event provided a complete learning environment with insightful presentations from world renowned speakers.

“The interactive sessions at the end of each presentation helped us put across our problems before the experienced speakers. It was more like a training session than just a sit through the lectures,” said Yogendra Kumar from Akum Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

“The huge response of India Packaging Show and Food Technology Show has only added to our enthusiasm. We are all geared up for the Southern expedition now with PackPlus South scheduled from 6-9 July 2012 at HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad,” said Neetu Arora from Print-Packaging.Com (P) Ltd., the organizers of the Show.

For more details contact Neha Mishra at neha@print-packaging.com