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The 26th edition is set to be biggest yet with more leading companies showcasing solutions than ever before
Bangkok – ProPak Asia 2018 returns for its 26th installment with a continued commitment to providing the latest innovations and information in the packaging and processing industries. Throughout the last 25 years, ProPak Asia has established itself as the number one exhibition of its kind and will meet record attendance numbers, from both visitors and exhibitors, by expanding its capacity from eight halls to nine for a total area of 58,000 sq m, a 10% increase from last year.
Over 1,600 exhibitors from 45 countries will showcase the latest processing and packaging technologies and innovations across nine zones from upstream to downstream, including ProcessingTechAsia, PackagingTechAsia, DrinkTechAsia, PharmaTechAsia, Lab&TestAsia, MaterialsAsia, Coding,Marking&LabellingAsia, Coldchain,Logistics&WarehousingAsia and Printech Asia. In addition, there will be 18 pavilions from the following 13 countries: Australia, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, UK, and USA.
ProPak Asia 2018 will feature more than 5,000 advanced machinery solutions for all business sizes, from large enterprises to SMEs and startups. It will answer questions and provide solutions for manufacturers and businesses looking to improve their operations and move toward the goals associated with Thailand 4.0 - a value and innovation-based economy that sees the benefit in industries adopting technology to boost production efficiency.
Leading global suppliers will offer a look at the potential of innovative automations and the difference they can make in the future of the processing and packaging industries at this year’s event. IoT machines, robot co-workers, and manufacturing systems simulations are examples of innovative solutions showcased at this premier exhibition.
Additionally, seminars in various topics will be held to update this trend including ‘Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) Conference: Active & Intelligent Packaging Technologies for Smart Printing & Packaging for the Digital Age’, ‘Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) Training Course: The Role of Packaging in Minimising Food Waste’, and ‘Food Industry Asia (FIA) Conference: Sustainable Packaging: Tackling plastic waste in Southeast Asia’.
“A visit to ProPak Asia will highlight latest in innovative technologies for the processing and packaging industries and showcase their immense capabilities and flexibility.”said Mr. Justin Pau, General Manager of UBM Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd. “We are now in another age of industrial production and connectivity and ProPak Asia is the bridge to help businesses achieve their goals. We welcome everyone, who wants to take this step forward, to the event of Bigger Better Business.”
“Consistently dedicated to supporting the manufacturing sectors over the last 25 years, ProPak Asia is a key player in boosting economic growth through automation, technology and innovation. As an organization that enhances Thailand’s exhibition industry and its competitiveness in the global market, TCEB is proud to support this remarkable trade show,”said Mr. Puripan Bunnag, Director of TCEB's President Office Department, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB).
In addition ProPak Asia will feature leading industry conferences and events including; Food Innovation Asia Conference 2018, Food Innovation Contest 2018, Asia Drink Conference 2018, PharmaTech Seminar 2018, TISTR Conference 2018, The Department of Industrial Promotion Seminar 2018, The FoSTAT-Nestle Bowl Quiz, Food Focus Thailand Seminar 2018, ThaiStar - AsiaStar - WorldStar 2018 Awards Ceremony, SME focused workshops and packaging seminars, and many more.
ProPak Asia 2018 is a must for anyone involved in the processing and packaging industries interested in learning more about leading innovative automation and solutions. This event also provides a platform for expanding professional networks and obtaining the latest industry information from a wealth of exciting conferences. ProPak Asia 2018 will be held from 13-16 June, Halls 98 to 106 at BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand. Opening hours are 10am to 6pm every day.
For more information on remaining participation opportunities and upcoming show developments visit www.propakasia.com
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About ProPak Asia
ProPak Asia is organised by UBM Asia-Asia’s Largest Trade Show Organiser—and a division of UBM plc. UBM is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors. Our deep knowledge and passion for these sectors allow us to create valuable experiences which enable our customers to succeed. Please visit www.ubm.comfor the latest news and information about UBM.
About UBM Asia
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest events organiser in Asia, India and SE Asia. We are also the leading commercial organiser in China. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 33 offices and over 1,600 employees.
With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 11 market sectors with over 290 events, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.