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ProPak Asia 2024

The thriving food industry and its exports indicate a positive recovery trend in the industry. This influence has made ProPak Asia 2024 robust, attracting entrepreneurs from around the globe. Informa Markets guides businesses toward the new era of production, with a focus on upgrading technology, moving towards net zero carbon and achieving sustainable success.

Ms. Kotchasorn Tocharoentanapol, Deputy Event Director at Informa Markets Thailand, the organizer of ProPak Asia 2024 scheduled from 12-15 June 2024, at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), shares insights about Thailand’s manufacturing industry. With the positive recovery trend in the industry and consistent growth in exports since late 2023, especially with an 8% expansion in October, the highest in 13 months, it is anticipated that this momentum will contribute to a 2% increase in exports for the year 2024. The significance of the food sector remains high, as Thailandsecured the 12th position globally in food exports in 2023. According to the Office of Industrial Economics (OIE), the estimated Manufacturing Production Index (MPI) for the industrial sector's GDP in 2024 is expected to expand by 2.0-3.0%.

Food product categories expected to see substantial growth include frozen and chilled fruits, seafood, canned tuna, frozen shrimp, and increasing popular products like healthy foods and drinks, specialized foods, halal products, and high-quality processed foods. This growth is also influencing the packaging industry, with the total value reaching 1.10 trillion dollars in 2023 and projected to increase to 1.33 trillion dollars by 2028. Fueled by the growth of the food and beverage industry, the design and use of environmentally friendly, biodegradable materials, and the shift to flexible packaging, these signs are positive for the entire Thai manufacturing sector.

ProPak Asia remains a crucial event, playing a significant role in creating and enhancing both business and industrial ecosystems at the regional level. ProPak Asia 2023 is seen as a year of swift recovery from the challenges posed by COVID-19, with 1,800 exhibitors from 45 countries and over 58,555 visitors from 75 countries participating in the event.

ProPak Asia 2024 remains Asia’s leading exhibition for processing and packaging technology. This event comprehensively addresses both the value chain and supply chain of food processing technology, packaging, warehousing, and transportation. It covers the entire spectrum, catering to businesses of all sizes, including start-ups, SMEs, small, medium, and large enterprises. This presents an opportunity for entrepreneurs to explore innovations and technologies, stay updated on trends, and acquire new knowledge, ultimately adding value of their products.

For the concept behind organizing ProPak Asia 2024 under the theme 'Sustainably Empowering Processing & Packaging Success with Ideation, Innovation, and Investment' the goal is to inspire and encourage creativity. Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to explore various innovations, production technologies, processing techniques to achieve net zero carbon, material selection, packaging design, and other solutions that can help them invest in their businesses for sustainable success.

The major participants in ProPak Asia come from the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and consumer goods industries. This event serves as a convenient platform for those interested, eliminating the need to travel to Europe or America to attend industry exhibitions. Instead, participants can stay updated on technological trends, discover new innovations, exchange knowledge and experiences, meet business partners, and build international business networks. Beyond being an annual event, ProPak Asia 2024 marks its 31st edition and stands as a significant destination for entrepreneurs to consistently attend. It is a major event in the global manufacturing industry, serving as a comprehensive platform that connects business networks and industries.

ProPak Asia 2024 is scheduled to be held from 12-15 June 2024 at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangna, Bangkok.

For this event, the exhibition space is organized into 8 industry focused zones including:

1. ProcessingTechAsia- Technology for food processing.

2. PackagingTechAsia - Packaging technology and packaging processes.

3. DrinkTechAsia- Technology for the beverage industry.

4. PharmaTechAsia- Technology for the pharmaceutical industry.

5. Lab&TestAsia - Technology for testing and controlling production standards, products and packaging.

6. PackagingSolutionAsia- Technology for manufacturing packaging and finished packaging products.

7. Coding,Marking&LabellingAsia- Technology for coding, labeling, and marking numbers on various products or packaging.

8. Coldchain,Logistics,Warehousing&FactoryAsia - Technology for transportation, storage, and production support technology

Occupying the full area of the BITEC, the event will feature 14 international pavilions from countries such as Australia, Bavaria, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, England, North America, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan. Each of these countries is supported by their respective governments to participate, showcasing new technologies and innovations. In addition, leading global companies have confirmed their presence, with over 2,000 brands from 45 countries expected to exhibit their products. The event is projected to draw substantial visitors of no less than 60,000 visitors this year. Therefore, we would like to invite entrepreneurs and those interested in the manufacturing, processing, and packaging industries to not miss the ProPak Asia 2024.For those interested in event details and wishing to pre-register to attend ProPak Asia 2024, you can visit