As Thailand re-opens after the COVID pandemic, Informa Markets joins hands with both public and private partners to organize the 29th edition of ProPak Asia 2022, an international trade exhibition for manufacturing, processing, and packaging industries, during 15-18 June at BITEC. As a platform to develop businesses further, the trade show expects to welcome local and international visitors to explore the latest innovations and find solutions to post-COVID challenges.
Ms. Rungpetch Chitanuwat, Regional Portfolio Director - ASEAN at Informa Markets, said, “Thailand’s full reopening paves the way for more international visitors to travel to Thailand, especially businessmen and investors who generate great revenue. Thus, Informa Markets decided to organize ProPak Asia 2022, Asia’s leading exhibition for manufacturing, processing, and packaging industries from around the world at BITEC. This trade show will bring business people and investors from every corner of the world to Thailand. This year’s event is expected to generate a turnover of up to 5 billion baht, welcoming at least 3,000 international visitors and investors. It also provides great opportunities for local businesses to catch up with the latest innovations of manufacturing and packaging industries to satisfy modern customers’ demand.”
Dr. Chutima Eamchotchawalit, Governor of Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR), one of the main sponsors, revealed that “Thai Packaging Center has collaborated with the organizer to hold ProPak Asia 2022 through various activities, including a seminar on ‘Everything about Cannabis’ and providing consultations for SMEs who would like to create uniqueness or seek solutions to traditional packages. It will also exhibit packaging innovations and technologies that are the outcomes of TISTR’s research, such as odor-proof boxes for durians, intelligent packaging with indicators to measure the rancidity of fried products, antimicrobial active food packaging, etc.
Mr. Charoen Caowsuksai, Chairman of Food Processing Industry Club, Federation of Thai Industries, disclosed, “The Covid pandemic and technological disruption have forced entrepreneurs to adjust to constant changes. Meanwhile, the world is paying attention to the sustainability concept, so ProPak Asia is a good opportunity for the food and beverage industries to learn about the latest automation innovations and technologies and create a network to explore more business opportunities. The Food Processing Industry Club will discuss with entrepreneurs on 16 June at the Idea Theatre zone.”
Mr. Chaiwat Nantiruj, Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer, Eka Global Co., Ltd, one of the five global leading producers of longevity packaging, disclosed packaging trends and innovations to showcase at ProPak Asia 2022. He said, “The rising trend this year is sustainable and longevity-green products, such as Bioplastics, Biodegradables, and recycled-plastic packaging; which is being developed. Our product displays focus on our R&D strength, which is 100% recyclability. Examples are retort packaging, which can extend products’ shelf life outside the fridge up to 2 years; and packaging for food SMEs who use modified atmosphere packaging or MAP as a food preservation technique to extend the shelf life of fresh food or minimally-processed food.”
Explore over 1000 leading brands from around the world that bring innovations, machinery, and various solutions to manufacturing, processing, and packaging industries to showcase during 15-18 June at BITEC Bangna. Interested visitors can register for entry at www.propakasia.com Some of the highlights include experts in various fields who will share knowledge and suggestions to increase efficiency in manufacturing, how to use marketing tools to promote brands, and how SMEs can become successful. Heavy and light machinery technologies are also displayed at the trade show to cater to large enterprises, SMEs, and startups.
ProPak Gourmet: Meat processing demonstrated by King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang and Food Process Technology Co Ltd (FPT)
Future Food Corner and Sustainability Square: Learn about interactive sustainability covering packaging, manufacturing, and processing in various industries such as food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, commodities, etc.
IDEA Theatre: Look for inspiration and new ideas for branding to make your products stand out in the market. Learn from success stories of startups, celebrities, and experts in manufacturing and packing from various industries.
Global Packaging Forum: Be part of a global packaging forum, a one-stop venue for sustainable packaging, including intelligent and longevity packaging. Executive Talk: Food & Beverage also allows visitors to meet with executives in the food and beverage industries who share insights and how to get businesses ready for competition and changes in the market. The most highlighted topic is Executive Talk: Emerging Trends, Innovation, and Investment in the Agri-Food Value Chain.
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