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Pack Print International, Bangkok in August

The 4th International Packaging and Printing Exhibition for Asia (PPI 2013) will be staged from 28 to 31 August 2013 when close to 250 prominent companies will be exhibiting at the trade fair. In canvassing the presence of leading and rising industry giants, Southeast Asia’s premier event for the global packaging and printing industry returns to bring forward market trend setters capable of capturing imminent market needs. Exhibitors will pack the trade floors at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) with the latest technology, pioneering innovations and timely product offerings to an expected crowd of 20,000 visitors.

Jointly organised by Messe Düsseldorf Asia (MDA), The Thai Packaging Association and The Thai Printing Association, PPI 2013 is expected to surpass the success of its preceding edition by pulling in top-form global brands in the industry; capable of demonstrating value-for-demand and timely products. Gernot Ringling, managing director of MDA shared that, ‘Given the pressing market demands for higher productivity, value efficiency in printing services and unique packaging delivery, PPI provides the right avenue for industry decision makers to assess their company’s immediate business needs. We have gathered the world’s best market leaders who front the best technologies that meet the industry’s current expectations at the trade exhibition in Asia.’

PPI 2013 has expanded its trade floor by over 20 per cent, signalling Thailand’s position as SEA’s integrated packaging and printing hub. The trade floor will feature an ample range of unique specialized equipment alongside cutting-edge, integrated and environmentally friendly solutions which will set the trend at the trade fair. Companies that have responded to calls for environmental awareness within the industry are AD Doctor Blade (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, CGS (Thailand) Co. Ltd, Far Eastern New Century Corporation (FENC), Frank & Associates Plastic Co. Ltd, Huber Inks (Thailand) Ltd and many others who will be showcasing their eco-friendly and environmentally-safe products.

The trade floor will come to live with a wide display of the latest machinery, solutions and services for the print and packaging industry with a special showcase from the world’s top two global printing companies - Heidelberg Graphics (Thailand) and Koenig and Bauer Group (KBA). In addition, PPI will be presenting country pavilions and national groups from China and Taiwan. These country pavilions will feature promising exhibitors who will showcase new or improved products from both packaging and printing manufacturers such as Anwin Technology Co Ltd, Dae Young System Co, Swedev AB and Riso (Thailand) Ltd to name a few.

One of Thailand’s biggest forces in the printing-packaging business - Sanxin Printing Machine Material along with Bao-Der Enterprise Corp, Ferrostaal (Thailand) Co Ltd, Worldly Industrial Co Ltd and many others will paint the ‘printing’ segment of the trade floor red with their range of cutting-edge technology for pre-press and pre-media, printing machinery, appliance, print finishing, paper converting. PPI’s strength in attracting global industry leaders is further amplified with the participation of Hewlett-Packard (Asia Pacific) and Fujifilm (Thailand) who will be exhibiting alongside other major brands. The ‘packaging’ segment of trade floor will include leading providers of complete lines for flexible, digital and integrated packaging such as Li Shenq Machinery Co Ltd, Long New Industrial Co Ltd, K Laser Technology (Thailand) Co Ltd, M-Plus Tech as well as other companies featuring packaging materials, machines, aid and services.

PPI 2013 is a choice platform for showcasing new inventions, applications and technologies for the printing and packaging sector. Companies can look forward to obtaining practical insights on current trends that would inspire them towards making better business decisions. The exhibition is poised to be the industry compass that provides buyers and suppliers from all over Asia with a strategic roadmap into bigger and better investment decisions in the future- whether considering to realign their business needs towards investing on technological capabilities or diverting their operational focus on digital printing or flexible packaging.

Given the comprehensive array of international exhibitors, visitors new and returning alike can look forward to an impressive experience at PPI 2013 and return with beneficial and industry-critical information to increase their company’s competitive advantage, boosted by making the right and smart decisions at the fair.

Visitors interested in attending Pack Print International 2013 should pre-register at: www.pack-print.de early to avoid disappointment.

For more information on Pack Print International 2013 and space bookings, please also visit: www.pack-print.de.

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