“Plasti and Pack” and IFTECH Pakistan being held concurrently at Karachi expo centre

The 17th international exhibition of plastics, printing, ‘PLASTI & PACK’ and 16th international exhibition of food & beverage processing and packaging, ‘IFTECH Pakistan,’ commenced at the same time at Karachi expo centre. Both the events have been organised for 3 days 27th to 29th August.
The event organisers Pegasus Consultancy MD Aamer Khanzada said on the occasion Plasti & Pack and IFTECH is the regular feature of the organisers and despite all odds and slowing down economy, the mega event is being held with more enthusiastic and greater spirit in order to extend the local industries to compete in the international markets.
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) president Eng Daroo Khan Achakzai attended the inauguration ceremony of the event as chief guest. While addressing the participants he said that the country is going through some very tough times which are affecting the industry as well. He urged the participants that industrialisation is need of the hour as such events are vital to bring new technology and upgrade the export-oriented units so that they could be able to compete outer world and maintain their export market abroad.
The leading international and local companies have set up their stalls for displaying latest machinery and equipment in the 3-day extravaganza as over 300 exhibitors from 35 countries are participating in the event. The B2B event is being attended by the exhibitors and experts from China, England, France, Germany, Belarus, Greece, Cyprus, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Palestine, Pakistan, Korea, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Taiwan, UAE, UK and USA.
The organisers said two concurrent shows are considered to be the biggest annual gathering of plastic packaging and food technology industry suppliers, experts, professionals and businesses associates. This year, the events are showcasing latest machines and materials in injection and blow molding, extrusion and blown film, packaging, recycling, testing, measuring & inspection equipment, food processing, beverage processing & filling, bakery, confectionery manufacturing & packaging, vegetable & fruit processing, confectionery & commercial kitchen equipment, flavours and aromatics, and waste & waste water management etc.