Kolkata, Oct 17 (IBNS): An exhibition ‘Indplas’12,’ to spread awareness regarding the impact and management of plastics in the environment was organised here from Oct 5 to 8.
West Bengal Minister of Municipal Affairs and Urban Development, Firhad Hakim inaugurated Indplas’12. The exhibition was supported by Taitra (a Government of Taiwan organisation) and twelve exhibitors from Taiwan. Moreover exhibitors from China, South Korea & Italy also participated in Indplas’12.
The National Committee of Plasticulture Applications In Horticulture (NCPAH) displayed the latest use of plastics in Horticulture and Agriculture with live demonstrations. At the Indian Centre for Plastics in the Environment (ICPE) stall, the myths about plastics were clarified. Emphasis on plastic waste management and various uses of plastics in the field of health care, automobile, aviation, agriculture and many other areas of interest both in household and industry were showcased.
Chairman–Indplas’12 Exhibition Organising Committee & Indian Plastics Federation (IPF) Knowledge Centre, Amar Seth said, “We are delighted with the overall response Indplas 12 has generated and look forward for a grandiose in Indpals 15.” “We thank all the exhibitors, national & international delegates, associates, staffs for their heart full of support to make Indplas 12 a grand success.”
He added, “The plastics exhibition of Eastern India, concluded on a positive note with business worth Rs.100 crores.” Polymer manufacturers like Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd, Reliance Industries Ltd., Indian Oil Corp. Ltd., Dhunseri Tea and Polymers Ltd, Hindustan Mittal Energy Ltd, machinery manufacturers like Ferromatik Milacron, Lohia Starlinger, Electronica, Rajoo Engineers, Gujarat Machinery, Mamata Group and many others, additive and master batch manufacturers as well as reprocessing machinery manufacturers participated in large numbers.
Visitors from all over the country, mainly Eastern India and neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Myamnar, Bhutan, Thailand visited the exhibition in large numbers. Visitors from Italy, Iran and South Africa also visited the exhibition.