The largest packaging platform in China composing of the 23rd China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery & Materials (Sino-Pack 2016) and China (Guangzhou) International Exhibition on Packaging Products 2016 (PACKINNO 2016) concluded on a high note on March 4.
With an expanded show scale and exhibiting area of 42,000sqm, the shows housed 628 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions, and attracted a total number of 31,079 professional buyers.
Being the largest shows of its kind in China, Sino-Pack 2016 and PACKINNO 2016 have gained substantial support from renowned exhibitors from China and around the globe.
Exhibitors specializing in automated packaging machinery include ABB, KUKA, Fanuc, Staubli, Shanghai Triowin, Go-Well, Shengyang Siasun, GSK, Tech-Long, Guangzhou Vanta and Yangsen, while Efort, Adept Technology, and CSi China were first-time exhibitors. They showcased advanced packaging solutions with higher efficiency at lower cost to visitors. Other top-notch suppliers of packaging products and green packaging materials include UNI-PAK, Foshan BSY, Jinyu, Dayuxing, Xinghuida, Weide, Changyuan and Hualong.
With the rapid development in e-business, a special zone on Logistics Packaging was set up and it attracted renowned exhibitors such as CGP, Hobo Century, Dinglisheng and Zhilixing.
The shows welcomed more than 100 delegations from around the world during the 3-day show period, including Chinese trade associations in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Foshan, Dongguan, Jiangmen, Huizhou, Zhongshan, Meizhou and Teoann.
Overseas delegations from Malaysia, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Thailand have also participated in the fairs. They include Thai Beverage Association, Gifts Association (Singapore), Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
A list of renowned brands and enterprises, including P&G, Coca-Cola, Anway, Wanglaoji, Jiaduobao, HaiTian, Blue Moon and Liby have joined the events as well.
Ms. Lin, Senior Packaging Process Engineer of P&G, expressed that they were more interested in automated smart packaging, “Although P&G has a complete collection of equipment, we still need to source for equipment operating with less manpower and new packaging materials. This show is a perfect platform to serve our purpose.”
To enrich visitors’ experience, the organizer, Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, has also arranged factory visits for overseas buyers. Buyers could have a more direct and in-depth understanding on the manufacturing process.
Uma Ajjimarangsee, Vice President of Thai Packaging Association found the visit insightful, “We would like to thank the organizer for their cooperation with us and all the services they provided while our group was visiting Sino-Pack 2016. From the show, we got many ideas of the big changes in packaging and printing machines, technology of printing process and development of label technology, which feature low cost, improved quality consistency and environmental friendliness.”
Mr. Bian of Guangzhou Rongyu Packaging Machinery, one of the exhibitors, appraised that the visitor quality was in general better than last year’s. He found this exhibition fruitful to his company as they could meet over 20 interested buyers in the first two days of the exhibition and he would continue to support the show next year.
To introduce the most up-to-date market trends and address special demand of the industry players, 10 professional conferences and seminars including “Seminar on How Health Products Packaging Keep up with the Internet Age”, “US Intelligent Packaging Seminar”, “Salon on E-Business Logistics Packaging”, “Seminar on Technological Innovation of Beer Industry 2016″, “2016 Guangdong Packaged Drinking Water Sustainable Development Forum”, “2016 Brand Packaging Security & Innovation in the Internet Plus Era” and “2016 GBDO Creative Design Competition and Environmental Packaging Products Show” were held during the three-day show period.
The printing, packaging and labeling trade platform composed of the 24th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery & Materials, 2017 China (Guangzhou) International Exhibition on Packaging Products, The 24th South China International Exhibition on Printing Technology and 2017 China International Exhibition on Label Printing Technology, will be held during March 1-3, 2017.