ProPak Asia 2022 recently took place in Thailand, showcasing a wide range of advanced technologies to meet the industry requirements for everyone from SMEs to large enterprises.
The tradeshow, which is one of the largest in Asia, continued to provide opportunities for businesses of all sizes in the processing and packaging industries.
Large numbers of SMEs joined the event, driving Thailand’s economic growth. Attendees were able to find efficient and affordable solutions to enhance their businesses and gain firsthand industrial insight in various features and seminars at the show.
Suppliers, manufacturers and industry players came together to share insights, grow their networks and talk business. With a buzz of 38,000 trade visitors from 49 countries, business discussions and networking took place during the four days.
Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang, Representatives of Deputy Prime Minister, and Chairman of the Board of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), opened the event.
Dr. Sibunruang said despite the economic slowdown due to COVID-19, demand has not stopped over the past two years leading to rapid changes and adaptations in these industries.
“I truly believe ProPak Asia 2022 exhibition is a great platform that will help and enable Thailand’s businesses and manufacturing industry in Asia to be competitive in the world market. I would like to thank you to Informa Markets for organising this very important international trade exhibitions with their commitment to create sustainable exhibition in Thailand,” she said.
The industry also sat in several executive talks where processing and packaging industry experts shared answers and advice for any and every business question and exchange their insightful experiences.
“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 per cent recyclability,” Eka Gloal Co. chairman and group CEO Mr. Chaiwat Nantiruj said.
The World Packaging Organisation chairman Professor Pierre Pienaar also took to the tradeshow’s Global Packaging Forum to bring together known packaging experts from all over the world. The discussion was on Sustainable and Circular Packaging, how to move towards a circular economy, Save Food Packaging and saving the world.
This year’s exhibition area featured wider group of communities through its activities and interactions. Visitors were able to learn even more about the latest trends at Sustainability Square, IDEA Theatre, SME Showcase, ProPak Connect, Design Box Showcases, and more.
Live workshops also highlighted on poultry and meat processing technology and innovation, extending to plant-based products and minimising wastage.