Chennai: Aimed at generating business worth Rs 1000 crore with participating stakeholders from as many as 68 countries, registration of 12,000 plus visitors, the biggest ever virtual plastic packaging exhibition, Plastiworld, is being organised from today.
According to a press release, this mega event has been conceptualised by the All India Plastics Manufacturers Association (AIPMA).
Plastiworld is India’s leading trade show for finished plastic product manufacturers and buyers enabling them to meet, connect, and grow together.
The mega event is supported by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt of India, CIPET and 15 major associations and institutions in the country.
Ajay Desai, chairman, Plastiworld 21, said, “Packaging is the fifth largest sector in India’s economy and is one of the highest growing sectors in the country. However, the time has come for the Indian Plastic Packaging Industry to create an even bigger impact and scale new heights.”
Chandrakant Turakhia, president AIPMA said, “Our event also helps companies from outside India to find packaging manufacturers in India, thereby facilitating export enhancement and import substitution”.
Arvind Mehta, chairman, Governing Council, AIPMA, said that Plastiworld will open the doors for the Indian manufacturers to the global market. He further said that the event will give a big boost to export from India.