BANGKOK, Thailand, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPak Asia -- Asia's largest trade event servicing the entire food, drink, and pharma processing and packaging supply chain for over 25 years -- will open its doors again in 2018 to welcome an estimated 1,800 exhibiting companies and over 50,000 professionals. With increased participation and nearly 90% of the show floor sold, PKA 2018 has further expanded to include a 9th exhibition hall at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC).
From the positive attendee feedback regarding ProPak Asia's "sectorized zones" -- making sourcing between categories more efficient, ProPak Asia 2018 introduces its newest 9th zone "Printech Asia" which is a joint venture with The Italian Machine Manufacturer Association ACIMGA -- organisers of the largest print technology trade fairs in Europe. Printech Asia is dedicated to covering the latest in converting, package printing, and labelling technologies and services across Asia. This new zone joins ProPak Asia's existing eight zones which include ProcessingTechAsia, PackagingTechAsia, DrinkTechAsia, PharmaTechAsia, Lab&TestAsia, MaterialsAsia, Coding,Marking&LabellingAsia and Coldchain,Logistics&WarehousingAsia.
According to the organiser UBM BES, ProPak Asia 2018 plans to expand up on topics and displays concerning drink technology, meat processing efficiency, and a burgeoning new host of confectionary packing and processing equipment.
"We are very excited for this upcoming edition of ProPak Asia," said Justin Pau, General Manager of UBM Asia (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. "In addition to us offering the expected suite of big players in food packaging, processing, and logistics, we're making some strong strides and partnerships to enhance the print technology, drink, meat cutting, and confectionary components for the 2018 event."
Renowned as not just the largest trade show of its kind in the East, ProPak Asia is also the most international event by virtue of hosting 17 pavilions with 13 separate countries including leading producers of packaging and processing machinery from Germany, Italy, Japan and China. In total, ProPak Asia hosts companies from over 45 countries representing an estimated 5,000 individual pieces of major packaging and processing equipment.
For more information on remaining participation opportunities and upcoming show developments visit www.propakasia.com
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About ProPak Asia
ProPakAsia is organised by UBM Asia -- Asia's Largest Trade Show Organiser and a division of UBM plc. UBM is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors. Our deep knowledge and passion for these sectors allow us to create valuable experiences which enable our customers to succeed. Please visit www.ubm.com for the latest news and information about UBM.
About UBM Asia
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest events organiser in Asia, India and SE Asia. We are also the leading commercial organiser in China. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 33 offices and over 1,600 employee.
With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 11 market sectors with over 290 events, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.
SOURCE UBM BES