Amid the prevailing downturn in the oil sector, the region’s plastics, mold-making, printing and packaging industries are on the lookout for new machinery and upgrades that will help them keep a tight rein on costs.
The upcoming multi-industry trade event at Expo Centre Sharjah, which will concurrently host the 3rd Plastivision Arabia, 3rd Arabia Mold & and 2nd Print Pack Arabia from February 22 to 25 offers them the perfect platform to assess market dynamics and align product and procuring strategies to sustain their growth.
“Low oil prices or not, establishments need to continually watch out for changes that may affect their markets and their businesses and have to look for ways to improve performance, production, efficiency and cost reduction,” said Mr Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO, Expo Centre Sharjah.
While Plastivision Arabia and Arabia Mold will feature new machinery, technologies, materials, and insights into improving production and personnel efficiencies, Print Pack Arabia will showcase some of the latest printing & packaging technology, materials and machinery that offer resilience, hygiene, protection, and above all environmental friendliness and value for money.
“The presence of more than 250 leading manufacturers and dealers from across the world, and the convergence of regional executives and decision-makers will offer visitors a great opportunity to know what is happening in the market and equip themselves accordingly. There is no other event where they can find such a wide spectrum of machinery and equipment on display and live demonstration at the same time and at same place,” added Mr Midfa.
Organized in association with the All India Plastics Manufacturers Association (AIPMA), Plastivision Arabia will feature pavilions from Taiwan, India and China, besides special focus areas such as ‘Plastiworld - The Finished Goods Pavilion’ displaying finished plastics goods, and ‘Filling & Packaging’ showcasing processing, filling and packaging equipment & services.
Regional plastics processors can also take advantage of the Job Fair organised by AIPMA to pick up qualified and experienced candidates from India.
Jointly held with DEMAT, Arabia Mold will be a one of its kind event for the manufacturing sector in Middle East, displaying latest technologies in moldmaking, tool making and prototyping.
It will have a special focus on 3D printers and scanners, with Gold Sponsor Jacky’s Business Solutions bringing together a full range of 3D printers from leading manufacturers such as MakerBot, Mcor, Stratasys, BigRep and Concept Laser.
Expo Centre Sharjah has tied up with the Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers' Association (IPAMA) to organise 2nd Print Pack Arabia, which will not only showcase innovative technology and materials but also see impressive participation of Indian makers of machinery, equipment and allied products.
Print Pack Arabia will witness the launch of a new vertical -- Arab Paper 2016, which will focus on paper, board, tissue, converting and corrugated industry, besides the introduction of a special section on Corrugation Machinery.
Adding tremendous value to the exhibition will be live demonstrations that will help visitors experience latest technology and materials first hand, helping them choose the right technology and machinery that suits their requirements.
About 3rd Plastivision Arabia 2016:
Plastivision Arabia 2016 will be organized by Expo Centre Sharjah, in association with All India Plastics Manufacturers Association, and the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from February 22 to 25 in 2016, displaying raw materials and machinery for key segments such as plastic processing, injection molding, thermoforming, packaging, industrial users, construction, infrastructure, automobile and telecommunication, among others.
About 2nd Print Pack Arabia 2016:
The 2nd Print Pack Arabia will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from February 22 – 25, 2016. It will be organized jointly by Expo Centre Sharjah and Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers' Association (IPAMA) and supported by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It will showcase digital printing technology, inks, coatings & varnishes, offset printing technology & machinery, packaging machinery & materials, plates and platemaking equipment, press room handling equipment, print finishing/binding equipment, and printing equipment, machinery & materials, among others.
About 3rd Arabia Mold 2016:
The 3rd Arabia Mold will be held in association DEMAT, the organizer of world-renowned EuroMold, the world’s leading fair for mold-making & tooling, design and application development. It will feature mold-making tools, filtration instruments, welding equipment, cooling systems and other related industrial machines and accessories.