Karachi’s mega twin expos bring over $100 million orders

KARACHI: The 13th International Exhibition of Plastics, Printing, and Packaging, and 12th International Edition of Food & Beverage Processing, which concluded on Thursday here at Karachi Expo Centre, fetched over $100 million orders in the three-day deals and bookings. The twin expos of technology and machineries showed tremendous response from trade and industry visitors on the penultimate day.

Biggest response was received by China and Iranian exhibitors as they received trade visitors in a big way and signed many contracts of machinery supply to the local entrepreneurs. Machinery at most of the stalls showing tag “sold out” with stalls holders brimming with joy after three most hectic days.

A number of exhibitors completely satisfied with the outcome of the three-day extravaganza. They said that this show was a fruit of the law enforcing agencies’ months long efforts to restore peace and maintain law and order in the commercial and industrial hub of the country wherein business community has taken a sigh of relief after a long spell of fear and terror. Exhibitors and organizers hoped that if the peaceful conditions remained maintained, the industrial and commercial hustle bustle will surely return to Karachi.

More than 100 companies from 25 countries participated in the B2B event. The Turkish Consul General in Karachi, Murat Mustafa Onart also visited the venue last day and extremely impressed with the great response of the visitors. Iranian Consul General Murad Subhani too visited Irani pavilion and impressed with the exhibitors’ and organizers efforts.

The local and foreign visitors participated with latest technology, showcasing the latest product range from plastics processing, printing and packaging, including injection molding, slitting and winding, shrink, stretch wrapping, solvent less laminators, industrial compressors, mono and multi-layer blown film lines and petrochemicals.

While world’s leading Italian technology supplier of injection and compression molding is also a major attraction of the event. Along with these, food and beverage processing lines, bakery and confectionery equipment, milk and value added product processing, meat processing, material handling equipment, inspection and detection instruments and slaughterhouse equipments were also on display list of IFTECH 2015.Plasti & Pack, IFTECH 2015 strike $100 million deals