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MARKETING: Propak Cape Is Sold Out


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PROPAK Cape has seen a very good response with exhibition space sold out months before the show, which takes place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 25-27 October.

Propak Cape is intended for all involved in packaging, food processing, printing, labelling and plastics, providing exhibitors with the opportunity to generate sales, gain valuable sales leads and develop business connections the organisers say.

Propak Cape, together with co-located shows FoodPro, Pro-Plas Expo, Pro-Label Cape and Print Expo, brings exhibitors together across the various sectors, and enables visitors to engage with the most progressive companies in the country and view new products, latest industry trends, product developments and on-site product demonstrations.

Propak Cape will have a full range of packaging products, equipment and materials on display including converting, packaging materials, suppliers of packaging, packaging and ancillary machinery and end of line materials handling,” says Michelle Bedser, Propak Cape exhibition manager.

Also on view at the show will be FoodPro with exhibits including food equipment and ingredients for the food and beverage processing industry, bakery and confectionery equipment, and processing equipment used in the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, toiletries and detergent industries. Also ProPlas, which showcases plastics processing machinery, blow moulding equipment, extrusion equipment, granulators, injection moulding equipment, processing aids and materials, and Print Expo which takes a look at machinery and equipment for pre-press and printing, finishing and consumables.

Local bottling company Serac will be exhibiting at Propak Cape 2011, displaying the Block, an ultraclean integrated system for blowing, filling and capping bottles at 6 000 to 9 000 bottles per hour for chilled storage products.

The H2F ultra-clean filling and capping machine which extends the shelf life of chilled products will also be on display at the show.

Visitors to Propak Cape 2011 will get the chance to see the PailPac group’s new injection moulded pharmaceutical containers via its company PharmaPac. PailPac has also recently acquired of the wide mouth container business from Nampak Tubes and Tubs.

Thermo Fisher Scientific will be displaying a range of equipment that aims to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

The range includes checkweighers, metal detectors, x-ray foreign body detection machines, test and monitoring equipment, coding equipment, level control flow meters, belt scales, weigh belt feeders, loss-in-weight batching systems.

International packaging suppliers exhibiting at Propak Cape 2011 include Printopack, a supplier of flexible packaging material from the Middle East. The company supplies Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola, Kraft Foods, Anchor, and Kerry Gold among others.

Printopack manufactures and supplies high quality printed PVC shrink sleeves, OPP labels, aluminium lids, laminated and single layer wrapping material for confectionary and biscuits, snacks, pasta, milk, juice, powder sachets, ice cream cone sleeves, exporting to more than 30 countries worldwide.

Another international exhibitor is Guangdong Meilian New Materials Technology Company, based in the beautiful seashore city Shantou, China. Meilian focuses on five main product ranges in the plastic pigmentation industry, namely white master-batch, black master-batch, colour master-batch, additive master-batch and PE compound.

These products are widely used in film, injection moulding, tubing, sheet, engineering granulation, plastic modification and environmental bio-based material.

BMG is one of Africa’s leading distributors of dynamic engineering consumable products. The company’s range includes bearings and seals, motor and gear products, power transmission components, fasteners, oscillating systems, conveyor belting products and filtration and hydraulic components.

All these consumables are essential for the smooth running of the packaging equipment industry.

Lite On International and GO Packaging will be exhibiting a range of air bubble packaging solutions at Propak Cape this year. Air bubble wrapping protects all valuable and fragile items when moving.

The range includes Win Bond bubble envelopes for postage, bubble bags, swimming pool covers, geyser blankets, roof insulation and other packaging types.

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