After PackPlus acquisition, Reed plans a bigger show

Prateek Kaushik, the portfolio director – Next Events (a member of Reed Exhibitions and a part of Relx Group) shares his thoughts with Rahul Kumar about expectations after the acquisition and about the PackPlus show at Pragati Maidan from 28-31 August 2019.

18 Jun 2019 | By Rahul Kumar

Prateek Kaushik, the portfolio director – Next Events (a member of Reed Exhibitions and a part of Relx Group

PackPlus acquired by Reed Exhibitions: The industry in India has been appreciating PackPlus over the past several years, establishing it as the leading marketplace for packaging and converting industries.

Synergy benefits: The global footprint and network of Reed Exhibitions and synergies of PackPlus with other events in Reed’s product portfolio will enable PackPlus to grow further.

Newer heights for PackPlus: At Reed Exhibitions, we work closely with industry stakeholders to offer maximum value to our customers – visitors, exhibitors and other key groups. I’m pleased to inform that the show has once again received a tremendous response and we are all set to put together a bigger, better and bolder edition of PackPlus this August.

Next PackPlus: The show will take place at Pragati Maidan from 28-31 August 2019 and will be open to all trade visitors from across industries.

PackPlus USP: Our USP has always been the quality of buyers at the show. Over the years, we have been trying to improve the experience of our customers by offering a variety of facilities and tools to make sure that they make the most of their visit. In the past edition, we introduced an online matchmaking platform which was really well received.

New features: This year, visitors and exhibitors can experience ‘GoConnect’ our online matchmaking tool which will allow them to fix their meetings prior to the show. With Reed Exhibitions on board, we have plans to offer an enhanced experience to our customers and make sure that relevancy remains the key.

Kaushik: PackPlus is the biggest event in its segment with 400+ exhibiting companies

Major highlights: Innovative packaging technology at its core, today PackPlus is the biggest event in its segment with 400+ exhibiting companies and growing. Trade visitors can source new solutions to enhance their product portfolio offerings, build a robust network and enter new markets. Solutions such as flexible packaging, non-woven bag, paper bag, paper cup, paper straw, rigid box making, and finished packaging solutions will be the highlights at the show. 

Launches: There are several global product launches lined up along with a showcase of the latest innovations in both packaging and machine automation.

Solutions and technologies: PackPlus offers a large gamut of solutions including print, converting, carton, corrugation, primary packaging automation, secondary packaging, material handling, supply chain along with an exclusive zone on finished packaging.

Key exhibitors: Players from the industry including Uflex Limited, Nilkamal Ltd–BubbleGUARD, Pepperl+Fuchs, AKR Machinery, AV Engineers, Sahil Graphics, Zhongke India, B & R Industrial Automation, Gandhi Automations, Spheretech Packaging India , DIA Automation, NBG Printrographic Machinery, Bostik India among many others are on board to showcase their solutions at the show. Some of the leading global companies include Koch Pac-Systeme GmbH (Germany), Stewart's of America (USA), RN Mark (Canada), Transpak & Frondoso Industry Inc. (Taiwan), Guangzhou Hengrui Non-woven Co, Dongguan City Guanli Adhesive, Dongguan Jintian Paper Co from China and many more confirmed their participation at PackPlus 2019.

The future: PackPlus has always been the first choice for domestic exhibitors and agents representing several foreign companies. Now with Reed Exhibitions, we will expand our reach globally, making it the only global packaging destination in India for global and domestic players alike.

PackPlus 2019 will take place in New Delhi from Pragati Maidan from 28-31 August 2019 along with PackSol and CartonTech.