Reunion time for corrugated packaging industry

With the economy recovering and businesses bouncing back, IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton will open its show floor from 23-25 October 2021 at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida.

16 Oct 2021 | By Aultrin Vijay

IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton will gear up to reunite the corrugated case manufacturing and folding carton industry after a long gap of two years from 23-25 October 2021 at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida. The organiser – RX India (Reed Exhibitions) – has also shared with WhatPackaging? the agenda for the show.

Over the past eight years, IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton catered to the Indian market as one of the leading B2B events for corrugated case manufacturing, converting, package printing, box making and folding carton segments, connecting thousands of buyers and sellers to build business relationships and learn from industry experts.

“After a gap of two years, the events are back to offer a dynamic business platform to attendees. As an attendee, expect top-notch showcase of latest machinery, discover top brands, and witness live demos to source end-to-end corrugated and folding carton solutions under one roof,” the organiser stated.

Show agenda
The strategic partners of the event, Indian Corrugated Case Manufacturers' Association (ICCMA) will bring back ICCMA Congress, which will take place on 23-24 October 2021 to gather corrugators from across the country. Themed as ‘The changing landscape - Adapting to the new normal’, the sessions will address current challenges faced by the industry and will host a range of industry experts. 

The organisers will be hosting six sessions over a period of two days during the show, of which the first two sessions will be hosted on 23 October 2021.

The first session – Optimising corrugated packaging for eCommerce world: Filling the gaps and way forward – would be a panel discussion, which will be moderated by Harish Madan, vice president, ICCMA. The session will include panellists from Reliance Retail, Grofers, Moglix, B&B Triplewall, Pioneer Packaging, Supra Craft among others.

The second session – Disruption in supply and demand patterns in global containerboard markets: Underlying factors and how the decade ahead may pan out for the corrugated box industry in India – also a panel discussion, will feature panellists from companies such as Seascope Impex, Pratik Pulp, Ekman and more. The session, which will be moderated by Manish Patel, MD, South India Paper Mills, will feature in-person as well as pre-recorded panellists.

The third session, which will take place on the second day (24 October 2021), will be based on new technologies on the corrugator. The fourth session will be on digital post printing for corrugated board substrate.

The fifth session would be a panel discussion on ‘solar adoption in our industry and advantages’, whereas the last session would be an open house discussion on matters of interest within ICCMA members. All sessions will be followed by a Q&A session.

ICCMA Congress
Anuj Mathur, chief operating officer of RX India, said: “It’s a real win for the industry as leading suppliers and buyers have confirmed their presence for the upcoming show in October and ICCMA is expected to host its largest attended congress ever.

“Given that our global health, safety and hygiene measures are in place – IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton will bring industry in a safe and conducive business environment.” 

Sandeep Wadhwa, president of ICCMA, concurred, “We are pleased to be back at IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton. The industry needs to connect face-to-face to explore growth opportunities. The upcoming edition of ICCMA Congress will address rising concerns and prepare corrugators to stay agile and prepared for the future trends and opportunities.” 

The showcase of live machinery will continue to take the centre stage with leading players including Bobst, BHS Corrugated, EMBA Machinery, Astron Paper, Westrock, Fuma Machinery, Fosber, Natraj Industries, Erhardt + Leimer, Re Equipment (India), Nitta Corporation India, JS Corrugating Machinery, Robus India amongst many others participating at the event. 

Attendees can pre-register to attend at to receive their entry tickets. Visit IndiaCorr Expo and India Folding Carton from 23-25 October 2021 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR. 

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