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ProPak Myanmar 2017 Driving Industry Development & Expanding Business Growth in Myanmar
ProPak Myanmar 2017 will return for its 4th edition. Visit Myanmar’s leading, largest and most international processing & packaging technology trade event for the food, drink and pharmaceutical industries taking place from 21st to 23nd September NEW hall, MEP at Mindama, Yangon.
Myanmar is blessed with abundant natural resources, large population and holds a key geographical location sitting between China, India, Thailand and Bangladesh. It has the potential to become one of the world’s biggest food producers. It currently produces between 55 to 60 million tones of agri-foods per year using outdates technology and processes.Agriculture remains the cornerstone of the economy. The World Bank estimates the sector to contribute 38% towards GDP and 23% towards exports while employing 60% of the workforce. In line with this objective, the government and development agencies are accelerating efforts to promote farming input, improve sectoral monitoring, increase production and raise the sector’s competitiveness to meet the international standard.
ProPak Myanmar is the event for international manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, technology and materials in the sectors of packaging, filling, processing, quality assurance, test and measurement and their related fields of automation, transportation, storage, refrigeration, ingredients, labeling and pollution control.
“The demand for more quality food, drink and pharmaceutical is on the rise because the economy continues to develop. Therefore, both local and international companies have great opportunities to tap into new markets, launch new products and bring in new business in this alluring new market. ProPak Myanmar is Myanmar’s leading international trade event that provides essential support for the industry and market access to potential clients.”Said Mr. Fraser Hawkes, General Manager, UBM Myanmar
The 4th International Processing & Packaging Exhibition for the Food, Drink & Pharmaceutical Industries with over 200 exhibitors from 21 countries, 4 international pavilions from Italy, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand and The show has full support from the world famous brands: Tetra Pak as Platinum sponsor and PTT Global Chemical as Gold sponsor.
ProPak Myanmar 2017 line-up of leading industry exhibitor includes PTT GC, Rieckermann, Klockner Pentaplast, Tetra Pak, Gardner Denver, Patkol, Piovan, SP Petpak, Ishida, Wolf Packaing, Franz Haas, Sanko Machinery, CodaTech, Wraptech, Multivac, CKD, Becker Asia, MST, Metrohm, Interroll, Design Alternative, FNB, NR Rama, BS1, Material World, Tomco, Southern Supply, TTB Industry, AGR, Heat & Control, AF Compressor, Italian Trade, Calvatis, Inabata and many more.
ProPak Myanmar 2017incorporates DrinkTech Myanmar 2017— returns giving a strong focus towards the development of Myanmar’s exciting and rapidly expanding alcoholic, soft drinks and dairy beverage markets, which promises to be one the world’s fastest growing new beverage markets. Join DrinkTech Myanmar 2017 to be part of the action, Ingredient Myanmar 2017 - will connect ingredient manufacturers and suppliers to one of Asia’s most promising new markets. Myanmar’s food and drink manufacturing industry is underdeveloped and presents many genuine business opportunities as it expands and modernises to meet growing domestic and export demands. Join Ingredients Myanmar 2017 and connect to new business opportunities and PlasPak Myanmar 2016 - Packaging is the largest industrial user of plastics, innovations, solutions and materials. PlasPak Myanmar 2017 will showcase the plastic packaging industry and connect Myanmar buyers to international suppliers. Join PlasPak Myanmar 2017 to access a new packaging supply chain in one of the world’s most promising new packaging markets.
In addition ProPak Myanmar 2017 features leading industry conference such as National Conference on Food Industry Development 2017 theme "Education of Food Science and Technology to upgrade the Food SME Development in Myanmar" organised by the Food Science & Technology Association of Myanmar (FoSTAM). The conference will present and discuss latest SME industry developments, trends and techniques in research and innovation for the food science and technology industry. And PTT Global Chemical business matchingfor Myanmar market. The activities will provide opportunities to meet, learn, share and network among both government and private sector, and local and international speakers and delegates.
ProPak Myanmar 2017 is strongly supported by many leading industry association including; Myanmar Industries Association (MIA), Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association (MFPEA), Food Science and Technology Association of Myanmar (FoSTAM) and Myanmar Retailers Association (MMRA).
ProPak Myanmar 2017, DrinkTech Myanmar 2017, Ingredient Myanmar 2017, PlasPak Myanmar 2017 and Printech Myanmar are “MUST-VISIT” events for the industry.
ProPak Myanmar 2017
Incorporating: DrinkTech Myanmar 2017, Ingredient Myanmar 2017 and PlasPak Myanmar 2017
Date: 21st to 23rd September 2017
Opening Hours: 9am — 5pm
Venue: MEP at Mindama, Yangon