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PROPAK MYANMAR RETURNS AS KEY PLATFORM FOR THE GROWTH OF INDUSTRIES

PROPAK MYANMAR RETURNS AS KEY PLATFORM FOR THE GROWTH OF INDUSTRIES, ProPak Myanmar

Yangon — ProPak Myanmar 2019, Myanmar’s largest industry event of its kind, will return for its 6th edition for manufacturers to interact with the latest technologies and industry professionals. Moving to a new venue at the Myanmar Expo (ME), a modern and easily accessible location, will allow ProPak to serve a growing number of visitors looking for solutions in the processing, packaging, filling, quality assurance, testing and measurement sectors, as well as the related fields of automation, transportation, storage, refrigeration, ingredients, labeling and pollution control.

ProPak Myanmar is an annual platform for promoting the expansion of the food and drink industry with opportunities to connect with 151 exhibitors representing over 200 brands from 20 countries, including three international pavilions from Indonesia, Taiwan and Thailand. The latest technologies and innovations from around the world will be available in a wide range for local manufacturers to increase their efficiency and competitiveness — from inexpensive machinery for small businesses to high-capacity automation systems for large manufacturers.

ProPak featuresthree zones covering industry needs, including DrinkTechMyanmar, which will focus on the rapid growth of the alcoholic, soft drinks and dairy beverage market in Myanmar; Ingredients Myanmar, which will provide food and drink manufacturers with opportunities to grow their businesses to meet quickly changing demands; and PlasPakMyanmar, which will focus on new packaging supply chains and international suppliers showcasing their solutions, innovations, plastics, and other materials.

Conferences and seminars will be held concurrently with ProPak, with highlighted events including “Improving Food Safety and Quality Standards through Technology” by AHK; “Industry Update - Value Added Fishery Products to Exportation” organized by Myanmar Fishery Products Processors & Exporters Association; “Development of the Value Added Food Supply Chain in SME in Myanmar” organized by Food Science and Technology Association of Myanmar (FoSTAM); “SMC Automation for Energy Saving & cost down” organized by SMC (Thailand) ltd.; “Increasing milk yield through proper feeding management and hygiene improvement techniques (the case of Myanmar)” and “Machine design for dairy and beverage factories follow GMP standard” by PATKOL; “Smart factory in food and beverage industry” by POLYCO Group; and KBZ SME Banking presentation

Traditional manufacturing can no longer cope with the current dynamic global market, however it can be improved through the adoption of automation and machinery to increase operation capacity and efficiency and support human tasks. Visitors will discover various

machines with advanced functions to produce several processed food and drink products with more precision, accuracy, and capacity without compromising quality and safety. Technological solutions showcased at ProPak can be part of every step across the food supply chain including processing, packing, packaging, labeling, and warehousing.

The event’s technologies and innovations are there to enable manufacturers to produce products that meet current trends. Visitors can see plastic packaging and sustainable solutions to meet the demand for environmentally friendly products, as well as machines designed to be user-friendly and easy to clean in order to ensure efficient operation and hygienic conditions. Sensors are being adopted in various systems to collect processing parameters and deliver manufacturers real-time operating information to increase flexibility and convenience for operators. Visitors will also see how digital technology plays a role in processing and how it enables manufacturers to unlock potential in the production of reliable products.

“Food and Beverage is one of the largest industries in Myanmar and there is still room to grow tosupply Myanmar consumers and serve regional markets. In order to move forward and seize this growing market, there are key factors that manufacturers need to adopt to enhance their capacity and competitiveness amongst fierce competition. Of course, you can find these keys to success at ProPak Myanmar 2019 where the latest technology and innovation in food, drink and manufacturing industries will be showcased. The event is also the best platform for discovering new trends and networking with industry professionals. I would like to see more of Myanmar’s manufacturers supply products with global standards and higher value to export to other countries. You will realize that it is possible once you see the variety of exciting solutions at ProPak Myanmar,” said Nyein Aye, Event Director of Informa Markets.

ProPak Myanmar 2019 is strongly supported by many leading industry associations, including the Myanmar Industries Association (MIA), Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association (MFPEA), Myanmar Fishery Products Processors & Exporters Association, Food Science and Technology Association of Myanmar (FoSTAM), Myanmar Retailers Association (MMRA), and a strategic banking partnership from KBZ Bank to provide SME loans and financial services for visitors.

ProPak Myanmar 2019 will be held from 12-14 September, 9 am — 5 pm at the Myanmar Expo for people in the processing and packaging businesses and those looking for the keys to success in these industries. Do not miss being a part of the growing wave of Myanmar’s industry at ProPak Myanmar. Website: www.propakmyanmar.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/propakmyanmar

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For more information, please contact

Wantita Porntanawong (Bow)Tel: +662 036 0500 ext. 728, Email: [email protected]

Ya Mone OoTel: +951 378975 Ext. 103, Email: [email protected]

About Informa Markets

ProPak Myanmar 2019 is organised by Informa Markets, a division of Informa plc. Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 550 international B2B events and brands in markets including Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Construction & Real Estate, Fashion & Apparel, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition, among others. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. As the world’s leading exhibitions organiser, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit www.informamarkets.com

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