EXHIBITION INFO BELOW:
Figures prove that the event becomes even more important for the Nigerian plastpack industry as the number of trade visitors increased by 26% to 1,704. They discussed their business with 86 exhibitors from 21 countries.
This event will give you an excellent opportunity to meet leading manufacturers of machinery for the production and packaging of food and beverages.
Plastprintpack is held in conjunction with agrofood Nigeria to create valuable synergies for exhibitors and trade visitors alike, plastprintpack will be held in conjunction with agrofood Nigeria featuring the following exhibition topics:
The Nigerian plastics and packaging sector has been in existence since the 1960s, and started with about 50 plastics companies. Over time, this sector has grown in size, to over 3,000 companies, and has become increasingly sophisticated with new technologies introduced to the market. The plastics and packaging sector comprises of different subsectors, which include plastics, plastics flexible packaging and polythene bags.
The Nigerian plastics subsector is an emerging industry with the potential to drive growth within the country’s manufacturing industry. The sector has grown from 50 companies with a production capacity of 100 tons in 1960 to over 3,000 companies with a production capacity of over 100,000 tons per year. Companies range from small extrusion shops to big multinational injection molding companies employing over 500 staff. Nigeria’s plastics subsector comprises of both polymer production and plastics conversion. The plastics industry is fragmented and largely dominated by foreign players (mainly of Indian and Lebanese origin). Most new entrants over the last 5 years have been medium and small scale producers, producing mainly polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics for packaging food, soft drinks, water and other beverages.