Sep 1, 2014

ProPak Myanmar 2014 & Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014 – Driving Industry Forward

ProPak Myanmar 2014 and Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014 opens today, and will run for 3 show days from 4 to 6 September, at the Myanmar Convention Centre (MCC Hall), Yangon. Organised by Bangkok Exhibition Services (BES) Ltd, An Allworld Exhibitions member.

ProPak Myanmar 2014 and Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014 are 2 important international trade exhibitions that will drive industry forward. Helping to grow and support local industry to develop and realise its true potential for processed and packaged food, drink and pharmaceutical products.

Myanmar is an agricultural land. Agriculture is a key sector of Myanmar economy and contributes approx. 58% of the country’s GDP and 48% of its exports. Myanmar has rapidly emerged as one of Asia’s newest and brightest frontier markets with forecasted GDP growth of 7% per annum over the next 5 years and the development and modernisation of its food, drink and pharmaceutical related industries can present many great opportunities for both economic and social development.

Currently Myanmar’s food exports are predominately raw materials including rice, beans, pulses, fish and seafood and with international sanctions being lifted exports will increase significantly and present many more and new opportunities for processed and packaged products.

As business in Myanmar transforms so will its middle class with higher incomes and demand for new, safer and more hygienic food, drink and pharmaceutical products. With this increasing demand comes the need for new machines, technology and services and ProPak Myanmar 2014 and Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014 will present this and more to the industry.

ProPak Myanmar 2014, is the first international processing & packaging trade event for the food, drink and pharmaceutical industries in Myanmar. Held together with Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014, the first international plastics and rubber materials and technology trade exhibition for Myanmar.

Together, these events will present over 185 exhibitors from 23 countries, 3 international pavilions from Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand and the first national conference for the development of food science and technology in Myanmar.

The line-up of exhibitors includes world-renowned companies including; ABC Compressors, Absolute Packaging and Automation, Amut, Bangkok Glass, Bericap, Bush Vacumm, Delmax Machinery, Gardner Denver, German Engineering and Machinery, Henkel, Hopak Machinery, Ishida, KHS, KWT Machine Systems, Melchers Techexport, Modern-Pak, Nippon Pack, Piovan, Premier Tech Chronos, Rieckermann, Sanko Machinery, Sidel, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, V.F. Korea Corp, Winner Inter Plas, Wolf Verpackungsmachinen and many many more.

The first national conference on the development of food science and technology 2014 will present an international programme including speakers from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Organised by the Food Science & Technology Association (FoSTA), Myanmar and Bangkok Exhibition Services (BES) Ltd the first edition of the conference is offered free-of-charge to industry delegates in order to present the best opportunities for education and networking to an underdeveloped industry with huge potential.

These events are supported by the Myanmar Industries Association (MIA), Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association (MFPEA) and the Food Science and Technology Association (FoSTA), Myanmar as well as many other industry associations.

ProPak Myanmar 2014 and Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014 are “MUST-ATTEND” events for the industry. Do not miss your chance to visit ProPak Myanmar 2014 and Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014, taking place Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th September 2014 at MCC Hall. Opening hours are 9am to 5pm every day.
To visit ProPak Myanmar 2014 and Plastics & Rubber Myanmar please come to MCC Hall and register on-site.

For more information please contact:

Bangkok Exhibition Services (BES) Ltd
Contact PR Executive: Ms. Wantita Porntanawong (Bow)
Tel.: +662 615-1255 ext. 123

Information Matrix
Contact: Htet Wai Zaw
Tel.: +95 1 513 515 – 519

ProPak Myanmar 2014 and Plastics & Rubber Myanmar 2014
Date: 4 - 6 September 2014
Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Myanmar Convention Centre (MCC Hall), Yangon
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