Plastic Industry waits for Marquee Event Down the Line

Plastivision India organized by AIPMA, the apex body for the Indian plastics manufacturing industry and its foremost representative, has already grown into an event of mega proportions. The next edition of this premier plastic exhibition is scheduled for February 2023 where the chosen dates are the 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of the month. 10 such landmark editions of the pioneering event have taken place over the last 28 years and each one of them have been huge successes. The event has become one of the foremost platforms for plastics companies and manufacturers to showcase and launch new products and offerings.

Companies can also network with industry peers and grow their own personal and professional networks within the sector. They can learn new methods and technologies while participating in exchanging inputs and ideas at the global level itself. Plastivision has been ranked as one of the top 10 industry events worldwide as well which is a testament to its overall influence. The event is organized by AIPMA (All India Plastic Manufacturer’s Association), the biggest apex and non-profit body working for the betterment of the plastic industry. The event has a rich history going all the way back to the year 1992 and it remains the sole trade fair exhibition from India’s plastic industry which has obtained UFI rating. For those in not in the loop about UFI, it is a premier exhibition authority based in Paris.

In other plastic news India, AIPMA has already organized its meeting last year in 2019 for discussing new measures that should be implemented instantly by the Central Government for revival of the industry itself. AIPMA is the representative of 22,000 industrial units in the country and at the meeting, it asked for an immediate restructuring of customs duties for the sector along with the anti-dumping duty on the imports of cheap finished plastic products, reviewing of FTAs (foreign trade agreements) and the implementation of compulsory BIS standards as well. A fund for upgrading technology across the industry was also recommended by experts and industry stalwarts at the meeting. This meeting was convened on an emergency basis on the 9th of December, 2019. It was attended by 70+ participants who were representative of 31 industry associations throughout the country. Some of the biggies represented at the meeting included the Organization of Plastics Processors of India, Gujarat State Plastic Manufacturers’ Association, Maharashtra Plastic Manufacturers Association, South Gujarat Plastic Manufacturer’s Association, Karnataka State Plastics Association, Saurashtra Plastic Manufacturer’s Association, Indian Plastics Federation and the Plastics Export Promotion Council.

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