ProPak China: Reviving Asia’s Processing and Packaging

By Oliver Freeman
This years’ ProPak China event has been rescheduled, and a new, virtual edition will allow international professionals to connect from afar...

If you haven’t heard of ProPak China before, you should know that it’s the International Processing and Packaging Exhibition. This year, the event, on its 26th anniversary, will be rescheduled to 25-27 November 2020. As the leading processing and packaging even for China, organised by Sinoexpo Informa Markets, ProPak China is a leading innovation hub for the international processing and packaging industry; the event, each year, provides significant developments in the Asian markets which tends to have a knock-on effect on the global supply chain and the sourcing needs of other nations. 

“With [three] halls and 100,000 square meters of exhibiting space, the 26th ProPak China 2020 is the largest scale of processing and packaging exhibition in China. It offers advanced technologies and turnkey solutions on food processing, packaging, labelling, weighing, printing, logistics, automation, containers and materials to food, beverage, dairy, confectionery, bakery, condiment, FMCG, pharmaceutical, personal care, cosmetic, home appliance and 3C, e-commerce, courier and other industries. In 2019, 890 exhibitors and 33,000 professionals gathered in Shanghai, showing a rapid and significant shift of the industry interests towards Asian markets.”

The event has trade fairs that cover the entire industry value chain, including FoodPack China, Health Ingredients China, Food Ingredients Asia-China, Healthplex and Natural & Nutraceutical Products China, and Starch Expo. Through all of these events, ProPak China 2020 will continue to empower both upstream and downstream processing and packaging companies, in an effort to uncover greater opportunities in the new phase of China’s economic development. 

“In addition, on-site demonstrations from reputable enterprises together with a valued-added visit offered by various forums and technical seminars, make it the must-attend event of this year. Renowned experts will speak about the latest topics and challenges facing processing and packaging and its applications during the forum, including snack food processing and packaging, smart packaging and automation trend, beverage packaging and more.”

Finally, to round off the ProPak China 2020 development, the hosts will also provide a digital exhibition in the form of “Virtual Expo Connect” (VEC) which will launch on the 4th November until December 2020. The virtual event allows international professionals to interact with the exhibitors from afar, which gives everybody the opportunity to do business, communicate, and network remotely. 

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