- Plastics & Rubber Indonesia 2012
10 - 13 Oct.
Plastics & Rubber Indonesia 2012
With a wealthy middle class of over 30 million, Iindonesia is a bigger market for plastics products than Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore combined. Government policy targets 70% of plastics products to be produced domestically – increasing demand for the latest production technology throughout the country’s manufacturing and processing industries.
Currently the world’s second largest rubber producer, after Thailand, Indonesia will become the number 1 producer by 2020. annual production is forecast to reach 4 million tons or 31% of the world’s total natural rubber production. The government will utilize the increased revenue to revitalize the rubber processing industry and maximise added value within Indonesia, stimulating the demand for processing technology and production machinery.
With a population of 240 million people the demand for processing and packaging machinery and materials is increasing. As the countries leading Packaging exhbition, Propak Indonesia is perfectly positioned to take advantage of an industry that is expected to grow 10% in 2009.
Plastics & Rubber Indonesia and ProPak Indonesia closes with record attendance and opportunities
The largest and most international plastics & rubber, processing, packaging and end line printing event in Indonesia attracted
12.489 trade visitors over 4 days
Plastics & Rubber Indonesia and ProPak Indonesia ended its 25th edition recently after a highly successful run from 10 to 13 Oct
2012, once again reaffirming its reputation as the premier regional trade event for the plastics & rubber, processing, packaging
and end line printing sectors with a record breaking buyer attendance from 38 countries/ regions.
Indonesia’s growing demand for innovations in plastics & rubber production, processing, filling, packing, labeling and
automation was clearly seen at Plastics & Rubber Indonesia and ProPak Indonesia. Regional manufacturers and distributors
attended the event to gain up‐to‐date information about viable technologies and solutions that are practical on improving
efficiency, increasing productivity and reducing operational costs.
Organised by PT Pamerindo Indonesia (PTP), a member of Allworld Exhibitions, the event was a record breaker on several
fronts. It occupied 15,000 square metres, hosted 665 exhibiting companies from 30 countries and attracted about 12,489
focused trade visitors from 38 countries, proving that the show is the sourcing platform of choice for the region.
“We are very pleased with the turn‐out of exhibitors, buyers and visitors. This truly reflects the primary status of the show.
From feedback given by exhibitors, they have seen the value of their presence and were very satisfied with the quality of
visitors at Plastics & Rubber Indonesia and ProPak Indonesia” said Ms Wiwiek Roberto, Senior Project Manager of PT
“The four‐day event concluded with strong indication of sales transactions. Many of the exhibitors have found valuable
contacts and interested buyers that benefit their business future. Moreover, this suggests that demand in the plastics &
rubber, processing and packaging sectors in this region are growing in the aerospace, automotive, precision engineering,
electrical and electronics, furniture, medical and healthcare, pharmaceuticals, household goods, packaging, food & drinks,
leisure goods, building and construction as well as contract and sub‐contracting manufacturing industries. With the huge
market potential, strong networking between suppliers and buyers will help both sides deliver the best results and long‐term
Positive remarks were received from leading exhibitors at the show. Mr. Franky Morris H. Hutapea, President Director from
Fujikikai Kogyo Co., Ltd/Hagihara Industries Inc./PT Victory Blessings Indonesia expressed, “One great exhibition and we will
come back next year.”
Mr. Volker Schubert, Area Sales Manager Packaging Industry from KIEFEL, a member of Brueckner Group, “This year’s Plastics
and Rubber Indonesia was professional organized and great show for KIEFEL and PackSys Global, both members of the
Brueckner Group. The interest in our technologies was high and we were able to socialize with new potential customers as
well as meet our existing partners.”
Plastics & Rubber Indonesia and ProPak Indonesia 2012 has achieved its goal of bringing hundreds of senior level industry
trade professional visitors to the show and presenting them with a wide range of networking platforms included engineers,
manufacturers, decision makers and other professionals in the industries. We appreciate all collaborative efforts making this
event a rewarding experience, and look forward to seeing a greater success in the next edition,” said Ms Roberto.
The 26th edition of Plastics & Rubber Indonesia and ProPak Indonesia, will return from 20‐23 November 2013. For more
information please contact PTP at www.plasticsandrubberindonesia.com and www.propakindonesia.com.