Thursday, March 23, 2017

The 3rd plastprintpack Nigeria 2017 featuring global players from 20 countries

Great speakers - German Engineering Federation VDMA holds symposium

Organized by the German trade fair specialists fairtrade plastprintpack Nigeria 2017 will take place in conjunction with agrofood Nigeria on 28 to 30 March 2017 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos.

This year, 110 exhibitors of 20 countries are represented, making it a record participation and the first ever event filling both halls of the Landmark Centre. Please see all exhibitors and products at plastprintpack and at agrofood.   

The exhibitors come from Austria, Benin, Brazil, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Turkey and the United Kingdom.


Great speakers - German Engineering Federation VDMA holds symposium

This year, the entire show is marked by a full program of conferences and seminars featuring lots of great speakers and topics.

As part of this program, the German Engineering Federation VDMA again holds a Symposium on German Technology – Tailor made for foodstuff processing & packaging on March 29.

All free-to-attend!

Official German Pavilion

For the first time Germany will host an official German Pavilion at plastprintpack Nigeria 2017. The German Pavilion is presented by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry AUMA and it is supported by the German Engineering Federation VDMA.

German technology leaders presenting plastprintpack innovations include among others BBM, Bosch Packaging, GEA, Herbold Neue Maschinen und Anlagenbau, Inoex, IPT, Kautex, KHS, Kuhne, Leistritz, Mall + Herlan, Motan-Colortronic, Windmöller & Hölscher and Wittmann-Battenfeld.

Institutional support by highest authorities

plastprintpack & agrofood Nigeria 2017 is supported by:

  • Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Institute of Packaging Nigeria IOPN
  • Nigeria Agribusiness Group NABG
  • Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology NIFST
  • Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS
  • Diplomatic missions to Nigeria of Austria, France, Germany, India and Turkey
  • adepta - French Agrofood Association
  • Advantage Austria
  • AHK-Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria
  • German Engineering Federation VDMA – Food Processing & Packaging Machinery Association


Strong market facts

Nigerian imports of plastics in primary forms amounted to 1.6 billion US$ in 2014 (WTO) and imports of plastics machinery stood at 85 million Euro, imports of packaging technology at 126 million Euro in 2015 (VDMA).