PlastPack Africa –
Specialized Industry Trade show in East Africa
PlastPack Africa 2006 the only dedicated industry specific trade show
for Plastics & Packaging Industry in the entire East African region
promises to be an excellent platform to forge business alliances,
showcase technological and interact directly with the African traders
from the East, Central & South African region.
Africa is one of the fastest growing markets in the world and PlastPack
Africa will attract thousands of buyers and decision makers from all the
levels and sectors of Plastics & Packaging Industry and aims to promote
direct business link between buyers and sellers.
Kenyatta International Conference Centre
Date: 5 – 8 July, 2006
Exhibition Timings : 5th July
(Wednesday) - 1030 hrs to 1730 hrs
6th - 8th July 2006 - 1000 hrs to
Inauguration Ceremony :
5th July (Wednesday) 2006 at 1030 hrs
Stand Construction & Dismantling:
Construction Starts :
3rd July (Monday) 2006
Display of Exhibits : 4th July (Tuesday) 2006, 1000 hrs
to 2200 hrs
Removal of Exhibits : 8th July (Saturday) 2006, 1800
hrs to 1000 hrs
(Exhibitors) 9th July (Sunday)
2006, 0900 hrs to 1800 hrs
Dismantling of stands : 9th July (Saturday) 2006
AIPMA – The All India Plastics Mfg. Association,
KPPMIC – Korea Plastic Processors Mfg. Association,
CHINA ORIENT - China Orient Management Consultant &
Exhibition Organiser, CHINA.
Admission Policy: Open
to Trade Visitors Only.
Restricted Entry with Invitations only OR Applicable Entrance fee.
Children below 16 years of age will not be allowed.
Industry Facts :
Plastics Industry -
Plastics industry in
Kenya is growing at the rate of 15 – 20 % per annum, this is only next
to the garment industry.
Kenya is a
signatory to WTO so it has streamlined the duty structure by executing
economic reforms that have led to sustained economic development.
Importing Plastics Raw
Materials, Polymers & Machinery to Kenya does not attract any Customs
Plastics Raw Materials,
Polymers and Resins constitute a major part of the imports. Kenya
alone has more than 350 plastic processing factories with monthly raw
material consumption of approximately 8000 tonnes.
A major product of
import is Plastics such as plastics consumer items, writing
instruments, rope & twines, plastics spectacle frames, strainers,
laminated & non-laminated packaging material, kitchen ware, woven
sacks & bags, pet performs etc;
Plastics is one of the
major product imported here, which includes moulded furniture,
plastics house wares, woven sacks, bags, ropes, PVC pipes / electrical
fittings, building materials & other household products.
High demands for
plastics products includes: Moulds for Plastics, GI Pipes, Dies &
Moulds for Plastics Films, Plastic Packaging material, Kitchen Plastic
Products, Pipes & Fittings.
High imports of
plastics production machinery (PME) plastics material resins (PMR)
factories were privatized in 1995 and 1996, and are working to rebuild
the domestic market. Inexpensive plastic products of all kinds enjoy
strong consumers demand.
52% of the total market
share is dominated by the plastics industry.
contributes in excess of 5% to the South African GDP which is
estimated to be R40 billion and employees more than 50,000 people.
Low per capita
consumption of 22.0 kg/annum illustrates the very real inherent
potential of the SA plastics industry in the third/first world
Raw Materials &
Polymers majorly constitute to the imports & exports of worth more
than 750 thousand tonnes per annum.
INFORMATION & SERIVES
P.O.Box 11183, Dubai, U.A.E
Representative in Africa:
Ms. Schola Karanja
P.O.Box 26083, Nairobi - KENYA
Tel: +254 20 4451967
Fax: +254 20 4451966