SINGAPORE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The organiser of Asian Paper, UBM Media (Singapore) Pte Ltd is answering the call to advance the show into Indonesia as its latest addition to the portfolio, due to popular demand and strong market responses!
Alternating its host country between Thailand and Indonesia, the 13th edition of Asian Paper is slated on 28-30 April at Jakarta International Expo (JI Expo), Indonesia, followed by Asian Paper Bangkok in 2016, which will take place on 25-27 May at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Thailand, making Asian Paper an annual pulp, paper and board event.
With a 6% GDP growth, and 40kg of paper and board consumption per person annually, Indonesia ranks as the top 10 largest pulp producers and the 11th largest paper producer in the world, boasting of 80 paper and board producers and 5 pulp mills within its islands.
As the largest ASEAN pulp, paper and board event, Asian Paper Jakarta 2015 will incorporate a comprehensive range of New Product Technology (and paper machinery), and a Paper Products Fair highlighting a wide variety of paper products. Esteemed suppliers of specialty paper, packaging and board suppliers, amongst others are expected to join the extensive list of exhibitors.
Asian Paper’s highly profiled New Applied Technology (NAT) Conference will be held in parallel with the exhibition, focusing on strategic discussions on the industry’s latest technical applications. This must-attend conference provides additional platform for attendees to exchange ideas and network with industry experts from the Pulp, Paper and Board industry.
Plans for country pavilions — by China, Finland, France, India and others — to be represented at Asian Paper Jakarta 2015 are in discussion with the relevant representatives. The planning for a new Nanotechnology Pavilion is also in progress — showcasing its importance, especially in terms of revitalising the paper-making process to be effectively sustainable, amazingly durable (think antibacterial, waterproof, magnetic and even fluorescent) and bringing about multiple enhancements for people and the environment.
To top it off, Asian Paper Jakarta 2015 will also launch the Business Matching Programme, Hosted Buyer Programme, and VIP Programme as well as arrange for a Mill Visit Day to enable the fair’s attendees to reap more benefit from the 3 days event.
Exhibition space is limited and offered on a first-come first-served basis. For more information on Asian Paper, please visit www.asianpapershow.com.