As many as 1600 exhibitors from India and 30 other countries will participate in Plastindia 2015, one of the main plastics related events in the country, which will be held from February 5-10 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
About 150,000 business visitors are expected to attend the event that will be held over an area of 125,000 square metres, a press release from Plastindia Foundation, the organisers, said today.
Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers Ananth Kumar and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel will inaugurate the event and also release the Industry Status Report on plastics on the occasion.
The release said the exhibition would showcase the latest in technology, innovation, processes, products, responsible plastics management, recycling and a whole host of related aspects of plastics.
Mr. Subhash Kadakia, President, Plastindia Foundation said, “Apart from the dynamic exhibition, there will be a stunning bouquet of associated offerings that make Plastindia exhibitions a ‘must not miss’ affair for global plastics honchos. The new arena created with the help of the Gujarat government will showcase new facilities for the country."
Concurrent to the event, an international conference, titled, ‘Gateway to Innovations,’ will be held at the Convention Centre at The Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.
Alongside the main event, the fourth Proplast exhibition, which will showcase the global standard capabilities of India’s plastics processing fraternity, will also be held.
The 24th ASEAN Plastics Forum, the sixth Plasticon Awards, the Wintech Technology Transfer initiative, as well as numerous B2B meets on investment, finance, knowledge sharing and so on will be held concurrently, the release said.
The release said that a rebate of 5% will be offered on purchase of machinery from Gujarat based companies and 3% on machinery to companies outside the state, during the exhibition period. Purchase of raw materials will have further subsidies on VAT and 5% subsidy on the interest on purchase of machinery.