Hyderabad, July 10, 2018: Disclosing this in a curtain raiser meet held in a city hotel, Mr. Anil Reddy Vennam, Chairman, Advisory Committee of IPLEX 2018 said it is a 4 Day International Plastics Exposition, by far the biggest expo in South India. Spread over 12000 sq mts area, it will feature 350 plus exhibitors and will attract 30,000 business visitors. The expo is expected to generate US $ 100 million business.
Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Dept, IT, Govt of Telangana graced the curtain raiser meeting.
Welcoming the gathering and speaking on the occasion Mr. Venu Gopal Jasti, Convenior, IPLEX 2018 and President of TAAPMA said, IPLEX is rotationally held once a year in major centers of South India-Hyderabad,
Chennai, Bengaluru and Kochi. The event provides a common platform for participants in the plastic industry- manufactures, dealers, buyers and end-users. It helps visitors and industry stay updated with the latest technological trends, he added.
The 9th edition of IPLEX'18, is supported by the industries across India & Globe. It has the patronage from the major polymer producers and Govt, of India along with local governments.
Plast India Foundation; AIPMA, Indian Plastics Federation; Indian Plastics Institution; Gujarat State Plastics Manufacturers Association and others.
Some of the exhibitors include: Gail India Ltd; ONGC Petro Additions Ltd; XL Plastics; Toshiba Machines; Sudhakar PVC Products Pvt Ltd; Kabra Extrusion Technik Ltd etc and others.
Microplastics pollution is a great concern for all of us. We too discourage use of plastic bags. Mere banning without alternative solutions will be a futile effort.
"Let's face it - plastic is here to stay".
We depend upon plastics to such an extent that we would literally struggle to live without them. The fact that we are not very good at disposing of it shouldn't stop us from using it. Recycling Plastics is the only way out, till such time world comes out with alternative material.
"We need new materials for the world to continue to benefit from technologies, but we need to couple it with environmental sensitivity