Grand Meeting at ‘the Center of Packaging'

22 December 2023 11:01

Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Fair hosted over 75 thousand visitors from 123 countries

Companies active in the packaging industry all across the globe and representatives of the industry got together in Istanbul. Organized for the 28th time this year, Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Fair received visitors from 123 countries and its visitors exceeded 75.000 Mr. Zeki Sarıbekir, President of  ASD Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association noted that the interest in the fair is very encouraging for the industry that exports to 180 countries globally and said: “Our packaging industry that will achieve 30 billion dollars in size as of the end of 2023 is taking firm steps towards being the packaging center of Eurasia.”

The largest packaging fair of the region, Eurasia Packaging International Packaging Industry Fair opened its gates for the 28th time this year, bringing together companies active in the packaging industry in 123 countries with visitors. Organized at the Tüyap Congress Center in Istanbul on October 11-14, 2023 was visited by over 75.000 professionals including more than 13.000 international visitors. In the fair organized by the ASD Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association in cooperation with RX Tüyap and with the support of Packaging Machinery Association (AMD), Label Manufacturers Association (ESD), Flexible Packaging Manufacturers Association (FASD), Cartonboard Packaging Manufacturers Association (KASAD), Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MASD), Corrugated Cardboard Manufacturers Association (OMÜD), and Rigid Plastic Packaging Manufacturers Association (SEPA), decision-makers primarily from  Türkiye in addition to the Central and Western Europe, the Balkans, Russia, the Caucasus, the Central Asia, the Middle East, and Africa had the opportunity to conduct one-on-one discussions.


Noting that the fair will be organized on October 23-26 next year, Mr. Zeki Sarıbekir, President of ASD said: “The interest from all across the globe in Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Fair that is among the strongest exhibitions in Türkiye regarding industrial diversity was encouraging for our industry. Our packaging industry exports to 180 countries globally thanks to its production in European standards. Our packaging industry continues its growth year after year and is taking firm steps towards becoming the packaging center of Europe. The interest in this fair ensures we have a stronger faith.” Stating that they are expecting the total size of the industry to reach approximately 30 billion dollars in the centennial of the Republic, Mr. Zeki Sarıbekir said: “Our industry will achieve an export volume of 10 billion dollars by the end of 2023. Our growth target for 2030 is 50 billion dollars and we are working to increase our export volume to 20 billion dollars.”


ASD Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association


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