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Industrial Biotechnology Congress

7th International Conference on Bio-based Materials 2014!

8 - 10 April 2014, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany

This conference aims to provide major players from the European bio-based chemicals, plastics and composite industries with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest developments and strategies. Representatives of political bodies and associations will also have their say alongside leading companies. For the second time, the conference will count with a third day especially dedicated to the recent achievements in research & development. One highlight of the conference will be the presentation of the first running European biorefineries and the state-of-art of Industrial Biotechnology.
It's one of the biggest conferences with more than 180 participants from all over the world and an exhibition which provides an excellent platform for your networking!

Propak Cape 2014

Propak Cape 2014

21 - 23 October 2014

Cape Town International Convention Centre

After a highly successful Propak Africa, Specialised Exhibitions is proud to bring you Propak Cape; the highly successful regional event taking place in the Western Cape, . This trade exhibition, together with co-located shows, offers an excellent opportunity for exhibitors: to generate sales, gain valuable sales leads and develop business connections.

For visitors, it's an exciting platform for all those involved with packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling. Propak Cape, together with co-located shows FoodPro, Pro-Plas Expo, Pro-Label Cape and Print Expo, brings exhibitors together across the various sectors, each having synergy with the other, and visitors can engage with the most progressive companies in the country and view new products, latest industry trends, product developments and on-site product demonstrations.

Although the basic function of packaging is to preserve and protect the pack contents, packaging, particularly in the retail market, has become a fascinating marketing tool that is used to promote and sell products. Visitors will be able to see hot new trends in the area of packaging with a focus on design, extended shelf-life technologies and environment-sensitive advancements.

Exports from the Western Cape are big business, traditionally being dominated by primary products such as fruit, fish and vegetables - accounting for 60% of regional exports - so packaging is a big industry in this area. Add to this the beneficiation process (the manufacturing sector in Cape Town is largely centered on food processing), which brings increasingly higher value to the products, and one can see why the Western Cape is such an important area for these industry sectors, and why Propak Cape has been so successful since its launch in 2002.

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