New trade show for Ukraine’s plast and packaging industry

German and Ukrainian trade show specialists fairtrade and Euroindex launch UkrPlastik in September 2014

New trade show for Ukraine

(Heidelberg, Germany) Ukraine”s 1st International trade show on plastics and packaging technology and material is scheduled for 23-25 September 2014 at the KyivExpoPlaza in Kiev. UkrPlastik 2014 takes place on the background of fast growing Ukrainian imports of plastics and packaging technology. This B2B event is organised by two well experienced organisers, the German trade fair specialists fairtrade and their Ukrainian partner Euroindex of Kiev.

According to VDMA-The German Engineering Association, Ukrainian imports of plastics machinery and equipment, in 2012, have increased by 13.4% to 57.2 million Euro compared to 50.4 million Euro in 2011 and 51.9 million Euro in 2010. Germany, China, Italy, Taiwan, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Russia, France, Turkey, Austria, Hungary, India, the United Kingdom, South Korea and Spain have been the major supplier countries. “The Ukrainian market for plastics technology is one of the most important ones in Eastern Europe”, says Martin März, Managing Director with fairtrade.

The constantly high import volume of packaging machinery and equipment (114.1 million Euros in 2012) underlines this statement additionally. Here Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Poland, France, Russia, Bulgaria, Austria, China, Switzerland, Sweden, Czech Republic, Israel, Luxemburg, Lithuania, South Korea, Denmark, the Netherlands, Hungary, India, Slovakia, Slovenia and the USA have been the main supplier countries.

UkrPlastik 2014 will be organised in parallel to the two long-established Euroindex shows on Digital Printing – T-REX and on Advertising – REX, with 12,370 registered trade visitors and 176 exhibitors from 7 countries in 2012.

In-depth knowledge of the Ukrainian market and of the plastics and packaging industry are the foundation for the successful launch of UkrPlastik in September 2014. Since 1997, fairtrade and Euroindex use to jointly organise elcomUkraine, Central Europe’s largest energy and electrical engineering trade fair featuring 412 exhibitors and 11,282 registered trade visitors in April 2013. In addition fairtrade has a wealth of experience in organising international plastics and packaging technology trade fairs in Asia and Africa.

fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co KG
Seit ihrer Gründung 1991 zählt die fairtrade Messegesellschaft zu den führenden Veranstaltern internationaler Fachmessen in den aufstrebenden Märkten Osteuropas, des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens und Nordafrikas. Als inhaber-geführtes Unternehmen mit Sitz in Heidelberg verfügt fairtrade über ein weltweites Netz von Partnern und Repräsentanten. fairtrade ist ISO 9001:2008 zertifiziert. Als UFI-Mitglied organisiert fairtrade Messen nach den UFI Qualitätsnormen.

About fairtrade:
fairtrade ranks among the leading organizers of professional international trade fairs in the emerging markets of Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North Africa ever since its foundation in 1991. Headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, fairtrade maintains a powerful network of agencies and partnerships throughout the world while focusing on achieving an ever higher degree of customer satisfaction, providing excellent service and generating valuable business contacts for exhibitors and trade visitors alike. ISO 9001:2008 certified and as a member of UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, fairtrade organizes events according to the UFI quality norms.

fairtrade Presse
Dominik Rzepka
Kurfuersten Anlage 36
69115 Heidelberg
+49 6221 456522

fairtrade Messe
Dominik Rzepka
Kurfürsten Anlage 36
69115 Heidelberg
+49 6221 456522