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 SAIF Zone showcases its strength

04/08/2016

Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) successfully participated in Pack Plus 2016, India's premier trade fair for packaging, processing and supply chain industries, which took place in New Delhi last week (from 27-30 July).

"SAIF Zone's participation provided an opportunity to connect and communicate with top-class companies in the field which participated in the fair and it also allowed us to learn more about the latest innovative solutions in the packaging sector. We also took this chance to highlight the major services and facilities provided to our investors  through the various amenities we provide, our infrastructural capabilities and the zone's unrivalled strategic location in the heart of Sharjah",  said Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of SAIF Zone and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, who led the delegation to India.

Pack Plus provides innovative and the most sophisticated solutions related to the latest technology used in packaging and processing, starting from the main manufacturer to the consumers through the entire supply chain, at all stages.

SAIF Zone's stand attracted thousands of trade visitors including directors, general managers and other entrepreneurs from the industry. More than 350 exhibitors from the packaging, printing, converting, processing and supply chain industries showcased their products. In addition, the event also witnessed over 50 product launches, at least 100 running machines in addition to other attractions. 

"Our team met international manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, materials and services for the food, pharmaceutical and packaging sectors. Since a majority of the business activities practiced by SAIF Zone's companies are focused on supply, our zone is the ideal place for them to start their businesses", Al Mazrouei further added.

International companies such as Beijing Weiermake Electronic Technology Co. Ltd. – China, Boix Maquinaria S.L., CKD Corporation – Singapore, eWon S.A., Honey Shield Emballeurs, Jung Won Machinery Co. – Korea, Labthink Instruments Co., Ltd. – China, Mainpack Industrial Co. Ltd. – Taiwan and Ningbo Zhongda Leader Intelligent Transmission Co. Ltd. – China were some of the top companies which participated in the event. According to organizers, over 18000 people visited the show.

Currently, SAIF zone has over 7000 companies which carry out varied business activities like light to medium manufacturing, trading and provide services such as IT and consultancy.