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ProPak Vietnam 2017 – The best B2B platform for total packaging solutions

Momentum is in full swing for Vietnam’s largest exhibition for the food, drink and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industries

Ho Chi Minh City, 21 March 2017 – Taking place from 21 to 23 March 2017 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), ProPak Vietnam 2017 – the largest processing and packaging trade show in Vietnam and IndoChina, features the world’s top technology suppliers together with thousands of industry professionals and decision makers all under one vast roof.

With more than 400 exhibitors showcasing a wide array of cutting-edge processing and packaging machinery, technologies and services, ProPak Vietnam serves as an important platform that enables innovation across multiple industries, from food and beverage to cosmetics, pharmaceutical, chemical and more. This annual event offers unparalleled opportunity for attendees to experience advanced technological innovations in action, identify broad packaging trends, enhance business connections and discover new ideas for production line improvement and expansion.

Witness the latest technologies and maximize your business possibilities!

ProPak Vietnam 2017 is positively differentiated by its unique depth and breadth of products and services on display, as well as its truly international presence.  More than 80 per cent of exhibitors are from overseas, alongside 11 international group pavilions hailing from China, Denmark, Germany, India, Italy (2), Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. Major global brands and enterprises include but are not limited to: Bericap, Bosch Rexroth, Eufintrade, Fuji, Heat and Control, Hseng Tex, Keed Automatic Package Machinery, Mahathanee, Ishida, Rickermann, Uchida, Teampack, Turatti, Woojin Plaimm and many more.

ProPak Vietnam’s extensive exhibit profile concentrates on supporting the immediate needs of the market as well as improving product development. Walking along the aisles of the venue, visitors will experience a wide spectrum of advanced products, services and technologies that facilitates production systems improvement for packaging, which includes filling, sealing and wrapping machines, coding and marking machines, food and pharmaceutical processing machines, amongst others.

The vast opportunities offered by this 12th edition is further enhanced by the joint staging of Printech Vietnam - a new event dedicated to serving the converting, package printing and labeling sectors, under the auspices of the Italian Machine Manufacturers’ Association (ACIMGA). This cooperation between ProPak and Printech provides visitors an integrated and comprehensive overview of technologies spanning the entire supply chain, from raw material processing, to digital & conventional printing, labeling and intelligent packaging.

ProPak Technical Seminars and Product Live Demos – Where experts take the floor!

A series of technology seminars is also organized during the exhibition – enhancing the overall visiting experience.  “The ProPak Technical Seminars” is an exhibitor driven program which provides ‘in-situ’ briefings at the heart of the exhibition floor on selected industry and product technology topics for the inquisitive attendee.

The ProPak Technical Seminar offers a diverse series of sessions on a mix of subjects, where each exhibitor is entitled to a 45-minute block of time during which they may impart solid information and product knowledge training. Topics are varied from food processing technology & food safety, automation solutions, to Japanese premium flexible packaging and digital solutions for the food & beverage industry.

The exhibitor seminars are slated to run from 09:30 to 15:45 hrs on each exhibition day and open to all conference delegates and trade visitors. Hoang Hung H.T.D, Newpack, Siemens Limited Vietnam, Takigawa Vietnam, Turatti, VMS, are some of the exhibitors supporting this educational program.

This biggest exhibition of its kind in Vietnam is also packed with interesting live product demonstrations, organized in many exhibitor’s booths throughout the exhibition hall where visitors can simply turn up at the allotted time to experience what’s on display, ask questions as well as get hands on experiences on the very latest in the processing and packaging industries.

These demonstration sessions are being hosted by many top-tier companies such as Dau Nhon Tien Minh, Dich vu Sang Tao, Huynh Long, EIP, Ishida Vietnam, Lohia, Megatex Sewing, M.V Lien Minh, Nam Son, Rieckermann, Thiet Bi Thuy San, Siemens Limited Vietnam, Song Song, Turatti, Uchida, VMS, to name a few.

Capitalize on the unrivalled opportunity for knowledge exchange

ProPak Vietnam 2017 also offers trade visitors more experiential and networking opportunities through a series of association led conference programs. The Vietnam Association of Food Science and Technology (VAFoST) and Lean Six Sigma Network are geared to address the most pertinent issues confronting the packaging industry, with topics ranging from food safety controls to emerging trends in rice and rice-based product consumptions.

Organized by Lean Six Sigma Network, the seminar entitled “Water quality and management for food processing – Case study on process water for beer brewing” covers a wide spectrum of topics ranging from water treatment for the food industry, modern techniques to improve water-use efficiency to case studies on beer brewing. Keynote speeches are delivered by Dr. Nguyen Nhu Dung and Mr. Nguyen Cao Hoang - Center for Food Technology and Technique Development (FOODTECH), Msc. Nguyen Van Dong - Ho Chi Minh City University of Science, and Mr. Pham Thanh Dieu - Chairman of Lean6sigma Consultant Continuous Improvement Consulting (CiCC), amongst others.

Vietnam Association of Food Science and Technology (VAFoST) puts a new spin on the conference program with a symposium titled “Improving the quality of rice and rice products”. Supported by Federation of International Food Science and Technology Associations (FIFSTA) and International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFOST), this one day symposium focuses on ideas and strategies which will be further addressed in depth at the 15th ASEAN Food Conference, with the prominent presence of Prof. Dr. Rindit Pambayun - President of Indonesian Food Technologist Association (IAFT), Dr. Minh Hung Le - Sub-Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Post-Harvest Technology (SIAEP), Mrs. Ly Thi Kim Chau - Head of R&D Department - VIFON Js. Co., to name a few.

Uniting the World of Processing and Packaging

If you are looking for innovation in processing and packaging, and opportunities to accelerate your business, you can count on ProPak Vietnam 2017 which provides the most innovative ideas, widest array of solutions, highest quality exhibitors and unrivalled professional connections. More than 8,000 packaging and processing industry experts from all over Vietnam and well beyond are expected to visit the exhibition – ProPak Vietnam is the trade show not to be missed this March!

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Additional Information:

ProPak Vietnam 2017 at a glance:


ProPak Vietnam 2017


Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC)


799 Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


21 - 23 March 2017 (Tuesday – Thursday)


09:00hrs – 17:00hrs


About ProPak Vietnam:

ProPak Vietnam is the premier sourcing and networking trade event for food, drink and pharmaceutical processing and packaging technology in Vietnam and Indochina. Since its inception in 2003, ProPak Vietnam has grown steadily in stature and prestige to become a regional industry hub which has helped evolve and improve the processing and packaging sector in Vietnam and beyond. Returning for the 11th edition, the show brings together a diverse selection of local and international exhibitors from across the supply chain, with the widest showcase of the latest machineries, technolgies and cost-effective solutions all under one roof.

ProPak Vietnam is organised by UBM VES and locally supported by VCCI Exhibition Service Co Ltd. For more information about the events, please visit:

Media Contact:

 Joey Tran (Ms.)                                                                                             

PR & Conference Executive


Tel: (+84) 8 3930 7618 (Ext: 108)



10,000 Sqm/Exhibition Area  554 Exhibitors| From 31 countries / regions 9122 Trade Visitors| From 31 countries/ regions 8 International Group Pavilions