Jakarta: Indonesian Pavilion was one of the five international pavilions participated at the 5th Processing and Packaging (PROPAK) International Expo at Myanmar Expo last week.
"Other Pavilions are Cina, Thailand, Singapore, and Taiwan," the Indonesian Embassy in Yangon said in a press statement released on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.
Facilitated by the Indonesian Embassy in Yangon the Pavilion was filled by 6 six Indonesian companies namely PT. Sanco Indonesia, PT DIC Graphics, PT. DIC Astra Chemicals, PT. Packaging Integra Center, PT. Panca Indo Pertiwi, PT. Advance Stabilindo.
The companies' participation was a combined effort of cooperation between Indonesian Embassy in Yangon and Indonesian Packaging Federation (IPF).
PROPAK Myanmar is an annual international exhibition concerning processing and packaging industry in Myanmar, in which this year more than 200 exhibitors from 27 countries/region participated.
In the previous year, there was three Indonesian companies participated in the 5th PROPAK on September 2018.
According to President of Myanmar's Food Processor and Exporter Association U Aye Win, Myanmar has the potential to be one of Asia's or even one of the world's largest food producer. Hence, Myanmar require a more advanced processing and packaging industry.
Moreover, Myanmar still require advance green technology-based packaging for foods and beverages. Thus, it will be a massive potential investment for foreign investor to penetrate that sector.
The companies from the Indonesian Pavilion have respective speciality in processing and packaging industry. PT. Sanco Indonesia focusses on printing and labelling, PT. DIC Graphics on ink supply for printing, PT. DIC Astra Chemicals on rigid packaging and film converter, PT. Packaging Integra Center on filling packing machinery, PT Panca Indo Pertiwi on FMGC, and PT. Advance Stabilindo on plastic and rubber raw materials.