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Printing South China and Sino-Label 2021 Concluded Successfully
See You Again in 2022
Publish Date: 2021/03/29
The three-days exhibitions, The 27th South China International Exhibition on Printing Industry (Printing South China) and The China International Exhibition on Label Printing Technology (Sino-Label), have successfully concluded on 6 March 2021 at Area A, China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China.

The exhibitions covered 130,000 sq.m., gathered 1,605 premium exhibitors, and attracted 82,748 visitors, which were a great success at the beginning of the year. Under the new normal of COVID-19, the exhibitions were well-organized and gained positive reviews from exhibitors, visitors, and different experts in the industries. The organizers were grateful to have the trust and support from those professions.

The Exhibition Reached a New High, Released New Market Signals
The Trend of Digital
Small amount production, large batch production, diversified and customized packaging are the focuses of the brands since the outbreak of COVID-19. Brands keep launching new packaging solutions to share the ever-changing new consumption market. Due to the flexible, fast production and minimum storage requirements, brands are preferred to print and packaging manufacturers investing in digital printing production.

Followed the digital printing trend, Printing South China invited more exhibitors in the digital field. HP Indigo Flash Coffee Shop at Hall 2.1, a booth built up with corrugated paper, provided a new environment experience demonstrating digital printing technology in different application fields and user scenarios. It also attracted the visitors to take a snapshot in this special booth. FOUNDER bought the latest inkjet technology, while CRON displayed the new flexography, digital equipment, and intelligent inkjet system in the exhibition. Other digital printing exhibitors such as RISO, EPSON, Durst, Runtianzhi, COASO, Brotech, Winbosc, Haotian, Dilli and SHIELD examined a series of digital equipment to help the enterprises adapting in the digital era.

Intelligent Printing and Packaging
“Intelligent Printing and Packaging” is widely discussed throughout the industry in these years. Especially under the post-epidemic era, intelligence is one of the hot issues for most printing, labeling and packaging factories. Once enhanced the automation and intelligence level, companies have the essential technique of "upgrading the printing production process, reducing costs, and improving efficiency."

With the theme “Intelligent Printing and Packaging in the Future”, the exhibition displayed various smart and automated printing-packaging machines to tackle the production pain points. Guowang showcased Fully Automatic CIP4 Die-cutting System with paper delivery and adjustment function; Hongming HM-ZD6418D High-Speed Automatic Rigid Box Machine simplified the box-making process and improved the product accuracy; Zhongke examined the ZK-6421 Intelligent Rigid Box Making Machine achieving intelligent operations; Jinbao first displayed JB-900AS with its smart operation increasing the printing efficiency. Premium exhibitors such as Horda, YOCO, Wenhong, Guanming, Xinwei, Huayue, Fangbang, Shanhe, Jiguo, Zihong, and Longxingjian presented the automatic post-press progress in the exhibition. The visitors gathered and explored the new opportunities in the expo.

Green Flexographic Printing
Affected by the “Plastic Ban” and the epidemic, the eco-friendly and efficient printing packaging business is wide-spread. Flexographic printing has been continuously focused on printing and packaging companies due to its low investment, high efficiency, environmental protection, and wide application range.

Many flexographic printing equipment and technologies showed green and efficient solutions, such as United Printing, OMET, Zhongte, Wanjie, Olger, and Bengraphic. Weigang displayed Flexo Printing Machine with the latest servo control and operation system, providing a high-efficiency and high-quality printing experience. TAIYO also demonstrated TF-340 Flexo Printing Press showing the green printing and energy-saving printing technique.

Cross-industry Integration
The cooperation between upstream, midstream, and downstream companies has gradually become normalized and created a new normal in the industry.

The exhibitions prepared a special event, Tech D.N.A., to create advanced technology sharing in popular application with the theme of "intelligence, digitalization, sustainable development, innovative materials, flexible packaging, and applications". The pioneers of digital printing, Landa, HP and, Dili; post-press giants Masterwork; materials leading companies UPM and 3M; the leading printing company Yutong, and the flexible packaging giant W&H, were invited to join the event.

The sharing session was crowded with buyers. They said that the breakthrough and unimaginable technology products in cross-border industry sharing are beneficial and meet industrial development needs.

Under the new normal, the industry needs to understand market development trends and seizes opportunities. Printing South China and Sino-Label will continue to integrate resources to help industry professionals exploring and keeping the latest market development trends.

Over 100 Delegations Fulfilled Their Purchasing Needs
As an annual event in the printing and packaging industry, Printing South China and Sino-Label gathered more than 100 delegations from various cities, including Shenzhen, Dongguan, Foshan, Zhuhai, Zhongshan, Zhaoqing, Henan, Hunan, Guangxi, and Shandong. Different Corporate groups from Yutong, Meiyingsen, Tianyuan, Lijia, and Stora Enso, came to the exhibition with their purchasing needs, and eagerly communicating with well-known exhibitors.

New Experience of Live Streaming and Online Business Matching
This year, the organizers specially created "Live Streaming" platform, attracted over 80 premium exhibitors to share the latest printing technology and hot-selling machinery and equipment online. During the live streaming period, the platform received 10,000 visitor views, the total traffic of different pages was nearly 700,000 views! The exhibition provided a new online visiting experience breaking the geographical and time constraints and allowing worldwide visitors to preview the latest market trends and solve their production problems.

Meanwhile, overseas buyers from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and more participated in the online business matching. The interaction between exhibitors and visitors was enthusiastic, and the achievements were fruitful, which was highly praised.

Ms. Joy Qu from Dongguan Maufung Machinery Co., Ltd. said that this matching focused on their target audience and has successfully established contacts and follow-up actions with several overseas customers. The whole process and services were very comprehensive. At the early stage, the organizers had several telephone communications and arranged staff to assist in their factory. The service was excellent! She also stated that if there is such an online business matching, they will participate again. The Malaysia Printers Association stated that it is their first time participating in online business matching activities under the epidemic. Thanks to the organizers for the online service arrangement and continuous support. This matching was particularly successful.

PFP Expo Scale Upgrade, Meet You in March 2022
Printing South China, Sino-Label, Sino-Pack and PACKINNO will continue to be held concurrently in the China Import and Export Fair Complex on 4-6 March, 2022. PFP Expo covers an entire industrial chain of printing, labeling, packaging, and products. The scale of the following exhibitions will continue to expand. The exhibition area will reach 140,000 sq. m. with 1,700 exhibitors and more than 90,000 visitors, and various business opportunities will be created through the platform. See you in 2022!

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