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Global exhibition-cum-conference on polymer sector from Nov 18

Bhubaneswar, Sep 12: North Orissa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCi) in association with “Team Odisha” Government of Odisha, would host a three-day Plast Future East-2016, an international exhibition-cum-conference on plastics and polymers from November 18 at Balasore International Expo Centre in the NOCCi business Park, Bampada, Balasore.

The objective behind organising the event is to create a platform for corporate, policymakers, business partners and technology providers to come together and discuss the key issues and challenges pertaining to the Polymer sector in the country.

The organizers hoped that the event would most definitely help them promote investment in Odisha and Balasore, in particular. In addition, the event would help the industry sector in the State to come face to face with national and international players. This event will be a keystone in helping the growth and development of eastern region. Taking this as an opportunity the NOCCi has also decided to promote Make in India as a part of this event.

The plastics industry in eastern India is growing at the rate of 9% per annum as against 14% of India. The per capita consumption of plastics in the eastern region consisting of States of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Assam and the north-eastern States, is 2.8 kg versus national average of per capita consumption of 8 kg. This shows the tremendous growth potential in eastern region as per study by the All India Plastics Manufacturers' Association (AIPMA).

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