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Brazilian Industry brings Plastic Packaging Products to Pack Expo Chicago 2014

Brazilian manufacturers will feature the best in plastic packaging from Brazil at Pack Expo, held from November 2nd – 05th of November at the Mc Cormick Place, Chicago, USA.

Due to the multiple business relations between USA and Brazil and the recent growth of the industry, Brazil maintains a high interest in the North American market and arrives at Pack Expo Chicago with  nine manufacturers that will be presenting their product range of plastics includes: stretch film, healthcare packaging, bag in boxes, bag in rolls, laminated structures, PP woven products, caps, jars and also supplies for the plastic and packaging industry, such as BOPP films, induction seals, masterbatches and compounds.

“Pack Expo Show is very important to our members with focus in North, Central and Latin America”, said Marco Wydra, the Think Plastic Brazil Executive Manager. At the 2012 edition of this show, ten Brazilian companies participated in the program’s booth and made 298 contacts with international buyers. The volume of business resulting from the show reached US$ 300 thousand in contracts, plus another US$ 10,100 million in deals expected to close in the following 12 months.
Profile of Brazilian Companies Exhibitors – booth # N-5174

BANDEIRANTE/PANOCAP:  Bandeirante manufactures PET jars in a large variety of sizes and styles. It also offers a line of PET and PVC industrial containers. Panocap is a manufacturer of metal lug caps, SR (non-threaded) caps, and CT (continuous thread) caps.

COPOBRAS: A reference in the flexible packaging market with 44 years of experience, Incoplast provides packaging with excellence to the food industry, hygiene and cleaning products, pharmaceuticals, meat products, drinks and pet food. A national leader in the disposable packaging segment, Copobras’ products are present in many situations within the daily activities of both individual people and companies, serving end consumers and also the industry.

C-PACK: Brazilian  leader in the segment of plastic packaging – Plastic tubes, C-Pack has a capacity of 220 million tubes per year, a large and diverse portfolio, with variations in the finished in addition to other decorative combinations, is a major supplier of plastic tubes to the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, food and industrial segments. All tubes, caps and components meet the highest quality standards.

CROMEX: Industry leader in the Brazilian market for masterbatches with more than 30 years of experience. Certified with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, the company has their own specialized laboratories and state of art technology for the research and development of new products with specifications for the international market.

EMBAQUIM: Pioneers in Brazil in the manufacture of bag-in-box packaging, the creativity, experience and innovation stems from the principles of sustainable development. Currently the company manufactures bags from 800ml to 1,000lts. Its product portfolio includes coils and bags with varying stages of production and has to its disposal automated equipment with 100% virgin and nontoxic raw materials.

GERALDISCOS: Founded in 1964, Geraldiscos is a manufacturer of Induction Seals Liner (one and two pieces).  Their range of products gives us the ability to attend the most varied application of the global market segments like food, pharmaceutical, agricultural chemical, beverage, cosmetics, cleaning and automotive. With high level of quality and support, Geraldiscos stands out for the quality of its products and sustainability.

SLEEVER: Present in five continents, Sleever International® is the specialist of sleeve decoration for the food, perfume, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and household cleaning markets. Sleever International® brings tailor made development to these markets with solutions to meet their demands in terms of graphic charter, primary packaging constraints, legislative constraints, range extensions and optimized packaging costs. Visit this company at booth – S-4269  *south hall.

VALFILM: This Company has been producing stretch film and shrink films for over two decades as well as pre-stretched film and form-fill-seal bags. Most materials are coextruded and involve six color print combinations. The company is exhibiting at Pack Expo for the third time and is seeking new customers in the US market.

VITOPEL: With a production capacity of 127.000 tons a year, Vitopel is proud to be among the ten largest BOPP companies in the world. A global company with offices in Argentina, Brazil and the US, it has established commercial partnerships throughout the five continents.

ZARAPLAST: It has nine manufacturing plants employing over 2,000 qualified professionals, manufacturing plastic packaging products distributed in Brazil and abroad. Zaraplast’s packaging products are present in the food and beverage industries, hygiene, cleaning, chemicals, petrochemicals, fertilizers, among others.
About Think Plastic Brazil Program

The Think Plastic Brazil Program was created in December 2003, when the Brazilian integrated plastic chain, ranked among the 10 largest in the world and renowned for its advanced skilled workforce, in partnership with the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade through Apex-Brasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency), took the decision to promote the exports of converted plastic products under the coordination of the Brazilian Plastic Institute (INP).

Think Plastic Brazil has more than 70 member companies, 40 of them specialized in packaging products. These companies export to more than 30 countries in Europe, North and South America and Africa.

The main goal of Think Plastic Brazil is to increase the exports of finished plastic products by encouraging Brazilian converters to venture into exports, to help them develop and expand their overseas business and to establish a substantial international operation.
Think Plastic Brazil Program (09 Brazilian manufacturers in one booth)
MC Cormick Place – booth # N-5174
Pack Expo Chicago – November 2nd to 5th
Contact Information:  Cristina Sacramento – Market Development Specialist
Phone Number: + 55 (11) 2148-4773 (Office) / 98245-1016 (mobile)
E-mail: cristina.sacramento@thinkplasticbrazil.com