Think Plastic Brazil takes six Brazilian companies to Hispack Barcelona

International Fair

Think Plastic Brazil, a portfolio of solutions for the converted plastic products sector in the industrialization process for target markets carried out through a partnership between ApexBrasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency) and INP (Brazilian Plastic Institute), will be present at Hispack Barcelona, which takes place between May 7th and 10th, at Fira Barcelona Gran Via. This edition has the support of the Brazilian Consulate in Barcelona.

The fair is the most traditional event in Spain for the packaging market and moves not only the Iberian Peninsula, but the entire European region and Northern Africa. 

Spain is the main importer of Brazilian converted plastics in Europe, according to the Profile of Plastic Conversion and Recycling Industries in Brazil 2022” by Abiplast, with 14,383 thousand tons imported, equivalent to US$ 26.1 million in imports. 

“Hispack is a strategic event for our members, because it brings together more than 680 exhibitors every two years”, explains Carlos Moreira, Brazilian Plastic Institute Executive Director and Think Plastic Brazil CPO. “It is an opportunity for them to demonstrate the strength and quality of the Brazilian converted plastics industry, which values innovation, design and sustainability.”

The event, which receives around 40 thousand people per edition, also serves as a gateway for Brazilian companies to begin their internationalization processes to Europe. 

With the support of Think Plastic Brazil, six companies will be at the fair: Embaquim, GDM Plásticos, Parnaplast, Pulit, Videplast and Zaraplast. 

Embaquim will present its portfolio of bag-in-box solutions for liquids and pastes.

GDM Plásticos will invest in macroperforated stretch film, a technology that provides greater ventilation to packaged products, to win over visitors.

Parnaplast brings In-Cycle Film, which, in addition to being 100% recyclable, offers excellent optics, with shine and transparency.

At Videplast, thermoformed packaging is the highlight, being films with a flexible or semi-rigid lid and bottom developed to present high mechanical resistance, high sealing strength and uniformity. 

Finally, Zaraplast will bring the new ZaraTeva line, which reinforces the circular economy and sustainability, to Hispack. 

Think Plastic Brazil will be at stand B138, in Hall 2. 

About Think Plastic Brazil 

Think Plastic Brazil was created in December 2003, when the Brazilian integrated plastics chain was selected as one of the 10 largest in the world and recognized for its high technology, as well as the capacity of its human resources. The project is carried out in partnership with ApexBrasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency) and under the coordination of the Brazilian Plastic Institute (INP), to promote the export of processed plastic products.

About INP

Founded in 1989, the Brazilian Plastic Institute – INP emerged amid the globalization process and the need to make the plastics market more internationally competitive. Its strength and representation are due to the union of the Brazilian Association of the Plastic Industry (ABIPLAST), the Brazilian Association of the Chemical Industry (ABIQUIM) and the Union of Synthetic Resin Industries in the State of São Paulo (SIRESP).

The objective of INP, as a sectoral technological entity, is to be the backbone of the entire plastic production chain in Brazil. To this end, the entity maintains an extensive workforce qualification program, promotes access to the most modern technologies, especially for small and medium-sized companies, and develops Technical Standards for the manufacture of better quality products.

About ApexBrasil

The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) works to promote Brazilian products and services abroad and attract foreign investment to strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy. To achieve its objectives, ApexBrasil carries out diversified trade promotion actions aimed at promoting exports and valuing Brazilian products and services abroad, such as prospective and commercial missions, business rounds, support for the participation of Brazilian companies in major international fairs, visits of foreign buyers and opinion makers to learn about the Brazilian production structure among other business platforms that also aim to strengthen the Brazil brand.