The event is sponsored by the Atlantida Bank and is organized by the Foundation for Investment and Development of Exports (FIDE). It will have lecturers and a round of international business and commerce.
It will have the participation of companies and institutions that are specialized in the topic from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and Taiwan.
There is local supply but most companies still purchase their packaging abroad, with $ 9.2 million were being paid for cardboard boxes alone in 2011.
An article in Laprensa.com.ni reveals that local manufacturers attributed the fact that companies buy their packaging abroad to "lack of knowledge", mainly in Guatemala and Costa Rica, with Sergio Sanchez, sales manager of Plásticos Modernos, noting that "There are no limitations, we offer everything that the flexible packaging industry has to offer. Products that are monolayer, coextruded and laminated. We also offer photo printing for bags, using up to eight colors, and we have an art and design department that is available to customers so that they do not have to develop the image and label design, which is an important complement to the packaging. "
The latest in packaging and processing will be showcased at EXPO PACK Mexico 2010 and PROCESA 2010, to take place in Mexico from June 22 to 25.
The two simultaneous events will be attended by 25,000 buyers from over 25 countries, as well as packaging professionals from all major Mexican States, and delegations from Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Honduras.
Two businessmen have acquired 100% in the equity interest of Corporación Yanber, which earlier this year had been handed over to creditors in order to avoid bankruptcy.
Francis Durman told Crhoy.com that"... 'The intention was never to acquire the company, rather the need to inject more resources to capitalize the company was fundamental to achieving the goal of balancing the operation in the first year and starting to generate profits from the second year.This capitalization is very important to ensure the future of the company'."
The company will invest $3 million in a new packaging production line that will be launched early next year.
The new rotary press will generate 50 jobs and will fill orders from throughout the region and the Caribbean.
"Regional demand for packaging increased by 30% in the past year compared to last year, according to a company representative, and this has resulted in a performance in excess of 20% on corrugated, folding and flexible packaging lines", reported Laprensagrafica.com.
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