November 16 - 18, 2017
SCC | Johannesburg | South Africa


Compack in developing Countries

The packaging industry has the greatest development potential in all developing all countries. Opportunities for the packaging industry in developing countries are therefore present specifically if ethnical appeal of products is capitalized on and if extended to packing as well as indigenous materials. Packaging also offers opportunities for promoting international trade.


Some of the finest companies in the packaging industry come together to showcase the latest technology and products available in the market at COMPACK SOUTH AFRICA 2017, which is the largest and most focused packaging exhibition in the country. COMPACK SOUTH AFRICA will create an opportunity for packaging industry suppliers to meet and interact with buyers and identify ways of fulfilling their respective objectives.

General Information

Expectations for growth in South and Southern Africa are not as optimistic, with IMF forecasts putting GDP increases at around 2% in South Africa and 3 4% in Southern Africa over the same time frame. East Africa, however, is expected to have a GDP growth rate of 8.1% by 2016

  • An increase in demand for premium packaging.
  • The emergence of biodegradable plastics.
  • Increased use of multipacks and small packs.
  • A need for sustainability and innovation.

The global consumer packaging market was valued at US $ 431.12 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach US $ 519.06 billion by 2018, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 3.78% a year. Within this market there is increased demand for premium packaging, mainly from the cosmetics and household segments. It is in these categories that consumers use the quality of the packaging as a basic indication of the quality of the product it contains

The emergence of biodegradable plastics will have a positive impact on growing consumer markets. The adoption of materials such as polyvinyl alcohol, polyanhydrides and polylactic acid by packaging companies will reduce the market share of conventional plastic packaging materials over the next few years.

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