The Largest Packaging, Food Processing, Plastics, Labelling And Print Exhibition In West Africa

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The Largest Packaging, Food Processing, Plastics, Labelling And Print Exhibition In West Africa

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Propak West Africa Stand Highlights 2018

POSTED: 11th Sep

Calling all Propak West Africa 2018 visitors! With just ONE week to go, we are taking a look at some of the exhibitor and conference highlights you won’t want to miss during your visit.

Taking place from 18 – 20 September 2018 at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, this year join over 4,000 professionals from across the packaging, printing, plastics and food processing sectors at the industry event of the year; Propak West Africa. 

After growing an enormous 45% since 2017 and adding a brand new third Hall, we recommend reading our hand-picked unmissable highlights from just some of our 160+ exhibitors and keynote speakers.

Our conference agenda this year is packed with topical sessions that will look to provide market insights on current issues and interesting growth opportunities for local businesses. Our keynote speakers this year will include:

  • Outlook for 2019: Nigeria’s Packaging and Processing Industry by Mr Kachi Onugbogu, Executive Director, TGI Group
  • Biodegradable Packaging Solutions by Dr. Jean-Marc Ricca, Managing Director, BASF West Africa
  • Enhancing your Brand by introducing New Products in Plastics and Bio-based Packaging by Mrs Joan Ihekwaba, Managing Director, UAC Restaurants
  • Breakthrough Packaging Technology to boost Efficiency for Food Producers: A PZ Cussons Case Study by Mr Alex Goma, Managing Director, PZ Cussons

*See the full conference agenda on our website.

Accompanying our main keynote sessions will be the Panel Sessions, which will see our panellists offer their ideas and experience as well as discuss potential challenges and advantages. Visiting these sessions will give you a well-rounded overview from various perspectives. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask your questions to these industry experts directly!

Among the companies represented at these sessions will be Suntory Beverage & Food, Advan, Guinness Nigeria, Coca-Cola, PZ Cussons, Nasco, Dulfil Prima Foods Plc, GX Foods, PWC and Nestle Nigeria.

With over 160 senior brands at Propak West Africa 2018, you’ll find more product demonstrations, more offers from our exhibitors and more networking opportunities than ever. We’ve selected a few key exhibitors which will be showcasing unmissable technology and services, browse through our list below and make sure you drop by their stands during your time at the exhibition.

ISHIDA – Stand C12

Ishida are a family-run, established business with 125 years’ worth of experience. Their corporate philosophy is founded upon delivering promises and providing comprehensive support for the lifetime of the machine, providing spares for your machine for at least 10 years after the current machine is replaced by the next generation. Additionally they offer an “Internet of Things” software package which means they can access machines, fine tune settings or diagnose issues remotely ensuring customers have optimum performance from their Ishida investment on an on-going basis.

To demonstrate their commitment to the market, Ishida will be showcasing their entire product portfolio and to ensure visitors receive the very best support, their local representative will be supported by senior staff from Japan, South Africa and the UK.

KRONES – Stand T26

Offering holistic systems engineering, integrating mechanical engineering, line expertise, process engineering, microbiology and information technology. Their specialised knowledge of mechanical engineering, customer satisfaction, technical lead over competitors driven by continually re-investing in research and development, production facilities featuring state-of-the-art equipment.

See the solutions and services provided by Krones on stand T26 this September at Propak West Africa 2018.


Over the last year, have also launched their YouTube channel with dedicated tutorials and informative techniques using their cost-effective equipment. Eager to seize the opportunity to engage with more firms in the region, they will be bringing a new line-up of equipment for Propak West Africa 2018, these include; snack food processing and packaging solutions, high-quality PET preform moulds, yoghurt and dairy processing and packaging with single stage form-fill-seal solutions, aseptic filling lines, shelf life extending processes and compact, high speed and high-quality sachet powder and sauce packaging machinery.

OFFER: Look out for PAT’s Hand Held Coding Machine, they’ll be showcasing this innovative piece of equipment at a special price for Propak visitors. With 10,000 views on their YouTube channel, see what the hype is about and head to stand D16.

SASOL – Stand S16

Exhibiting for the first time at Propak West Africa, Sasol are one of the global leaders in fuel components, chemical components and co-products. From these main products and further value-adding processes they offer diesel, petrol (gasoline), naphtha, kerosene (jet fuel), liquid petroleum gas (LPG), olefins, alcohols, polymers, solvents, surfactants, co-monomers, ammonia, methanol, crude tar acids, sulphur, illuminating paraffin, bitumen and fuel oil. Even further processing produces numerous additional products.

Supplying into industries such as Adhesives, Agriculture and Forestry, Automotive and Transportation, Aviation, Burner fuels, Chemicals, Construction and Materials, Corrosion Protection, Electrical and Electronics, Flavors and Fragrances, Furniture, Health and Medical, Household and Consumer goods, Industrial Products, Lubricants, Manufacturing, Mining, Packaging, Paints and Coatings, Personal Care, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics and Polymers, Publishing and Inks, Pulp and Paper, Rubber and Tyres, Specialty Graphite,  Steel and Foundry, Textile and Leather, Water Treatment and other.

SKYSAT – Stand T22/28

A long-time participant at Propak West Africa, SkySat this year will be launching the new Konica Minolta AccurioPress C3070, the first ever demonstration of this piece at a West African exhibition. Specifically designed for commercial Print Shops as well as large corporate enterprises who want to have a Reprographic room in their offices, some of the key advantages are that it prints up to 350gsm thickness duplex printing with 29’’ continuous feeding with duplexing, it has the best in the market colour & print quality and it’s capable of printing banner sizes up to 49’’ length.

Also their recent partnership with Epson means they will also be showcasing the Epson Large format SCP10000 machine alongside equipment from their other partner supplier; Brother.

OFFER: SkySat will be running various promos during Propak West Africa 2018 in addition to some great freebies when customers pay or reserve their machines over the three day exhibition.


This industry giant will be exhibiting their product portfolio this year on stand A6. Their 24/7/365 day service availability and the fact that they cover the whole range of flexible packaging from cast and blow film extrusion to roto and flexo printing to converting means they can offer a one-stop-solution for all your packaging requirements.

In light of CI presses like the MIRAFLEX becoming increasingly popular in the rotogravure market, this month, they’ll be showcasing their fast-changeover rotogravure press named ‘DYNASTAR’.

OFFER: Customers willing to place their order onsite will either receive a show-exclusive special discount or a customer service/ spare parts package. Visit their stand to find out more…


Joining forces with their local distributor Piovan, Neofyton will be showcasing their top-class all-electric injection molding machine, ‘Engel e-motion 160’. Producing the food container using a 4 cavity mold from a high class Swiss mold-maker Otto Hofstetter in a cycle time of 3.5 seconds, or 30 million pieces per year in a 24/7 production run. Using as low as 9kw per hour, it’s also efficient.

This will be the first ever showcase of a working injection machine at a Nigerian exhibition. A sign of Neofyton and Engel’s commitment to the West African and Nigerian market. They pride themselves on only supplying top-quality products from premium brands at very reasonable cost. See their product portfolio on stand B5 this month.

BOBST – Stand D5

As one of the world’s leading suppliers of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials industries, BOBST has a presence in more than 50 countries, owns 14 production facilities in 8 countries.

Among their products this year, BOBST will be placing special focus on two products; the Novacut 106 and the Visionfold 50/80/110. The Novacut 106 is an entry-level die cutting machine, it gives you the BOBST ability to diecut all types of products and materials but in on eproductive,m ergonomic, beautifully styled affordable package. The Visionfold 10/80/110 is a widely popular folder-gluer designed to deliver versatile performance, high product quality, and excellent reliability. The modular nature of BOBST folder-gluer lines mean they are available in serval versions, allowing the production of simple to highly complex cartons in tiny to large sizes of short to long run length with varying levels of automation.


Heidelberg Nigeria is key player and a major stakeholder in the Printing industry in Nigeria and through the wider company Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Germany they are number one globally. They are world-renowned producers of state-of-the-art printing presses, and is the largest manufacturer and supplier to the printing industry.

Irrespective of size, Heidelberg prides itself in the ability to supply all levels of machinery and competency. The equipment and services they’ll be showcasing this year include prepress, press/printing, postpress, installation and training, spare parts and customer support, consumables, preventative maintenance.

SNETOR – Stand D4

Exhibiting this year on Stand D4, Snetor is one of the top brands specialising in the distribution and sales of plastics and chemicals in Africa, Europe, North and South America. The Snetor Group is recognised as a leading supplier in this market present in more than 100 countries and 16 offices worldwide.

They pride themselves in product quality, technical support and bespoke logistics solutions, they offer a complete range of plastic raw materials including PP, PE, ABS, PVC, PET, Engineering Plastics, Masterbatches, Compounds and more.


Established in 1996, Safrique International is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Armed with the aim to provide cost-saving solutions for virgin and reprocessed polymers as well as various technical additives and solvents, Safrique will be showcasing the latest innovative solutions from their extensive product portfolio this month at Propak West Africa 2018.

Pay them a visit on stand B8 this month from 18 – 20 September 2018 at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.

SMI S.P.A. – Stand T21

The SMI Group is made up of the parent company Smigroup, the subsidiary companies SMI, SMIPACK, SMIMEC, SMITEC, ENOBERG, SMIENERGIA, SMILAB, SARCO RE and a network of foreign branches. Designing and manufacturing a wide range of bottling plants and packaging machines able to meet production requirements up to 33,600 bottles/ hour and used in countless sectors; food, beverage, household cleaning, personal hygiene, chemical and pharmaceutical products.

SMI’s target group is extremely wide and varied as ranges from middle-sized bottlers to multinational corporations such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé, Danone, Unilever, AB-Inbev and many more.

Offfering complete line solutions, as well as individual production pieces, SMI will be demonstrating the effectiveness of their equipment. Among their products is the SMI EBS K Stretch-blow moulder series, the SMI Ecobloc Ergon series, SMI packaging machines and conveyor belts.


With more than 17 years’ worth of experience, Process & Packaging Equipment LTD works within a supply chain of different manufacturing industries. They cover maintenance operations and management, project deliverables, inventories and engineering spares management.

The products they plan to demonstrate at Propak West Africa 2018 include, tube-filling systems, shrink wrappers, conveyor systems, water treatment and waste management, PET blowing and filling systems, capping of glass containers, packaging machines and many more.

SONA GROUP – Stand C10

Sona Group of Industries is a diversified conglomerate and key player in West Africa. Supplying Flexible Packaging (Printed Laminate, Barrier Blown Films (vegetable oil, tomato paste, meat, honey etc.), Shrink & Stretch Films, Mono-Cartons, Corrugated Cartons (3Ply & 5Ply), Printed Self- Adhesive Labels, Plastic Pallets, Crates & Trays, Plastic Bottles, Jerry Cans and Plastic Drums. Also supplying machines from Windmoller & Holscher and Heidelberg from Germany.

See their products on stand C10 this year.

*See the full exhibitor list on our website.

Propak West Africa will open from 18 – 20 September 2018 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. For more information on the exhibition such as opening hours and full address, please contact or visit our website


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About Propak West Africa

West Africa’s leading trade fair for the packaging, printing, plastics and processing industry in Nigeria. Taking place in Lagos from 18 – 20 September 2018 at the Landmark Centre, the event is organized by Afrocet Montgomery and supported by the IOPN, World Trade Centres Association, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, CIPPON, Bank of Industry and NEPC.

About Afrocet Montgomery Ltd.

With a combined 145 years of experience, Afrocet Montgomery is a joint venture business which specialises in running high-end exhibitions and events in West Africa. Its extensive knowledge and experience of the African market has enabled the company to develop a strong portfolio of shows which cover a wide range of sectors.

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