Best in Asia and Dazzles the World —ICCA/WCO Global Corrugated/Containerboard Su
the world’s paper packaging industry will be held April 13-17, 2015 in Taipei and Shanghai, the two most representative cities for the Chinese worldwide. The Summit is jointly organized by ICCA, WCO, Cheng Loong Group and Reed Exhibitions, the organizer of SinoCorrugated 2015. It will be the first time for the Summit to be held in cities on both sides of the Taiwan Strait and its scale will be quite large and it deserves a lot of expectations.Best in Asia, the Summit to Become this Year’s Grand Event for Global Paper Packaging Industry
Themed “Best in Asia”, the week-long event will include summit sessions, exhibition visit, factory visits, business dinner receptions, city tours, etc, aiming to become a grand audio-visual feast for paper packaging professionals from around the globe.
The Summit will bring together world-famous and extremely influential leaders, experts and economists of the paper-making and corrugated case industries to Taipei and Shanghai to share their expectations for the world’s corrugated case and containerboard industries, their perspectives on the driving force for economic growth in Asia and worldwide and the application and trend of innovative packaging techniques in order to have a better understanding of the status quo and the trend of the industry and be able to tap the limitless business opportunities and development potentials of the paper packaging industry.
Grand Audio/Visual Feast with Fascinating Activities
Visiting SinoCorrugated 2015 is also an import part of the Summit. SinoCorrugated 2015, which is organized by Reed Exhibitions, is the world’s leading event of the global corrugated packaging manufacturing industry that should not be missed. It will be held April 14-17, 2015 in Shanghai New International Expo Center, occupying an exhibition area of 67,000 square meters. More than 600 equipment and consumables suppliers and 36,000 visitors from corrugated case producing enterprises both at home and abroad will meet at the exhibition site. In addition, the organizers of the Summit will also arrange visits to the paper-making and carton factories of Cheng Loong Group in Shanghai. Other activities include a business networking dinner party on a cruise ship on Huangpu River, a visit to Taipei National Palace Museum and a visit to Yuyuan Garden in Chenghuangmiao, Shanghai to have a taste of the essence of the oriental culture in Taipei and Shanghai, the two most representative cities for the Chinese worldwide. The organizers wish to demonstrate with the activities of the Summit the industrial strength and prosperity of Asia and create good communication opportunities for industry leaders from Asia and the West.
Held on both Sides of the Strait for the First Time, the Summit to Bring Industry’s Big Names under One Roof
After its first Management Conference in the U.S. in 1973, ICCA had been holding the conference every two years in different countries around the world. In 2007, ICCA joined hands for the first time with WCO and held the first ICCA/WCO Global Corrugated/Containerboard Summit in Sydney, Australia. Since then, the Summit has been held on biennial basis as before in different countries, aiming to create an excellent platform for professionals of the global carton/containerboard industries to exchange information and hold business talks.
Over the past four decades, ICCA/WCO Global Corrugated/Containerboard Summit has evolved into an important biennial event for the industry and attracts the participation of hundreds of top business executives each time including presidents, chairpersons, CEOs and COOs of containerboard and carton enterprises around the world. In 2013, more than 170 world-famous figures of the paper packaging industry attended the Summit held in Paris, France, including Tony Smurfit, Chairman of Smurfit Kappa, the largest paper industry group in Europe and the top executives of Smurfit Kappa’s branches in Europe and Asia, Kiyoshi Ohtsubo, President of Rengo Co., Ltd., Tom Cleves, Vice Chairman of International Paper, Donna Harman, CEO of American Forest & Paper Association, Dennis Colley, President of the American Fibre Box Association (FBA) as well as high-ranking executives from Voith Paper, BHS, a famous machinery company in Germany and HP, the America-based computer company. All the participants praised highly of the effects of the Summit.
About International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA)
ICCA was founded in 1961 and headquartered in Atlanta, U.S. It is the world’s largest association of the corrugated case industry. It serves as a platform that facilitates regular exchange of industry intelligence, trend and new knowledge from around the world. In the meantime, it also pays close attention to paper product industry solutions worldwide, communicates and carries out dialogues with the governments in order to improve the competiveness of the entire paper packaging industry and contribute to the well-being of the industry worldwide. Apart from the annual council meeting and the working group meetings, ICCA also holds global meetings every two years, inviting the participation of top figures of the global corrugated case industry to share their information and exchange development trends and business information of the industry in different parts of the world.
About World Containerboard Association (WCO)
Founded in 2000, WCO serves as an important platform for information exchange for containerboard manufacturers around the world, particularly for containerboard manufacturers in developing countries to know about the current development of the containerboard industry. WCO’s members include containerboard producers from every continent that has paper mills. Over the past decade, supported and financially assisted by industry associations in some countries and regions, WCO has established itself as a major source of information for containerboard manufacturers globally, as well as an association promoting the interests of the papermaking community.
About Cheng Loong Group
Cheng Loong Group was founded in 1959 and already has a history of more than 50 years. With papermaking and paper processing as its core business, Cheng Loong has gradually become involved in upstream, midstream and downstream business of the papermaking industry. Thanks to the optimal leadership and planning of the Group’s top management, it has set up five paper mills and more than 20 paper product factories in Taiwan, the Chinese mainland and Vietnam. Its orders come from customers in Asia, America and Europe. Currently, Cheng Loong ranks the 55th among the top 100 papermaking companies in the world. It is also the seventh largest papermaking group in Greater China.
SinoCorrugated is the world’s leading industry exhibition dedicated to corrugated case equipment, consumables and technologies. It brings together and displays advanced corrugated case and containerboard manufacturing equipment and consumables at the same site and more than 36,000 dealers and professional buyers from corrugated case factories with high purchasing powers from China and over 100 countries and regions will visit the exhibition. As the barometer of the development of the corrugated industry, SinoCorrugated is undoubtedly your best platform to meet powerful buyers from around the world, hold business and trade talks, tap emerging markets, promote your brands, and network with business contacts of the industry.