3-Day Paptech Expo Ends
Paper manufacturers receive new supply orders
The three-day Paptech Expo-2019 concluded in the capital on Saturday drawing a huge response among visitors and people concerned.
Leading paper technology supplying companies and paper producing houses like MRBD Paptech Limited, Lina Group and Partex Limited took part in the exhibition.
Although no exact figure was available but many of the participants said that they have received some new orders from the expo.
"Country's biggest paper producing companies like Meghna Group, Bashundhara Group, Partex Group, Lina Group etc. have been supplied with technological support by the MRBD Paptech Limited", said Chairman of MRBD Paptech Limited Md Manzil Hossain Khan.
The expo mainly aimed at attracting new entrepreneurs in the paper industry, he said there have a total of 106 paper producing industries in the country. Of them at least 70 organisations have passing busiest time in production round the clock.
Khan said there have a huge demand of power saving technology in the paper industry and MRBD is the only organisation who is supplying power saving technology.
"We are supplying almost all machineries that is needed in a paper industry, it's an one stop solution we are providing", he added.
Managing Director of a paper producing house, Arif Ahmed said that he dreamt for long to do trading with commodities like tissue paper, diaper, so now he has got an opportunity to experience practically the machineries of the industry. So it's a great support for him to move forward rapidly.
"The demand of diaper for the children is increasing in our country. There have scope of earning better profit in this sector. I wanted to visit China to watch machineries but now I have got the opportunity to see lot of modern machineries here", he added.
A total of 150 local and overseas companies took part in the expo from 17 countries. They have showcased pulp, paper, paper producing machineries, packaging, converting chemical and other equipments and machineries related to the paper industry.
Pantho Shaha, general manager of Lina Group, said that he has been performing in this industry for the last 20 years.
"Lina has been fortunate to produce paper through automation system first ever in the country. Today a silent revolution has taken place in the country's paper industry", Shaha said.
He also said that the country is now producing world class paper even textbooks is also being produced with own paper, whereas a few years ago the country had to import paper from outside.