With the plastics industry growing at an estimated 15 per cent year-on-year, the State unit of the All India Plastics Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA) has urged the government to expedite work on developing a ‘Plastics Park’ around Hyderabad.

Plastivision India-2013

The demand came up at a road show here, to announce the conduct of the ninth edition of Plastivision India 2013, between December 12 and 16, in Mumbai. AIPMA’s State unit president V. Anil Reddy said they were expecting land up to 500 acres, near Ibrahimpatnam or Chevella in adjoining Ranga Reddy district. Plastics production in the State was about 3.7 lakh tonnes, he said.

Interacting with presspersons, AIPMA president Raju Desai, who is also chairman of Plastivision India 2013, said after a steady rise of about 15 to 20 per cent in the past few months, due to rupee devaluation and hike in prices of crude oil, prices of plastic products was expected to be stable till March, 2014.

About 50,000 units across India, 90 of them in the micro, small and medium enterprises segment, produce approximately 10 million tonnes of plastics, mostly consumed by the packaging and pipe industries, he added.

1,200 exhibitors

Plastivision India 2013 will have about 1,200 exhibitors from 30 countries showcasing their products and technology, with nine countries including the United States of America, China, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Turkey setting up special pavilions.

For the first time, a job fair will be held, with 35 colleges offering courses in plastic engineering participating in it and 150 companies looking out for talent.

About 50,000 units across India, 90 of them in the MSM segment, produce approximately 10 million tonnes of plastics, mostly consumed by the packaging and pipe industries.

Raju Desai

AIPMA president


  • AIPMA expecting land up to 500 acres near Ibrahimpatnam or Chevella for the park

  • A job fair will be held at Plastivision India-2013 in Mumbai for students of plastic engineering