Friday, July 18, 2014
News this week: The 25th edition of the (extensively named) “Malaysia International Packaging and Labeling, Food Processing and Bakery Equipment and Plastic, Mould and Die Exhibition” was held in Kuala Lumpur last week.
Organised by ES Event Management, the exhibition was expected to attract 15,000 trade visitors from Malaysia and across Asia. In addition, more than 400 companies occupied some 800 booths at the Putra World Trade Centre.
Speaking at the exhibition, Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Lee Chee Leong pushed Malaysian businesses to be more competitive and internationally-focused. He was quoted as stating, “It is very important for the local players to grow and become globally competitive, through product innovation and improved productivity, as well as venturing into the global market.”