• Paper One Show 2023 Draws Significant Saudi Participation and International Exhibitors
Sharjah, February 22, 2023: The 8th edition of the 'Paper One Show 2023,” which is currently taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), has drawn impressive participation from significant Saudi firms active in the paper industry, exhibiting the latest developments in paper and cardboard products, production equipment, and raw materials.
More than 160 companies from 30 countries, including prestigious international and regional paper companies, are participating in the event, providing opportunities for participants to exchange experiences, communicate, and conclude deals.
Sami Al-Safran, President of the Arab Federation for Paper, Printing, and Packaging Industries (AFPPPI), stressed that the 'Paper One Show 2023' has maintained its success, solidifying its standing as a leading regional and international event focused on the paper industry.
He added that the exhibition plays a significant role in supporting the growing paper industry in the region, particularly in light of the growing demand in the packaging sector throughout the region and the spread of e-commerce.
For his part, Yousri bin Abdul Hamid Al-Bishri, CEO of Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co., said that the company's participation in the exhibition as a main sponsor for the second time was based on the previous session's great successes.
Al-Bishri stated that the previous edition of the event witnessed the attendance of over 9,000 visitors and provided the company with an opportunity to enhance cooperation with major international companies and discuss developmental aspects of work.
Meanwhile, Medhat Saleh, general manager of Al Faris Paper Mill, noted that the company's decision to participate in the exhibition was driven by its reputation in the region, particularly in Saudi Arabia. Saleh highlighted that the exhibition serves as a regional platform for promoting the company's products, production lines, and latest technology systems for automatic control of production and quality.
As the exhibition draws to a close on Thursday evening, attendees can also take part in the Pulp Week conference organized by Al Furat Company. The conference has a regional focus on the Middle East and North Africa and seeks to strengthen collaboration among pulp producers, who provide the essential material for the paper industry.