KARACHI: The leading stationery fair of the year closed its doors on 2nd February 2016. Around 84,000 visitors at the event from 30 January to 02 February 2016 made their way to Frankfurt am Main to attend Paper world. It is the international meeting place for trade and industry and distinguished by a huge horizontal & vertical range of products from office & school articles via gifts & printer accessories, to exclusive stationery products & writing & drawing utensils for private & business use.
1,608 companies from 59 countries are making presentations at Paper world, leading international trade fair for Paper, Office Supplies and Stationeries, in Frankfurt am Main. Among the exhibitors from outside Germany, demand is particularly high from European and Asia states.
There were 6 manufacturing companies from Pakistan, Aftab Sons Writing Instruments Industries, Dollar Industries (Pvt) Ltd, Indus Pencil Industries (Pvt) Ltd, Mark Industries, Pakistan Pencils (Pvt) Ltd., and Wamiq Enterprises, showcased their products at the fair. They exhibited with the products covering Office Supplies, Stationeries, Painting Colours and its equipments.
Irfan Saeed, Sr. Marketing Manager from Pakistan Pencils (Pvt) Ltd. said that, “This is the leading fair for stationery and office products. As an exhibitor, we do not only find new customers but also able to assess the competition and global market situation.” Rafay Ahmed, Partner from Aftab Sons Writing Instruments Industries said that, “Participating in Paper world Frankfurt is considered very important in our company, due to the uniqueness and worldwide attendance. The effectiveness of the fair is still present.”
Our fair is very important as an international meeting place for trade and industry, where valuable contacts are made with manufacturers and ideas and information exchanged with colleagues from the sector, says Paper world Director Michael Reichhold. Over recent years, it has become evident that companies need to find new markets for their products and thanks to its high level of internationality; Paper world is a particularly good platform for this. The next Paper world in Frankfurt am Main will be held from 28 to 31 January 2017.