8th International Trade Show

Palais des Expositions d’Alger – SAFEX
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The 8th edition of plast alger:
Key business platform for presenting sustainable solutions

NEW: Recycling Solutions @ plast alger

Strongly growing industry & exhibition require move to larger Palais des Expositions d'Alger - SAFEX

Along with increasing industrialisation, a rapidly growing population and high revenues from the petrochemical industry, the Algerian plastics industry is growing at a breathtaking rate.

And plast alger 2024 is growing just as fast. For its best possible development, plast alger is therefore moving to the larger Palais des Expositions d'Alger - SAFEX.

Organised by fairtrade Messe and Messe Duesseldorf, plast & printpack alger will be held in Pavilions A & C of the Palais des Expositions d'Alger – SAFEX from 04 to 06 March 2024.

plast & printpack alger becomes thematically structured.

The larger venue also offers the opportunity to clearly structure the event thematically.

  • Pavilion A Ahaggar left side: plast alger 2024 Plastics machinery
  • Pavilion A Ahaggar right side: printpack alger 2024 Printing and packaging machines and materials
  • Pavilion C Casbah: plast alger 2024 Raw materials & auxiliaries, Spotlight on RECYCLING SOLUTIONS & Conference area
Gallery 2022

Facts on Algeria’s rapidly growing plastics and packaging industry

  • Imports of plastic raw materials grew by 9.0% annually between 2007 and 2022, from 304 kt to over a thousand kt in 2022. Algeria is thus the second largest importer of plastics in primary forms in Africa & Middle East, following Egypt and well ahead of the UAE. (EUROMAP)
  • Algeria’s imports of plastics technology grew by 55% (!) in 2022, from €81m in 2021 to €126m. Algeria is thus the largest importer of plastics technology in the Maghreb, and together with Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa, one of Africa's largest importers of plastics technology. (VDMA)
  • With €127m in 2022, Algeria belongs to the leading importers of packaging technologyon the African continent, together with Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt. (VDMA)

plast alger 2024

plast & printpack alger 2024
Growing Strong with Global Participation!

plast & printpack alger 2024 is all set to be a remarkable event with increasing participation from Algeria and various official national pavilions. The growth in both quality and quantity of the event has attracted international market leaders, making their return in 2024. Let's take a closer look at the exciting developments:

Algerian Participation

plast & printpack alger 2024 is proud to host major governmental institutions and market leaders from Algeria's plastics, printing, and packaging industries.

Austria Pavilion

The Austrian Pavilion at plast & printpack alger 2024 receives strong support from ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Algeria, the commercial section of the Austrian Embassy in Algiers.

Austrian exhibitors include

  • Advantage Austria
  • Engel
  • Ovotherm
  • Senoplast
  • SML

China Pavilion

A significant number of more than 80 Chinese exhibitors will be participating in the 2024 event, showcasing cutting-edge innovations and technologies.

French Participation

Renowned French market leaders will showcase their products through individual corporate stands. Additionally, the Algerian-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry CCIAF is providing crucial support for the French contingent.

French exhibitors include 

  • Albis Plastique France
  • Biesterfeld France
  • GIC
  • Snetor Overseas

German Pavilion

In an exciting first, Germany will be officially represented with its own German Pavilion at plast & printpack alger 2024. The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, along with the German Trade Fair Association AUMA and the VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery, provides full support for this initiative.

The German exhibitors within the German Pavilion include

  • Agergaard
  • Battenfeld
  • Güpo
  • Herbold
  • Hosokawa
  • Lemo
  • Motan
  • Reifenhäuser
  • Tunpack
  • Weima

In addition, other German exhibitors such as W&H Windmöller & Hölscher are expected to participate via their distributors.

India Pavilion

plast & printpack alger 2024 is eagerly anticipating a strong participation from India, as industry players from the country showcase their latest products and solutions.

Indian exhibitors include

  • Aries Polychem
  • Deep Polymers
  • J P Extrusiontech
  • R R Plast Extrusions

Italy Pavilion

The Italian Trade Agency ITA collaborates with trade associations AMAPLAST and ACIMGA to ensure a prominent Italian presence at plast & printpack alger 2024.

Spain Pavilion

Top-tier Spanish exhibitors will be showcasing their latest innovations. The Spanish participation enjoys the support of AVEP - Valencian Association of Plastics Entrepreneurs and IVACE - Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness.

Türkiye Pavilion

The Turkish Pavilion is set to make a significant impact, thanks to the strong support from the Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Trade.

Turkish exhibitors include

  • Aref Sogutma
  • Atac
  • Damla Plast
  • Ekin Makina
  • Erk PVC
  • Fenol Kimya
  • Kimpas Kimyevi
  • Lider Makina
  • Matila
  • Megakim Kimya
  • Truva Makina

With such a diverse range of participants and pavilions, plast & printpack alger 2024 promises to be an exceptional platform for networking, exploring business opportunities, and staying updated on the latest industry trends. Don't miss out on this fantastic event!

NEW: RECYCLING SOLUTIONS @ plast & printpack alger

Algeria’s waste management policy is part of the National Environmental Strategy (NES), as well as the National Environmental Action and Sustainable Development Plan (PNAE-DD) relating to

  • the organisation of waste sorting, collection, transport and treatment
  • the recovery of waste through reuse and recycling
  • the environmentally sound treatment of waste

The demand for recycling facilities in Algeria is thus growing, offering interesting business opportunities to international suppliers.

The 8th edition of plast & printpack alger will now shine a spotlight on RECYCLING SOLUTIONS featuring

  • the concentration of important recycling technology exhibitors in a dedicated area of the show,

  • a high-quality conference program on this topic,

  • the visit of buyers from all major recycling companies.

Take advantage of these additional opportunities and join RECYCLING SOLUTIONS @ plast & printpack alger 2024!

Review: plast & printpack alger 2022 with high satisfaction ratings

After 2 covid influenced years, plast & printpack alger 2022 marked the powerful restart for the Algerian plast & printpack industry. 110 globally leading exhibitors from 18 countries presented technology innovations and solutions to 3,675 professionals from 42 countries.

During the accompanying conference, experts from Algerian government institutions and the private sector discussed with international experts and exhibitors on „Recycling of plastics and packaging materials - Algeria on the way to the circular economy“.

Exhibitors and visitors were highly satisfied with the event. Please see full details in the Post Show Report.


This is what they said 2022

  • Mr. Lionel Cassiani-Ingoni
    pbh France - President

    Flexible packaging is very popular with our Algerian customers and the demand for high quality equipment is high. Our film extrusion lines from W&H allow us to produce films that meet today's quality requirements.

    The customers and prospects we meet here at printpack alger 2022 are mainly decision-makers, managers or company directors with clear and successful projects.

    Our expectations are fully met. Our stand is always full and we did not expect to meet so many interested people.

  • Mr. Salvador Benedito
    Director of Granzplast & President of AVEP – Valencian Association of Plastics Entrepreneurs

    plast alger 2022 has been a great success for our five Spanish companies from Valencia.

    The professional visitors have great potential, they are serious and we had a large number of high quality meetings.

    Already in the first one and a half days we had as many meetings and contacts with as many companies as we were expecting for the whole fair.

  • Ms. Latife Karabulut
    International Trade Manager - Ekin Makin

    As Ekin machinery we are manufacturer of horizontal and vertical injection molding machines from 30T up to 1250T. And all of our products attract attention in the Algerian market.

    Many kind of plastic product manufacturers are visiting us: from construction to medical, agriculture to electrical, automotive to single use packing producers.

    This is our 3rd time at plast alger. And it’s one of our favourite exhibitions. Of course we had concerns after covid, however, the show and the number of visitors made us very happy like in the past years. We love Algeria and plast alger. See you in 2024!

  • Ms. Meriem Nait Sidi Ahmed
    Commercial - Maghreb Emballage 

    Maghreb Emballage is a company specializing in the production and processing of any type of corrugated cardboard packaging and also in the recycling of old papers.

    Here at printpack alger 2022, we see a high demand for boxes for the agro-food market, the agro-pharmaceutical industry and for household appliances.

    The event gives us the great opportunity to be close to our clients and introduce them to our new technologies. 

  • Mr Bessem Abdmouleh
    Snetor Overseas – Sales Manager Engineering Plastics North

    The SNETOR Group is specialised in the distribution and trading of plastics and chemical products. We have been present in Algeria for many years thanks to the trust of an extremely varied clientele of local processors and distributors.

    At plast alger 2022 we meet all our customers from different fields as well as our international distributors and producers.

    We have already had a surprising number of visitors and we are only on the second day.

  • Mr Mohamed A. Amrouche
    Distripol – Manager

    We are active in the marketing and distribution of plastics, chemicals, masterbatches, stabilisers.

    Our aim in regard to the trade fair was to explore new paths and investment opportunities. This goal was achieved. We met with producers, distributors and consultants.

  • Mr Deven Mehta
    Lohia Corp – Asst. General Manager Export Sales Brazil, East Europe & Maghreb Countries

    Lohia Corp Limited is the flagship company of the Lohia Group and a global supplier of machinery for end-to-end solutions for plastic woven fabric industry used for packaging systems for solid bulk materials and infrastructure applications.

    Our expectations regarding the exhibition are fulfilled. We met customers and potential buyers.

  • Mr Recep Mutlu
    Tepro Makina – t-max Sales Chief 

    Especially our bag emptying machine, shredders and granulators are interesting for the Algerian market.

    At plast alger 2022 we met companies from the entire plastics industry.

    We were expecting to find an agent and to get to know the market. The exhibition has enabled us to make valuable business contacts and to discover the great potential of the market. We are confident that these contacts will lead to future business relationships.

“We are proud that since 2010 plast alger has been embraced by leading technology and raw material suppliers from around the globe as their most important business platform in the region”, says Martin März, fairtrade founder and managing partner.

“And we thank the Algerian government as well as Algerian, Maghreb, European, Middle Eastern and Asian embassies, institutions and associations for their unmitigated and ongoing support.”

“For the 8th edition of plast & printpack alger we are delighted to welcome global technology leaders” emphasises Petra Cullmann, Executive Director at Messe Duesseldorf.

"We are particularly pleased that our exhibitors will be presenting innovations specifically suited to the Algerian market."

plast alger 2024: Algeria invests in the production of plastics raw material and in plastics technology

Since a few years, Algeria heavily invests in the production of plastics raw materials to be able to gradually reduce such imports.

“When it comes to plastics technology” outlines Thomas Franken, Project Director K with Messe Duesseldorf, “Algeria’s investments amounted to 126 million euros in 2022. This makes Algeria the fourth largest investor in plastics technology in Africa.

Algeria's main suppliers are China, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Austria, Spain and Turkey. (VDMA) 

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