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April, 2025
Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China

World Packaging Organization(WPO) and its members fully support SinoCorrugated 2023

Since the WEPACK 2023(World Expo of Packaging Industry) and its SinoCorrugated 2023 and the series exhibitions were determined to be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China, on July 12-14, 2023, many institutions, associations and enterprises from home and abroad expressed strong support and said that they would come to participate in the exhibition.

Recently, on behalf of the World Packaging Organization (WPO) and its member units, the president of WPO Mr. Pierre Pienaar said that he would fully support the holding of the WEPACK 2023, SinoCorrugated 2023 and the series exhibitions, and would organize its member units to participate in the exhibition.

The following is the full text of Pierre Pienaar 's speech

A very good day to all of you and what it’s wonderful for me to be with you today. My name is Pierre Pienaar and I’m the president of the World Packaging Organization. The WPO is a over 60 member countries cross the globe with an incredibly powerful network. China is an important member of the top WPO and we dedicated to make global packaging market better for everyone around the world.

We are thankful and most appreciative of the cooperation that we have with WEPACK and the serious exhibitions such as SinoCorrugated, SinoFoldingCarton, Packcon and so on. I cannot wait to witness a gala event of a global packaging industry.

As a long term strategic partner, WPO will organize all our member countries for example ABRE from Brazil, Libanpack in Lebanon, Institute of Packaging of South Africa(IPSA) from South Africa, Australian Institute of Packaging(AIP) from Australia, JPI in Japan, IPF from Indonesia and s on, plus outstanding packaging companies like shubam pak from India and Takeda from United States to participate in WEPACK 2023 in Shanghai. We are delighted that the WPO could be the host of Global Corrugated Forum, WEPACK ASEAN opening ceremony and other on sight events.

The market demand has changed rapidly in recent years. There is no doubt that the WEPACK show is a benchmarking model in the packaging industry and it’s particularly important.

At the moment, I’m delighted to announce that, a one-stop online trading portal serving global corrugated packaging market, is in service officially now. I believe it would be a wonderful opportunity to promote the market. - is committed to building a professional business exchange platform for the global corrugated packaging industry. It builds a bridge of industry and Internet for the global carton packaging industry, integrates world resources through information technology, covers global information, gathers industry contacts, opens up international trade and information barriers, promotes the globalization process of the packaging industry, and promotes the rapid development of the packaging industry.

The platform focuses on business matching, online activities and content sharing, and respectively provides services including international trade docking, release of procurement plan, product enquiry; online exhibition, webinar, press conference; industry information sharing, industry think tank, industry media center, etc. At the same time, in combination with more than 20 years of industry resource accumulation at SinoCorrugated, we have created an ecosystem covering carton manufacturing equipment suppliers, material suppliers, carton manufacturing enterprises, third-party service providers, associations, media, consulting companies, industry colleges and other related enterprises, through which we can help relevant suppliers of carton packaging equipment, accessories, consumables and other related enterprises optimize international business Create value and share benefits with participants in our ecosystem.

May I on behalf the WPO in its board and national executive, I wish the WEPACK series all success place from July 12th-14th 2023 in Shanghai in China and I hope to see many of you there. Thank you!

Introduction of the World Packaging Organization

The World Packaging Organization (WPO) is a non-profit, non-governmental international federation of national packaging institutes and associations, regional packaging federations and other interested parties including corporations and trade associations.

The main activities organized by WPO are to promote education through meetings, special events and publications (including this website); Sponsor the projects of international packaging design awards; And promote the contact and exchange between packaging research institutes of various countries.

WPO is committed to educating people about the value that packaging brings to society, not only food, but also beverage, medicine, and almost all products used by consumers and industry.

Official website: World Packaging Organisation

Part of Full-Members of WPO

ABRE Brazilian Packaging Association

Australian Institute of Packaging(AIP)


Japan Packaging Institute (JPI)

Institute of Packaging of South Africa (IPSA)

Indonesian Packaging Federation (IPF)

Part of WPO's supporting enterprise members 

Shubham Flexible Packaging Machines pvt. Ltd.