The packaging industry is growing high
An assessment of Vietnam’s packaging industry growth in the past time, Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Sang – Chairman of Vietnam Packaging Association (VIPAS), says that this is one of the fast growing industries in Vietnam, especially as increasing domestic demand in consumed goods, food and export expansion of the products to be packaged. The packaging industry grows about 15 – 20%/year. The market can be divided into five main areas, including plastic packaging, carton/paper, metal packaging and others.
Long Hau Industrial Park – the best choice for the packaging enterprises
Currently, Vietnam has more than 900 packaging factories, about 70% of which is concentrated in the Southern provinces and cities. This is understandable because the largest consumer market in the country – Ho Chi Minh City – which is considered as a fertile trading market for packaging enterprises.
It can be said Long Hau industrial park is the best choice for enterprises thanks to the advantage of its strategic location near Ho Chi Minh city. Long Hau IP is only from Ho Chi Minh city area “one step” thanks to it is adjacent to Nha Be District, only 12km from Phu My Hung New City and 17km from the center of Ho Chi Minh city.
Thanks to the convenient traffic system as connecting Nguyen Van Linh Blv and Nguyen Huu Tho Street through the North-South axis with 6 lanes (10 lanes in the future), the enterprises can save time to move from Ho Chi Minh city to Long Hau IP and vice versa. When Ben Luc – Long Thanh Highway put into use in the coming time, it will give Long Hau IP more advantages, the enterprises in Long Hau IP will easily transport goods from the Eastern or Western area.
Not only the convenient inter-regional traffic connectivity, the golden location of Long Hau industrial park also helps medium enterprises attract high-quality human resources from Ho Chi Minh City easily and to access the abundant local labor force in Long An and quickly put into stable operation.
The green outside of Hung Phu Glass Joint Stock Company at Long Hau industrial park (Source: LHC)
In addition, the green environment meets the quality management standard ISO 14001: 2004 of Long Hau IP will also help the packaging enterprises (especially plastic and glass packaging) ensure quality as applying production technology, to ensure the safety of food or products when being transferred to other enterprises. The wide range of supporting services and utilities inside Long Hau industrial park make it a solid foundation for the sustainable development.
Outside of Vinh Phat Plastic Packaging Co., Ltd (Source: LHC)
Currently, Long Hau industrial park is also attracting many enterprises in the field of packaging production and business such as Vinh Phat Plastic Packaging Co., Ltd, which specializes in producing plastic packaging for seafood industry with the factory scale of 6,748 m2. Pham Tran Co., Ltd. produces paper packaging with the scale of 5,000 m2, Hung Phu Glass Joint Stock Company produces glass packaging for pharmaceutical industry with the scale of 10,267 m2, Phuoc Thinh Paper Joint Stock Company with the scale of 5,000 m2 … By which, Pham Tran Co., Ltd has expanded its scale and expected to expand its investment in Long Hau IP in the future, a new packaging enterprise also intends to invest its factory here.
Pham Tran Co., Ltd. produces paper packaging (Source: LHC)
In the future, the packaging industry is predicted keep on growing strongly because the fact that Vietnam has signed many international treaty to boost import and export output, especially seafood, textile and garment industries, confectionery… According to experts, domestic enterprises have advantages in low labor costs and high domestic demand, but it is necessary to conduct serious investments in new equipment and technologies to increase the competition capacity.
The 12th ProPak Vietnam event will take place at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC, District 7, Ho Chi Minh city) from 21st – 23rd March 2017. This is an international exhibition on processing technology, processing and packaging in Vietnam. This will be a good opportunity for domestic manufacturers not only to look for the most modern products and technological solutions, but also to meet, exchange and share experiences with local and foreign experts about new trends to improve the productivity and competitiveness.