GOVERNMENT OF GUJARAT

  • The prime focus of the Government of Gujarat is to promote Trade & Business and the key areas for development identified included: Innovation, Sustainability, Knowledge Sharing and Networking
  • India’s largest and one of the most successful Trade Exhibition, “Vibrant Gujarat” is an example of a visionary approach of the Government of Gujarat towards inclusive and sustainable development
  • Six successful summits held so far have immensely contributed to the transformation of Gujarat into a “Global Business Hub”. The brand “Vibrant Gujarat” began as an “Investors’ Summit” has now evolved into an ideal platform for knowledge sharing, social and business transformation
  • It has proved to be an ideal convergence for other states and other countries to showcase their strengths, highlight business

HISTORY OF PLASTIC

Although the plastic industry is now in its second century, the most important developments have occurred in 1910. Since the creation of first man-made plastic by Alexander Parkes in 1862, the plastic industry has evolved and broadly integrated into today’s lifestyle by making a major, irreplaceable contribution to virtually all product areas.

1946Phenolic Resin
1957Poly Styrene
1959Low-Density Poly Ethylene
1961Poly Vinyl Chloride
1968High-Density Poly Ethylene
1978Integrated Petro-Chemical Complex (IPCL)
1993Poly Vinyl Chloride
1999World’s Largest Petro-Chemical Complex and Green Refinery

DEMAND & GROWTH

  • The size of the plastic processing industry stands at Rs8.50 billion (9 MMT), is expected to reach Rs.1300 billion (18.9 MMT) by 2015.
  • Per capita consumption 9 kg
  • Processing capacity 30 MMT
  • Employing about 4 million people
  • 2,000 exporters
  • More than 30,000 operational processing units