Vishva Machinery Shines at Equiplast 2023: Leading the Way into European Packaging Markets

Equiplast has been one of the most prestigious trade fairs in the plastics and rubber industry, which recently took place in Barcelona from 30th May 2023 to 2nd June 2023. Among the numerous participants, Vishva Machinery stood out as a key player in the flexible packaging sector, showcasing its innovative range of pouch making machines.

The Thriving Packaging Market in Spain and Portugal

The packaging industry in Spain has been experiencing remarkable growth, and the forecast remains promising. With an expected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12% during the time period of 2021 to 2026, the industry is poised for substantial expansion (source: Research and Markets). Spain currently houses over 2,100 packaging companies, providing employment to more than 70,000 workers. These figures are expected to rise in the near future, indicating a thriving market for packaging machinery and solutions.

Sales of plastic packaging in Portugal are set to reach almost €914 million by 2026, up 1.6% annually on average since 2013. Last year, the country was 12th overall with €834.46 million, behind Greece (€834.46 million). Italy, France and Spain were in positions two to four. Exports of Portuguese plastic packaging are forecast to reach $326.68 million by 2026, up 2.2% year-on-year since 1993. Last year, the country was 30th overall with $287.78 million, behind Slovakia (287.78 million).(Source:-

Success at Equiplast 2023

Vishva Machinery has been a leading player in the flexible packaging machinery sector, making a significant impact at Equiplast 2023. The company showcased a range of cutting-edge pouch making machines, including Stand Up Pouch machines, Vacuum Pouch machines, Three Side Seal Pouch machines and many more. Visitors at the exhibition were impressed by the advanced technology and efficiency offered by Vishva Machinery’s flexible packaging solutions, making the stall at Stand 41, Pabellon 3, a popular spot among the stalwarts of the industry.

The Pouch Making Machines presented by Vishva Machinery garnered attention due to their precision and reliability during operations. Stand Up Pouch machines are ideal for the packaging of a wide range of products, including snacks, beverages and personal care products. Vacuum Pouch machines are used in the manufacturing of pouches which possess excellent preservation properties, making them perfect for storing perishable goods. Three Side Seal Pouch machines offer flexibility in packaging formats, catering to various industry requirements. The machines’ exceptional performance and user-friendly features captivated the audience, positioning Vishva Machinery as a preferred choice for flexible packaging solutions.

VELOS 1250FB/1430FB/1600FB: Flying Knife Bottom Seal Bag Machine

The VELOS 1250FB/1430FB/1600FB is a range of flying knife bottom seal bag machines designed to meet the diverse needs of bag manufacturers. These machines excel in producing bottom-sealed bags with precision and efficiency. Equipped with advanced features and customizable options and a speed of 80 cycles/min, the VELOS 1250FB/1430FB/1600FB provides versatility and reliability to enhance your bag production capabilities. To explore the features of this machine range, visit the VELOS 1250FB/1430FB/1600FB product page.

Future Expansion Plans in Spain and Portugal

The VELOS 780S is a high-speed side seal machine offering a speed of 200 cycles/min that offers exceptional performance for demanding packaging operations. This machine is engineered to deliver fast and precise side-sealing, making it an ideal choice for industries requiring high-speed production. With its robust construction and cutting-edge technology, the VELOS 780S ensures consistent sealing quality and minimizes downtime. To learn more about this high-speed machine, visit the VELOS 780S product page.

Why Introduce the Value Series Range?

Vishva Machinery understands the immense potential in the Spanish and Portuguese packaging markets and aims to strengthen its presence in these regions. Building on the success at Equiplast 2023, the company plans to implement the following strategies:

  • Market Reach: Vishva Machinery plans to establish strategic partnerships with local distributors and agents to ensure wider market coverage and improved customer service. By leveraging the expertise of these partners, the company wishes to better understand the regional needs and offer customised solutions accordingly.
  • Solutions:Understanding the growing demand for small and convenient packaging solutions with exceptional presentation and strong visual impact, Vishva Machinery wants to focus on developing customized solutions. By incorporating advanced technologies and innovative designs, the company aims to provide packaging machinery that meets the unique requirements of the Spanish and Portuguese markets.
  • Engagement and Support: Vishva Machinery is committed to providing excellent after-sales support and customer service. By establishing a local service and support network in near future, the company aims to ensure timely assistance, regular maintenance and spare parts availability for its customers in European markets.

Equiplast 2023 was a resounding success for Vishva Machinery, reaffirming its position as a leader in the flexible packaging machinery sector. With a booming packaging industry in Spain and Portugal, driven by factors such as the increasing demand for flexible packaging and the need for small and convenient packages, Vishva Machinery is well-positioned to capitalize on the growing market. By presenting cutting-edge pouch making machines and implementing strategic expansion plans, Vishva Machinery aims to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the packaging industry in this region.