CHICAGO, Ill. May 2017 — A "Call for Papers" for the 2017 Italian Packaging Technology Awards (IPTA) is announced by the Italian Trade Agency via its Chicago USA Office (ITA – www.italtrade.com/usa), and its partners.
Every two years, Vitrum attracts trade people from all over the world and is the must-attend event where Italian glassmaking tradition is accompanied by the presentation of cutting-edge methods and technologies.
Simac Tanning Tech is the international event with the most qualified offer of machinery and technologies for the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries, which takes place in Milan, concurrently with Lineapelle
METEF is the sole international event in the metals sector offering a comprehensive exhibition on raw materials, processing, machining, technologies, machinery and plants, products and applications as well as on state-of-the-art technologies for metals recovery and recycling and the most original solutions for the automotive industry.
PLAST breaks up the 3 years cycle with the next PLAST being held September 26 - 30, 2017, instead of May 8 - 12, 2018. The show will then continue on its usual triennal frequency. This is the big news announced on the first day of the exhibition. NPE moving from the month of March to May 7-11, 2018, as well as the overlapping with FEIPLASTIC this year, has surely affected such decision but not crucially.