Poised to bring together 30,000 packaging professionals with 2,000 leading industry suppliers, registration for PACK EXPO Las Vegas and the co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO is produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, these co-located events will span 900,000 net square feet of exhibit space and attract visitors from more than 125 countries.
The growth of the Italian packaging machinery manufacturers shows no sign of stopping. According to the preliminary figures published by the Research Department of Ucima (Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association), the sector’s turnover is expected to see further 6.8% growth to 7.7 billion euros in 2018.
One of the highlights of Pack Expo International 2018 was a roundtable discussion organised by Ucima and the Italian Trade Agency (Chicago Offfice) entitled “E-commerce in Packaging: new challenges for the US and Italian packaging industries”.
IPACK-IMA AND PLAST SET TO SHOWCASE INNOVATIVE MATERIALS
The two exhibitions, part of the Innovation Alliance to be held at Fiera Milano from 29 May to 1 June 2018, have spawned a new satellite show devoted to innovative materials and packaging organised in cooperation with Material ConneXion Italia and presented on 7 February at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan.
Pack Expo Las Vegas 2017 will once again experience a strong presence of Italian packing machinery manufacturers, thanks to the continued participation of the Italian Trade Agency Chicago Office and the Italian association for the industry UCIMA.