Despite the non-working week being declared in Russia, Russian businesses try to keep up with the work schedules. Today, as never before, the skills of self-management and responsibility to each other, discipline and optimism are valued. What does the TRANSPACK exhibition team live by these days, and, more importantly, how do they work?
The European Organization for Packaging and the Environment (EUROPEN) called on the European Commission on 20 March to recognise packaging as an essential component in maintaining the uninterrupted flow of product groups that the Commission has identified as critical such as “health-related and perishable goods, notably foodstuffs.”
Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, has today announced two trends impacting the global packaging industry in 2020/
n 2021, the national and international baking industry will be dominated by iba. The world’s leading trade fair for the baking and confectionery industry is set to take place from Sunday, 24th to Thursday, 28th October in Munich and is a well-established meeting place for the world’s baking and confectionery industry. In addition to conceptual changes, 2021 will see an emphasis on new and visionary impulses, including a change in duration and a new hall layout. The size and significance of the fair will, however, remain unchanged. Application forms are now being sent out to exhibitors.
Behind modern packaging, there is no end of research and highly specialized technology: This year, more than 300 exhibitors will show that and much more at METPACK which will take place at Messe Essen for the tenth time already from May 5 to 9, 2020. At the world's leading fair, companies will present sustainable and cost-efficient solutions for the manufacture, refinement, lacquering and recycling of metal packaging. At the METPACK Conference on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, experts will discuss findings from the economic and scientific spheres. What will it look like, the future of metal packaging? Eight speakers will give insights into their working fields and provide information about topical subjects.
The requirements placed on food packaging are immense. It needs to provide protection while simultaneously conveying the brand image, be tightly sealed yet easy to open, and create a reliable barrier while also being breathable when required. During the production process, it must also enable high-speed food packaging while of course remaining cost efficient.
At the last edition of the trade fair duo comprising interplastica, International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber and upakovka – Processing & Packaging, there were already signs that the Russian market was moving out of the trough again – at least for the packaging and related processing industry as well as for the plastics and rubber industry. At this year’s editions of the two trade fairs held at the Central Exhibition Complex Expocentre in Krasnaya Presnya from 28 – 31 January there were clear indications of stabilisation. A total of 937 exhibitors from 40 countries attracted approx. 24,950 visitors, mainly from Russia and the neighbouring states. The mood in the halls was good and exhibitors praised the high quality of leads.
The leading processing and packaging machinery exhibition in Asia – swop – took place in halls N1-N5 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from November 25-28, 2019 for the third time. As a member of the interpack alliance, swop benefits from its international network of exhibitions in the packaging and processing industry. Paving the way for interpack 2020, swop 2019 presented a preview of the show with the latest trends, new ideas and new technologies on display. With an exhibition area of more than 60,000 square meters, 701 exhibitors attracted more than 25,000 domestic and international professional visitors
drupa is much more than just a global trade exhibition for the print industry - drupa ranks as a top international fair that identifies important trends, offers insights into future developments and drives inspiration. To provide participants with the best possible visitor experience, drupa invests in top-class knowledge transfer through its five special forums, the drupa Cube being one of them.
Plaswood, a brand of Berry Global, has manufactured and delivered the UK’s first picnic bench made from plastic recovered from a riverbed.