Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 13 2017 - Page 4

Enormous interest in interpack 2017 Exhibitor registrations at a record level Parallel event components also booked out Support programme with SAVE FOOD innovationparc and conference as well as VDMA special topic Industry 4.0 interpack 2017 is recording the special trade fair by interpack. It highest demand among exhibitors in will feature products from supplier its history of over 55 years. industries of the packaging sector. By the official closing date of this outstanding international event for the packaging industry and related processing industries, exhibitors had booked about 20 per cent more space than was available at the exhibition centre with its 262,400 square metres in 19 halls. Around 2,700 exhibitors can therefore be expected again from 4 to 10 May 2017, coming from about 60 different countries. As before, another trade fair will be running in parallel, entitled components, 4 FDPP - This event, too, is now fully booked, yet it will occupy more than twice as much space as in 2014, at its première. Special topic: Industry 4.0 – in partnership with VDMA Where size and internationalism are concerned, interpack is a unique platform for businesses offering products and solutions in packaging technology and related processes as well as packaging media and materials for the various segments of this industry: food, beverages, confectionery and baked goods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, non-food consumer goods and industrial goods. The products and services presented here will be supplemented by several innovative specialist areas. Working together with the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), Interpack 2017 will put the focus on Industry 4.0, in particular.