Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 13 2017 - Page 5

interpack 2017 interpack visitors and exhibitors. Further details are available at www.packaging- SAVE FOOD innovationparc As before, SAVE FOOD will play a role quality marquee, situated between Halls 2 and 3. at interpack 2017. A special show The first day of the trade fair will also called innovationparc (Innovation feature the third international SAVE Park) will be held, with packaging FOOD convention, held in partnership ideas and solutions designed to with the UN Food and Agriculture reduce food losses and waste. Organisation (FAO) and the United They will include the winners of the international competitions for the SAVE FOOD Packaging Awards, held by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO). The prizes were awarded prior to interpack, and the winners are now set to compete with one other for the WorldStar Awards at the trade fair. The innovationparc will include a presentation forum which can be used by companies to showcase their ideas and solutions. As before, the innovationparc will be held in a high- Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). components trade fair now entirely in tandem with interpack Following the première of components, special trade fair by interpack, in 2014, the general idea of this trade fair has been substantially revised for 2017. Visitors will now find it at a central location within the exhibition centre, in Hall 18, a temporary lightweight hall, approximately 5,000 square metres in size. It is situated between Halls 10 and 16, complementing interpack for its entire duration. Hundreds of companies from the supplier industries will eac h have their own stands, offering products in drive, control and censor technology, industrial image processing, material handling technology and other (machine) components. components will be freely accessible to all. FDPP - 5