July 07, 2017
The list of exhibitors that have already registered to take part in next year’s IPACK-IMA and MEAT-TECH, due to be held in the Fiera Milano exhibition centre from 29 May to 1 June 2018, can be consulted online on the website www.ipackima.com
More than 600 Italian and international companies have confirmed their presence next year at the most important exhibition for the processing & packaging industry. With one year still to go before the show begins, more than 70% of the available exhibition space has now been booked.
The participating companies reflect the multi-sectoral nature of the show.
Well over half of the companies taking part will exhibit technological innovations for the agri-food sector. Companies belonging to the Pasta, Bakery & Milling business community make up 22% of the exhibitors, confirming IPACK-IMA’s role as one of the world’s most important events for this industrial sector. Companies operating in the confectionary segment will also be well represented (13% of the total), as will those in other food industry sectors, particularly the Fresh & Convenience segment which accounts for a further 25% of registered companies.
There will also be a strong presence of companies operating in the beverage segment and in the sector of liquid filling solutions in general (10%), the latter catering both for the food & beverage segment and for the “non-food” business communities of chemicals and cosmetics (20% of the total). A further 10% of companies operate in industrial & durable goods packaging segment, which includes applications ranging from automotive to fashion and from furnishing to construction.
The show will also bring together companies operating in the various transversal sectors, including labelling, tracking, coding and marking. These companies will showcase state-of-the-art solutions for a variety of applications ranging from food security to mass production and anti-falsification, as well as innovative materials, secondary packaging and end-of-line solutions.
There will also be a strongly representative selection of companies at MEAT-TECH, the only Italian show devoted to the meat industry, where the market leaders will be showcasing their latest innovations in terms of process, packaging, preservation and refrigeration technologies, along with a wide range of ingredients, spices and additives for meat processing.
The excellent response from exhibitor companies and the promotional activities conducted in recent months by the organisers are generating equally positive feedback from international players. The numbers of subscribers to the newsletter is increasing steadily, as is the number of followers of the official social media channels which publishes the latest updates on the programme and the most important news for the industries involved.