Over 280 leading suppliers are already signed up for Packaging Innovations 2017, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 1 & 2 March 2017. Not only does the UK’s leading packaging event boast its largest exhibitor base to date, but it has also increased the level of innovation on offer, with more organisations launching new products and services than ever before.
Aegg Creative Packaging is officially launching its brand new service ‘mini-Aegg’ at Packaging Innovations 2017. It will allow food outlets and food producers to order smaller quantities of Aegg’s off-the-shelf premium plastic food packaging range, which is ideal for smaller, emerging businesses that are constrained by limited amounts of storage space or require smaller amounts of packaging. At the launch, Aegg will be introducing a range of over 20 of its premium packaging products to choose from within the mini-Aegg service.
Following the same theme will be Involvement Packaging, discussing its new division called OiPPS. This e-commerce brand that offers plastic and metal containers and packaging to smaller businesses and home-based start-up organisations. It provides a flexibility in selection, being able to tailor requirements to the customer’s needs. There are no minimum order quantities and customers can select a range of delivery options.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast will be introducing two new additions to its market leading stand up pouch range, which offers sustainable, user friendly solutions, as well as food protection and extended shelf life. Also on display will be Clondalkin's high barrier lidding film for plastic cups or trays, multi-layer laminates with aluminium, microwaveable packaging for frozen snacks, and printed bags.
Martina Fidder, Sales Manager at Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast, said: “We are very excited with the developments we have been making across our product range and are looking forward to sharing them with visitors at the show. As we're based in the Netherlands this is an exciting opportunity for us to showcase our technical expertise and innovative product range to the UK market.”
Debuting its new its M-Lock© tamper evident carton will be Firstan Cartons. The new system has a tamper evident built in mechanism. This removes the need for further processing, such as applying glue or tamper labels.
Greenearth Food Packaging will use Packaging Innovations 2017 as the launchpad for two new products. The first is Bran Tableware, which is made from 100 per cent bran fibre and includes plates, bowls, platters and cutlery. The second is Wood Carrier Trays, which are suitable for ready meals, vegetables and salad.
Those looking for glass-like clarity from polypropylene (PP), the Milliken Europe stand will feature the launch of UltraClear Polypropylene which is clarified with Milliken’s Millad® NX™ 8000 series. This offers customers a new clarity standard for PP that is comparable to glass-clear materials. In addition to offering exceptional aesthetics, the material is also very efficient with the lowest weight potential for thermoforming and sheet packaging. It has excellent heat resistance that further extends applications by enabling microwaveability and hot fill capability.
Advanta will be exhibiting its wide range of both smoothwall and wrinklewall foil containers. The smoothwall trays have a smooth rim, which allows them to be hermetically heat-sealed with standard film on high speed machines. Gas flushing techniques can also be incorporated into the filling and sealing phases of meal production. Its wrinklewall range is perfect for bakery, take-away, catering, convenience meals and desserts.
Croxsons will be focusing on adding value to glass packaging through a variety of advanced decoration techniques and closures. It will also be displaying its stunning decoration on its The House of Erick bottle live at the show.
Next Generation of Packaging on Display at Industry’s Largest UK Event
The packaging industry’s most cutting-edge technologies and solutions will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. New for 2020, the show will host a Cobot area and welcome a Start-Up Village, as well as showcasing more than 300 exhibitors, many for the very first time.
Future of packaging on display at UK's largest industry event
Packaging professionals from household names through to independent brands will come together to discover the latest technologies and solutions when Label&Print, Ecopack, Empack, and Contract Pack & Fulfilment return to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Together with their co-located show, Packaging Innovations, the events offer industry professionals the chance to experience cutting-edge products for the first-time.
Cutting-edge solutions on show at UK's largest packaging event
The latest packaging solutions and technologies will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. The two-day event will welcome more than 300 industry leading suppliers to its show floor.
UK's largest packaging show enjoys record breaking year
With world-renowned speakers, 300 industry-leading suppliers, and a record-breaking 6,922 visitors, Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print had a triumphant return to Birmingham’s NEC. Sustainability was at the top of the agenda for both exhibitors and speakers, with experts from Coca-Cola, Marks & Spencer, Iceland, Innocent Drinks, Co-op and Greggs taking to the stage to address the issue and reflect on the progress made by brands over the last 12 months.
Innovation in the spotlight at UK’s largest packaging show
Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 returns to Birmingham’s NEC later this month with its most innovative show to date. The show, which also includes Contract Pack, Ecopack and Industrial Pack, will showcase more product launches and innovation from across the industry than ever before as it welcomes over 300 suppliers.
Global brands set to join The Big Plastics Debate
Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, including Marks & Spencer, Pepsi Lipton and Church & Dwight Co., together with British Plastics Federation, A Plastic Planet and WRAP, will come together under one roof at Packaging Innovations 2019 to tackle the industry’s most contentious issue – plastics in packaging. The Big Plastics Debate, which will be hosted on the dedicated Ecopack stage, will welcome an array of industry experts to discuss the future of plastics and reflect on the pledges made by brands over the last 12 months.
Industry forums set to inspire at UK's largest packaging event
Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 will host six dedicated industry forums - drinks, food, pharma, beauty, e-commerce and retail – when the show returns to Birmingham’s NEC, alongside Contract Pack and Ecopack, on 27 & 28 February.
Label&Print 2019 welcomes the future of the print industry
Label&Print, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019, will offer visitors an exclusive look at the future of the industry, showcasing the very latest products, services and technologies available to the packaging community. From leading sellers and manufacturers of print and labelling equipment, through to designing, branding and finishing experts, it is the must attend event in any packaging professional’s calendar.
UK’s largest packaging show welcomes global brands to seminar programme
Coca-Cola, Marks & Spencer, Iceland and Innocent Drinks are just some of the major names taking to the stage as part of Packaging Innovations, Label&Print and Empack 2019’s exclusive seminar programme. The UK’s largest annual event for the whole packaging supply chain, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019, will host an impressive two-day CPD accredited conference programme across five stages and will also feature experts from Britvic, L’Occitane and WRAP.
Rodney Steel, Chief Executive of the BCMPA, explains why contract packing has become an integral part of the packaging industry
Packaging Innovations 2019 is set to welcome back Contract Pack for the twelfth-year at Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019. Supported by the British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA), the Contract Pack 2019 zone will host 20 BCMPA accredited exhibitors, offering an unrivaled opportunity for brand owners and manufacturers to meet potential outsourcing partners.
Empack returns to the NEC with the latest in packaging technology
The UK’s premier event for packaging technology, equipment and machinery, Empack 2019, is returning to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019. The two-day event will focus on the future of packaging technology, with suppliers showcasing the most advanced capabilities and newest innovations to the UK market. Hosted alongside Packaging Innovations, Label&Print, and, new for 2019, Industrial Pack, Empack offers visitors the unrivalled opportunity to discover the latest developments and solutions for upgrading machinery and improving capacity, reliability and efficiency.
Innovation Set to Take Centre Stage at UK’s Largest Packaging Show
Over 300 leading suppliers are already signed up for Packaging Innovations 2019, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019. Now in its 14th year, the UK’s largest annual event for the entire packaging supply chain boasts its largest ever exhibitor base, with more innovation and exclusive product launches than ever before.
The UK’s largest packaging event unveils plans for Packaging Innovations Birmingham 2019
James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio, offers a first look at Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 and discusses why it is a must-attend for all packaging professionals when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019.
Sustainability is the star at UK’s leading packaging event
Packaging professionals from all over the UK battled the adverse weather conditions to attend Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2018, at Birmingham’s NEC. Attendees were treated to over 300 industry leading suppliers, a who’s who of major name speakers and the country’s most hotly anticipated plastics debate.
Coca-Cola, Asda, M&S, Iceland and more join UK's BIG Plastic Debates
Coca Cola, Co-Op, Asda, Marks & Spencer and Iceland will come together under one roof for the first time at Packaging Innovations 2018, to talk about the UK’s hottest topic – plastics in packaging. These leading brands will form a panel, as part of the show’s Big Plastics Debate, discussing the road ahead for packaging professionals and new approaches to plastic packaging.
Empack returns to Birmingham's NEC
The UK’s leading packaging technology event, Empack, will return to Birmingham’s NEC on 28 February and 1 March 2018. The two-day event will offer a unique opportunity for decision makers from major brands, converters and retailers to discover the latest technological advances in logistics and transit packaging, packaging machinery, robotics and automation. The show will also offer visitors the opportunity to get hands-on with a range of new products.
The future of packaging printing, labelling and converting showcased at Label&Print 2018
Label&Print, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 28th February & 1st March 2018, offers packaging industry professionals the opportunity to discover innovative finishes and techniques, learn about the latest trends and developments and find exciting new suppliers. The show, which is complimented by a programme of educational seminars, will also provide the perfect platform for visitors to get hands-on with a wide range of innovative new products.
Empack 2018 welcomes the latest packaging technology
The UK’s leading packaging technology event, Empack, will return to Birmingham’s NEC on the 28th February & 1st March 2018. The two-day event will offer a unique opportunity for decision makers from major brands, converters and retailers to discover the latest technological advances in logistics and transit packaging, packaging machinery, robotics and automation. The show will also offer visitors the opportunity to get hands-on with a range of new products, with many exhibitors choosing to launch their latest innovations live on the showfloor.
Major brands set to launch innovative new solutions at UK’s largest packaging show
Packaging Innovations returns to the NEC on 28 February-1 March 2018, and is set to be the most innovative show to date. With over 290 exhibitors already signed up, the UK’s largest annual event for the whole packaging supply chain will feature the latest industry trends and technology, with many product launches planned for the show.
The UK's largest packaging event unveils plans for 2018: Q&A session with James Drake-Brockman
James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print, the UK’s most renowned packaging shows, talks about plans for the event’s highly anticipated return to Birmingham’s NEC on 28 February & 1 March 2018.
Leading Innovators set to take centre stage at the UK’s leading packaging event
British Gas, Mintel, Cambridge University, Blippar and Knowledge Transfer Network are among the major names set to speak as part of Packaging Innovations 2017’s newest show feature, The Ideas Factory. This brand-new theatre will welcome an array of non-packaging based experts to share skills, experience, knowledge and the newest techniques from their sector, in order to see how they can be applied to the packaging sector.
Latest Packaging Technology at Empack 2017
Empack 2017, the UK’s leading packaging technology event, takes place at Birmingham’s NEC, on 1 & 2 March 2017. The show will feature suppliers displaying the latest innovations in logistics, transit and industrial packaging, packaging machinery, robotics and automation.
Leading packaging show returns with more first time exhibitors
Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print unveils plans for its march show. The UK’s leading packaging and print show will feature more content than ever before, a who’s who of international speakers and a showfloor packed with first time exhibitors.
Innovation took centre stage at UK's leading packaging show
Show organiser, Easyfairs, shortlisted ten exhibitors for their innovative packaging designs. and The Innovation Showcase revealed the winners at Birmingham’s NEC on 24 & 25 February, highlighting the very best within the packaging and print industry.
PPS Equipment takes the Ecopack crown
PPS East was crowned champion at this year's Dragon’s Den style Ecopack Challenge, which took place at Packaging Innovations 2016. The company beat off strong competition from Waddington Europe, Parkside and Scandolara Spa, winning the chance to develop its idea, the Re-Fresh Box, with Marks and Spencer.
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