PACK EXPO INTERNATIONAL is the largest packaging and processing event in North America. Its last in-person edition took place in 2018, and after four long years it returns to Chicago.
This show is undoubtedly the best opportunity to experience technology in action, to explore packaging and processing trends in almost every industry, and to discover the most innovative solutions. The opportunity to reconnect face-to-face, meet with suppliers and experts, and expand your network is both encouraging and motivating after such a long time.
It will be held from 23 to 26 October at McCormick Place in Chicago. The opening hours from 23 to 25 October are from 09:00h to 17:00h. On the 26th, the opening hours are from 09:00h to 15:00h.
You can now register on the website to gain access to the fair. If you buy your ticket before 30 September, the price is 30 dollars; after that date the price rises to 130 dollars. There is also the option of a virtual pass for $30.
The list of exhibitors is published on the website. You can begin to browse products and exhibitors, as well as check out the educational sessions and decide which ones to attend. Building an itinerary for the exhibition days will allow you to determine your objectives and make the best use of your time.
The North American market has been extremely active in these last couple of years of the pandemic creating a shortage for good machinery. Producers have been investing strongly in more equipment and OEMs have had trouble keeping up with the demand and created long lead times for most new machinery.
Live trade fairs have been a welcome change after the close down. Our colleague Victoria Dayne, MachinePoint’s sales manager for the United States will be visiting the fair during these days. A good moment to renew direct contact with customers and suppliers, and to learn about the trends and advances in packaging technology, processing, printing…