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Fairs with collective participation

Propak Africa

Propak Africa

08 - 11 March 2022

Propak East Africa

Propak East Africa

Nairobi (Kenya)

10 - 12 May 2022

Djazagro

Djazagro

30 May - 02 June 2022

Algiers, Algeria

Rosupack

Rosupack

07 - 10 June 2022
Moscow, Russia

Propak India

Propak India

Bangalore, India

21 - 23 September 2022

NEWS

ProSweets Cologne and ISM 2022 ready for the restart

ProSweets Cologne and ISM 2022 ready for the restart

After a two-year break caused by the pandemic, the trade fairs ProSweets Cologne and ISM will be held simultaneously from 30 January to 2 February 2022 in the Cologne exhibition centre.

The winners of the Gmund Award 2021

The winners of the Gmund Award 2021
The winners of the eighth edition of the Gmund Award, the European competition devoted to the most creative and technically high-quality items printed on Gmund natural paper, were announced on 2 December.

Rotostampa develops Albatross

Rotostampa develops Albatross
Rotostampa has achieved another major milestone as a result of its research and development efforts

Compostable twist wrap films for the confectionery industry

Compostable twist wrap films for the confectionery industry

Futamura is celebrating a significant milestone in the history of its packaging films: 85 years of twist wrapping individual sweets in Cellophane™.

100% banana food packaging

100% banana food packaging

Papyrus Australia has announced that the leased moulded fibre packaging facility in Sharqiah, Egypt has produced a world first 100% banana fibre clam shell moulded product

PRESS RELEASE

Packaging machinery: 2021 turnover above €8 billion (+8%)

CS 09/2021

According to the preliminary figures published by the MECS – Ucima Research Centre, the sector is returning to growth. Both the domestic market (+18%) and exports (+5%) are performing well. Approximately 7 months of production is guaranteed in 2022

Ucima’s new Board of Directors holds its first meeting

CS 08/2021

The Board was elected at the last Members’ Meeting and will remain in office for 4 years.

Packaging machinery: first-half 2021 sales return to 2019 levels

CS 06/2021

Turnover in the first half of 2021 fell by just 1.8% compared to the same period in the record year 2019. The growth with respect to the first half of 2020 was 21%. The sector held its ground in 2020 with turnover of almost 8 billion euros. The food and cosmetics segments performed well.

Ucima: sales pick up in Q1 2021 driven by the Italian market

CS 04/2021

Sales revenue was 9.2% higher than in March 2020 due to significant growth in the domestic market (+28.8%). The average number of months of guaranteed production is increasing again

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