25 - 28 May 2021
KINTEX 1, Goyang, South Korea
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
A total of 37 Italian packaging machinery manufacturers have responded to Confindustria’s appeal to voluntarily make their sites available for use in the national Covid-19 vaccination programme.
The 4% growth in packaging machinery exports is pushing sales revenues into positive territory as the outlook remains stable for 2021. Causes of concern include rising prices of raw materials and components and maritime freight rates.
The preliminary figures from the MECS-Ucima Research Department reveal a slowdown for the sector. Small falls in both domestic sales (-6.8%) and exports (-4.5%)