Around 2,700 companies from all over the world will be presenting cutting-edge technologies and packaging trends along the entire value chain in Düsseldorf from 4 to 10 May 2023 – the fully booked Interpack 2023 features a hall concept with clear industry focal points. To help visitors not get lost in 18 trade fair halls, the halls’ concept is based on the core target groups food, beverages, confectionery and baked goods, pharmaceutical products, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods.
Food / beverage
The food sector is among the most favoured target groups of visitors to Interpack, and this shows in the breadth of their presentation. The global demand for packaged foods is increasing. In saturated markets with strong incomes, conscious consumption and consumer behaviour also shifts towards sustainability, regional produce, organic food or fair trade, and this includes packaging. Like the current challenges posed by energy management and conservation of resources, this causes a process of transformation within the sector. A similar observation can be made for beverages and non-food products, which are presented together with the food sector in halls 5 and 6, as well as in 11 and 14. Around 20 per cent of visitors to Interpack are especially interested in solutions for industrial goods. These, too, are to be found in the same halls.
Packaging materials / packaging
Halls 7 and 7a, 8a, 9 and 10 of Interpack are of the highest importance for the sector. This is where visitors can view at least a third of all exhibitors with all their materials and their finished packaging products. This presentation, which is not only for users, of packaging, packaging materials and packaging aids is already the largest packaging trade fair in the world. Here is where all packaging materials are represented and there is an especially high number of innovations in the field of sustainability and conservation of resources, for example in using new materials, sustainable raw materials, or increasing the amount of recyclates used in packaging.
Labelling, marking, finishing
Inform, decorate, customise – packaging carries information. How to implement this for different products and requirements, is presented by the exhibitors in halls 8a and 8b. Here, there are machines for labelling and marking technology. This offer is completed by solutions from packaging production and integrated packaging printing.
“Every part counts” is the motto of the Components trade fair, which takes place parallel to Interpack as its own event. This is where you find companies offering technology for drives, control units and sensors, products for industrial imaging, handling technology, industrial software and communication as well as comprehensive automation systems for the packaging industry. There are also machine parts, components and equipment, peripheral devices as well as components and aids for packaging. The temporary hall 18, situated between halls 10 and 16, makes the trade fair accessible from a central location, and visitors to Interpack have direct access to the components fair and vice-versa.