FachPack 2018 – Closing report of the European trade fair for packaging
GERMANY • FachPack 2018 brought about 45,000 trade visitors – 8% more than in 2016 – to the Nuremberg show from 25 to 27 September to learn about innovations and trends in the packaging industry. At the heart of this year’s FachPack, once again, was the strongly performing German packaging industry, with 1,023 exhibitors with international exhibitors accounted for 38% of the total.
There was a strong presence from the neighbouring European countries, especially Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Austria and Turkey. According to survey results from an independent institute, 98% of visitors were happy with the products and services on offer at FachPack.
The event occupied 12 exhibition halls for the first time, with 1644 exhibitors (2016: 1542) providing an opportunity for in-depth discussion of packaging solutions for consumer and industrial goods. Our sister magazine Flexo & Gravure Global reports.