DÜSSELDORF, Germany and MILAN, Italy — Interpack and Ipack-Ima have agreed to support each other’s trade fairs in Düsseldorf and Milan and the Italian packaging machinery manufacturers’ association (UCIMA) has agreed to provide support to Messe Düsseldorf’s international events organized under the Interpack Alliance. The cooperation will include communications, such as websites, mailings, brochures, press meetings, and information booths for reciprocal support of Interpack in Düsseldorf, Germany, and Ipack-Ima in Milan, Italy. UCIMA will cooperate to support the international packaging and processing exhibitions of Interpack Alliance in China, India, Iran, and Russia. UCIMA’s companies will be able to promote their technologies in key markets, while strengthening the Interpack Alliance with Italian- and German-made packaging machinery manufacturers. UCIMA will solicit visitors and also organize the Official Italian Group Participants at the Interpack Alliance trade fairs in China, India, Iran, and Russia. Italian exhibitors will be organized by Honegger Garspare Srl., a foreign representative of Messe Düsseldorf for Italy.
Interpack will next be held May 7-13, 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and is held every 3 years for the packaging industry and related process industries. The Interpack Alliance comprises events organized by Messe Düsseldorf that form part of the processing and packaging portfolio, including Upakovka (Moscow), Food Pex (Shanghai), Bulk Pex (Shanghai), PacPro Asia (Shanghai), PacProcess India/IndiaPack and Food Pex India (Mumbai, New Delhi), PacProcess Tehran (Tehran), Components (Düsseldorf), Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum Kenya (Nairobi), IndoPack (Jakarta), and Process Expo (Chicago).
Ipack-Ima will next be held May 29-June 1, 2018 in Milan, Italy, and is held every 3 years for the processing and packaging technologies industries. The event is a joint venture between Ipack Ima Srl., which is owned by UCIMA, and Fiera Milano, an Italian exhibition group.