interpack advisory board confirms Markus Rustler as President


At the constituent meeting of the Advisory Board of interpack, the world's leading trade fair for processing & packaging, the Chairman and his two deputies were confirmed in their positions. The Advisory Board thus sends a clear signal of continuity and emphasises the importance of interpack's close ties with the packaging industry.
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Registration starts for exhibitors at interpack 2026


Inspired by the great success of interpack 2023, concrete planning for the trade fair’s next edition scheduled for 07 to 13 May 2026 is under way. About two years before the start of the trade fair, the registration phase has now officially begun. This gives companies from all over the world the opportunity to secure a place at the industry’s leading trade fair.
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Exploring Unlimited Packaging Opportunities at swop 2024: Bringing together the Emerging Forces of the Industry and Driving the New Development of Packaging


The Shanghai World of Packaging (swop) will once again be the leading packaging trade fair for the Asian market in November 2024. As part of the interpack alliance portfolio, swop focuses on innovative and sustainable solutions and sets trends for intelligent packaging technologies.
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SIG Foundation wins first SAVE FOOD Project competition and plans further investment


With “Cartons for Good” the SIG Foundation leverages SIG’s know-how to reduce worldwide food losses and prevailed in the Project Competition organised by the SAVE FOOD Initiative. The project stands for the use of innovation and technology to solve one of the most pressing global problems.
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Success stories from Cairo: Food Africa and pacprocess MEA 2023 end with a new record


Food Africa and pacprocess MEA 2023 ended in Cairo with a significant increase in visitor numbers and strong international participation. The trade fairs thus confirmed their position as leading platforms for the food and packaging industry in Africa and the Middle East.
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swop 2023 Successfully Concludes and Paves the Way for Annual Edition!


As a member of the interpack alliance, the world's leading processing and packaging exhibition, and as one of the most influential events in the packaging industry, swop (Shanghai World of Packaging) 2023 was successfully held at SNIEC (Shanghai New International Expo Center) from November 22 to 24.
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Market of opportunities: pacprocess MEA and Food Africa ready for kick-off


Offering you new horizons and contacts, innovations on processing & packaging and the diversity of the African food mega-market. From 12 to 14 December 2023, Food Africa and pacprocess MEA will again become the stage for the newest technologies and concepts, building important bridges for partnerships that go beyond borders.
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swop 2023: International packaging trends and innovations in Shanghai


In 2023, swop returns and promises fascinating insights into China’s packaging industry and its application sectors. For international and regional suppliers, this is the most important platform for contacts and business in the region.
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swop to take place annually


The Shanghai World of Packaging (swop) will be happening every year from 2024. Under the interpack alliance umbrella, the trade fair is paying even stronger attention to the requirements of the local market and is strengthening international relations within the processing and packaging industry.
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interpack delights the global processing and packaging industry


For those in the product packaging and processing business there was only one “place to be” from 4 to 10 May: interpack in Düsseldorf. Under the heading “Welcome Home” the trade fair welcomed visitors from all over the world. The joy of finally coming together as an industry was great.
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Live from interpack: Trade Fair Highlights in our TV-Studio


Experience interpack up close, on site, online, live and on demand. Tightly Packed TV from interpack and packaging journal makes it possible. There will be a varied programme on the studio floor with live talks, news and broadcasts in the halls.
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interpack 2023 - The countdown is on!


From circular economy to digitalisation: At interpack, the hot topics of the industry meet the latest technologies and innovations. In a few weeks, the global processing and packaging industry will finally meet again in Düsseldorf.
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7 days, 7 topics: “Spotlight Talks & Trends” at interpack


From e-commerce 4.0 and smart engineering to sustainability goals to political framework conditions: The lecture forum at interpack discusses fascinating questions for the future.
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interpack 2023: The SAVE FOOD Initiative takes a visible stand against food waste


Scientific results, new materials and innovations in mechanical engineering: At interpack, the newest forms of approach and technologies for fighting the loss and waste of food will be part of the presentation.
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Food Africa and pacprocess MEA to launch in December with an even larger area


Following the success of Food Africa and pacprocess MEA last year, concrete plans to expand this year’s duo of trade fairs have begun. Here, exhibiting companies can expand their contacts in Africa and the Arab region in a targeted manner.
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Going to China with the interpack alliance: swop is ready for a restart


The international trade fair business in China is ready to go, finally offering a platform for the processing and packaging industries in Shanghai again after a hiatus of three years. In November 2023, swop (Shanghai World of Packaging) will take place there with approximately 700 exhibitors.
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By women for women: “Women in Packaging” is at interpack for the first time


For a diverse industry, for more young talent and better chances: interpack supports women with their own event within the framework of the trade fair. Participants can benefit from each other’s experiences and create new contacts.
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For the industry, 2023 is the year of interpack


The year 2023 is here at last, and we are looking forward to the greatest and most international industry meeting of the processing and packaging sector.
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Exciting specials at interpack open up new perspectives


From packaging world stars and newcomers to roving reporters, food rescuers and the co-packer scene, to unique women and the movers and shakers of today and tomorrow: Visitors can look forward to many exciting specials at interpack.
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Food Africa and pacprocess MEA attract over 25,000 trade visitors to the trade fair duo in Egypt


This year’s Food Africa and pacprocess MEA in Cairo from 5 to 7 December 2022 drew to a close with high international attendance, strong growth rates and an avid interest taken by the food and packaging industries.
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A trade fair for everyone: An overview of interpack 2023


Lost in the exhibition halls? Not at interpack. In order to help our visitors find everything they are looking for, the fully booked interpack 2023 features a concept for the halls that is based on clear focal points for each industry.
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Trade fairs Food Africa and pacprocess MEA see more than 700 exhibitors lining up in Cairo


Great expectations for Food Africa and pacprocess MEA: In December, the interpack alliance is bringing the food industry and packaging sector together again in Egypt.
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SAVE FOOD Initiative continues with new projects


What if wasted food could serve to protect other food? This is the question that a new SAVE FOOD research project has set out to answer.
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New interpack exhibitor and product database is online


Search, find and be found: The exhibitor and product database for interpack 2023 is now available. Here, visitors can get an overview of the unique range of products on site. The exhibitor profile where exhibiting companies can present their businesses in detail is at the heart of the database.
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The interpack alliance takes you to the Middle East and Africa: pacprocess MEA and Food Africa will take place in December


The Middle East and Africa (MEA), and especially Egypt as a hub for the entire region, is an attractive market for the international packaging and related process industries. pacprocess MEA and Food Africa are the perfect platform.
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The halls are packed: This is interpack 2023


interpack is back! After six years and a forced absence during the pandemic, the world's biggest trade fair for the packaging industry and related process industries is up and running again.
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interpack alliance expands commitment in the MEA region


FoodAfrica Cairo is an ideal complement to pacprocess Middle East Africa
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interpack 2023: Markus Rustler from Theegarten-Pactec is the new President


The advisory committee for interpack 2023 has elected Markus Rustler, President and CEO of Theegarten-Pactec GmbH & Co. KG, to be President and thus Chairman of the committee in its constituent meeting.
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The industry puts its trust in the leading trade fair: interpack 2023 is already 85% booked up


The registration window for the next interpack, which will be held from 4 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf trade fair centre, was set to open this year in autumn.
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Exhibitor registration for interpack 2023 is open now


Interested companies from the packaging industry and the associated processing industry can register for interpack 2023 online at right now. The trade fair will take place from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre.
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The date for interpack 2023 is set!


The next interpack will take place from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. Messe Düsseldorf set this date in agreement with its partners and committees.
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Covid-19: interpack and components 2021 cancelled


In agreement with its partners in associations and the industry, and with the trade fair advisory committee, Messe Düsseldorf has decided to cancel both interpack and components 2021, scheduled to take place from 25 February to 3 March, due to the restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Corona pandemic: interplastica and upakovka 2021 in Moscow cancelled


The trade fairs interplastica, International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber, and upakovka, No. 1 Trade Fair in Russia for Processing and Packaging, scheduled for 26-29 January 2021 at the AO Expocentre exhibition centre in Krasnaya Presnya in Moscow, have been cancelled and will take place on their next regular dates, 25-28 January 2022.
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interpack 2021 still on course to take place


Messe Düsseldorf agreed on a way to hold interpack from 25 February to 3 March 2021 with its industry and trade association partners, as well as the trade fair advisory board. The same applies to the in parallel trade fair components.
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A Change of Leadership at interpack


Messe Düsseldorf is postponing the leading international trade fair interpack. It will now take place from 25 February to 3 March 2021.
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Corona Virus: interpack 2020 postponed


Messe Düsseldorf is postponing the leading international trade fair interpack. It will now take place from 25 February to 3 March 2021.
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swop 2019 ends on a high note


The leading processing and packaging machinery exhibition in Asia – swop – took place in halls N1-N5 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from November 25-28, 2019 for the third time.
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pacprocess MEA delivers a convincing debut


The first pacprocess Middle East Africa, which took place at the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo from 9 to 11 December 2019, was impressive from the start.
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Indian interpack alliance trade fairs well-established in New Delhi


interpack 2020 is fully booked, meaning that around 3,000 exhibitors from approximately 60 countries will present their solutions at the most significant event for the packaging and associated processing industries from 7 to 13 May 2020.
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interpack 2020: Exhibitor database online


interpack 2020 is fully booked, meaning that around 3,000 exhibitors from approximately 60 countries will present their solutions at the most significant event for the packaging and associated processing industries from 7 to 13 May 2020.
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pacprocess MEA 2019 comes under the auspices of the Egyptian President


Egyptian President H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi will sponsor the first pacprocess MEA, which will take place from 9 to 11 December 2019 at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo, in parallel with Food Africa, and will be organised by Messe Düsseldorf, IFP Egypt and Konzept.
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