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December 2017

Press Contact:

Anne Meerboth-Maltz
Tel. (312)781-5185
Fax (312) 781-5188
E-mail: ameerboth@mdna.com

Messe Düsseldorf North America
150 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 2920
Chicago, IL 60601


A very positive exhibitor response is already evident for the upakovka 2018 trade fair to be held at the AO Expocentre Krasnaja Presnja in Moscow, Russia from January 23 – 26, 2018. The German participation will be larger than in previous years and the Italian pavilion will also house more companies than at the past. Alongside high-caliber German exhibitors such as Krones, KHS, Rovema, Theegarten-Pactec and Jokey, OMAG, G. Mondini and the Aetna Group will be representing Italy. In addition. other members of the Italian Machinery Manufacturers' Association UCIMA, which now officially supports upakovka, will participate. Russian companies will also be very well represented at upakovka 2018, including Danaflex, a leading Russian supplier of flexible packaging films as well as numerous companies from the beverage segment such as Stanco LLC, AFR OOO and PET-FORMAT.

About 850 companies will exhibit at upakovka and the concurrently held interplastica – International Trade Fair Plastics and Rubber. Visitors can now pre-register for upakovka free of charge at www.upakovka-tradefair.com/registration

"The second edition of upakovka held under the interpack alliance umbrella brand has already made it clear that this trade fair benefits from the expertise and network of interpack as the international No. 1 trade fair in the industry – and this despite the currently rather difficult political situation in Russia," stated Bernd Jablonowski, Global Portfolio Director Processing & Packaging at Messe Düsseldorf.

After the successful premiere of the special themes innovationparc and SAVE FOOD at the previous upakovka, visitors can once again expect an extensive innovationparc conference program. The topic on January 23 will be SAVE FOOD, addressing address various issues including shelf life extended by smart packaging technology. The following day, Industry 4.0 will play a pivotal role when the German Engineering Association VDMA will deal with the challenges and knowledge available for this important theme, On January 25, the topic will be flexible packaging – first with a lecture by Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) on current trends, followed by the presentation "Digital Innovations for Packaging and Labeling" organized by Danaflex and the magazine publish. On the last day of the trade fair, some of the problems of professional training in the packaging industry will be discussed.

In addition to the innovationparc program, the Nissa Group will organize a one-day event on January 24 demonstrating what Hewlett Packard has to offer the packaging industry. This event will be predominantly held in Russian.

For further information about upakovka or interplastica 2018, contact Messe Düsseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601. Telephone: (312) 781-5180; Fax: (312) 781-5188; E-mail: info@mdna.com; Visit our web site http://www.mdna.com; Subscribe to our blog http://blog.mdna.com

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Messe Dusseldorf North America Located at 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL. Phone: 312-781-5180. .