Visitors will find sustainable alternatives through EXPO PACK Verde

Mexico City, April 2018.- EXPO PACK México 2018 (Expo Santa Fe Mexico, Mexico City, June 5-8), the largest packaging and processing event in Latin America, will highlight exhibitors offering a variety of sustainable materials and technologies. These solutions make processes more efficient, reduce costs and improve product quality, consciously utilizing natural resources to reduce their ecological footprint, announced event organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

EXPO PACK México 2018 will feature EXPO PACK Verde, a program that demonstrates EXPO PACK's commitment towards sustainable development. EXPO PACK Verde promotes suppliers of sustainable packaging technologies, such as reusable packaging, new processes that require less packaging, recyclable and biodegradable materials and technology to improve packaging processes. These exhibitors also connect attendees with companies that are actively involved in improving the environment.

A total of 162 companies will present sustainable solutions through the EXPO PACK Verde program. This constitutes a record number of EXPO PACK Verde participants and represents over 15 percent of EXPO PACK México 2018 exhibitors. Participating exhibitors will be easily identifiable by a sign displayed in their booths.

"There is a growing awareness about packaging’s ecological footprint among Latin American consumers. Trends like these are pushing the industry to provide new sustainable solutions which can be easily found at EXPO PACK Mexico through the EXPO PACK Verde program” said Gerardo Barajas, EXPO PACK Director.

The global market for green packaging (recyclable, reusable or degradable), will have a projected value of more than $274 billion by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 percent, according to PMMI.

EXPO PACK México 2018, through the EXPO PACK Verde program, will be a forum for exhibiting companies that provide sustainable solutions to be integrated into the different production processes of the country's industrial sectors, including from the food, pharmaceutical, personal care, cleaning, automotive, electronics industries and more.

For four days this event will welcome more than 23,000 national and international visitors, will have more than 900 exhibiting companies from over 20 countries and will cover more than 19,300 net square meters of exhibition space. EXPO PACK Mexico’s location in Santa Fe also allows easy access from the states of Puebla, Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Querétaro, Hidalgo, and Morelos. Strategically located between two international airports, international attendees from all over Latin America are expected once again, including groups of buyers from Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Colombia.

Visitors can register online at http://www.expopack.com.mx/2018/en/registro-aqui. Registration for EXPO PACK Mexico 2018 is free for national attendees until May 21 and then increases to the on-site fee of $120.00 Mexican pesos. Registration is free for international attendees.