• New technology and advances in every packaging and processing market segment


Mexico City, March 12, 2019 - During the last five years, and in 2017-2018 in particular, packaging machinery demand in Mexico exceeded industry projections, positioning EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2019 (June 11-13, 2019; Guadalajara, Mexico) as the ideal event at the perfect time for over 16,000 expected attendees to solve business challenges and experience the latest industry innovations. According to the 2018 Packaging Machinery Opportunities in Mexico report from event producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, packaging machinery registered an average yearly growth rate of 4.1 percent in the past five years, with 2017 approaching 8 percent versus 2016.


As Latin America’s largest packaging and processing trade show, attendees of EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2019 will find innovative solutions from 800 exhibitors covering over 15,000 net square meters of exhibition space.


“Discover and obtain new ideas and solutions, see the latest equipment and technologies, experience the latest happenings in the packaging and processing industries; and assess advances in automation and processing at EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2019,” said Alejandra Aguirre, director, EXPO PACK México. “Be inspired and gather new ideas from developments in other vertical industries.”


With the industry continuously changing, new technologies will be on display focused on relevant global issues, such as:


Environmental care: Technologies for biodegradable packaging, lightweight packaging, recyclable packaging and materials for every industry.

Labeling: New regulations equal new applications, particularly in food and beverages, medicine labeling, labels and resealable for bakery.

Containers: New, clean designs, and a return back retro and glass for beer packaging.

* Safety and sustainability: Safety, remote monitoring and recycling.

* Designs: Photographic containers, where photos create a bond with the consumer.

* Other trends: Palletization, process and safety.


All attendees will view all aspects of the supply chain from raw material packaging to palletization, processes, materials, containers and labels aimed at the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and petrochemical industries; as well as systems for the food and confectionery industries.


Additionally, targeted solutions will be featured, including trademark protection, the Internet of things, remote monitoring, smart packaging, supply chain visibility, safety solutions, intellectual property strategies, labeling and packaging quality control, all to optimize manufacturing processes.


Map Your Show, an online planning resource available at expopackguadalajara.com provides organized attendees the chance to investigate the online presence of exhibitors well in advance of the show. My Show Planner offers the opportunity to browse education events, schedule meetings and add them to your EXPO PACK Guadalajara itinerary.


EXPO PACK Guadalajara’s location allows easy access to potential buyers from the states of Aguascalientes, Colima, Chihuahua, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Michoacan, Nuevo Leon, Puebla Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora and Zacatecas. Travelers can find negotiated hotel, air and travel packages via expopackguadalajara.com or at travel.olemx.com/en/expopack2019/.


Visitors can register online at https://www.expopackguadalajara.com.mx/en/registro. Registration to EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2019 is free for national attendees until May 21, and after this date, the registration fee will be $100 Mexican pesos. Registration is free for international attendees.