PACKEX Toronto sees 17% increase in attendance
July 6, 2009 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
The 34th edition of PACKEX Toronto, which ended on May 7th, 2009, was “a huge success” – in spite of difficult economic times, both exhibitors and visitors communicated positive feedback with comments focusing on the quality of PACKEX Toronto as an essential show for the Canadian industry, the show said.” “
Canada’s largest industrial trade show for the packaging, material handling and logistics industries, PACKEX Toronto welcomed over 354 exhibitors from Canada, the United States and overseas. This edition presented a wider selection of exhibits represented by 143 new companies. Furthermore, PACKEX Toronto was co-located for the first time ever with IPA Canada, the National Food Process Exhibition.
PACKEX Toronto 2009 welcomed 7,034 attendees, showing a thriving 17-percent increase from the previous edition. The show has drawn visitors from major Canadian provinces including, Ontario, Quebec and Alberta” “
The show presented for the first time in this 2009 edition, a new sector-based layout to give exhibitors an equal opportunity to connect with buyers. This layout featured material handling, packaging machinery & machinery components, materials, converting, pre-press & printing and food processing with IPA Canada.
Keeping industry professionals on top of new market challenges and trends “
This edition’s conference program featured presentations with three main topics: Youth and Trends, Sustainability and” Safety, Security and Traceability.