A total of 2,300 exhibitors from 57 countries have reserved 1.7 million sq ft of exhibit space at the fairgrounds in Dusseldorf, Germany, for interpack 2005, the 17th International Trade Fair for Packaging Machinery, Packaging and Confectionery Machinery. The event takes place from April 21 to 27. Admission tickets and show directories can be ordered online (www.interpack.com) at reduced prices. One-day tickets purchased online are EUR 35 each (or EUR 55 at the show), and three-day tickets cost EUR 80 each.
All entrance passes allow free transportation within D?sseldorf. The show directory goes on sale at the end of March for EUR 20 for a printed version or EUR 30 with a CD-ROM. The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute has collected information on the exhibits of many of its members. To view this, go to www.pmmi.org and click on the Product Showcase.
Since the last interpack in 2002, the fairgrounds have undergone several construction projects, including a new hall (Hall 8) and expansion of Hall 13. The North entrance has been restructured and the train station modernized.
For information on visiting interpack 2005, contact Messe Dusseldorf North America at 312/781-5180 or e-mail [email protected] Or visit either www.mdna.com or www.interpack.com. For hotel and travel information, contact TTI Travel at 866/674-3476.
The following exhibitors have a marketing message in this issue:
American Fuji Seal, Inc. —4B50, page C-2
Automated Packaging Systems —11D78, page 65
Benison & Co. Ltd. —13D75/E90, page 14
Bosch Rexroth Corp.—6A65, page 31
Flexicon Corp.—5B24, page 10
Fortress Technology, Inc.—5B02-4, page 32
Innovia Films—10B22, page 26
KHS-Bartelt, Inc.—5F41G42, page 23
KURZ Transfer Products LLC—9E28, page 1
Langen Packaging, Inc.—16B28, page 40
Loesch Verpackungstechnik GmbH—15A31/A39, page 27
Markem Corp.—4A45, page 21
Morrison Container Handling Solutions—9A17, page 58
Norden, Inc.—16D12, page 46
Nordson Corp.—15C44, page 17
Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute—12F01, page 13
QuickLabel Systems—11A80, page 33
Robert Bosch—6B29/A67, page 55
Sick, Inc.—13C60, page 57
TNA North America, Inc.—17C15, page 20
VBS Intl.—6D43, page 15
Videojet Technologies—6C39, page 19