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Global packaging gathers at interpack

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 ( 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 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 or 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

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