15 – 19 October 2018, Shanghai, China
The event is a large showcase of innovative textile machinery solutions ranging from spinning machinery to finishing and dyeing, knitting, weaving and nonwovens.

5th TheIJC

16 – 17 October 2018, Düsseldorf/Neuss, Germany
The event is a platform for the international inkjet community to come together to learn from around 62 technical presentations, network at 90 table tops and discuss future projects in industrial inkjet applications. Topics range from hardware to software, vision systems, ink and curing as well as innovation and research.


16 – 20 October 2018, Friedrichshafen, Germany
Both exhibition and conference will feature innovations in industrial plastics processing such as injection moulding, extrusion, thermoforming, foaming or 3D printing.

Freising Days «Conformity of packaging for foodstuffs»

17 – 18 October 2018, Freising, Germany
Scientists from Fraunhofer IVV and other speakers from the industry and research will give updates on developments in legislation and standards. Information on how to deal with non-conforming products that have been launched on the market will be given too. Current research on the new packaging law, fibre-based packaging material, non-intentionally-added-substances (NIAS) etc. will be featured. The event will be held in German.

43rd Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium 2018

22 – 24 October 2018, Munich, Germany
At the 2.5-day technical conference and networking event, the main focus lies on issues related to pressure sensitive adhesives. Papers given will provide insights on the developments and trends in dispersion, solvent-based products, reactive systems and HMPSA from the German and international adhesives and converting industry as well as the producers of machinery for these industries. Talks and discussions will be held in German and English. Simultaneous translation will be provided.


23 – 24 October 2018, Frankfurt, Germany
The event will be showcasing innovations for clean environments that allow for the reliable production of top-quality high-tech products. The trade fair is aimed at all industries where production takes place in clean rooms, from the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries to the field of microtechnology.


23 – 25 October 2018, Stuttgart, Germany
In order to remain competitive in tomorrow’s world, manufacturers need to know now what standards of surface cleanliness will be demanded in future in specific industry sectors. They can find all the information they need at the international trade show including an exhibition and a supporting programme highlighting industrial parts and surface cleaning.

Brexit: Deal or No Deal?

25 October 2018, Wilton, United Kingdom
At the roundtable event, the organizers will trash out all things Brexit relating to businesses operating within the chemical-processing industry in North East England.

FlexoPackCon® and AIMCAL R2R 2018

28 – 31 October 2018, Phoenix, AZ, USA
The 2018 program of parallel tracks will address extrusion, coating, lamination, metallization, converting, and the performance requirements driving design for flexible packaging. Presentations are anticipated to include recent developments in machinery, materials, and packaging designs targeted to an assortment of applications from food to electronics to transportation. Issues facing consumer product companies from food preservation to supply chain security are program considerations.

analytica China 2018

31 October – 2 November 2018, Shanghai, China
The platform for the display of new products, technologies and solutions in analytics will launch a brand new Environmental Monitoring Equipment and Technology Area this year, along with its existing areas—Life Science, Biotechnology, Diagnosis, Analysis and Quality Control, Lab Equipment and Technology, Food Safety Equipment and Technology. Besides the exhibition, the supporting program will provide cutting-edge topics, high-quality lectures and professionals on topics in analytical chemistry, food safety and health, precision medicine, environmental analysis and test, sample preparation, lab certification and management.

4th International Composites

5 – 6 November 2018, Stuttgart, Germany
Topics include transport and construction sectors, as well as new developments in materials.

Seminars on foam analysis, surface tension and contact angle measurement

5 – 9 November 2018, Hamburg, Germany
Three one-day methodology seminars and one two-day practical course address present or future users of interfacial analytical methods. The methodology seminars introduce the participants to the fundamentals of analysis methods and give insight into practical measurements, whereas the practical course revolves around measurements on real samples. The seminar language is German.

ERA Packaging and Decorative Conference

7 – 8 November 2018, Turin, Italy
The conference will discuss the status of gravure printing for packaging and it will focus on the technical progress of the gravure process.  As in previous years, the development of digital printing will be a topic of some presentations.

PACE Asia Forum

14 – 15 November 2018, Singapore
7th edition PACE Asia Forum brings together packaging suppliers, packaging manufacturers, governing bodies, and provides a unique opportunity to network and debate the future of packaging with experts of the industry.

32nd Workshop Atmosphere pressure plasma

14 – 15 November 2018, Dresden, Germany
Technical papers focus on promoting adhesion using plasma pre-treatment, application of adhesion promoting nano-layers, application in printing processes, lacquering, long-term stable adhesion and bases on various materials, an introduction of new plasma technology and its application potential. Tuition is in German.

Print World

17 – 19 November 2018, Toronto, ON, Canada
The trade show has a tight focus on printing technology and services for the shorter-run market.

AIPIA World Congress

19 – 20 November 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The world congress and exhibition on active and intelligent packaging.


22 – 24 November 2018, Milan, Italy
The exhibition specializes in industrial print technology. The wide range of topics includes industrial, functional and decorative printing including specialty, screen, digital, inkjet and 3D technologies on display.

Future Dialogue

22 – 23 November 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The conference is specially designed for R&D Managers, Innovators and Scientists of the coatings industry. This annual 1.5-day conference strives to initiate the cooperation between industry and science and to provide coatings experts with the bigger picture. Latest results from current projects, which haven’t been published within the coatings industry before, will be presented and offer a glimpse into the future of coatings technology.

Symposium «Paper and Imaging»

27 – 28 November 2018, Dresden, Germany
This biannual symposium is a platform for the exchange of information on the latest research and developments regarding graphical printing applications and packaging printing. The aim is to provide a better understanding of the interaction between the paper substrate and digitalization.

Silicone Elastomers and Thermoplastic Elastomers World Summits

27 – 28 November 2018, Milan, Italy
A comprehensive programme for each summit will cover the full scope of the global elastomers industry and provide valuable information on these developments and initiatives, as well as deliver an insightful forecast into the future. Sessions include material innovation, regulatory updates, use of TPE in medical devices, new trends and technologies, updates in LSR and much more.

6th Workshop Inn-O-Kulture: Preserving and Protecting Paper Objects

28 November 2018, Thüringen, Germany
This workshop sheds light on current concepts for the protection of paper. Papers include conservation, restauration as well as insights into industry-driven research and development.

13th European Bioplastics Conference

4 – 5 December  2018, Berlin, Germany
The annual European Bioplastics Conference is the leading business forum for the bioplastics sector in Europe and worldwide. The 13th edition takes place on 4/5 December 2018 in Berlin, Germany. This years conference will focus on advanced innovations in bioplastics as well as on environmental aspects and opportunities for growth. The comprehensive two-day speaker line-up attracts more than 300 senior bioplastics decision makers from across the bioplastics value chain, policy bodies, NGOs, and brand owners.

CCE International

12 – 14 March 2019, Munich, Germany
CCE International is Europe’s only exhibition for the manufacturing and processing of corrugated and folding carton and therefore the most important meeting place for all industry professionals. Innovative printing technologies play an important role especially in new approaches to logistics solutions, individualized packaging and smart folding boxes. These and other trends from the booming industry will be taken up at CCE International. During the three days of the trade fair, visitors can also take part in free expert seminars on current topics such as digital printing.

ICE Europe

12 – 14 March 2019, Munich, Germany
ICE Europe is the world´s leading exhibition for the conversion of flexible, web-based materials, such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens. ICE Europe is the central marketplace for the international converting industry. At the biennial exhibition, manufacturers and suppliers of machines, systems, materials and accessories meet with industry specialists looking to invest in new production and converting solutions or to find out about the latest industry trends. At ICE Europe, innovative printing technologies will be presented that play a central role, especially in the individualisation and functionalisation of products.