Events

Raw materials and additive manufacturing
25 – 26 April 2018, Potsdam, Germany
The expert conference provides the opportunity to catch up on aspects regarding raw materials and production technology having to do with additive manufacturing as well as to network with experts. The emphasis lies on the development of processes and equipment for additive manufacturing, the process chains and production systems involved, process simulation, development of the powders and design of microstructures as well as mechanical properties and damages in components produced with additive manufacturing.  A trade show in the foyer will complement the event. Talks will be held in German.
www.inventum.de


NPE 2018
7 – 11 May 2018, Orlando, FL, USA
The Plastics Show provides exclusive access to the innovations, people, processes, science and ideas that are shaping the future of plastics. The exhibition features one of the largest concentration of machinery, tools, technology and professional training available in today’s industrial marketplace.
www.npe.org


Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018

10 – 12 May 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
The show debut is focused entirely on label and package printing. In addition to new product launches and live demonstrations, the show will also include features focusing on fast-growing parts of the industry.
www.labelexpo-seasia.com


The 11th International Conference on Bio-based Materials

15 – 16 May 2018, Cologne, Germany
The event will show the diversity of the Bioeconomy. Sessions will feature yeast as a platform technology for bio-based chemicals and the use of lignocellulose in aromatics, microfibrillated cellulose (MFC), cellulose acetate, cellulose fibres for the textile industry and functional biopolymers, furanic oligomers and phenolic monomers.
www.nova-institut.eu


FESPA Global Print Expo

15 – 18 May 2018, Berlin, Germany
This event is one of Europe’s largest exhibitions for the wide format print industry, where latest innovations and product launches in the digital and screen printing sectors for graphics, signage, décor, packaging, industrial, corrugated and textile applications will be shown.
www.fespa.com


SPS IPC Drives Italia
A key Italian event for industrial automation and digitalization.
www.spsitalia.it


FEFCO Summit

23 – 25 May 2018, Stockholm, Sweden
The event is directed at leading European corrugated manufacturers. It provides information on global packaging trends, retail and customers issues and challenges and opportunities for corrugated manufacturers and end users.  This year’s event has the title «Circular by Nature» as it will illustrate the truly circular nature of corrugated packaging. It will also highlight the impact of the latest EU decisions on the Circular Economy and the Waste Package.
www.fefco.org


mtex+

29 – 30 May 2018, Chemnitz, Germany
The international tradeshow on technical textiles is co-located with the tradeshow on lightweight construction, LiMA.
www.mtex-lima.de

 

Print4All
29 May – 1 June 2018, Milan, Italy
Print4All is the new big trade show event (conferences and exhibition) dedicated to the needs of commercial, editorial and industrial printing today. It replaces Converflex, Grafitalia and Inprint. The event is collocated with four other fairs as part of the so-called „The Innovation Alliance“ (Ipack-Ima, Meat-Tech, Plast and Intralogistica Italia).
www.print4all.it


PLAST 2018

29 May – 1 June 2018, Milan, Italy
Print4All is the new big trade show event (conferences and exhibition) dedicated to the needs of commercial, editorial and industrial printing today. It replaces Converflex, Grafitalia and Inprint. The event is collocated with four other fairs as part of the so-called „The Innovation Alliance“ (Ipack-Ima, Meat-Tech, Plast and Intralogistica Italia).
www.plastonline.org


AIPIA Active & Intelligen Packaging Summit Americas

4 – 5 June 2018, Jersey City, NJ, USA
The summit will bring together consumer-facing goods brands and best-in-class suppliers and solution providers of packaging technologies to explore how utilizing active and intelligent packaging (A&IP) methods can elevate the entire Value Chain, while changing previous perceptions that packaging is just a wrapper or container and instead positioning it as a security feature and powerful marketing channel.
www.aipia.info


The Premiere Roll-to-Roll Web Coating & Finishing Conference

4 – 7 June 2018, Freising, Germany
The conference is co-organized by Aimcal (Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators) and Fraunhofer FEP in Dresden as well as Fraunhofer IVV in Freising, both in Germany. The comprehensive agenda includes two session tracks that cover the full spectrum of web coating, vacuum web coating and web handling, as well as TableTop Receptions during two informal receptions and short courses.
www.aimcal.org