PackExpo International 2004

Mega show offers total access to today’s state-of-the-industry innovations in packaging.
Once again, Pack Expo International heads to Chicago. From November 7 to 11, more than 50,000 visitors are expected to attend the biennial packaging show at McCormick Place.
Visitors will hear about the latest developments in packaging technology and see more than 1,600 exhibitors’ state-of-the-art advances in packaging and converting machinery, materials, packages, containers and components. In addition, innovative packaging designs from around the world will be featured at the Showcase of Packaging Innovations.
New at the show are the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Pavilion, Packaging Security Resource Center, Confectionery Pavilion, Food Safety & Sanitation Pavilion and New Product Spotlight.
This year, Pack Expo International is co-locating with the Food Processing Machinery (FPM) Expo. The focus of the FPM Expo is processing technology developments that meet the challenges faced by today’s food and beverage manufacturers. Exhibitors at the FPM Expo will demonstrate the newest equipment for the beverage, fruit and vegetable, canning and freezing, environmental, instrumentation, prepared foods, can-making, meat, dairy and snack food industries.
Along with the expo, a Food Safety and Sanitation Seminar will run Monday, November 8, to Wednesday, November 10, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. each day. For registration details and seminar topics and fees, visit www.foodprocessingmachinery.com
The FPM Expo is sponsored and produced by the Food Processing Mach­inery Association (FPMA).
The concurrent conference at Pack Expo International features a series of educational and informational programs that are organized into several themes — RFID, Security, Operations, Plastics, Materials/Containers, Robotics, Clo­sures and Flexible Packaging. Pack Expo International is sponsored and produced by the Packaging Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), the leading non-profit packaging association in the United States. For more information and registration details, visit www.packexpo.com df