swop – Shanghai World of Packaging 2015 was successfully concluded on 20 Nov, 2015 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), P.R. China. The 4-day exhibition was organized by Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd (MDS), Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd. and the China Center for Food and Drug International Exchange (CCFDIE) and was supported by worldwide packaging and industrial associations and enterprises. The fair was comprised of four professional exhibitions which included International Packaging Material Production and Processing Exhibition (PacPro Asia), International Food Processing and Packaging Exhibition (FoodPex), International Bulk Packaging Technology and Equipment Exhibition (BulkPex) and The 20th edition of The China International Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industry Exhibition (CHINA-PHARM).
Altogether, 22,626 visitors from all over the world were attracted to this 4-day exhibition. Feedback has been extremely positive and participants indicated that they are eager to attend swop 2017.
swop 2015 attracted 751 distinguished enterprises covering over 50,000 sqm. Many renowned domestic and overseas companies were in attendance, including Multivac, Fawema, Hastamat, Kolbus, Aoki (Foshan), Yizumi, Morimatsu, Shenzhen Beauty Star Co., Ltd., Siemens, Horauf and Fuji.
“We are very pleased to see that the first swop was concluded so successfully. The show will be an important element of Messe Düsseldorf’s Global Packaging and Processing Portfolio with interpack at its head. swop will be an essential international hub for top brands and professionals in Asia in the future,” says Mr. Jablonowski, Global Portfolio Director Packaging and Processing from Messe Düsseldorf.
swop provided a one-stop sourcing platform for processing and packaging solutions with comprehensive coverage in the fields of food and beverage, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and logistics. Exhibits such as in mould labeling, tracking system, packaging materials and products, food processing machinery, pharmaceutical processing machinery etc. were on display. New technologies also enhanced the comprehensive product categories.
In addition, ten large-scale seminars and conferences were held during the exhibition. Focusing on current industry trends, these activities facilitated an exchange of ideas on topics such as industry upgrades and enterprise development among others, resulting in a win-win situation for both visitors and exhibitors. Seminars and conferences were full house events and were a great success with many participants walking away with useful market information and future enterprise development approaches. For instance, visitors who attended the FoodPex Seminar – Improve food safety, reduce food waste on day two of the exhibition not only understood more deeply about the latest regulation and production environment on food supervision, but also learned how to cope with the current packaging trend of customized packaging solutions. In addition, audiences were inspired by presentations given by Mrs. Dong Ying, R&D Associate Director of PepsiCo with the topic, Health, Nutrition, Packaging – New innovative direction of PepsiCo as well as other renowned speakers at Future of packaging from the needs of brands, which was organized by Packaging Family.
In order to improve contact between exhibitors and visitors, the organizers also promoted a “Business Matching Service” for overseas purchasers, which effectively drew buyers closer to suppliers while providing ad-hoc, on-the-spot meetings to overseas visitors.
The 2nd edition of swop –Shanghai World of Packaging 2017 will be held on November 7-10,2017at SNIEC in Shanghai and preparations are already under way.
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Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co Ltd
Ms. Echo Li
Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd
Ms. Winnie Fung
Tel: +852-2516 3389
China Center for Food and Drug International Exchange (CCFDIE)
Ms. Hao Bin
Tel: +86-10-8221 2866