Staged every three years, PPMA Total Show (1-3 October 2019) is the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition and is expected to cover over 13,200 square metres at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham.
With over 400 exhibitors and 1,600 brands, PPMA Total Show 2019 encompasses the breadth of the packaging and processing industry, including food, beverage, pharmaceuticals, household products and toiletries, building materials and supplies, pet care, micro-brewery and distilleries, FMCG, and contract packers.
Exhibitors will showcase the very latest products and solutions in processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision systems.
Leading companies already confirmed include: Domino, ILAPAK, Omron, Jarshire, Acro Vision, Karmelle, Advanced Dynamics, Markem Imaje, Mettler Toledo, Epson, HP and Yorkshire Packaging Systems.
Dr Andrew Mint, Chief Executive Officer of PPMA Group of Associations says: “PPMA Show 2018 saw the largest ever audience to a PPMA event, surpassing all our expectations. From the incredible range of new products to the vibrancy of debate during the conference, last year’s show reinforced our confidence that the industries we serve never stop developing and looking for new ways to achieve growth”.
The Enterprise Zone
PPMA Total Show 2019 will offer visitors a focal point for networking, discovery and live debate via its Enterprise Zone. Alongside holding dedicated meeting areas and activities, there will be a full conference programme across all three days of the show, which will include insightful keynotes courtesy of high profile and respected industry experts. Collectively, they will provide information on the latest challenges facing the packaging and processing industry.
Case studies, panel discussions and presentations will provide visitors with real examples of best practice manufacturing and excellence in processing and packaging production, aiming to motivate and inspire visitors to improve their businesses.
Full details of the conference programme will be announced shortly.
PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019
The PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019 will be held at the National Conference Centre (NCC) in Birmingham. Now in its eighth year, the Awards ceremony brings together more than 300 industry professionals and stakeholders from the world of processing and packaging machinery and celebrates the finest examples of innovation, smart manufacturing and entrepreneurship.
Entries will be judged by a panel of eight independent industry experts, including academia, end-users and engineers.
Featuring a three-course gala dinner, the PPMA Group Industry Awards will be hosted by UK television presenter and magician, Stephen Mulhern, who has appeared as host on Britain’s Got Talent, Catchphrase and Big Star’s Little Star.
Dr Mint concludes: “This is an especially important time for the industries we represent. We’re entering a phase where political changes are set to impact our business dealings internationally and we’re also seeing, now more than ever, our practices and procedures being examined.
“We’re very confident that this year’s PPMA Total Show will provide visitors with an array of product launches and thought-provoking content to help them drive their business forward.”
Visitor registration for the PPMA Total Show 2019 is now open.