Packaging Resource Center: Show Coverage: Pack Expo Las Vegas

Packaging lines will hum in the city that never sleeps.

They’ll be lining up in Las Vegas this October for more than just the buffets and the $5 blackjack tables—Pack Expo Las Vegas returns to the hotspot October 15–17. To be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, the show will bring together more than 1200 exhibitors showcasing the latest packaging machines, materials, and related services. It will be co-located with the Process Expo, the Converting & Package Printing Expo, and the IBWA 2007 Convention and Tabletop Trade Show. Organizers are expecting more than 25,000 buyers, including 2,000+ international visitors from more than 75 countries.

Sure bets at this year’s show include the following:

Brand Protection Center. Focuses on packaging initiatives and technologies that fight bioterrorism, package tampering, counterfeiting, and product adulteration.

Containers and Materials Pavilion. Highlights the latest in paperboard, glass, metal, plastic, and flexible packaging.

Contract Packaging Pavilion. Partners up attendees with contract packaging specialists.

RFID Pavilion. Transmits information on packaging-focused radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions.

The Showcase of Packaging Innovations sponsored by Dow. Celebrates the year’s most innovative and award-winning package designs available.

Pack Expo Selects. Displays commercial packaging projects designed, produced or executed by Pack Expo Las Vegas exhibitors.

To register for Pack Expo Las Vegas 2007 or obtain more information, visit You can also contact PMMI’s Show Department at 703/243-8555; fax: 703/243-8556; or e-mail


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