Labelexpo is promising its biggest Brussels show ever for its 40th anniversary, set to kick off in less than three weeks.

Slated for 24-27 September, Labelexpo Europe 2019 will feature more than 600 exhibitors, including over 200 newcomers such as Canon and Memjet.

“We are very much looking forward to the 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe, set to be our largest show to date. Exhibitor participation this year has been truly incredible, not only in the number of returning companies, but also the newcomers joining us for the first time.

“It is astonishing to think that at the first show there were just 44 exhibitors – proof of how far the industry has grown in the last four decades,” said Lisa Milburn, managing director of Labelexpo Global Series.

Vetaphone is exhibiting four machines at the show, and Jan Eisby, chief sales officer, says it’s an event not to be missed.

“You’ll not get a better opportunity to make direct comparisons in technology in one location until Labelexpo returns to Brussels in 2021.

“It’s more than 20 years since we first exhibited at Labelexpo Europe and we have been privileged to see how the industry has grown and thrived in the intervening years. We’ve seen flexo become a high-quality process, the launch and development of digital technology, and most recently the arrival of hybrids,” he said.

The main feature of Labelexpo will be the Flexible Packaging Arena, which will include a Xeikon digital and Bobst flexo machine producing indirect food contact flexible packaging, as well as demonstrations of digital pouch making using the HP Indigo 2000 digital press.

PKN will be at the show, reporting every day from the floor on the newest innovations on display. Registration is open now.

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