A number of the Australian representatives PKN interviewed were present on the stands of their global partners, reconnecting in person to strengthen business ties.

Interpack welcomed 143,000 visitors from 155 countries in May, and as expected, the event set new standards in connecting the industry on a global level and creating a vibrant marketplace.

Food packaging and processing specialist tna solutions gave visitors to Interpack 2023 the chance to step off the event floor and into a virtual factory, with an XR show that featured director, and well-known Australian industry figure, Nadia Taylor in cameo.

As part of its investment in supporting the dissemination of news covering industry trends and technology, APPMA has partnered with the International Packaging Press Organisation (IPPO).

Considering the extensive travel distance, there was a relatively strong ANZ contingent, including APPMA members, present at Interpack. Feedback is unanimously positive, with attendees of one mind that it was good to be back at a global trade show after six long years.

One of the most impressive stands at Interpack was that of bulk container specialist Schütz, as our video attests, and along with that the company showcased much innovation for the IBC, plastic and steel drum sectors. The Australian team was on hand.

It was a huge night of celebration for all WorldStar 2023 winners, including the Australian contingent that had made the trip to Dusseldorf to receive their awards at a gala ceremony held during Interpack.

Interpack's triumphant return after six years is highlighted in this video overview by PKN. Lindy Hughson joined the crowds to walk the halls of the world’s biggest packaging and processing show, and captured conversations with Australians on the stands of their global partners, and others along the way.

In this Interpack 2023 video interview, Steven Karavendzis from Krones talks to Lindy Hughson about the three innovative solutions the company had on show - its LitePac Top, recycling and HPC filling solutions.

In this Interpack 2023 video interview, Lindy Highson speaks to drupa director Sabine Geldermann about the overlap between Interpack and drupa for the packaging and printing sector, as well as what to expect from the upcoming drupa in 2024.

Mattias Ackers from Evolabel and Mark Dingley from Matthews Australasia talk about Evolabel's history, and how its Co-Op solution is changing the game in label printer applications.

At the Interpack networking event for visitors from Australia and New Zealand, hosted by PKN and APPMA, APPMA chairman Mark Dingley shared his thoughts on Interpack as a precursor for the upcoming APPEX trade show.

Simon Jones from Antares Vision and Michael Dossor from Result Group talk about the companies' partnership for the ANZ region, and Antares' launch of its Diamind solution.

Peter Mellon from PWR and Jason Valente from PerForm Packaging Solutions talk about what PWR stands for, and shine the spotlight on its many innovative robotic packaging solutions.

In this Interpack 2023 video interview, Paweł Kowalczyk from Solaris Laser and Matt Nichol from Matthews Australasia talk to Lindy Hughson about the history of Solaris, its partnership with Matthews, and all about the company's innovations in laser technology.

In this Interpack 2023 video interview, PulPac co-founder and CEO Linus Larsson Green talks to Lindy Hughson about the evolution of dry moulded fibre packaging specialist Pulpac, and we take a look at products on show at the event.