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Labelexpo Europe 2007

Labelexpo Europe 2007, the world's premier label industry event, will take place 26-29 September at Brussels Expo in Belgium. New for this year's show, are two high-level seminars focusing on the latest label industry developments.

In addition, a number of special feature areas have been introduced including pavilions dedicated to specific countries and technologies.The show is expected to welcome over 500 exhibiting companies to Brussels, including major global suppliers such as: Nilpeter, Mark Andy, Avery Dennison, Gallus, UPM Raflatac, Omet, Gidue, HP, Rotometrics, Rotoflex, Xsys Print Solutions and Zeller + Gmelin.

The first seminar will take place on the morning of 27 September and will be presented by Mike Fairley, Strategic Development Director at Labelexpo. The topic of his interactive presentation will cover 'The European and global label markets - trends, opportunities and issues'. The seminar will help label printers and converters to identify the key geographical areas to invest in now and in the future. For the first time, a detailed global survey will be unveiled at the seminar comparing and contrasting growth trends in the main label industry regions of the world.

The second seminar on the morning of 28 September will be delivered by Andy Thomas, Editor of Labels and Labeling magazine. The topic of the presentation, 'The future of label converting - materials, technology, solutions and management, ' will analyze the latest technological trends driving the market. He will also advise label printers on how to achieve better performance and manage the constant changes in the industry. Achieving profitability and good margins will also be discussed during the seminar. With four months to go to the show, both seminars are already proving popular with visitors with bookings performing well ahead of expectations.

Other features for this year's show include specific pavilions for Brazilian and Turkish exhibitors as well as a Smart Zone, where visitors will get the chance to see the latest innovations in RFID technologies, anti-counterfeiting, brand protection and time/temperature indicators. Exhibitors in this special area of the show, include: Timestrip, Labelvision, Muelbauer and KSW Microtec, to name a few.

Labelexpo Europe provides a unique forum for the label industry to get together and learn about the latest technologies available. The event represents a major platform for new product launches with many machines and materials making their global and European debut in Brussels. Over 25% of exhibitors at the show will display working machinery on their stand, making the visitor experience highly interactive and business-led.



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