Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2016, the capital’s only packaging show and the UK’s only event for branded, inspirational and luxury packaging, is set to welcome more than 170 leading international suppliers, many of whom will be introducing new products, services and innovations to the UK market for the first time.
The exclusive two-day event, which returns to London’s Olympia, for its seventh edition, on 14 & 15 September, will enable buyers to discover new ways to improve the appearance of their products, reduce environmental impact or simply find the next iconic piece of packaging.
Swedbrand will be presenting its next generation technology of bag-in-box wine, called Topflow. This new-patented technology enables the wine to be poured from the top of the bag. A bottom plate, inside the box, is attached to a spring wire that pushes the wine towards the faucet at the top. The plate is easily inserted into any ordinary bag-in-box wine during the packaging process.
James Cropper, supplier of the paper for Luxury Packaging 2016’s invitations, will present its first ever food contact-approved stock range of paper. The uncoated paper range, which is available in 12 eye-catching colours, is in response to growing demand for luxury papers within the food industry. The British master papermaker will also demonstrate its tailor-made capabilities and expertise in colour matching live on its stand.
According to Rawlings – Black is the New Amber – with its new type of glass bottle, Black Glass. The colour comes from the glass, not a coating.
Its high gloss finish not only increases shelf presence, but its UV light protection acts as a taste protector, extending the life of the bottle’s contents.
KTEC Group will be displaying the LX500e Color Label Printer. Its newest and most affordable desktop colour label and tag printer, which offers 2.5 times the print speed and even better print quality than its previous model.
New for 2016, The Dieline Conference London, the first ever to appear outside the US, will deliver a series of sessions from leading brands and design agencies to discuss the challenges and opportunities that arise when designing for a brand.
The Starpack Awards, now in its 58th year, will also be hosted for the first time at the event across both days, plus the rebranded Beauty Forum, The Drinks Symposium, The Great Innovation Debate, and The Innovation Wall will also be returning. The show will also feature an array of free-to-attend Learnshops, spanning the entire packaging market, delivered by a who’s who of international industry experts, including an opening interview with Mark Pawsey MP and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Packaging Group and big names such as Harrods and Britvic.