AUSPACK heads to Sydney in 2009

AUSPACK will be heading to the Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park from Tuesday the 16 to Friday 19 June, 2009 and a large number of exhibitors from 2007 have already booked their stands for the largest bi-annual packaging & processing machinery, materials and associated technology exhibition in Australia.

According to Exhibitions & Trade Fairs (ETF) event director, Rob Keen, “many of the major packaging and processing machinery manufacturers have already signed up for AUSPACK 2009, highlighting the success of this prestigious event.”

The theme for AUSPACK 2009 is ‘The future of packaging and processing — Innovation, inspiration, results’. Emphasising the key benefit this event can deliver, according to the organisers, the event is an opportunity to meet agents, distributors and thousands of potential customers who travel from throughout Australia, New Zealand and the surrounding region to attend.

“Visitors attending AUSPACK 2009 in June will have the opportunity to see the latest in packaging technology from more than 200 exhibitors displaying over 900 brands and services,” Keen said.

According to a previous exhibitors of AUSPACK, Romheld manager for business development, Vince West, “2009 will be our third AUSPACK exhibition and this major event has greatly assisted Romheld in launching new automation products into the packaging sector.

“AUSPACK provides Romheld with the best opportunity to present and display new automation technologies to end users and also to network with other equipment suppliers,” West said.

“At AUSPACK 2009, Romheld plan to introduce several new products including for the first time in Australia, a Unigripper LayerGripper for handling full or partial layers of product, a Unigripper BagGripper and a new servo-electric packaging gripper from Schunk.”

Romheld distribute robotic gripper systems and end of arm tooling to enhance the productivity of automated processes, including the revolutionary Unigripper intelligent vacuum gripper system which can be used for all kinds of packaging and palletising applications.

A&D Mercury will be exhibiting at AUSPACK for the first time in 2009 and, according to national sales manager, Kevin Johnson, they selected the exhibition due to its reputation as the premiere materials handling and packaging exhibition in Australia.

“A&D Mercury will showcase a number of innovative products highlighting our measurement and automation capabilities. The Dolphin In Line Checkweigher will feature heavily in our presentation, along with a number of control and automation solutions provided by our Techeng business arm,” Johnson said.

“We feel AUSPACK 2009 will give our products and services, maximum exposure to key industry sectors.”

Attendees of AUSPACK can expect to see exhibits servicing areas such as:

  • packaging and food processing,
  • filling and sealing,
  • weighing,
  • bottling,
  • labelling,
  • palletising,
  • wrapping,
  • capping,
  • quality control,
  • materials handling,
  • vacuum packaging,
  • waste management,
  • coding,
  • marking and more.

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