Hispack closes its 19th edition with more than 26.000 visitors

May 13th 2024

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La packaging industry fully enters the circular economy. This has been confirmed in hispack, the leading container and packaging fair in Spain, closed on Friday at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via venue with more than 26.000 visitors, 11% international. Sustainability has been the main protagonist in the innovations presented and in the activities of an edition that has helped manufacturers and brands from different sectors to adapt packaging and its associated production and logistics processes to the new framework. normative.

Responding to the expectations generated, Hispack has once again become the meeting point of the sector to show innovation in packaging and its positive impact on numerous user industries, on people as consumers, and on the planet. The show has received 8% more visitors than in the last edition held in 2022, when it registered 24.287 attendees, not counting those contributed by the graphic industry show, Graphispag, with which it was held simultaneously. In its 19th edition, Hispack has brought together a total of 819 exhibitors from 28 countries.

For four days, the Fira de Barcelona show has been a showcase of trends and solutions to respond to the requirements of the legislative changes aimed at implementing the circular economy based on the reduction, recycling and reuse of materials, packaging and packaging. In general terms, the exhibitors have been satisfied with the commercial contacts made, highlighting the quality of the visitor who attended the sectoral event and their interest in solving specific challenges linked to the sustainability of both the packaging itself and the associated production technology. .

El president of the show, Jordi Bernabeu, makes a good assessment of the fair, “which has attracted visitors with decision-making power thanks to a powerful commercial offer representative of the entire packaging life cycle and a program of activities that has promoted interaction and sectoral debate in a moment of transformation like the current one.” Bernabeu has also highlighted the achieved objective of growth in internationality, attracting visitors and buyers from markets of interest for the exports of the Spanish packaging industry.

In turn, the director of Hispack, Xavier Pascual, has underlined “the generalist nature of the fair as one of its strengths when it comes to bringing together professionals from different industries, as well as its role in facilitating the permeability of innovation and cross-knowledge around packaging between various sectors.” 

El Minister of Industry and Tourism, Jordi Hereu, visited Hispack on Friday to learn first-hand about the sustainability innovations presented by the exhibitors. Hereu has highlighted ""the magnificent thermometer of the industrial climate that the fair represents since if the packaging does well, it means that the user industries increase demand."

The next edition of Hispack will take place from May 4 to 7, 2027.

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