Label&Print Zürich 2016 - MCH Messe Schweiz - Zürich, 06 - 07 April 2016

The leading trade show for print, labeling and converting technologies

Anniversary edition of annual industry event achieves record results

On 6 & 7 April 2016, 5243 attendees came to the annual industry event for packaging and logistics in Zurich and set a new visitor record for the four-part show: Empack, Packaging Innovations, Label&Print and Logistics & Distribution. The visitors had the opportunity to discuss concrete projects, make new contacts and do business with the 300 exhibitors that occupied the four halls of the show. A diverse show programme featuring expert lectures, workshops and guided show tours accompanied the exhibition.

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Press release 4 April 2016

Wie sieht Verpackung von morgen aus?

Am Jahresevent der Verpackungsbranche vom 6.-7. April 2016 in Zürich werden wichtige Trends und Neuheiten präsentiert - Letzte Chance für ein Gratis-Ticket. Jetzt anmelden!

In wenigen Tagen startet der Easyfairs Verpackungsevent in Zürich. Mehr als 300 Aussteller sind für die «Empack», «Packaging Innovations», «Label&Print» und die Logistics & Distribution gemeldet. Wichtige Key Player der Verpackungsbranche sind dort anzutreffen. Zu sehen ist unter anderem das
Packaging Art House - ein absolutes Novum in der Designwelt und Preisträger des renommierten iF DESIGN AWARD 2016! Unter dem Motto «Visions und Values» wird am Verpackungsevent über Zukunftstrends und Herausforderungen der Branche diskutiert; Besucher können Jubiläums-Highlights zur 10. Ausgabe der «Empack» erleben, spannende Fachvorträge und Workshops besuchen oder sich in einem Messe-Rundgang über Neuheiten informieren. Wer sich noch am Tag vor Messebeginn online registriert (Code 7703), erhält ein Gratis-Ticket.

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Press release 08 March 2016

Is packaging ready to face the future?

Everything there is to know about packaging technology, branding and design – and all under one roof: at the annual packaging industry event on 6 & 7 April 2016 in Zurich

Consumer behaviour, markets and technologies are in constant flux: are today's packaging approaches up to the challenges of tomorrow? At the annual industry event for packaging specialists on 6 & 7 April 2016, the "Visions & Values" platform will address such topics as what requirements packaging and brands will have to fulfil in future and what technologies, innovations and design can do to make it happen. Exclusive workshops, exciting expert lectures, guided show tours and special activities to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Empack provide for both knowledge enrichment and entertainment. And visitors still have one last chance to get in free. Register now!

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Press release 02 February 2016

Packaging Camp

Customise – Experience – Get in Touch

Two-day anniversary programme on the occasion of the 10th edition of Empack in Switzerland

Ten years of Empack in Switzerland: an anniversary to celebrate! On 6 & 7 April 2016, the packaging industry will once again get together for their annual event at the Messe Zurich. This year's theme, Visions and Values, addresses the industry's mega-trends and provides substance for an exciting event programme, for example the short lectures of the learnShops™ series. The PACKAGINGCAMP workshop conveys highly pertinent know-how about product development. Some 4,000 trade visitors are expected to attend the show.

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Press release 28 January 2016


We won a 2016 iF DESIGN AWARD!

Papertown and Packaging Innovations – a story about having the courage to do your own thing.

A call to break away from rigid structures, to leave the safety of the familiar and traditional and, above all, to think BIG!

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Press release 08 December 2015


Packaging brands continue their strong performance

On 6 & 7 April 2016, packaging professionals will once again convene in Zurich for their annual industry event

A veritable who's who of Swiss packaging will meet at the Zurich packaging event in 2016 This is where packaging experts from a wide range of specialities will display their solutions for the future of packaging. Some 4,000 visitors are expected to turn up to the 10th anniversary edition of Empack, taking place on 6 & 7 April 2016 in Zurich. With over 160 registrations by the beginning of December — still four months before the show is set to open — 80% of the exhibition floor space is already booked. Exciting panel discussions, workshops and free lectures offer every visitor the chance to experience the latest trends, applications and market developments.

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Press release 13 October 2015

10 Jahre Jubiläum

Easyfairs presents its packaging show suite – individuality counts

Empack celebrates an important anniversary: the top industry event for packaging in Switzerland will take place for the tenth time in 2016.

‘Visions and values’ is the core theme of the 2016 Easyfairs packaging shows in Germany and Switzerland. Ten years ago, Empack was launched in Switzerland as a unique show concept. This standalone trade show for packaging solutions, processes and design has since blossomed into three successful, Europe-wide show brands: Empack, Packaging Innovations and Label&Print. They offer the ideal setting for presenting – to exactly the right audience – the latest visionary developments in packaging technology, design and branding. In Germany, Empack 2016 will make its debut in Hannover alongside the leading show for intralogistics, CeMAT, resulting in a more international orientation. Casting packaging as the offspring of design, lifestyle and art is the focus of Packaging Innovations 2016, which is set to take place in the Fischauktionshalle Hamburg.

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Press release 15 June 2015

The wrapper is everything – "Packaging Art House" as art object and event space

Art-as-packaging provides room for unique brand-staging concepts within the framework of Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print in Hamburg, Hannover, Zurich and Vienna.

Enveloped in a delicate honeycomb structure of corrugated cardboard: visually and technically stunning, the “Packaging Art House” provides a new viewpoint onto the topic of packaging as marketing tool and design object per se. The concept was developed by the Viennese design studio, Papertown, in cooperation with Easyfairs. Under the headline "the wrapper is everything", the organiser of the international packaging events Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print is planning to use the “Packaging Art House” in upcoming shows as a platform for special exhibits and extraordinary installations as well as for presentations of exclusive brands and products.

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Press release 02 April 2015

The World of Packaging proves itself again, will be expanded!

The World of Packaging Zurich 2015, with its trio of shows encompassing Empack, Packaging Innovations and Label&Print, confirms once more its position as the top event for the Swiss packaging industry. On both show days (25 & 26 March), visitors informed themselves about the latest trends and innovations through the diverse offerings along the entire packaging process chain.

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Press release 27 March 2015

Strong performance by packaging shows

After two intensive show days, Welt der Verpackung Zurich has come to a successful close. With its individual trade fairs Empack, Packaging Innovations and Label&Print, the trend-setting Swiss packaging event once again proved its drawing power, cementing its leading position. In total, 232 exhibitors used the show as a platform for targeted networking and doing business.

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Press release 24 February 2015

Online Planner «my easyDay» designs individual trade fair tours

The «World of Packaging » comprising the trade fair trio of «Empack», «Packaging Innovations» and «Label&Print» will be unveiled on 25 & 26 March 2015 in Zürich with a fresh new look and inspired by practical concepts. «Myeasyday», for example, is a new visitor service provided by Easyfairs: Individual tour suggestions make it easier to find your way round the trade fair halls and gives you rapid access to programme highlights and the exhibitors of your choice. 3D print technology can be experienced live by participants in the workshops of 3D-Model AG. Places are limited – so register now! And for those who have not yet seen the extraordinary «All-In Cardboard» stand design made exclusively from corrugated paper, get yourself off to the trade fair! If you register online in advance you secure free entry! 

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Press release 11 February 2015

New record: Nearly 3,400 visitors attend the Easyfairs packaging shows in Hamburg

With a total of 3395 visitors in 2015, the triple trade show – Empack, Packaging Innovations and Label&Print – set a new record in Hamburg. "That's 30 percent more visitors than in 2014 – a really excellent result," says Martina Hofmann, Event Director for the Easyfairs packaging shows in the DACH region. "This success confirms that we're on the right track." On both show days (25 & 26 March), visitors informed themselves about the latest trends and innovations through diverse offerings along the entire packaging process chain. Exhibitors made intensive use of the show for networking and doing business.

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Press release 28 January 2015

Easyfairs strengthens its trade show brands in the DACH-region with market-oriented concepts

Die Weiterentwicklung starker Marken in der Messewirtschaft mit zukunftsweisenden und inspirierenden Veranstaltungen für das Fachpublikum: Das steht im Mittelpunkt der strategischen Aktivitäten der Easyfairs-Gruppe in den kommenden Monaten. „Wir arbeiten daran, für 2016 die einzelnen Messe-Brands in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz noch stärker auszubauen und passgenau auf die Bedürfnisse der Aussteller und Fachbesucher auszurichten“, kündigt Martina Hofmann, Event Director DACH für die Messen «Empack», «Packaging Innovations» und «Label&Print», an.

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Press release 12 January 2015

Experience the Multimedia World of Packaging

Top companies including the Model Group and Chromos AG to exhibit at the industry event in Zurich

Two compact show days full of information, discussions and valuable business contacts: that's what you'll find at Welt der Verpackung 2015 on 25 & 26 March 2015 in Zurich. Visitors can look forward to a wide variety of specialty offerings from the entire packaging supply chain. Among the exhibitors are such renowned companies as the Model Group and Chromos AG. Using the new easyFairs online tool,, you can plan your visit in advance to meet your own particular requirements. It pays to visit!

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Press release 12 December 2014

World of Packaging Hamburg 2015 – with a finger on the pulse of the latest packaging trends

Many innovative products will be on display at World of Packaging, which on 28 - 29 January 2015 will draw representatives from a wide spectrum of packaging-consuming industries to the Hamburg Messe. Free workshops and mini-seminars on the latest hot topics complement the many-faceted exhibition programme at Empack, Packaging Innovations and Label&Print. 

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Press release 2 October 2014

«The World of Packaging Hamburg 2015» bigger than ever!

Larger and with new focal areas: The show previously known as "Verpackung" will premiere under its new name, «Empack», on 28 – 29 January 2015 in Hamburg. In its tenth year of existence, this central meeting point for the packaging industry is still growing:

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Press release 28 August 2014

Micarna SA wins the easyFairs Green Packaging Award 2014

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Press release 22 July 2014

Pointing the way with new events

Clear structures and promising projects – easyFairs® Switzerland is aiming a growth strategy for the upcoming trade show year. The established formats «Solids» (Schüttgut)  and «Empack» (Verpackung) will be aligned internationally. The aim is a target group focused and a versatile development of the trade show offer. The new format «Automation&Electronics» will be launched in Lausanne and Zurich. Starting the 1st July 2014 the easyFairs-team in Muttenz is reinforced by Christian Rudin. 

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Press release 23 May 2014

Passion for Packaging – Conference

Accompanying the show «Packaging Innovations», easyFairs Switzerland GmbH organized for the first time the «Passion for Packaging – Conference».

The focus was laid on catering, luxury and design products and goods in the high-end price segment which feature an appropiate packaging. 

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Press release 15 May 2014

For the first time, easyFairs goes public with data on CO2 emissions for one of its events

The bottom line on greenhouse gases resulting from «Verpackung Zürich 2014» and «Packaging Innovations 2014» has now been tallied: According to the calculations of environmental consultants ClimatePartner, for both show days and across a range of categories, a total of 260,469.031  kg of CO2 (or equivalents) were generated. Mobility – travel and transportation by car, train and plane – was the source of most of the emissions.

To offset the CO2 produced in association with the event, easyFairs is voluntarily supporting an environmental protection project in Ghana.

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» Details of the result (in German)

» Compensation: certificate and description of the project (in German)

Press release 2 April 2014

Comments of the exhibitors of the Packaging Innovations Zürich 2014

Successful premiere – Packaging Innovations Zürich attracts enormous interest

easyFairs hit a successful landing point with its first «Packaging Innovations Zürich 2014»: 123 exhibitors and 4095 visitors attended the European show for creativ packaging, design and brandbuilding. The visitors could also benefit from the co-located show «Verpackung Zürich 2014».

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Comments of the exhibitors of the Verpackung Zürich 2014

4‘095 visitors provide a record at the easyFairs packaging show

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Press release 28 March 2014

Final report

easyFairs packaging shows set two new records!

237 exhibitors and 4095 registered visitors: that was the count when Verpackung Zürich 2014 and Packaging Innovations Zürich 2014 finally closed their doors. With this outstanding outcome, the eighth edition exceeded all previous easyFairs packaging shows in Switzerland – in terms of the number of exhibitors and visitors alike!

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Press release 10 March 2014

easyFairs® sets out its stand for the future of packaging

Trade show organiser streamlines its portfolio with three core show concepts

easyFairs, the internationally active trade show organiser with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, is streamlining its packaging portfolio across all markets based on three core show concepts: «Empack», «Packaging Innovations» and «Label&Print».

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