National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
27 - 28/02/2019

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Ecopack at Packaging Innovations is dedicated to the future of sustainable solutions for packaging. Waste reduction and protecting our environment are becoming increasingly important issues for consumers, so brands, retailers and manufacturers need the most innovative eco-friendly solutions on the market. That's where Ecopack comes in...

Ecopack 2019

Are you looking for suppliers with a focus on sustainable packaging?

With no other dedicated sustainable packaging events, this is the only place in the UK that packaging professionals can meet the innovative suppliers pioneering eco-friendly packaging, and see, touch and experience the green solutions of tomorrow. 

Check out a sample of brands who have attended Ecopack previously looking for sustainable solutions:

2 Sisters Food Group - Category Manager Procurement
- Engineering Program Manager
Corporate Responsibility-Packaging Sustainability
- NPD Packaging Manager
Billington Group / Bar foods
- Innovation Director
Burtons Biscuits
- Head of Research & Development
Coca-Cola -
Sustainable Packaging Manager
- Environment Manager
- R&D Packaging Innovations
Estee Lauder Companies -
Senior Operations Manager
Greencore -
Packaging Innovation Manager
- European Technical Packaging Manager
Imperial Brands - Manufacturing Innovation

Lush Cosmetics - Buying Manager
- Senior Packaging Technologist
- Senior Packaging Scientist
- Group Operations Packaging
- Head of Own Brand
- R&D Packaging
Premier Foods
- Head of Procurement Packaging
Pret A Manger
- Packaging Manager
Reckitt Benckiser
- Packaging Manager
The Hut Group
- NPD Director
The Tayto Group
- Group Innovation/NPD Director
Unilever - Packaging R&D
Hain Daniels - Head of Procurement
- Technical Innovation Manager
Iceland Foods Ltd
- Head of Packaging Sustainability


The Ecopack Stage


The dedicated Ecopack Stage will offer a full programme of seminars and interactive sessions exploring current trends, issues and possibilities in the world of sustainable packaging. Those looking to tackle sustainability head-on will be able to hear the latest successful case studies and insights from some of the leading eco gurus and brands working in sustainable packaging today.

The Ecopack Stage is sponsored by Charpak, a Cambridgeshire-based packaging design and manufacturing company that are fully embracing the need for sustainable solutions for ‘the new plastics economy’. Spearheading the company’s commitment to 360° recyclability is the innovative Twist-Loc product: an exciting new concept in food packaging that brings a host of benefits to food manufacturers, retailers, consumers and the planet at large. See it on the Charpak stand, meet the Charpak team and discover how they’ve made truly circular recycling solutions a reality.

2019 Speakers include:


The Ecopack Challenge

In association with Marks & Spencer, this Dragon's Den style competition will see a panel of experienced judges assess and pick a solution and supplier for the coveted title of Most Innovative Pack! VTT's 100 % renewable and compostable material solution for food packaging applications took the prize last year. We invite all visitors and exhibitors to watch the Challenge judging session on the Ecopack Stage on Day one.

2019 Winner!

Flexi-Hex is a 100% biodegradable and recyclable packaging alternative removing the need for traditional single use plastic such as bubble wrap and tape. The innovative hexagonal cellular structure is flexible enough to fit almost any product from surfboards, to bottles to candles.

Companies exhibiting at the 2019 show include:

  • BASF
  • Enviroware
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
  • Cellcomb
    • GonCay Plastik
    • Lactips
    • Sirane
    • Krehalon
      • Smart Planet Technologies
      • SEMCO
      • Charpak
      • Fibrapack

        A good way to see new innovations and find suppliers you might not find online.

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