Greece`s packaging exhibition Syskevasia returns with new exhibit categories

MachinesEventsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 3/2018 • 25.09.2018

Syskevasia 2018, the 16th International Exhibition of Packaging, Machines, Printing & Logistics will be held again at Metropolitan Expo, at 12-15 October this year. The organizers announced that the event will be accompanied with new innovations and it will be export oriented and with a “celebration mood” because of its 30-year presence on the Greek market. Last completion of Syskevasia exhibition in 2016 took place at the same place and was conducted with great success as 240 exhibitors and 1500 visitors were present.

In its 2018 edition are included some new exhibit categories – in the fields of winery/distillery, logistics and labeling. This time Syskevasia will be organized in the same period as the Plastica 2018 exhibition – the 10th International Exhibition of Plastics, Machines, Moulds & Recycling but in different halls. Plastica 2018 is also expected to attract the interest from professional exhibitors and visitors.

The exhibitions will include interesting day-conferences and speeches, which speeches will take place in special conference halls inside the exhibition area. At this exhibition the companies will have the opportunity to present their products in two sections – materials and equipment.

Moreover, for the first time, this year the organizers will implement a “Hosted Buyers” program from specific countries in order to increase the attendance of foreign visitors and to enhance business-wise the Greek exhibitors in the field of exports. The exhibitors will have the ability to book business meetings during the Exhibitions either in their stand or in a separate meeting room through the exhibition’s electronic platform from the webpage. Participants in the event will be companies from Balkan countries, Europe, Turkey, Cyprus, UAE, Israel and Egypt.

Hall 3 of the exhibition will host: Packaging machines and systems; Robotic systems; Printing machines for digital printing, offset, silkscreen, gold printing, etc; Processing and standardization machines for food, drinks, drugs, cosmetics, chemicals; Cooling, ventilating and air conditioning machines; Recycling machines for paper, glass, aluminum and tin; Complementary equipment such as air-compressors, pumps, valves and piping; Balances and scales of industrial, wholesale and retail use; Instruments for quality control, measurement, automations, laboratories; Transmission of motion systems; CIP cleaning systems; Industrial flooring.

Hall 2 will be dedicated to: Raw and semi processed materials for packaging products; Paper, glass, plastic, metallic, fabric and wood packaging for industrial, agricultural, storage and consumer uses; Ecological, custom-made, export and advertising packages and stands; Chemicals, colors, inks and other printing materials; Nanotechnology of packaging materials; Software systems, barcodes, RFID, etc.; Packaging services: company associations, scientific unions, printed and electronic, journals, environmental entities, internet knobs, banks, insurance companies, embassies and chambers of commerce; Packaging supplements such as labels, tapes, stirrups, ribbons, wrapping papers, cords, wires, felizol, polystyrene, etc.; Metallic and plastic tanks and containers for olive oil, wine, honey, milk, water, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biological cleaning, etc.; Recycling buckets; Design and artwork for new packaging.

Additionally, there will be several special exhibit categories. The first one, “Equipment, Raw, Semi-Finished And Finished Wine And Drinкs Materials”, will include exhibits related to processing, standardization, bottling and packaging machines, wine-press units, crushing, pressing and separating machines, ovens, pasteurizers and heat converters, distilleries, distillation flasks, stills, wine makers, vinegar makers and condensers, pumps, pumping systems and filters, conveying and weighting systems, automations, cleaning and washing machines, cooling machines, waste systems, quality control systems for wine and drinks laboratories, stainless sheel tanks and barrels, industrial floors, wine and drink accessories and others.

The second main category will be “Logistics” and it will present warehouse equipment like forklifts, carriages, lifts, conveying systems, containers, shelves and shelving systems, storage cooling systems, etc., as well as storehouse services - logistics centers, packing houses, repacking houses, land, sea and air transport companies, couriers, insurance, distribution and freight forwarding companies, informatics and telematics systems for warehouses and stores.