More than 100 vendors will showcase solutions for converting of paper, plastic, flexible and rigid packaging. Among those exhibiting includes converters of labels, tapes, wet and dry wipes, and tissue for national and store brands and distributors. Others are flexographic printers, and equipment and parts suppliers, as well as automation, process improvement and efficiency experts.
"We have created a focused event to provide buyers in various fields looking for converting solutions the opportunity to conduct business, network and become educated all under one roof," says Randy Green, group publisher with show organizer BNP Media. "The newest industry products and services will be available from leading vendors including sponsors Air Motion Systems, Bank First National, Appvion, BST North America, Valley Grinding, Tann Corporation, Preco and Catbridge Machinery, as well as from 28 companies who have not previously exhibited at Converters Expo, giving our attendees a chance to see new suppliers."
Over 25% of the 103 vendors on the sold-out show floor will be new to the event including Adwest Technologies, AirMotion Systems, Anilox Roll Cleaning, Ashe Converter Equipment, Bachknives, Cadence Inc., Catalytic Products, Charter NEX Films, Comexi North America, Componex, Graphics Systems, Harper Corporation, Industrial Molded Rubber, IST America, KDX America, Kinetic, Mahr Metering, Maxcess, Morchem Motion Controls Robotics, Pinnacle Systems, SAM North America, Sonic Solutions, Stockpilz, Sunrad, Inc., TANN Corp., Wikoff Color Corp and Yazoo Mills.
The products and services the vendors will showcase are segmented in the following categories:
- 68% Equipment Companies - Alignment, Compressors, Conveyors, Curing, DieCutting, Dispensing, Inspection, Knives, Laser, Measurements, Pollution Control, Presses, Rewinders, Rollers, Safeguarding, Slitters, Static Control, Thermal Oxidizers, Ultrasonic, and Web Handling
- 14% Converting Companies - Bags, Contract Mfg, Films, Flexo, Laminating, Nonwovens, Paper, Pouches, and Slitting
- 7% Services - Engineering, Contract Pkg, Supply Chain, Construction, and Vendor Rep
- 11% Suppliers - Adhesives, Coatings, Engraving, Inks, and Recycling
In addition to seeing the newest products throughout the exhibit hall, attendees and exhibitors will have a chance to network during the opening night reception on Wednesday, April 13, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the new Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, sponsored by TANN Incorporated.
On Thursday, April 14, the Expo Floor will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a Lunch Buffet from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at Club 1919 - sponsored by Bank First National and Appvion, and a Happy Hour from 2:00-3:30 p.m. at Legends Pre-Function Room on Show Floor - sponsored by Air Motion Systems (AMS).
The fee to attend Converters Expo is $55 until April 4, and $90 for all registrations after April 5 and onsite. Registration includes the welcome reception on April 13, plus full access to the exhibits, lunch, and two Happy Hour drink tickets on April 14. To register, visit www.ConvertersExpo.com