9th International Trade Show

Palais des Expositions d’Alger – SAFEX
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The 9th edition of printpack alger:
A key platform for showcasing printing and packaging solutions.

Strongly growing industry & exhibition require move to larger Palais des Expositions d'Alger - SAFEX

In the field of printing and paper technology, demand in Algeria is constantly increasing and imports in this field have grown from €57m in 2016 to €101m in 2020 and €77m in 2021, making Algeria, together with South Africa and Egypt, one of the three largest importers of printing and paper technology in Africa.

When it comes to packaging technology imports, with €127m in 2022, Algeria belongs to the leading importers in Africa, together with Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt. (VDMA)

Along with increasing industrialisation and a rapidly growing population, the Algerian printing & packaging industry is growing strongly.

And printpack alger 2024 is growing just as fast. For its best possible development, the exhibition is therefore moving to the larger Palais des Expositions d'Alger - SAFEX.

Organised by fairtrade Messe and Messe Duesseldorf, printpack & plast alger will be held in Pavilions C & A of the Palais des Expositions d'Alger – SAFEX from 04 to 06 March 2024.

Gallery 2022

printpack & plast alger become thematically structured.

The larger venue also offers the opportunity to clearly structure the event thematically.

  • Pavilion A Ahaggar right side: printpack alger 2024 Printing and packaging machines & materials
  • Pavilion A Ahaggar left side: plast alger 2024 Plastics machinery
  • Pavilion C Casbah: plast alger 2024 Raw materials & auxiliaries, Spotlight on RECYCLING SOLUTIONS & Conference area

printpack alger 2024

printpack & plast alger 2024
Growing Strong with Global Participation!

printpack & plast alger 2024 is all set to be a remarkable event with increasing participation from Algeria and various official national pavilions. The growth in both quality and quantity of the event has attracted international market leaders, making their return in 2024. Let's take a closer look at the exciting developments:

Algerian Participation

printpack & plast alger 2024 is proud to host major governmental institutions and market leaders from Algeria's plastics, printing, and packaging industries.

Austria Pavilion

The Austrian Pavilion at printpack & plast alger 2024 receives strong support from ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Algeria, the commercial section of the Austrian Embassy in Algiers.

Austrian exhibitors include

  • Advantage Austria
  • Engel
  • Ovotherm
  • Senoplast
  • SML

China Pavilion

A significant number of more than 80 Chinese exhibitors will be participating in the 2024 event, showcasing cutting-edge innovations and technologies.

French Participation

Renowned French market leaders will showcase their products through individual corporate stands. Additionally, the Algerian-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry CCIAF is providing crucial support for the French contingent.

French exhibitors include

  • Albis Plastique France
  • Biesterfeld France
  • GIC
  • Snetor Overseas

German Pavilion

In an exciting first, Germany will be officially represented with its own German Pavilion at printpack & plast alger 2024. The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, along with the German Trade Fair Association AUMA and the VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery, provides full support for this initiative.

The German exhibitors within the German Pavilion include

  • Agergaard
  • Battenfeld
  • Güpo
  • Herbold
  • Hosokawa
  • Lemo
  • Motan
  • Reifenhäuser
  • Tunpack
  • Weima

In addition, other German exhibitors such as W&H Windmöller & Hölscher are expected to participate via their distributors.



India Pavilion

printpack & plast alger 2024 is eagerly anticipating a strong participation from India, as industry players from the country showcase their latest products and solutions.

Indian exhibitors include

  • Aries Polychem
  • Deep Polymers
  • J P Extrusiontech
  • R R Plast Extrusions

Italy Pavilion

The Italian Trade Agency ITA collaborates with trade associations AMAPLAST and ACIMGA to ensure a prominent Italian presence at plast & printpack alger 2024.

Spain Pavilion

Top-tier Spanish exhibitors will be showcasing their latest innovations. The Spanish participation enjoys the support of AVEP - Valencian Association of Plastics Entrepreneurs and IVACE - Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness.

Türkiye Pavilion

The Turkish Pavilion is set to make a significant impact, thanks to the strong support from the Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Trade.

Turkish exhibitors include

  • Aref Sogutma
  • Atac
  • Damla Plast
  • Ekin Makina
  • Erk PVC
  • Fenol Kimya
  • Kimpas Kimyevi
  • Lider Makina
  • Matila
  • Megakim Kimya
  • Truva Makina

With such a diverse range of participants and pavilions, printpack & plast alger 2024 promises to be an exceptional platform for networking, exploring business opportunities, and staying updated on the latest industry trends. Don't miss out on this fantastic event!

Review: printpack & plast alger 2022 with high satisfaction ratings

After 2 covid influenced years, printpack & plast alger 2022 marked the powerful restart for the Algerian plast & printpack industry. 110 globally leading exhibitors from 18 countries presented technology innovations and solutions to 3,675 professionals from 42 countries.

During the accompanying conference, experts from Algerian government institutions and the private sector discussed with international experts and exhibitors on „Recycling of plastics and packaging materials - Algeria on the way to the circular economy“.

Exhibitors and visitors were highly satisfied with the event. Please see full details in the Post Show Report.


This is what they said 2022

  • Mr. Lionel Cassiani-Ingoni
    pbh France - President

    Flexible packaging is very popular with our Algerian customers and the demand for high quality equipment is high. Our film extrusion lines from W&H allow us to produce films that meet today's quality requirements.

    The customers and prospects we meet here at printpack alger 2022 are mainly decision-makers, managers or company directors with clear and successful projects.

    Our expectations are fully met. Our stand is always full and we did not expect to meet so many interested people.

  • Ms. Latife Karabulut
    International Trade Manager - Ekin Makin

    As Ekin machinery we are manufacturer of horizontal and vertical injection molding machines from 30T up to 1250T. And all of our products attract attention in the Algerian market.

    Many kind of plastic product manufacturers are visiting us: from construction to medical, agriculture to electrical, automotive to single use packing producers.

    This is our 3rd time at plast alger. And it’s one of our favourite exhibitions. Of course we had concerns after covid, however, the show and the number of visitors made us very happy like in the past years. We love Algeria and plast alger. See you in 2024!

  • Ms. Meriem Nait Sidi Ahmed
    Commercial - Maghreb Emballage 

    Maghreb Emballage is a company specializing in the production and processing of any type of corrugated cardboard packaging and also in the recycling of old papers.

    Here at printpack alger 2022, we see a high demand for boxes for the agro-food market, the agro-pharmaceutical industry and for household appliances.

    The event gives us the great opportunity to be close to our clients and introduce them to our new technologies. 

  • Mr Bessem Abdmouleh
    Snetor Overseas – Sales Manager Engineering Plastics North

    The SNETOR Group is specialised in the distribution and trading of plastics and chemical products. We have been present in Algeria for many years thanks to the trust of an extremely varied clientele of local processors and distributors.

    At plast alger 2022 we meet all our customers from different fields as well as our international distributors and producers.

    We have already had a surprising number of visitors and we are only on the second day.

  • Mr Mohamed A. Amrouche
    Distripol – Manager

    We are active in the marketing and distribution of plastics, chemicals, masterbatches, stabilisers.

    Our aim in regard to the trade fair was to explore new paths and investment opportunities. This goal was achieved. We met with producers, distributors and consultants.

  • Mr Deven Mehta
    Lohia Corp – Asst. General Manager Export Sales Brazil, East Europe & Maghreb Countries

    Lohia Corp Limited is the flagship company of the Lohia Group and a global supplier of machinery for end-to-end solutions for plastic woven fabric industry used for packaging systems for solid bulk materials and infrastructure applications.

    Our expectations regarding the exhibition are fulfilled. We met customers and potential buyers.

“With €121m in 2021, Algeria belongs to the leading importers of packaging technology on the African continent, together with Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria. (VDMA) We are proud that since 2010 printpack & plast alger has been embraced by leading technology and raw material suppliers from around the globe as their most important business platform in the region”, says Martin März, fairtrade founder and managing partner.

“And we thank the Algerian government as well as Algerian, Maghreb, European, Middle Eastern and Asian embassies, institutions and associations for their unmitigated and ongoing support.”

printpack alger 2024: Algeria is among the largest investors in printing & paper technology in Africa

Sabine Geldermann, Director drupa and Global Head Print Technologies with Messe Duesseldorf points out:“According to the German Engineering Association VDMA, Algeria’s demand for printing and paper technology is constantly increasing. Algeria’s imports in this sector in 2021 amounted to €77 million, up from €57m in 2016.  Algeria thus ranks among the largest importers of printing technology on the African continent, behind South Africa and Egypt, but ahead of Nigeria €64m, Morocco €45m, Ghana €29m, Kenya €28m and Tunisia €23m.

The most important supplier countries are Germany, Italy, China, France, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, Turkey, UK, Belgium, USA and Austria.”

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