printpack alger 2018 - powered by drupa – closes on an extremely positive note

Number of visitors up 15% to 5,003

Exhibitor survey confirms high satisfaction rates

printpack alger 2018 closed on 13 March, and this on an extremely positive note.

Exhibitors were all smiles as 5,003 visitors (up 15% compared to the previous event) discussed their business and concluded hundreds of contracts.

The 6th International Trade Show clearly proved that the Algerian and Maghreb markets for paper processing, printing technologies, finishing, packaging printing and packaging are on the upswing.

Exhibitor survey* shows high satisfaction rates at printpack alger 2018

97% of the exhibitors intend to participate in the next printpack alger
85% of the exhibitors would recommend the event

Exhibitors were satisfied or even very satisfied to the following extent: 

  • 82% with the competence and decision-makers’ rate among the visitors   
  • 79% with the event as a whole   
  • 74% with the number of visitors    
  • 66% find the plast print pack industry portal helpful to promote their business and products
  • 64% have got high or even very high expectations for their follow-up business
* The survey is based on written feedback from 83% of all printpack alger exhibitors. 

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And this is what they said …

The Algerian and Maghreb markets on the upswing

The Algerian and Maghreb markets for paper processing, printing technologies, finishing and packaging printing are on the upswing. According to the VDMA, the three countries Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia have already imported print and paper technology worth 131 million euros in 2016. In packaging technology, the amount even amounted to 340 million euros. 

Since Algeria is Africa's third-largest importer of printing and paper technology and the largest importer of packaging technology, it is not surprising that printpack alger 2018 has also shown positive growth. Organised by fairtrade and Messe Düsseldorf the 6th International Trade Fair for Print Technologies and Packaging for Algeria and the Maghreb took place from 11 to 13 March 2018 at the state-of-the-art Centre International de Conférences Abdelatif Rahal CIC in Algiers.

printpack alger – Powered by drupa

printpack alger is supported by the world's leading trade fair drupa. The no. 1 for printing technologies takes place every four years and in 2016 last attracted 260,165 visitors from 183 countries with 1,828 exhibitors from 54 countries to the Düsseldorf exhibition grounds. The printpack alger 2018 is jointly organized by fairtrade and Messe Düsseldorf.

Great number of solutions and technologies at printpack alger

At printpack alger 2018, renowned exhibitors presented technologies and solutions along the entire value chain from prepress/print, premedia/multichannel and postpress to converting and packaging to materials, equipment, services and infrastructure - tailored to the needs of Algerian and Maghreb customers.

A total of 41 exhibitors from 14 countries attended printpack alger 2018. A significant increase over the previous event with 21 exhibitors from six countries. The exhibitors came from Algeria, China, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, Tunisia and Turkey.

The great number of solutions and technologies on offer made printpack alger 2018 a highly attractive destination for all professionals wishing to upgrade their existing equipment or invest in new projects in the next few years.

The basis for the positive growth of printpack alger 2018 was the increasingly interesting North African market as well as the high level of satisfaction with the previous event on both the exhibitor and visitor sides. The last visitor analysis showed that 94 percent of trade visitors and 89 percent of exhibitors were satisfied with printpack alger 2016. At the same time, 83 percent of visitors were pleased with the positive business prospects, with each exhibitor praising the quality of the trade visitors and recommending the event.

printpack & plast alger 2018 - one of the most important meeting places in Africa

In parallel with printpack alger, fairtrade and Messe Düsseldorf organized plast alger, the 5th international trade fair for plastics and composites for Algeria and the Maghreb with more than 220 exhibitors from 24 countries.

Taken together, the printpack & plast alger 2018, with 261 exhibitors from 26 countries and 5,003 trade visitors from 33 countries, is one of the most important meeting places for the printing, paper, packaging and plastics industries in Africa, if not the most important.