EMPACK Dortmund

| Trade fair for innovations in packaging technology

The EMPACK in Dortmund is a central trade fair for packaging technology, specializing in a wide range of materials, services, and technologies. It takes place biennially at the Westfalenhallen in Dortmund and is organized by Easyfairs GmbH. The fair attracts professional visitors from the entire region, particularly from northern and central Germany and the Benelux countries, and serves as an important platform for innovations in the packaging industry..

EMPACK offers an extensive exhibition covering various thematic areas. These include primary and secondary packaging materials, packaging substrates and consumables, industrial, transport, and protective packaging, as well as packaging design and development. Additional focal points are label printing technology, packaging and filling technology, and services related to contract packaging, disposal, and recycling. Moreover, the fair serves as a platform for associations and trade media to present their latest products and services.

One of the highlights of EMPACK is its supporting program, which includes guided tours and an open lecture stage. Here, industry experts share their knowledge and discuss the latest trends. This program not only provides insights into current market developments but also promotes intensive networking and exchange within the community.

The venue, Messe Dortmund, offers excellent infrastructure with a variety of transportation options. It is easily accessible by car, airplane, train, and public transport, making it an optimal location for national and international guests. The modern facilities of the Westfalenhallen support effective presentations by exhibitors and create a pleasant atmosphere for visitors.

Overall, EMPACK in Dortmund presents an indispensable opportunity for manufacturers, service providers, and professional visitors from the packaging industry to learn about innovations and trends, discover new products, and forge valuable business contacts.

The EMPACK in Dortmund took place from Wednesday, 15. May to Thursday, 16. May 2024.

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Local time:
16:00 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Dortmund,
Im Rabenloh, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Easyfairs GmbH
Potsdamer Str. 211
33719 Bielefeld, Germany
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Past editions:
  • 15. - 16. May 2024
  • 18. - 19. May 2022
  • 08. - 09. May 2019
  • 24. - 25. January 2018
  • 31 May. - 03 Jun. 2016
  • 28. - 29. January 2015
    • 86 exhibitors
    • 1804 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Dortmund,
Im Rabenloh, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: adhesives, bags, bags, barcodes, blister packs, bottles, boxes, cans, caps, caps, cardboard, chains, coating, coding, composite material, contract packaging, control systems, digital printing machines, flexo printing technology, gift boxes, glues, identification technology, instrumentation systems, labeling systems, labeling technology, labels, marking systems, marking technology, metal containers, packaging machinery, packaging materials, packaging materials, packaging robots, packaging technology, paper packaging, plastic films, plastic packaging, printing inks, printing materials, printing supplies, printing systems, printing technology, RFID, ribbons, security technology, test systems, wooden boxes, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the EMPACK taking place?
The EMPACK fair takes place in Dortmund, at the Messe Dortmund.

When is the EMPACK taking place?
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How often does the EMPACK take place?
The EMPACK takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the EMPACK?
The EMPACK is an exhibition for Packaging Technology, Packing Machines and Packaging.