Metpack Essen

| International trade fair for metal packaging

The Metpack is a leading international trade fair for metal packaging, held every three years in Essen, Germany. The event takes place at Messe Essen, a modern and well-equipped exhibition and congress center located near major transport connections and offering a large exhibition area. Founded in 1993, it has since developed into one of the most important trade fairs for the metal packaging industry worldwide. Metpack is organized by Messe Essen GmbH, an experienced organizer of trade fairs and exhibitions in various industries.

The fair covers a wide range of products and services, including metal packaging, packaging materials, packaging machines, coatings, paints, and printing inks. Key focuses of the event are innovations in packaging design, sustainability, and technology development in the metal packaging industry. Overall, Metpack is a significant international trade fair for the metal packaging industry, held every three years in Essen, Germany, and organized by Messe Essen GmbH. The event offers a diverse range of industries and products, as well as numerous networking opportunities and exciting focal topics.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 5 days of the fair, from 06. May to 10. May 2014, about 243 exhibitors from 27 countries and 7100 visitors from 100 countries on the Metpack in Essen.

The Metpack takes place every three years, and therefore for the eleventh time previsibly in May 2026 in Essen.

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every three years

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11:53 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Messe Essen,
Norbertstr., 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Essen GmbH
45131 Essen, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)201 72440
Fax: +49 (0)201 7244248
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Past editions:
  • 02. - 06. May 2023
  • 02. - 06. May 2017
  • 06. - 10. May 2014
    • 243 exhibitors from 27 countries
    • 7100 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Essen,
Norbertstr., 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: cans, caps, drums, iron, manufacturing, metal packaging, nonferrous metal, packaging, printing, processing, steel, tubes, …

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 Metpack taking place?
The Metpack fair takes place in Essen, at the Messe Essen.

When is the Metpack taking place?
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How often does the Metpack take place?
The Metpack takes place every three years.

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