Canadian Packaging

PACKEX Toronto is coming!

Canada's longest-running national packaging exhibition runs June 21-23.


June 14, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

The city of Toronto opens its arms to welcome the PACKEX Toronto 2011 tradeshow.

Taking place June 21-23 at the Toronto Congress Centre, this year’s event is the 35th edition of Canada’s longest running national packaging exhibition.

Organized by UBM Canon, PACKEX Toronto will offer the latest packaging products, equipment and services available, including: packaging machinery, components, materials, converting technologies, food processing, material handling and logistics from hundreds of the top suppliers from around Canada, the U.S. and the world.

The three-day event will also offer some exciting conferences organized by PAC—The Packaging Association, such as: the Walmart Sustainable Packaging Conference V on June 22 featuring an Executive Leadership session with David Cheesewright, president and chief executive officer of Walmart Canada, Scott McDougall, chief executive officer of TerraChoice, and many more; and a Tactical Implementation session featuring speakers from PAC, Walmart, Cascades Recovery Inc., The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Ice River Springs, Dow, IGD and the Region of Peel.

Other conferences include:

  • June 21: Compete Globally Through Automation panel discussion moderated by Canadian Packaging featuring speakers from Festo Automation, Combi Packaging Systems, FlexLink Systems Canada and Molson Coors; and Expanding Your Exports roundtable. featuring speakers from EDC, Ernst & Young, and Peel Plastics;
  • June 23: Packaging For Food SafetyConnecting GFSI, CFIA Recognition Program and PACSecure Initiatives.

PACKEX Toronto 2011 is co-located with noted manufacturing events PLAST-EX, Automation Technology Expo Canada (ATX Canada), Design & Manufacturing Canada, PTX Canada/Powder & Bulk Solids Canada, and Green Manufacturing Expo.

For more information, contact www.packextoronto.com.