1st Packaging Valley Days – Top-class practice-relevant event – registration period soon to expire

This international symposium for the packaging industry comes with a highly diversified program: Attendants can book their own customized company tours, and the speakers and panel speaker are top class experts in their relevant fields. The 1st Packaging Valley Days will be held in Schwaebisch Hall from June 9 to 10, 2010. Registrations are still accepted until April 30 under www.packaging-valley-days.com

The symposium offers its visitors an outstanding informative value: Topics like ‘Organic and Printed Electronics – chances for the packaging technology’ or ‘Investment risks – how safe are your production processes?’ guarantee interesting and lively discussions.

This is further assured by a distinguished panel discussion: Werner Gesang (director of Engineering and Technical Services, Bausch & Lomb GmbH) and Volker Maier (Head of Plant Engineering, Muehlens GmbH & Co. KG – P&G prestige products) will analyze the subject from the viewpoint of the packaging industry. Gerhard Schubert (managing director, Gerhard Schubert GmbH) and Bernd Hansen (CEO, Rommelag Kunststoff-Maschinen Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH and Kocher-Plastik Maschinenbau GmbH) will be the competent representatives for the packaging machinery manufacturers..

The speakers: Dr. Klaus Hecker, business manager of OE-A (Organic Electronic Association), is known as one of the leading heads in the field of the futurable ‘Print Electronics’. Applications in the packaging industry promise intelligent supplementary functions, e.g. example flexible displays, sensors, RFID-tags, data memories, batteries, solar cells and loud speakers. First projects with this technology are already being implemented.

Dr.-Ing. Rainer Stetter, business manager of ITQ GmbH, is a renowned mechatronics specialist, and committed to the practice-oriented development of mechatronic processes in recent years. He is convinced that this technology has an immediate impact on delivery times, process safety, productivity and ROI of packaging lines, and that all investment decisions should take the mechatronics aspect into consideration for.

Our guests will have the opportunity to put together their own customized agenda of company tours at the individual Packaging Valley member companies. Packaging Valley Germany e.V. will provide transportation between event locations and simultaneous interpretation. A party in the evening with culinary treats and music, as well as special-rate accommodations in the region’s best hotels will complete the program. Registration are possible under www.packaging-valley-days.com until April 30, 2010.

Packaging Valley Germany e.V.:

Packaging Valley provides approx. 7,000 jobs in the packaging machine building sector with an export share for its products of more than 80%. Most important markets are the US and Europe, the Emerging Markets in South America and Asia gaining increasing significance. Central goal of “Packaging Valley Germany” – founded in 2007 – is to create awareness of this globally distinctive and unique concentration and competence: Potential and existing customers have the opportunity to gather an abundant of on-site information about excellent packaging solutions within the region of Schwaebisch Hall in southern Germany. That makes even long trips very informative and efficient.