Working Groups of Packaging Valley

Technology Trends Working Group

The packaging machinery industry has always been strongly driven by technology. The products and services of Packaging Valley members are characterized by innovation and quality. Many of these companies are world market leaders and so-called hidden champions. To ensure that this remains the case in the future, it is necessary that the companies continue to be among the technological world leaders in packaging machinery manufacturing.

The Technology Trends Working Group takes up technological trend topics in order to support Packaging Valley member companies in implementing them in the form of feasible solutions in machines and systems. Together, focal points are defined, topics are worked on, impulses are set and projects are realized. The following topics are on the agenda:

  • Automation technology
  • VR/AR/Mixed Reality
  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning
  • Industry 4.0 / IoT
  • Digital Services
  • Digital Engineering / Digital Twin
  • Sustainable plant design
  • Smart service, predictive maintenance
  • 5G networks, 5G usage

Work Group for Personnel and Ongoing Development

‘Strengthening the region’ in terms of career opportunities is the aim of the Work Group for Personnel and Ongoing Development. We want to present and promote the attractiveness of the region and its member companies. For skilled workers and young talent, the packaging industry here in Packaging Valley offers enormous potential and long-term development opportunities. Our new talent university marketing <<???>> and collaboration with schools is a key facet of Packaging Valley. In addition to various workshops, these include the "Students meet entrepreneurs" annual event and joint appearances at recruiting fairs. For our members, and in line with the “Achieve more together” motto, we also carry out cross-company training and ongoing development courses that would otherwise be financially uninteresting to individual companies. These include seminars for mobile fitters, managers, as well as trade fair and presentations training. Contact and speaker of the Work Group: Janina Stapf, STAKO

Work Group for
Marketing

The Marketing Work Group is made up of a group of experienced industry experts. The objective: To grow the awareness of Germany’s Packaging Valley Association worldwide and to present the packaging expertise in the region. Events such as the Packaging Valley Days serve as a platform and for knowledge transfer among the international participants. Packaging Valley presents itself at trade fairs with attractive joint stands, offering members a high level of presence and attention. Many other activities are initiated by the Marketing Work Group. Speaker of the Work Group: Andreas Häußner, Rommelag

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