Third CCE International presents techniques for printing and converting corrugated and folding carton

On March 21-23, 2017, CCE International, Europe’s only exhibition exclusively targeted to the corrugated and folding carton industry, will open its doors at the Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany.

Since its successful launch in 2013, the show has seen an increase in exhibitor and visitor numbers as well as net exhibition space. Over approximately 5,000sqm, more than 150 providers of raw materials, machines, accessories and services will present cutting-edge technologies, manufacturing systems and the latest solutions for the production and conversion of corrugated and cartonboard, with a spotlight on new application fields, such as print and refinement. The exchange of expertise among industry specialists will be further supported by an Open Seminar held on the show floor.

The third International Exhibition for the Corrugated and Folding Carton Industry, which is co-located with ICE Europe 2017, will present papers (corrugated and cartonboard), consumables, corrugating line, equipment and components, corrugated and carton converting machinery, design and CAD/CAM, printing processes and equipment, and cutting, creasing and die cutting equipment. Other offerings include ancillary equipment, materials handling and warehousing, pallet strapping and handling systems, MIS and plant scheduling systems, waste extraction and baling, as well as related services.

The last show in 2015 saw an impressive increase in attendees; a total of 2,410 industry experts came to find out about the range of products and services that the 156 exhibitors had to offer, over a total net exhibition space of 4,500sqm. Visitor numbers increased by 18 per cent compared to the previous event in 2013. Visitors come from corrugated board plants and sheet plants or work with corrugated sheet feeders, are folding carton converters, packaging designers and specifiers, rigid carton manufacturers, honeycomb board manufacturers, core board and core tube manufacturers and trade agencies.

After the huge success of the Open Seminar programme at CCE International 2015, this year’s show will once again offer a selection of technical sessions focusing on current topics within the industry, and is free of charge for visitors. The programme will revolve particularly around digital print for corrugated (March 21 and 23) and for cartonboard (March 22).

New for 2017

In response to multiple requests from the last show survey, CCE International 2017 will benefit from extended opening hours on the first two show days.

Tickets will be available from the middle of this month, at €22 for a day pass and €32 for a three-day-pass. Tickets are valid for both CCE International 2017 and the co-located ICE Europe 2017.

CCE International 2017 will take place in halls B5 and B6 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre, Entrance East. Once again, the exhibition will be co-located with ICE Europe, the world’s leading exhibition for paper, film and foil converting, which will celebrate its tenth anniversary event in halls A5 and A6.

The official CCE International 2017 Show Preview is now available in print and – for the first time – in an improved online format including a search function. Also, the multilingual website provides the latest news and updates, as well as photos, videos and a number of useful tools, such as the option to sign up to the official exhibition newsletter and create a personalised Online Show Planner (from the end of January).