The 15th edition of Luxe Pack Shanghai officially closed its doors on April 13th 2023 after having received 6,800 visitors. Decision makers from a large array of industries visited the show, from cosmetics & fragrance, food & drinks, jewellery & watches, fashion & accessories, clothing, household products, wine & spirits and other premium brands. According to the organizers, among the brands visiting, 23% were international, a good performance after one year of absence due to the Covid pandemic.
More than 200 packaging exhibitors displayed their latest products and solutions, including primary packaging, boxes, design, anti-counterfeiting, materials, smart packaging etc. During the two-day event, visitors had the opportunity to meet a wide range of packaging experts including Samding, Baralan, Mingfeng, Fedrigoni, Tae Sung Industrial, Eastman, Jinsheng, Elcos, Afa, Kurz Group, Baixinglong, Jingzhi, RR Donnelley and Jinjia, among others.
Sustainable packaging solutions were particularly highlighted during the show. For instance, Shanghai Achieve-Tech Packaging Technology Co., Ltd presented their patented PFP (Plastic Free Package) lock to easily close and firmly seal a carton without using plastic sealing tape. UDN Packaging Corporation displayed their latest one-piece round tube that is lighter than all the previous versions, thanks to wall thickness varying from 0.45mm to 0.35mm.
A comprehensive conference program, with both Chinese and international speakers, was also proposed to visitors and exhibitors, along with a record number of animations, including the annual Luxe Pack in green award, which honour the best sustainable packaging solutions and responsible initiatives from exhibitors. This year, the Luxe Pack in green jury, composed of six brands experts (Camus, Chanel, Coty, Jahwa, Richemont and Terracycle) awarded, Flairosol Personal Care, a new generation liquid distribution solution provided by AFA Dispensing Group, as the best eco-designed packaging solution, and Kurz Group’s Recosys recycling programme as the best CSR Initiative.
The next edition of Luxe Pack Shanghai will take place on April 10-11, 2024.