The future of packaging technology

25 & 26 May 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

The future of packaging technology!

Packaging is critical to bring any product to the market and Empack is the UK’s premier show that covers the entire packaging value chain, from the creative packaging development phase, down to the more technical packing and filling process, with packaging machinery and subcontractors.

Empack showcases the latest innovations for Smart Packaging, Packaging Machinery, Industrial Robots and Automation, used in the packaging industry. The show will help visitors to improve the capacity, reliability and efficiency of your product line as well as helping you to network with the entire packaging supply chain.

By attending Empack, visitors will discover the latest trends and the ‘next big thing’ in the world of packaging technology! The show will allow packaging technologists and engineers, logistics and warehouse managers to collaborate, learn and network all under one roof!

5 reasons to exhibit at Empack

5 reasons to visit Empack

Meet with thousands of packaging decision makers and specifiers from Food & Beverage, Personal Care, Household, Pharmaceutical & Chemical.

Right in the heart of the UK, the NEC Birmingham has excellent transport links making it the ideal location to bring together the packaging community.

Easy stand set up and all-in-one cost package means a hassle-free exhibition for exhibitors.

Meet the perfect solution for your packaging challenges with hundreds of suppliers and experts in one place.

Lead generation is safe and easy with our SMART BADGE CONTACTLESS TECHNOLOGY. Based on the latest developments in digital marketing technology, EasyGo will increase your leads capture.

Empack is the live social media platform that connects thousands of packaging peers under one roof. You can catch up with current contacts and make new connections face-to-face in a safe environment.

Birmingham is the 2nd largest city in the UK. In the heart of The Midlands, gathering around 20% of England’s GDP, NEC is the perfect location to attract north and prosperous cities such as Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool, making it the ideal location to bring together the packaging community.

Targeted show for the Food & Beverage, Personal Care, Household, Pharmaceutical & Chemical sectors.

The show brings together packaging, marketing, R&D, CEOs and directors who are searching for your products.

Free to attend seminars with the top packaging experts and inspiring speakers.

Visitor Profile

Here is the profile of our visitors:

Top industry sectors

Food & Beverage 40%
Personal care 20%
Household 15%
Label & Print 10%
Pharmaceutical & Chemical 8%
Contract Pack & Industrial 7%

Which area of the show attendees visit

Decision making

What our visitors thought

The show attracts the highest level of brands, designers and start-ups across key market
sectors to ensure our exhibitors meet the top buyers in person.

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of visitors felt satisfied with the event
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of visitors would recommend the event to a friend or colleague
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of visitors met their objectives

Who should attend?

You’ll want to attend Empack if you are a packaging technologist, warehouse manager, logistics specialist, Director or CEO and your brand falls into one of these categories: Food & Beverage, Personal Care, Household, Pharmaceutical & Chemical.

See the companies who visit Empack Birmingham

The show attracts the highest level of buyers, brands, designers and start-ups across key market
sectors to ensure our exhibitors meet the top buyers in person.

Food & Beverage

Mondelez International
Birds Eye Pizza
Jacobs Douwe Egberts
Ferrero UK
Heineken Uk
Kerry Foods
Lidl GB
Premier Foods
Weetabix Limited
Five Guys Europe
Westmill Foods

Personal Care

Avon Cosmetics
Baylis & Harding
Tata Harper
Beauty Bay
Johnson and Johnson
Kimberly Clark
Aromatherapy Associates
The Perfume Shop
Atypic skincare
Jo Malone
Bulldog Products Ltd
The Soap Kitchen
Yankee Candle


Church and Dwight
Reckitt Benckiser
John Lewis
Next Retail
TJX Europe
Dixons Carphone plc
Robert Dyas

Pharmaceutical & Chemical

Tata Chemicals Europe
Barrier Biotech
CD Medical
Central Pharma
Chanelle Pharmaceuticals
Energizer Auto UK LTD
Follmann GmbH & Co KG
Gillbanks Chemikals
Gland pharma
IVC Brunel Healthcare
Medical Brands BV
Mitsui & Co. Europe PLC
Nasaleze ltd
Surechem Products
Themo Fisher

Discover the industry sectors covered at the show:

Empack packaging and machinery suppliers you can expect to meet:

Check out a sample of suppliers who will be pioneering their new technology and machinery at the 2022 event.


Tawi Uk Ltd

Automated Packaging Systems

Advanced Dynamics

Yorkshire Packaging Systems

KTEC Group


Advanced Labelling Systems

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