Organized by fairtrade and Messe Duesseldorf and powered by the world’s leading printing, paper and packaging trade show drupa, the 7th edition of printpack alger 2020 takes place at the CIC in Algiers on 9 to 11 March 2020, in conjunction with plast alger. 

Background information

The figures recently published by the German Engineering Federation VDMA illustrate the exceptional position of the Algerian printing, paper and packaging industry compared to other African and Middle Eastern countries. With 91 million euros in imports of printing and paper technologies in 2018, Algeria is one of the three largest importers of printing and paper technology on the African continent, along with South Africa and Egypt. And with €246 million, Algeria is the largest importer of packaging technology in Africa and the Middle East, followed by South Africa (€175 million), Egypt (€168 million), Iran (€166 million), Saudi Arabia (€159 million), Nigeria (€158 million) and the UAE (€ 134 million). The figures confirm how much Algeria is investing in new technologies in these areas.

Challenges for the industry and the advantages of printpack alger 2020

More than ever, manufacturers of branded products, printers and packagers must strive for flexibility and durability. printpack alger 2020 responds to this with renowned exhibitors

  • presenting solutions to trade visitors to show how integration, digitization and automation change the production of printed products and packaging
  • presenting solutions for the production of printed products, labels, flexible packaging, folding boxes, corrugated cardboard packaging and packaging materials
  • presenting how digital and conventional technologies can help brand manufacturers to meet customer expectations in terms of customization.

The objective of printpack alger 2020 is to generate clear added value for all professionals in the Algerian manufacturing, printing and packaging industry – particularly in the food, non-food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors. This requires exhibitors who offer convincing technological solutions and a conference program that acts as a magnet for trade visitors. An industry-oriented conference. The conference also includes a start-up panel with pitches and much more. The printpack alger 2020 conference is held under the title “Current challenges in the manufacture of printed products and packaging in Algeria and the Maghreb”. With the participation of renowned experts and representatives of leading companies in the printing and packaging industry.