We cover smart solutions in packaging.

Want to explore all of the new opportunities in plastic packaging? We’ve got the resources you need.

Recent innovations in plastic packaging are delivering better performance, reducing waste and lowering costs across a diverse range of industries, particularly food and beverage. You can gain a strong competitive advantage by embracing new advances in technologies, processes and materials, including resins, colorants, additives, preforms, molds, dryers, labeling, inspection equipment and recyclers. The packaging industry is poised for growth in the coming years—make sure you get your share

New Materials

Packaging manufacturers need plastics that deliver high performance AND cost effectiveness—and new materials are introducing new possibilities. To see the latest innovations, visit the Flexible Vinyl Zone, Moldmaking Zone and Material Science Zone on the NPE show floor.

3D Printing

3D printing is unlocking incredible opportunities for packaging design and production—and this developing technology is poised to expand further in the coming years. The 3D/4D Printing Zone showcases recent advances and exciting applications.


Manufacturers today are facing increasing pressure to provide energy-efficient, eco-friendly packaging—and green goals not only benefit the environment but also save energy and cut production costs. Discover everything related to sustainability in plastics in the Re|focus Zone.