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Labelexpo Europe 2023 returns to Brussels Expo 

11-14 September 
Brussels Expo, Belgium  

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Registration for Labelexpo Europe 2023, the world’s largest label and package printing technology trade show, is now open. This will be the first time Labelexpo Europe has been held at Brussels Expo since 2019. From 11-14 September, the biennial show will feature hundreds of live demonstrations, product launches, two expert-led masterclasses and special events focused on automation and flexible packaging.

Aimed at label and flexible packaging converters, brand owners and packaging designers, Labelexpo Europe 2023 covers nine halls with over 600 exhibitors across four days. Leading suppliers taking part include ABG, Avery Dennison, Bobst, Domino, Durst, Epson, Fujifilm, Gallus, HP, Kocher & Beck, Konica Minolta, Mark Andy, MPS, Nilpeter, OMET, and Xeikon. 

Alongside the exhibition, visitors will get the opportunity to attend two expert-led masterclasses organised by The Label Academy, an Automation Arena, and a Flex Pack Trail. 

The popular educational program will comprise of two half-day masterclasses which will cover flexible packaging and sustainable labels and packaging.  

Visitors will also get the chance to attend the Dieline Forum, a two-day design conference that will explore the latest trends and innovations shaping the brands of tomorrow.  

At the Flex Pack Trail, visitors will be able to learn more about digital and conventional press technologies, flexpack material constructions, coating, laminating, ink and curing requirements, in-line and near-line decoration options, QC and migration testing.  

The Automation Arena features a full ‘lights out’ production workflow, from file creation to digital printing, converting and inspection. The participants include CERM, Esko, Xeikon, KURZ, Grafotronic and Fedrigoni Self-Adhesive.  

A new feature for Labelexpo Europe is Flexo’s Future – ECG, a series of presentations and guided tours on Expanded Color Gamut (ECG) printing. Daily presentations by renowned ECG expert Dr Kai Lankinen will take place on the show floor, examining all aspects of fixed color palette printing, where up to seven inks (CMYK+OGV) are used to reproduce spot colors.  

Taking place on the first evening of the show, 11 September, is the Label Industry Global Awards ceremony, themed as ‘Crowning the Industry’s Champions’. The awards highlight the key achievements and successes of individuals and companies working in the label and package printing sector.  

Labelexpo Europe 2023 is again strongly supported and endorsed by trade bodies FINAT, EUWID, Febelgra, SPPES, UNFEA and VskE.  

To register, visit labelexpo-europe.com