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Italy's Largest In-House Packaging Event Set for October at Simionato

Press release date: August 19, 2014

PADOVA, Italy — Italy’s largest in-house packaging machinery event will be held 13-17 October, 2014 at Simionato’s headquarters in Padova, Italy. Simionato, a HayssenSandiacre company, will open its doors to all types of food processors and distributors during imPACKED 2014, providing the opportunity to see live demonstrations of the latest in packaging machinery.

Visitors can explore the latest in VFFS packaging machines, including Simionato’s Logic system with infeed conveyor, multihead weigher, gantry, VFFS bag maker and outfeed conveyor. Various Rose Forgrove flow wrapper models and Novus continuous motion with doy/quad capabilities will also be demonstrated throughout the event. Customer services will provide information on its unique refurbished equipment programme, rebuilt and upgraded by the manufacturer “as new” with a full warranty.

Italproject is one of the show’s platinum sponsors. Sales Director, Mr. Lotito Francesco, commented on Italproject’s participation, "We are privileged to sponsor and participate in this year's imPacked. It is our objective to build upon our strong network of relationships and work in collaboration with third parties, OEMs and system integrators to seamlessly deliver purpose-designed turnkey packing solutions to our customers. This event is the ideal environment to showcase what we all have to offer in a personal setting."

Many sponsors have joined the event and will be exhibiting the entire week, including:

• ACCRAPLY labelling and shrink sleeve finishing
• ALTECH labelling
• CEIA metal detectors
• CIDIESSE elevators, conveyor belts, revolving tables and descenders
• ITALPROJECT casepacking and palletising
• MD BAG forming sets
• MOVINOX industrial automation and technologies for food industries
• PEN-TECH quality control systems
• PNEUMATIC SCALE ANGELUS filling, capping, labelling, seaming and centrifuge technologies
• RIAS handling and coding systems
• SAFTA flexible films for packaging
• SCHIB horizontal flow pack machines and automatic feeders
• SEALED AIR film and systems for food packaging
• THIELE TECHNOLOGIES bag converting, bagging, palletizing, case erecting, cartoning and robotics
• VIRGINIO NASTRI conveyors and systems for industrial automation

Larry Norpoth, Sales Director for Simionato, explained the success of this show’s format: “Our mission is to build lasting relationships with our customers. Typical tradeshows are rushed and impersonal. We want to understand our customers’ needs and goals on a more personal level and our in-house imPacked event makes it possible. Our OEMs always show strong interest in partnering with us for this event.”

Food Processors and Distributors can register for free online at or call Elisa Stival at +39 049 900 6 511.

About HayssenSandiacre
HayssenSandiacre specializes in advanced flexible packaging technologies and services for a broad range of markets worldwide and is a dominant player in the candy, nut, bakery, snack food, frozen food, fresh produce and cheese industries. HayssenSandiacre remains at the leading edge of technology in its field, developing new advancements in vertical and horizontal form/fill/seal packaging machinery, horizontal flow wrapping machinery and computer combination weighing technology.

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