In a time when the world is grappling with environmental concerns and the need for sustainable practices, the plastics industry is at a pivotal moment of transformation. Walter Pack is gearing up to attend Fakuma, the international trade fair for plastics processing, set to open its doors in Friedrichshafen from October 17 to 21, 2023. This year’s event promises to be a celebration of innovation, sustainability, and forward-thinking solutions in the world of plastics. In this article, we will delve into what Fakuma 2023 has in store for attendees and why it’s a must-visit event for anyone interested in the future of plastics.

Insights for Plastics Enthusiasts

With all exhibition halls fully occupied, Fakuma 2023 is poised to be a spectacular showcase of the latest developments in plastics processing. The focal points of the fair are the circular economy, digitalization, process automation, and energy efficiency, reflecting the industry’s commitment to sustainability and innovation.

Embracing Sustainability

One of the standout themes at Fakuma 2023 is sustainability. The plastics industry is shifting its focus towards ecologically compatible plastics production and processing. High-quality, durable, and eco-friendly plastic solutions are becoming increasingly important in various industries, including energy technology, mobility, construction, and consumer products. Fakuma aims to demonstrate how plastics can be part of climate protection and a circular economy, highlighting its forward-looking approach to sustainability.

Practical Relevance and Technological Trends

Fakuma is known for its high practical relevance, and this year is no different. Attendees can expect to see the latest technological trends and their implementation in series production. Key topics include energy efficiency, sustainability, design for recycling, and AI-based solutions. Suppliers will present innovations that improve the interaction between machines, tools, and peripheral technology, particularly in thermal process management. The event will showcase new products, optimized processes, and forward-thinking business models.

Addressing Industry Challenges

The current industry challenges, such as price developments, supply chain issues, and a shortage of qualified personnel, will also be on the agenda at Fakuma 2023. These challenges are real, and the fair provides an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss strategies and solutions.

Walter Pack’s Perspective

Jordi Lloret, Industrial Plant Manager at Walter Pack Barcelona, expresses his anticipation for attending Fakuma 2023. “We are eager to explore the latest advancements in plastics processing and sustainability at this year’s Fakuma. It’s a great opportunity to learn about innovative solutions that can benefit our operations. We look forward to engaging with industry experts and gaining valuable insights that will help us shape the future of plastics in our organization.”

International Expertise

Fakuma 2023 is a global gathering of experts, with more than 40% of its exhibitors coming from outside Germany. This international perspective enriches the discussions and exploration of plastics from various angles. The exhibitor forum, featuring world-class expert presentations, will provide valuable insights into all relevant topics.

Fakuma 2023 promises to be an exciting and informative event for anyone interested in the world of plastics. With its focus on sustainability, innovation, and practical solutions, it showcases the industry’s commitment to shaping a more sustainable future. As the plastics industry navigates challenges and opportunities, Fakuma provides a platform for collaboration, discussion, and inspiration. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this plastics festival in Friedrichshafen, where the future of plastics is being shaped. Walter Pack, with Jordi Lloret among its attendees, looks forward to participating in this exciting journey towards a sustainable future for plastics.