The Congress is organized by:
Centro Regionale di Competenza Tecnologie
Giflex – Gruppo Italiano Imballaggio Flessibile

Aim of the Congress
After the large outcome of the previous edition held in Naples in 2015, this 2nd International Congress on the “Advances in the Packaging Industry” will take place on 26 and 27  October 2017 in Milan.  The Congress represents a multidisciplinary forum for all interested in the advances in the field of flexible packaging. Academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to innovations and future challenges in Packaging Technology.

The two days Conference will be run on two main sessions  related to Products and Processes.

About Giflex
GIFLEX is the Association that brings together manufacturers of flexible packaging printed in gravure and flexography, for packaging of food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and other industrial applications.
The Group is integrated into the Confindustria system, through the Associazione Nazionale delle Industrie Grafiche, Cartotecniche e Trasformatrici (National Association of Printing and Paper Processing Industries) and, in Europe, is a member of FPE (Flexible Packaging Europe), Division of EAFA (European Aluminium Foil Association).
Ever since its establishment in 1985, the Group has provided a reference and support to its members, bringing a wide range of services, such as:

  • Information on the technical, regulatory and marketing aspects related to flexible packaging
  • The creation of technical, economic and statistical documents and studies
  • The training of technical and sales staff
  • Organizing events of a general nature, such as conferences and congresses, and workshops on specific topics.
Furthermore, through the activity of specialized working groups and coordinated by consultants, experts in the field, Giflex carries out a constant and continuous monitoring and updating of the legal aspects and the environmental issues affecting the production and the application fields of flexible packaging, providing insights and timely assistance to the entire membership base.