IPACK-IMA will host WPO´s meetings and the WorldStar Awards ceremony for 2015.
Thomas Schneider, president, WPO, said this year the organization will introduce the Working Group ‘Safe Food Packaging’ and ‘Packaging that Saves Food’ coordinated by Johannes Bergmair, WPO member in Austria, OFI.
IPACK-IMA is expect about 2,500 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors at its food processing, packaging, converting and logistics show this year.
WPO encourages the development of packaging technology, science and engineering; stimulation of international trade; and the advancement of packaging education and training.
With its HQ in Chicago, US, it is made up of member organizations from 42 countries including packaging institutes and national and regional trade organizations that promote their countries’ packaging products.