We provide business experts interviews as part of our latest business & industry interviews section. Packaging industry interviews cover the experiences of industry experts and their vision on the industry, latest innovations and products depiction.

Scott Summerville
Microscan Systems B.V.

Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation. We revolutionized the automatic identification (auto ID) industry in the early 1980s with the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner, and again in 1994 with the invention of the 2D symbology, Data Matrix.

Giuseppe Gallucci
Elitron IPM S.r.l

Elitron is a manufacturer of automatic dieless cutting solutions which has been in the business since 1984. In 1994 we decided to invest in a strategic internal software house so that the core of our machines was developed inside of our company.

Regina Schnathmann
BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG

The BEUMER Group is an international leader in the manufacture of intralogistics systems for conveying, loading, palletising, packaging, sortation and distribution. Together with Crisplant a/s and Enexco Teknologies India Limited, the BEUMER Group employs 4,000 people worldwide, and achieves an annual turnover of about 700 million EUR. With its subsidiaries…

World Packaging Organisation

A large part of WPO’s mission today is about education. While many of our members are involved in basic packaging education, WPO’s programs tend toward educating a person who has found themselves suddenly working in packaging within their company.

MLT Micro Laser Technology

We provide our services to a wide range of customers. The main industries that we deal with are the film converters, food and packaging companies and all processes where classical die-cutting and mechanical perforations are actually in use.


In light of increasing integration along the entire production chain, the EMBALLAGE and MANUTENTION exhibitions have confirmed their complementary nature by becoming ALL4PACK Paris, the global marketplace for Packaging, Processing, Printing & Handling. This marks a strategic move in response to buyers’ expectations and reinforces the event’s key position for…

Theegarten-Pactec GmbH & Co. KG

With a view to the swop Shanghai World of Packaging which will take place from 17 to 20 November 2015, the VDMA Packaging Forum conducted an interview with Markus Rustler, Managing Director of Theegarten-Pactec GmbH & Co. KG in Dresden

Kai Büntemeyer

“The Shanghai World of Packaging concept promises success...“ ...states Kai Büntemeyer, Managing Partner of KOLBUS GmbH & Co. KG and Chairman of the Board of the Printing and Paper Technology Association within VDMA.

Thinking Outside the Box - The Next Decade of Packaging

Packaging directors should be open minded and literally think outside the box, advises Dr Joseph Hotchkiss, Director, School of Packaging & Director, Center for Packaging Innovation and Sustainability, Michigan State University. “They should think about packaging in a much broader sense. The most far-reaching ideas will be the winners in…

Mr. Davide Malki
Laem System srl

Laem has been one of the first companies to believe in the turret slitter rewinders, and our experience in custom made solutions (Ex. TR 415 or TR 405), allowed us to create the RB4 series, which today is one of the best machines in the market in terms of price:quality…