The 2013 event features PACKEX, Plast-Ex, Design & Manufacturing Canada, ATX Canada, Sustainability in Manufacturing, and PTX/Powder & Bulk Solids Canada. The event takes place once again at the Toronto Congress Centre, which boasts an exhibition hall with nearly 200,000 net square feet of contiguous space for maximum crossover traffic. The TCC is the ideal venue for the co-located events, with its central location, free parking, and proximity to Pearson International Airport.
Canada: A Major Force in North American Manufacturing
According to government agency Industry Canada, there are more than 56,000 manufacturing establishments in Canada that employ more than 1.7 million people and generate nearly C$600 billion in annual sales. These facilities spend C$368 billion on materials and supplies used in production, while making annual investments of C$177 billion in machinery and equipment.
Canada's national packaging event. The exhibitor companies offer everything from material handling equipment and services to materials such as labels, containers, paper goods, plastics, and metal along with the typical packaging machinery, auxiliary equipment/components, materials, and services. Attendees are packaging and manufacturing engineers and managers, process engineers and managers, production/operations staff, and general corporate management from industries including food/beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetics/personal care, electronics, household/consumer products, and industrial products, among others.