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Pack Expo Las Vegas 2009Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

October 5 -7 ,2009

PACK EXPO Las Vegas from October 5–7, 2009, attracted 22,721 packaging and processing professionals, making it the second-largest PACK EXPO Las Vegas since PMMI launched the show in 1995.
Consumer goods companies expressed confidence in the future of the economy last week by turning out for PACK EXPO Las Vegas in near-record levels, reports leading packaging and processing trade association PMMI. The attendees were in search of packaging and processing innovations, and were not disappointed.
"Given the economy this year, we are extremely pleased with the turnout,” says Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO of PMMI. “Trade shows mirror the industries they serve, and the strong attendance may indicate an economic recovery as consumer goods companies leverage the show for their capital equipment investments and packaging innovation efforts."
Final attendance figures are as follows:

Visitor Attendance 22,721 23,864 21,785
Exhibitor Personnel 11,246 13,492 11,247
Total Attendance 33,967 37,452 33,032
International Attendance 3,580 3,718 2,773
Number of Exhibiting Companies 1,140 1,281 1,149
Net Square Footage 521,147 560,379 483,608

Wulftec saw qualified buyers ready to do business – end user leads were very strong.
All of our equipment which was demonstrated at the show performed very well and we were complimented on the robustness and quality of our equipment, how easy they are to use and how good we are servicing our customers.
It is the teamwork of everyone at Wulftec which facilitated the installation and made the show a success for us. Thank you to everyone involved!

Published on Friday, October 23rd, 2009
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