PACK EXPO Is The Main Event for Confectionery Processing and Packaging

At PACK EXPO International you’ll find innovative processing and packaging solutions for confectionery –and ideas from related industries such as baking and snack.

In the Confectionery Pavilion and throughout the show floor, you’ll discover:

  • Processing and depositing equipment that allows for new variety in tastes, textures and functionality
  • Solutions that minimize changeover time and maximize flexibility
  • State-of-the-art automation that keeps production costs down and profits up
  • Imaginative designs and containers that enhance the consumer experience

View exhibitors serving the confectionery industry


Make Connections in The Candy Bar Lounge

Located in the South Building, Booth S-2583

Enjoy networking, exchanging ideas with peers and Ask-the-Expert sessions.

The Candy Bar Lounge is hosted by the National Confectioners Association and sponsored by Matrix Packaging Machinery.

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The Confectionery Pavilion is sponsored by the National Confectioners Association.

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You’re Invited!

Confectionery Industry Reception
Tuesday, November 8
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Get Fresh Ideas

Located in the Upper North Building

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Explore exciting new possibilities for your brand, including:

  • Advanced technologies that reduce material usage
  • Labeling systems that provide greater flexibility
  • Containers that enhance your brand

See who’s exhibiting in The Containers and Materials Pavilion.

Also explore the 13th annual Showcase of Packaging Innovations®—an inspiring display of award-winning packaging designs.

The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® is sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company

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Discover Supply Chain Efficiencies

Located in the Upper Lakeside Center

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Talk with exhibitors and attend informative presentations to learn how reusable packaging can be the key to:

  • Reducing waste
  • Cutting costs
  • Boosting sustainability

See who’s exhibiting in The Reusable Packaging Pavilion.

Sponsored by the Reusable Packaging Association 

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Free Education on the Show Floor

Check in the show planning tool for details on free sessions to be offered at these venues:

  • Innovation Stage
  • Food Safety Summit Resource Center
  • Reusable Packaging Learning Center

PMMI Logo Pulse—News from the Confectionery Industry

A Little Polish Goes a Long Way
Featured in Packaging World
Sometimes the package can make the product. An upgrade from a simple cellophane bag with sticker to a professional and polished flexible stand-up pouch with zipper resulted in a start-up candy company expanding its distribution from flea markets to nearly 45 specialty and candy stores across the Southwest and East Coast.  In less than one year with a new pouch, sales grew over 500 percent. Continue reading…

New Dog, Old Trick
Featured in Packaging World
A robotics solutions provider designed a system to wrap chocolate boxes with a ribbon and form a bow using a six-axis robot programmed to operate in a number of unusual angles. The result was a completely automated wrapping process for a high-end chocolatier. Continue reading…

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