Labelexpo Asia 2023 set for vibrant return next week

This year’s show will celebrate its 20th anniversary and will host more than 380 exhibitors

Momentum is building for Labelexpo Asia 2023, Asia’s largest label and packaging printing show which is set to open its doors at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) on December 5-8. 

This year’s show will celebrate its 20th anniversary and will host more than 380 exhibitors at Shanghai’s SNIEC exhibition center when the show returns next week. 

Visitors to Labelexpo Asia 2023 will see live demonstrations of new flexo, offset and digital press technologies, as well as feature areas focusing on flexible packaging and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. 

The Digital Pouch Factory is a new show feature for Labelexpo Asia 2023 which focuses on short run flexible packaging. HP Indigo showcases the 25K mid-web digital press along with a Zhoutai AMD350LMSC solventless lamination machine, and AMD350LMSC bag making machine with workflow software provided by Hybrid. 

Additionally, HP Indigo will host an exclusive event on December 6, when the company runs an online demonstration of its new HP Indigo 200k mid-web press, a faster and more productive upgrade to its 25k press for flexible packaging and shrink sleeve applications. 

On December 4, Labelexpo Asia 2023 will also provide a platform for shared learning throughout the label and packaging industry by jointly hosting the International Label Printing Summit with the China Packaging Federation. Label Academy master classes on self-adhesive label technology and sustainability will also run during the show.  

This year’s show sees a strong focus on RFID through the Smart Label Trail, giving converters insight into RFID technology trends, practical applications and how they can set up their own RFID converting operation. Participants in the Smart Label Trail include: Muehlbauer Technologies (WUXI), Avery Dennison, Shenzhen Hadesheng Precision Technology, Shandong Hoaco Automation Technology, Shenzhen Wing Singa Automation Equipment, Shanghai Guanzhong Printing Technology, Beijing HWA-TECH Information System, Voyantic, Shenzhen Chankey Intelligent Electronic Machinery, Postek Electronics, Shanghai Kingloop Technology, Xiamen SDIOT Technology, Dongguan OSRFID, Shenzhen Yuanmingjie Technology, Compass Greentech, Nanning XinGeShan Electronic Technology, Guangzhou Chili Automation Equipment, ADA (Guangdong) Intelligent Equipment and Zhejiang Leidan Technology.