Georg Moller, Exhibition Director, Messe Muenchen GmbH and Richard Clemens, Director VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Assoc were among the guest speakers at the Drinktec 2017 press conference held in Bangkok last week.

To be held from 11 to 15 September 2017 in Munich, drinktec 2017 is set to attract around 1,600 exhibitors and more than 70,000 trade visitors, the biggest participation figures in its over 60-year history. This year, the trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry will integrate SIMEI, the international trade show for winemaking and bottling technology.

Exhibitors will represent the entire process chain, including raw materials, ingredients and logistics solutions. The event is also well-known as a platform for innovations, with the latest solutions and systems being presented in Munich for the first time. As usual, products and services will be showcased through spectacular displays, featuring conveyor belts and filling lines.

Among the key topics will be energy and resource efficiency, water and energy management, hygiene and product safety and process optimisation/flexibility.