Belt Corporation, a key part of the Megadyne Group, will lead the company’s presence at PACK EXPO International 2016. Belt Corporation will be joined by three additional group companies – Jason Industrial, Sampla Belting and Megadyne America.

logo-packexpo.pngMegadyne, headquartered in Mathi Italy, purchased Belt Corporation in 2014 and has continued to grow the company as a global leader in Specialty Belting. Packaging is a key industry segment for Belt Corporation, according to Rich Blais, General Manager of Belt Corp, “Our Vertical Form Fill Seal, Capping and Labeling belts are well recognized in the market due to our strengths in application understanding, materials and processes required to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry.”

Joining Belt Corporation will be Jason Industrial, a leader in the Power Transmission market since 1958 and a manufacturer of rubber synchronous belts and covered molded timing belts. Sampla Belting, the group’s most recent acquisition offers a full range of PU and PV conveyor belts with vast customization options to suit every packaging need.  Megadyne America is a worldwide leader in manufacturer of thermoplastic and thermoset polyurethane timing belts offering a complete line of open end and endless timing belts, flat belts and monolithic products.

Packaging eBook Cover.jpgFor a better understanding of how the Megadyne group meets the packaging industry’s needs, Download our Packaging Industry Guide.

What is PACK EXPO?

PACK EXPO is a part of a series of continental and international trade shows sponsored by the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI). PACK EXPO is a platform for experts in the packaging and processing industry to discuss the very latest innovations and trends.

This year’s event in Chicago, IL will feature more than 2,300 exhibitors; over 50,000 industry professionals from over 40 vertical markets will be in attendance this year.

Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center will be the site of PACK EXPO 2016 from November 6th through the 8th. The Expo will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday thru Tuesday and will conclude on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

At the Expo, there will be technologies, strategies, and ideas to accommodate several markets, such as:

  • Automotive
  • Beverage
  • Chemical & Industrial
  • Container Manufacturing
  • Electronics
  • Hardware & Tools
  • Household Products
  • Meat, Poultry, Seafood
  • Metals
  • Paper, Printing
  • Personal Care
  • Textiles & Apparel
  • Tobacco
  • Toys, Sports, Crafts
  • And more

The Expo will also accommodate pharmaceutical & medical devices in a different trade show, Pharma Expo, which will be held in the McCormick Place Convention Center, running concurrently with PACK EXPO.

How to Register

Registration fees for PACK EXPO cost $30 to $60 depending on when you sign up, but since we at Belt Corp are eager to share this unique experience with you, we are waving the registration fee.

To attend this event completely free of charge, simply fill out the online registry form using the code “57C12”in the “Promotional Code” box when prompted. If you complete registration by Oct. 3, you’ll receive your Expo credentials in the mail—this way, you’ll be able to spend more time at the Expo and less time in line. Registration will surely fill up fast, so reserve your spot now.

Belt Corp will be exhibiting at Booth 6229 in the North Upper Hall. If you have questions about PACK EXPO, or any of our products and services, don’t hesitate to contact us anytime. We hope to see you at PACK EXPO 2016 in November!

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