2023 PELV Game Plan, Second Look and Showcase Categories

MACHINERY

MATERIALS

FOOD PROCESSING (GP & SL only)

BUSINESS DRIVERS

Adhesive application

Adhesives/Tape (Showcase only)

Food processing equipment

E-commerce

Bag & pouch fill/seal (pre-made bags)

Blisters/clamshells/thermoforming materials

Dry processing & ingredient handling equipment

Sustainability

Blisters/clamshells/skin packaging

Cartons and boxes

Liquid processing & ingredient equipment

Life Sciences

Bulk handling/filling equipment

Closures

Capsules, tablets & soft gelatin equipment

Logistics

Capping

Containers

Plant Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations (SL only)

Cartoning

Flexible packaging

Package Design (Showcase only)

Case erect/seal

Labels

Packaging Line Integration (Showcase only)

Case/tray packing

Multipacks/handles/carriers

Software (Showcase only)

Coding/marking

Packaging consumables (adhesives, tape, stretch film, etc.)

Controls, software &  components

Plastics/resins (Showcase only)

Converting equipment

Protective/transport packaging

Conveying & accumulation

Retail display packaging (Showcase only)

Digital Printing (Showcase only)

Reusable transport packaging (bins, crates, pallets, etc.) (Showcase only)

Feeding/inserting/unscrambling

Filling/capping, dry

Filling/capping, liquid & viscous

Flow wrapping

Form/fill/seal - horizontal 

Form/fill/seal – vertical

Inspect/detect/checkweigh/x-ray

Labeling

Material Handling

Multipacking/shrink bundling/banding

Palletizing/depalletizing

Robotics

Shrink wrapping

Strapping

Stretch wrapping/load stabilization

Tamper-evidence machinery

Thermoform/fill/seal

Tray lidding/sealing

Weighing/combination scales