PackSummit 2019

PackSummit 2019

Finland's newest and youngest packaging industry event PackSummit gathers yearly over 300 packaging professionals together for networking, conversation and inspiration lead by the frontrunners of the industry. Organised for the fourth time the event will include the whole packaging industry's value chain from design to usage and from press and packaging machines to marketing. The joint seminar portion and info blasts in simultaneous programs, as well as a pop-up fair will present the industry's international views, best Finnish expertise and innovation without prejudice.


08:00 – 09:00  Registrations and breakfast

09:00 – 10:30

Opening words
H. E. Heinrich Maurer, The Ambassador of Switzerland to Finland

What kind of packaging Nestlé needs in the future
Alexey Vishtal, Nestle R&D

Converters’ survival strategies between gigantic raw material suppliers and brand owners
Constantin Schütz, Edelmann Packaging

Views on retail's packaging development (in Finnish) 
Thomas Heinrichs, Lidl Suomi Oy


10:30 – 13:00
Coffee break

Pop-up -exhibition and networking

After lunch the program will continue in 4 different simultaneous programs, each of which will entail hearing from 4 different companies.

  • Packaging Solutions
  • Premium packaging
  • Packaging and the environment
  • Research, development and innovations

15:00 – 16:00  Afternoon Keynotes (In Finnish)
Advancement moves like a wave - which wave will be next
Markku Wilenius, University of Turku

Groceries of the future - what kind of packaging will be required?
Robert Nemlander, cricket farmer and environmental activist 

16:00 – 17:00  Cocktails 

Moderator of the day
Gustav Henriksson, Trade Point Nordics, Embassy of Switzerland, Sweden

Interested? Please contact: Antro Säilä,, +358 40 5891 891.



Sibelius House in Lahti, Finland

Address: Ankkurikatu 7, 15140 Lahti.



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