Regardless of the segments within the market, beverage manufacturers across all segments consider the same attributes when evaluating new equipment with more than half (54 percent) citing cost as the biggest factor. Reliability/durability, return on investment and service all exceeded 33 percent. (Respondents could choose more than one answer.) 

For companies seeking the latest technologies targeting the beverage segment, PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 (Sept. 25-27; Las Vegas Convention Center) will offer 800,000 net square feet of innovations and solutions and serve as North America’s largest packaging event. It’s where executives and plant managers, engineers, brand managers and packaging designers come to see machinery in action, connect with suppliers, network and gain the latest perspective on the beverage industry as well as 40 additional vertical markets.

Co-located with the Healthcare Packaging EXPO, the two shows will bring together more than 30,000 attendees and 2,000 suppliers of packaging equipment and materials. 

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