SuperCorrExpo 2012 Was a Success By Any Measure

ATLANTA—December 3 , 2012—Final results now in for SuperCorr Expo 2012 clearly demonstrate that the event was a big success by any measure. Total attendance at the four-day conference and exhibit was over 5,000, representing 52 countries from around the world, with 47 percent of attendees from box plants. SuperCorr Expo, held October 1-4, 2012 in Atlanta, is a joint venture of TAPPI and AICC.

“The strong attendance and large number of exhibitors at this year’s SuperCorr Expo clearly demonstrate the value this event provides for the North American and international corrugated container industry,” comments Larry N. Montague, TAPPI president and CEO. “A comprehensive program designed to interest and educate attendees from all areas of the industry, and an exhibit featuring the latest in manufacturing technology and box plant operations, made this a must attend event for manufacturers, vendors and anyone interested in this industry.”

Details on this year’s event include the following: total number of exhibitors, 286: Total exhibit space, 121,421 square feet; total attendees, 5,050; paid conference attendees, 445; International countries represented, 52: attendees utilizing box plant group rate, 667: companies taking advantage of the box plant rate, 104; additional individual box plant or converter exhibit visitors, 1399; exhibitor representatives, 2,184: proportion of box plant attendees to the total, 47 percent.

SuperCorrExpo is the largest corrugated industry trade show in the Western hemisphere. Visitors get an up-close, hands-on look at the latest technology and innovation in corrugated box manufacturing and also participate in a wide range of educational sessions that provide attendees information on how to enhance the efficiency, productivity, quality, safety and profitability of their operations.

SuperCorrExpo 2016 will be held in Orlando, Florida October 17-20. If you missed SuperCorrExpo 2012 please visit our site to view videos and photos of the Expo.

TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging and converting industries and publisher of Paper360° and TAPPI JOURNAL. Through information exchange, events, trusted content and networking opportunities, TAPPI helps members elevate their performance by providing solutions that lead to better, faster and more cost-effective ways of doing business. It has provided management training and networking to the industry’s leaders for more than 97 years.

About AICC
The Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) represents independent packaging manufactures and their suppliers. AICC strengthens the independent’s position in the marketplace through programs and publications that empower its members to compete successfully in a rapidly changing industry and an increasingly competitive and global business environment.

Source: TAPPI.