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A strategic sector
Spanish Packaging Technologies

Facts & Figures

Number of companies
221
Number of Export companies
158
Total direct employment
7.918
Turnover (Thousands €)
1.687.507
Exports (Thousands €)
837.535

 The sector includes the following subsectors

  • Packaging manufacturing
  • Printing machines
  • Transport systems
  • Dosing equipment
  • Packaging and filling
  • Control systems
  • Capping machines
  • Labeling, marking and coding
  • Case packer/Shrinking
  • Palletizing machines
  • Wrapping/Shrinking/Strapping
  • Others

Evolution of the Spanish exports

(10 main export destinations)

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Main tendencies within the Spanish sector landscape

Energy efficiency and sustainability

 

The main innovations are focus on more versatile solutions and sustainable processes. Machines with lower energy consumption to ensure sustainability and circular economy.

 

Automation in processes

 

Greater degree of automation, automatic format changes, development of technologies for active packaging, and greater connectivity.

 

Machine design and safety

 

Hygienic design of the equipment, new technologies for active packaging, improvement of the ergonomics of the machines, adaptation of the machines to satisfy marketing demands and to comply with the control of asepsis and sterilization parameters.

Main competitive advantages of Spanish companies

Latest technology showcase.

Innovation, sustainability & efficiency at its highest performance.

Customer connection like no one else does.

Tailored solutions for each project.

 

The manufacture of the machines tailored to the needs of the customer, the close and personalized treatment, together with the cutting-edge technology, make the Spanish manufacturer the ideal supplier. Also highlight the high degree of internationalization of the Spanish company.

Why should you cooperate with a Spanish company ?

Spanish companies have state-of-the-art technical and technological equipment. Their important commitment to R+D+i makes it possible to work continuously to anticipate with innovative responses, to provide competitive solutions to each customer need and to improve the product.

 

Flexibility, quality, innovation, proximity, trust & commitment, their main characteristics:

 

Flexibility: Because they are focus on your needs, manufacturing tailored made equipment and they do it easily.

 

Quality: Because they meet the quality standards demanded by you. Regarding hygiene and security legislation, all the machines have the CE mark, following the European Community Directives “2006/42/CE”.

 

Innovation: Because they know what you really need, Spanish companies are innovating in the areas of digitization, productivity & energy efficiency.

 

Proximity, Trust and Commitment: Because they care about you, they are close to you, with a high degree of commitment.

 

Good partners create a high added value proposition for the customer, this is the reason why collaborating with highly experienced companies as Spanish are, is the key to success. As food is a traditional industry in Spain, our companies know how to strive within all types of context and bring value to their collaborators.

 

 

 

 

Main values of the companies

 

Tailored made solutions, flexibility, a high technology, and the internationalization of companies are the main characteristics of Spanish companies in the sector.

The main innovations in the sector are:

 

  • Digitalization, key to monitor production through collected data and thus optimize production processes.
  • The automation of processes and industry 4.0.
  • The adaptability of the machines to changes in packaging formats
  • Evolution of e-commerce and product packaging
  • Smart packaging
  • The application of the ECO DESIGN concept in machines
  • Quick adaptation to growing environmental requirements, through lower energy consumption and commitment to the circular economy / sustainability. In recent years it has been possible to observe how energy efficiency is an increasing factor of competitiveness.

 

 

Tailored made solutions, flexibility, a high technology, and the internationalization of companies are the main characteristics of Spanish companies in the sector.

 

 

 

 

 

We can highlight world leading companies in practically each of the types of solutions in the sector.

We can highlight world leading companies in practically each of the types of machines in the sector. Innovative companies that manufacture state-of-the-art equipment, and that are prepared to give the best response to the most demanding customer.

 

Particularly highlight the manufacturers of machinery for flexible packaging, recognized as leading companies in the world.

 

 

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