Phil Whelan - Flexco
"The PPMA Show was a great event again this year. The exhibition looked to be very well attended over the 3 days. We finished up with the number of enquiries that we expected and are still working on turning them into orders. Congratulations to the team for a great event. We will be looking forward to the 2019 show."
Phil Whelan, UK Sales Manager
Roy Fowler - UPM Conveyors
"We found the show to be our best exhibition ever during our 45 years of manufacturing in the UK supplying product handling solutions as we were actually taking orders on our stand during the first few hours of the show opening due to our live demonstrations."
Roy Fowler, Director
Brian Baker - Nestle UK
"I attend to gain an insight into the latest innovations. The exhibition is great and there is so much variety on show."
Brian Baker, Packaging Innovation Manager
Dan Rossek - Omron Europe
“This year’s gone really, really well. We’ve been exhibiting at the show for 10 years and today – the second day of the show – we’ve had a record number of leads. It’s a great platform for engagement with the right quality of people.”
Dan Rossek, UK Marketing Manager
Vince Larson - Schur Star
"It’s been a good show – the only show in the UK where you can see and buy machinery. This year has been particularly good and the layout has been great"
Vince Larson, Sales Manager
Brian Tailor - Mitsubishi Electric
"What a great week! We'd like to thank PPMA for an amazing event and thank you to everyone who visited us! We really enjoyed meeting you all!"
Brian Tailor, CEO
Martin Dev - New Code
“We’ve had an amazing time! We always have enough leads to keep us busy till next year. We’ve spoken to over 100 engineering managers. It’s been absolutely fantastic!”
Allan Bridge - Holmach Ltd
“We wanted to say thank you to everyone that visited our stand at last weeks PPMA Show. It was a huge success. Now the hard work begins!”
Allan Bridge, Director
Matthew Rothon - Unbar Rothon
"When designing new product lines it can take time speaking to multiple suppliers. The show allowed us to speak to everyone under one roof, saving us weeks of planning."
Matthew Rothon, Director
Martin Howard - Middlewich Food Trays
"It's the only way to see what you are not looking for. An internet search only gives what you think you want, not new ideas you don't know about."
Martin Howard, Technical Manager
Middlewich Food Trays
Duncan Lowe - PepsiCo
"It was great to see such an eclectic mix of manufacturing and engineering companies at the show, showcasing the diversity of the industry."
Duncan Lowe, Grains Capital Manager
Allan Hayles - HPS
“It’s been good to meet potential new partners. You build a network of like-minded colleagues within the industry, for synergising – for networking. It’s also great to see what’s new on the market. It keeps you sharp, competitive and up to date, particularly with best practice, which is very important.”
Allan Hayles, Packaging Systems Manager
Mark Chandler - Warner Edwards
“We’ve found the perfect supplier and a good range of suppliers with three or more different players. We’ve had lots of great conversations and feedback.”
Mark Chandler, Production Manager
Rory Pear - DSL
“The show is fantastic. A lot of people have said very positive things and there is a good number of active exhibitors and machinery in action. Exhibitors have clearly gone to a lot of effort.”
Rory Pear, Managing Director
Scott Potter - Sovereign
“We come every year – it’s a great opportunity to connect with existing suppliers and customers that we haven’t seen for a while.”
Scott Potter, Technical Sales
Gavin Sharpe - YBC Ltd
“It’s been a good show. Everyone who we want to see is here – it’s fantastic.”
Gavin Sharpe, Controls Engineer
Barry Dunner - Unilever
“There is a good, wide range of products on show. We came to the show looking for automation partners, which is where our company is headed. We’ve visited the show a number of times and it always delivers good networking opportunities.”
Barry Dunner, Project Manager