IT: Turnover packaging machinery industry €7.19 billion in 2017

28 June 2018

The Italian packaging machinery industry closed 2017 with further year-on-year growth. Total turnover exceeded €7 billion (€7.19 billion), 8.9% up on 2016. The sector continues to stand out for its strong international presence, with Italian companies competing with their German counterparts in all world markets. 1 machine out of every 5 sold worldwide is made in Italy.
The EU remains the most important market, accounting for 37.4% of total turnover (€1.905 billion). Asia ranks second with a value of €1.112 billion and a 21.8% share of turnover. Food was the largest client sector, making up 30.25% of total turnover. Beverage was second with 25.9% (Press Release UCIMA, 21 June 2018).
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