Drinktec 2017 (Munich, september 11-15) is not only focusing on the topic of water and energy management, but also packaging design. Almost half of all exhibitors will present specific packaging solutions for the beverage and liquid food industry. In addition to filling and packaging technology with aseptic systems, this also includes cleaning, filling and sealing technology, inspection and sorting machines, labeling and equipment technology and—as of recently—digital direct printing, unpacking and packing machines, multiple packing machines, palletizers and depalletizers as well as conveyor systems. Containers, packaging materials, packaging accessories and closures, multipacks and multi-unit packages represent a second focal point. Consequently, the leading trade fair also provides an incredible variety especially when it comes to packaging. Visitors also concur with this viewpoint, 97 percent of whom awarded top grades for the areas containers, packaging materials and closures as well as filling and packaging technology at the last drinktec.