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About The Materials Handling and Logistics Exhibition


The Materials Handling & Logistics Expo (MHL) is New Zealand’s premier trade event for the materials handling, warehousing and logistics industry.

MHL gives you the opportunity to showcase new & innovative products and techniques and provides a professional & comprehensive marketing platform bringing together industry buyers, suppliers and educators to share ideas and develop business relationships. 

The new Kiwi owners and New Zealand’s largest trade exhibition organisers, XPO Exhibitions are excited to announce that in 2016, MHL will be bigger and better than ever before. For the first time, MHL is to be co-located with Foodtech Packtech (FTPT) the nation’s leading event for the food packaging and technology industries.

This natural alignment of MHL with FTPT will provide exhibitors with face-to-face access to an estimated audience of 4,500+ registered industry professionals and decision makers across the food manufacturing, packaging technology and logistic industry’s.With over 250 exhibiting companies across both MHL and FTPT and supported by a three day educational and professional development seminar program, special features and interactive displays this is the one industry event in 2016 that you don’t want to miss!

1. SHOWCASE: A platform for exhibitors to showcase new products and solutions for industry. Solutions that address global issues such as food safety, food security, packaging and logistics.

2. EDUCATE: 3 days of seminars championed by industry experts, local and central government regulatory bodies, associations and best in class global speakers covering a wide range of technical, safety and innovation topics.

3. SELL: A cornerstone event for the industry to make major procurement decisions for their materials handling and logistics needs onsite. 

  • Build brand recognition
  • Research the market
  • Promote good will
  • Launch new products
  • Educate customers
  • Network with your industry
  • Generate sales
  • Generate media interest
  • Cement existing relationships
  • Collect high quality leads
  • Showcase full ranges

 For a taste of what to expect from the co-located event, have a look at our highlight reel from the 2016 Foodtech Packtech event.

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