The Italian packaging machinery manufacturers’ total turnover remains stable at around €8 billion. According to preliminary figures compiled by the MECS – Ucima (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association) Research Centre, the sector reported overall revenues of €7,986 million in 2022, 3% down on 2021. This figure is slightly higher than the result for the pandemic year 2020 and slightly lower than that of 2019.
Domestic sales grew by 1.3% to €1,800 million, while exports, which remain the industry’s primary source of revenue, fell by 4.3% to €6,186 million.
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