2019 International FEFPEB Congress Hamburg
Moving the Future


The 2019 International FEFPEB Congress in Hamburg hosted by HPE is the outstanding platform to reflect on the state of affairs oft he EU wood pallet and packaging industry.

A mix of interesting presentations, dealing with actual trends and topics and an excellent networking opportunities for manufacturers and suppliers.

The congress is an excellent platform for maintaining existing contacts and forging new business relationships.

The theme oft he congress is: Wooden Pallets and Packaging – Moving the Future.

Feel free returning the registration form in English or German language.

Additionally already registered Sponsors have the opportunity to be even more visible to the delegates of the congress by having their logotype set on each name tag / lanyard which every participant of the Congress should wear during the FEFPEB Congress. Just for a small amount of 150 € (ex VAT). Please check out the sample and just contact the organising team if you are interested.

HPE conducted its service company VHP GmbH to conduct the Congress.



acadon AG - Your business Optimizer with more than 30 years of experience in ERP software and over 1,000 successfully implemented IT projects. The industry solution acadon_packaging optimizes business processes along the entire process chain: The ERP solution developed on the basis of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (aka Dynamics NAV) has been specially developed to meet the requirements of companies in the export packaging, pallet and wooden packaging industry and gives them complete control all aspects of their business - from financial management, purchasing, sales, warehousing and logistics to manufacturing and service management.

Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG

Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG was founded in 1910 and over more than 100 years of existence has developed into a global group with a total turnover of more than 120 million euros and has achieved a market-leading position in fastening technology in Europe.

As one of the leading manufacturers of pneumatic nailers and industrial fasteners, the BeA Group is a reliable partner for the packaging, furniture and construction industries.

CAPE is a family business established in 1969 with a worldwide presence in more than 45 countries. Specialized in wooden Pallet Nailing Lines, CAPE is one of the world's leading supplier for automatic equipment for the production of wooden Pallets, Cable reels and wooden boards Sorting and Stacking solutions.

CATHILD INDUSTRIE is the only French international leader company concerning wood drying since 35 years. 
The companies knowledge is a worldwide reference. In Europe and the rest of the world, Cathild sales kiln dryers and wood steamers thanks to subsidiaries or representations in North America-Canada, Africa, East and West Europe.

CHEP - A Brambles Company helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Its pallets, crates and containers form the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, CHEP has created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. 

CHEP primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. CHEP employs approx. 11,000 people and owns approx. 300 million pallets, crates and containers through a network of more than 750 service centres, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points for global brands  CHEP is part of the Brambles Group and operates in more than 55 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. 

Gbloc produces more than 200.000 pallet blocks from 100% post-consumer wood waste in Bruges every day. It gives a second life (and a third, and a fourth ...) to natural wood and can in turn be recycled again without problems. A perfect example of the circular economy in practice - developed and manufactured in a high-tech environment designed to save energy. “A cradle to cradle story”.


ECOBLOKS® is the only Italian pallet BLOKS producer following a virtuous circular economy system.The Factory is the result of the most innovative technology in this sector, regarding both the production processes and the purification ones of the emissions in the environment.

ECOBLOKs business aims: the product quality, the highest customer care before and after sale thanks to our back office dedicated, the sustainability of our blocks thanks to the ecological production process.

Eirebloc manufactures composite pallet blocks from its purpose-built factory in Cork, Ireland - since 2007. The business represents the coming together of two highly successful players in the timber and pallet industry. 

Producing over 100,000 m³ per annum of composite block and export to many European countries and beyond offering an extensive product range of more than 50 different product dimensions and product attributes. Eirebloc uses an in-line quality control system which ensures that every block produced complies with the requirements for height, length, width, weight and density of each individual block. 


Euroblock-Verpackungsholz GmbH is a sales association for packaging timber. The shareholders of Euroblock Verpackungsholz GmbH are Pfeifer Holz GmbH with headquarters in Unterbernbach / Germany and the Dutch Presswood International B.V. from Ermelo. 

The benefits of this joint venture to anyone who needs or manufactures professional packaging solutions are obvious: Comprehensive know-how, first-class service and optimized product segments. EUROBLOCK is present on the international market and can supply every customer on a just-in-time basis. With  40 years of experience in log production, EUROBLOCK is able to optimally fulfill all customer requirements.

itech  French editor of structural analysis software, itech developed PALLET-Express in partnership with french authorities for wood packaging. This state of the art software for CAD, static and dynamic analysis of wooden pallet quickly became a reference in France and abroad thanks to the power of its calculation results, flexibility and user-friendly interface. A new partnership with the HPE syndicate led to PALLET-Express version 4 that improves the software’s features and brings sharper computation results. Supported by this new success, itech and HPE are introducing PaC-Express for the design of wooden cases for heavy or soft packaging.  

KARA Energy Systems / BES Bollman Drying and Control BES Bollmann is a manufacturer of Drying kilns. Efficient, fast and with high quality result. With the focus on price pro pallet to make sure that you can deliver as promised and to make sure that you can make profit on your pallets. BES drying kilns are controlled by BES own Tromatic Control system using over 60 years of Worldwide experience and including an integrated ISPM 15 procedure. 

KARA Energy Systems is a manufacturer of Boiler systems combusting all kind of wood, wood chips, wood residues. KARA combusts biomass fuel with a moisture content from 4% - 58% MC. KARA is established in 1910 and is a partner in the timber industry since then. The company manufactures boiler systems for Hot water, Superheated water, Steam and Thermal Oil for heating kilns and premises in a reliable and efficient way.


IPP  provides pallet and box pooling services in the FMCG, industrial and re-cycling sectors, covering most of Western Europe. With an extensive pooling network IPP works closely with many of Europe’s major brand-owners and manufacturers and across most retailers. Based on simplicity, quality and collaboration, IPP has built up a strong reputation with both producers and retailers. IPP operates an extensive recovery and refurbishment system to deliver high-quality, low-cost, pooling services to a growing customer base. 

KRONUS is a modern, high-tech enterprise, the production capacity of which ensures the manufacture of more than 6 million pallet collars and 2 million pallets per year. The main areas of activity are the production of pallet collars, pallets, lids, doors and other accessories for boxes made of pallet collars: that is, a complete packaging solution for transporting and storing of cargo of different types. In addition, the company carries out operations with used pallets and provides a number of related services.  

KRONUS headquarters are based in Latvia, and its sales offices operate in Germany, China and Lithuania.  The company’s products are exported to 53 countries around the world. The main sales markets are Germany, Sweden, Latvia, Denmark, Italy, Norway, South Korea, the United Kingdom.

Since 1960 Storti S.p.A. has been producing woodworking machinery: complete sawmill and nailing lines and robotized automations.
Well-known for its ability in engineering bespoke solutions both for single personalized machines and for complex plants. Worldwide leader, it is the sole producer of complete lines “from log to pallet”.


The WEINIG Group is the world’s largest manufacturer of machines and systems for solid wood processing. A number of individual specialized companies offer a range of products under the WEINIG brand, covering the complete process chain from the raw material to the end product. 

For more than 60 years, Weinig Dimter GmbH & Co. KG in Illertissen has been focused on the manufacturing of individual and serial cross-cut saws and gluing presses for industry and craft producers. With its innovative solutions, Weinig Dimter is your reliable and strong partner to put into practice your cutting and gluing projects.




Gold Sponsor: € 5.000

·    Company name and logo associated with the words sponsor in the printed announcements and congress          website

·      Company logo and hotlink on the congress website

·      Company logo and 50 word profile in the congress brochure

·      Prominent display of company name and logo on-screen during the business session

·      Acknowledgement from the congress moderator at opening and closing of the business session

·      Complimentary table-top exhibition space in the sponsorship area

·      The sponsorship area is adjacent to the congress room

·      Free congress participation (no registration fee) for 2 delegates

We would be honored if you are interested in sponsoring the upcoming event. 

Feel free returning the registration form 

in English or German language.

Silver Sponsor: € 3.000

·      Company name and logo associated with the words sponsor in the printed announcements and congress website

·      Company logo on the congress website

·      Company logo in the congress brochure

·      Prominent display of company name and logo on-screen during the business session

·      Acknowledgement from the congress moderator at opening and closing of the business session

·      Complimentary table-top exhibition space in the sponsorship area

·      The sponsorship area is adjacent to the congress room

·      Free congress participation (no registration fee) for 1 delegates

We would be honored if you are interested in sponsoring the upcoming event.

Feel free returning the registration form 

in English or German language.


Plus: Tailor made sponsoring opportunities

On top of a gold or silver sponsorship additional sponsorship arrangements can be made for specific parts of the congress programme.

For example: 

  • sponsoring special drinks or dessert at the congress gala dinner on friday
  • food package for the bus tours on the professional tours
  • umbrella with your logo for rainy days
  • lunch at the professional tours

Your wishes are welcome. Please don't hesitate contacting the HPE secretariat via +49 2224 969150.

The logo’s of all the sponsors will published on this page. 

We would be honored if you are interested in sponsoring the upcoming event. 

Feel free returning the registration form 

in English or German language.