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Repak is a not-for-profit packaging recycling scheme funded by contributions from over 3,100 participating Member companies. Since 1997, Irish businesses have invested over €425 million through Repak to support packaging recycling in Ireland and, with our Members, Repak has helped to grow packaging recycling and recovery from under 15% in 1997 to an estimated 93% in 2018.

Repak funds the recovery and recycling of packaging waste collected by Repak-approved ‘Registered Recovery Operators’, who are waste management companies and Local Authorities that provide waste management services to the commercial and domestic sectors.

Since 1890, when the business was founded in Bremen, Germany, by August Kuehne and Friedrich Nagel, Kuehne + Nagel has grown into one of the world’s leading logistics providers. Today, the Kuehne + Nagel Group has some 1,300 offices in over 100 countries, with around 82,000 employees. Our key business activities and market position are built on the company’s truly world class capabilities:


  • Number 1 global seafreight forwarder
  • Sustained year-on-year double digit growth in managed freight
  • Solid partnerships with an extensive range of preferred ocean carriers


  • Number 2 global air cargo forwarder
  • Leader in innovative cargo management concepts
  • Global Cargo iQ Phase 2 certification

Contract Logistics & Integrated Logistics:

  • Number 2 global contract logistics provider
  • Worldwide network of warehouse and distribution facilities
  • Number 1 global lead logistics provider


  • European Top 5 provider, North and Central America Top 15 provider, presence in GCC and South East Asia
  • Leader in Groupage, LTL, FTL, intermodal transports as well as pharma transportation
  • Extensive own fleet and close partnerships with best-in-class carrier

Weber Packaging Solutions provides high-quality labelling and coding solutions for all industry sectors of the Irish market, for any surface and label shape imaginable.
We have an extensive range of services from label printers and applicators to special bespoke labelling systems and RFID systems to inkjet coders. Barcode software and operating supplies such as labels, color ribbons or ink enhance the product range, along with our exceptional customer support services with suitable financing and customer training.

Weber for your print and apply labelling systems.

Laydex Building Solutions was founded in 1995 and is a wholly owned, independent Irish Company servicing the Construction industry in Ireland. Operating from our 40,000 square foot Warehousing, Sales, Administration, and Distribution centre in Dublin we represent some of the world’s leading brands in construction materials encompassing Roofing, Flooring and a wide range of Building Products.

O Toole Transport if a family owned business established in Galway in 1996. We have grown to become one of the leading food logistics companies in Ireland.

A dynamic young company with a modern fleet of 95 trucks and 140 trailers. We have an extensive range of trailers that include, multi-temperature controlled, double decks, curtinsiders & road tankers.

Our growing fleet is fitted with GPS technology which allows our costumers to track both location & temperature in real time.

You insist on using only the finest ingredients. You give every batch exacting individual attention. Because crafting a quality product is in the details. At MWCS, we share your passion for quality in everything you do. That’s why our automation and information solutions are rigorously tested, proven, and supported by some Europe’s most renowned breweries and distilleries, with the names like Bushmills, Waterford and Teeling.

FirstChoice ePOS, A leading ePOS Supplier In Ireland will this year be offically launching their revolutionary POSINABOX Solution at Food and Beverage 2019. POSINABOX brings a feature rich level of ePOS to the FastFood,Takeaway,Coffee Shop & QSR Sector, Be sure to visit stand G22.



For two decades TQS Integration have provided architecture and application design, engineering, system integration, project management, commissioning and 24/7 “follow the sun” support services, to our valued customers; providing them a strategic competitive advantage, via advanced visualisation and data analysis of real time and historical data; allowing them to make decisions that affect their business in real time.

GS1 global standards are the most widely used supply chain standards in the world. Over 2 million organisations across the globe use GS1 Standards today, to identify, capture and share information about their products, services, locations and assets.

GS1 Ireland locally administers the global multi-industry system of identification and communication for products, services, assets and locations – the GS1 System. We also offer a wide range of services to help businesses use these standards and technologies, including technical support, implementation advice, consulting and training through our Professional Services division.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Ireland’s inaugural Food and Drinks Business Awards are the first of its kind to focus on the production & manufacturing Industry. By becoming a sponsor, we can take your brand and put it before the primary decision-makers in the sector.

We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities available, and we will work with you to create unique activation’s that ensure guests don’t just see your logo but experience your brand.

Table Host

Why not host a branded VIP table at the awards, invite clients and network with key players in the industry. Are there key sectors you would like to meet? A member of our guest management team will work with you to enhance the relationship and invite guests to your table.

Contact Rachel Howard on 01 6120880 or and your company can benefit from six months of exposure to Food and Drink sector.

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