According to data collected by the research department of UCIMA, the Italian packaging machinery sector’s main indicators all showed strong growth at the end of 2016, with total turnover exceeding €6.6 billion ($7.5bn), a 6.6 per cent increase on 2015. Exports generated 80 per cent of turnover and climbed by 5.8 per cent to €5.3bn ($6bn), whilst…