Data and data handling is of growing importance in industrial manufacturing. This view is also shared by companies in the packaging industry. But to what degree are they already digitalised at present and geared up for the increasing Industry 4.0? And will they change over the coming five years in view of the rising use of information and communication technology in production? Visitors to interpack will find out how the current state of the art can be translated into an Industry 4.0 concept and where this journey is headed at the Special Show Industry 4.0 organised by the VDMA in Hall 5 (Booth 5/J38). Our info graphic already gives a foretaste of the challenges facing the packaging sector and of the benefits these current developments bring today.