Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2017 Leads the Way in Packaging Innovation for Pharmaceuticals

May 25, 2017

Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Las Vegas Convention Center; Sept. 25-27), the successor to the most comprehensive pharma event in years, will be co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas this fall.

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The Dow Chemical Company Once Again Sponsors the Showcase of Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017

May 22, 2017

The Dow Chemical Company returns as the exclusive sponsor of The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 (Sept. 25-27; Las Vegas Convention Center).

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Rockwell Automation to Sponsor PACK gives BACK

May 15, 2017

In conjunction with its participation in PACK EXPO 2017, Rockwell Automation will help to support scholarships for future packaging professionals through a title-level sponsorship of this year’s PACK gives BACK™ event, reports PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Caito Foods Receives First Place Manufacturing Innovation Award

May 10, 2017

Caito Foods received first place at the awards presentation held on April 5, during ProFood Tech in Chicago. ProFood World is pleased to recognize outstanding food and beverage packaging and processing innovation projects via the first annual Manufacturing Innovation Awards competition.

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New in 2018 – The PACKage Printing Pavilion

May 2, 2017

The PACKage Printing Pavilion, the industry’s main stage for package printing innovations, will debut at PACK EXPO International 2018 (October 14–17, 2018, McCormick Place, Chicago), announces PACK EXPO show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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PMMI Shares Latest Trends in Global Packaging

May 2, 2017

Consumer focus on wellness, environmental impact and macroeconomic factors such as the growth of the middle class creating more disposable income are shaping the global packaging market, said Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, at a press luncheon during interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10).

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Snyders-Lance, Inc. and Smithfield Foods Receive First Place at Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards

May 2, 2017

The OpX Leadership Network, convened by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is pleased to recognize the manufacturing plants honored during the third annual Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards.

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PMMI Membership Reaches Record Levels

April 25, 2017

An industry leader in packaging for more than 80 years, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reached a milestone of over 800 member companies last month, after the approval of 46 new member companies at its Executive Leadership Conference (March 19-21; Aventura, Florida).

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PACK EXPO Las Vegas Invites You to “Listen to the Music”

April 17, 2017

PACK gives BACK™ returns to PACK EXPO Las Vegas (Las Vegas Convention Center; Sept. 25–27, 2017) – and the co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO – with The Doobie Brothers, the legendary rock and roll band born out of the chaotic, late-1960s musical stew.

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ProFood Tech Brings Together 9,500 Food & Beverage Professionals

April 10, 2017

Nearly 6,500 attendees with buying power and 3,000 exhibitor personnel came together last week to make the first-ever ProFood Tech a huge success.

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PMMI Announces Jim Pittas as the next President and CEO

April 5, 2017

Senior Vice President Jim Pittas will succeed Charles D. Yuska as president and CEO of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows.

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Be a Part of the Largest PACK EXPO Las Vegas to Date

April 4, 2017

Registration is now open for the largest ever PACK EXPO Las Vegas and, the co-located, Healthcare Packaging EXPO.

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Inaugural ProFood Tech Opens Show Floor to Attendees

April 4, 2017

ProFood Tech, the new food and beverage processing show produced by three of the world’s trade show leaders - PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) - opened its show floor to attendees for the very first time this morning.

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Ripe Opportunities in $11 billion North American Packaging Market

April 3, 2017

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will exhibit at interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10) and showcase our ability to help the packaging supply chain succeed in the critical North American market.

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Infographic Highlights Food & Beverage Industry Focus on Brand Protection

March 28, 2017

With the onset of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the rising cost of recalls and the increase in counterfeit products, food and beverage processors seek brand protection solutions.

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Get Ready for a Great Debut Show

March 23, 2017

Produced by three of the world’s trade show leaders – PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) – ProFood Tech welcomes more than 6,000 key decision makers to convene with 400-plus of the world’s top suppliers over 150,000 net square feet of exhibit floor.

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PMMI Members Showcase Innovations at interpack 2017

March 22, 2017

More than 210 members of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will showcase global processing and packaging machinery solutions at interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10, 2017).

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Cracking Walmart’s Packaging Code at ProFood Tech

March 20, 2017

Solidifying its position as the premier event in North America for food and beverage processing, ProFood Tech (April 4-6; McCormick Place, Chicago) will host Delkor Systems, Inc.’s exclusive insider’s perspective from two of Walmart’s former Directors of Packaging.

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ProFood Tech Launches Debut Show with Comprehensive Partner Program

March 13, 2017

The Partner Program at the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4-6 McCormick Place, Chicago) will pair leading food and beverage associations dedicated to advancing this industry, with ProFood Tech attendees and exhibitors, bringing important resources, connections and expertise to the most comprehensive food and beverage show in North America.

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PACK EXPO East 2017: Another Success in Philadelphia for the PACK EXPO Portfolio

March 9, 2017

More than 5,100 high-level attendees with buying power ensured a successful Philadelphia return for the sophomore edition of PACK EXPO East (Feb. 27-March 1, Pennsylvania Convention Center) produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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New Cold Pressure Council Launches at ProFood Tech

March 2, 2017

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announces the formation of an industry council focused on the advancement of High Pressure Processing (HPP) as a critical technology in the food and beverage industry.

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New Comprehensive Knowledge Center for Food and Beverage Industry

March 1, 2017

Registering for the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago) offers top-notch educational opportunities, in addition to access to the most comprehensive food and beverage show in North America. Powered by three of the world’s trade show leaders – PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) – this biennial show is unprecedented in its ability to bring the industry together and address the key issues facing food and beverage processing operators.

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Drivers Change but Food Retains Steady Growth

February 15, 2017

With the first-ever ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago) quickly approaching, food processing machinery continues significant annual growth, increasing 11.3 percent, according to the 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations report and accompanying infographic, “Food Processing Trends and Predictions for Tomorrow,” from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Get Ready for a Great Show

February 13, 2017

PACK EXPO East 2017 is just two weeks away (Feb. 27–March 1, 2017; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia), which means it’s time to download the PACK EXPO East Mobile App. Powered by Pro Mach and available from the App Store or Google Play, the App helps find products, view exhibitor listings, search conference sessions, plan an agenda and serve as a guide for the three-day event.

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Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Infographic Shows Industry Growth

February 6, 2017

With PACK EXPO East (Feb. 27–March 1, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia) quickly approaching, show organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports that the market for pharmaceuticals and medical devices continues to grow. In total, the 2015 pharmaceutical industry produced $1.1 trillion in global sales with medical devices reaching $350 billion. PMMI explores the global expansion of the pharmaceutical and medical device market, including the impact of mergers and acquisitions in the associations’ latest infographic, “Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Market Trends.”

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PMMI is Your Gateway to the Largest Economy in the World

January 31, 2017

More than 165 members of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will represent the lucrative North American market, while showcasing global processing and packaging machinery solutions at interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10, 2017).

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PACK EXPO East Partner Program Brings Packaging Industry Leaders to Philadelphia

January 27, 2017

The Partner Program returns to PACK EXPO East 2017 (Feb. 27–March 1; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia), kicking off another year of creating valuable connections in the packaging industry, announces show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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University of Wisconsin—Stout Student Awarded Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship

January 27, 2017

The PMMI Foundation along with Dorner Manufacturing Corporation have selected University of Wisconsin—Stout student, Ryan Knudtson, as the recipient of this year’s $2,000 Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship. PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, supports packaging education at more than 25 U.S. colleges, universities and technical schools.

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The Power of the Entire Supply Chain Under One Badge

January 25, 2017

Thanks to a cooperation agreement with the event organizers, registration for the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017) also includes admission to both the ProMat and Automate events being held April 3–6 at McCormick Place, Chicago.

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