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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JUST ANNOUNCED: Five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning is Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for Inaugural ProFood Tech Conference

January 18, 2017

Five-time National Football League (NFL) MVP Peyton Manning will give the keynote speech at the first-ever ProFood Tech Conference Program, led by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), one of the three trade show leaders powering ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), along with PACK EXPO and Anuga. The keynote will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Manning’s address is titled “Winning Strategies with Peyton Manning.”

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Breakthrough Technologies and First-Rate Educational Offerings Await PACK EXPO East 2017 Attendees

January 17, 2017

Just over a month away, more details are available on the extensive offerings at PACK EXPO East 2017 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Feb. 27–March 1), produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Pharmaceutical Growth Continues to Set Technology Pace

January 10, 2017

While food and beverage remain the largest sectors in terms of packaging machinery needs, no market can keep pace with the pharmaceutical growth forecast through 2020, according to the 2016 State of the Industry U.S. Packaging Machinery Report. Produced by PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies, the report projects pharmaceuticals to grow at a CAGR of 2.8 percent through 2020, surpassing $700 million for the first time.

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World-Class Education Awaits Attendees at First ProFood Tech

January 9, 2017

Registering for the inaugural ProFood Tech (Apr. 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago) means more than 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 in North America.

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Registration Opens for Healthcare Packaging and Processing Conference at PACK EXPO East 2017

December 14, 2016

The Healthcare Packaging and Processing Conference at PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 27–March 1, 2017) is now open for registration, announces show producer and owner PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Virginia Tech Awarded Mark C. Garvey Scholarship

December 9, 2016

The PMMI Foundation along with the Garvey Corporation has selected Virginia Tech as the recipient of this year’s Mark Garvey Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. 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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Rise in Consumer Health and Sustainability Concerns Drives Food and Beverage Trends

December 8, 2016

With an eye toward the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), show partner PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports a 25 percent increase in vegetarian and a 257 percent rise in vegan global food and drink product launches between Sept. 2010–Aug. 2011 and Sept. 2015–Aug. 2016. PMMI explores the steadily growing consumer focus on health and wellness as well as sustainability in the association’s latest infographic “What’s Next: Food and Beverage Trends Impact Industry Growth.”

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Global Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions Growing to Protect Brands and Consumers

November 29, 2016

Globalization is creating an increasingly complex, continuously growing supply chain. With more suppliers and more products coming from different countries, it is critical to identify, capture and share accurate product information. In this environment, counterfeiting has become a growing challenge.

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PMMI Releases Newly Revised ANSI/PMMI B155.1-2016 Standard

November 28, 2016

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is pleased to announce the approval of its ANSI/PMMI B155.1-2016 Safety Requirements for Packaging and Processing Machinery standard as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute by the Board of Standards Review. The objective of the ANSI/PMMI B155.1-2016 standard is to improve the safety of packaging and processing machinery and eliminate injuries to personnel working on these systems by establishing requirements for the design, construction, reconstruction, modification, installation, set–up, operation and maintenance of processing and packaging machinery systems.

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Largest Ever PACK EXPO Exceeds Highest of Expectations

November 17, 2016

On the 60th Anniversary of its debut, PACK EXPO International and the co-located Pharma EXPO served as the world’s largest and most comprehensive processing and packaging show in 2016.

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Lucky Number Seven Wins Amazing Packaging Race

November 14, 2016

The Amazing Packaging Race took over the PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 show floor Wednesday and four students from Team Seven outplayed 14 other teams to win new iPads, courtesy of contest sponsor ASCO.

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Plan to Attend the Inaugural ProFood Tech – Registration Now Open

November 8, 2016

Registration is now open for the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), the only event in North America focused exclusively on all food and beverage sectors, featuring 6,000 processing professionals, more than 400 of the world’s top suppliers, 150,000 net square feet of exhibit floor and 45 hours of blockbuster educational programming.

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New By-laws Spotlight PMMI's Globalization

November 7, 2016

An industry leader in packaging for more than 80 years, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, redefined its by-laws, reaffirming its vision as the global resource for the processing and packaging supply chain. Updating membership by-laws positions PMMI to properly keep pace with an ever-evolving and growing marketplace through its inclusion of more industry contributors.

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PACK EXPO East Set to Surpass Inaugural Event

November 7, 2016

Registration is now open for PACK EXPO East 2017 (Monday, Feb. 27–March 1; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia). The three-day event features 400 exhibiting companies and spans more than 100,000 net square feet, providing the opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas with 7,000 peers. According to PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the sophomore edition of PACK EXPO East will surpass the impressive results of 2015’s inaugural event.

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Show Floor Opens for North America’s Largest Packaging and Processing Event in 2016

November 6, 2016

A record-breaking PACK EXPO International (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago) and co-located Pharma EXPO 2016 opened its doors to attendees seeking new technologies and insights from 2,500-plus exhibitors over 1.25 million net square feet of exhibit space, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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U.S. Domestic Shipments of Packaging Machinery Rising to $8.5B by 2020

November 6, 2016

The value of domestic shipments of packaging machinery is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 percent reaching $8.5 billion in 2020, according to PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. More than half of this growth is expected to come from the food and beverage sector.

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U.S. Remains Largest Market for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

November 6, 2016

The U.S. continues to be the largest market for pharmaceutical and medical devices, according to PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. As the global demand for medicines and devices rise, processors are concerned with issues such as changing consumer demographics, regulatory issues, the need for cost containment, advances in 3D printing and updating legacy lines.

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OpX Leadership Network Releases New Guide on Validation Activities for Baking Processes

November 1, 2016

The OpX Leadership Network’s Workforce Product Safety Solutions Group is pleased to release Spotlight on Baking, a guideline derived from their more comprehensive publication, AnchorValidating the Reduction of Salmonella and Other Pathogens in Heat Processed Low-Moisture Foods, published in Sept. 2012.

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B&R Industrial Automation to Sponsor the Future Innovators Robotics Showcase at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016

October 28, 2016

B&R Industrial Automation will sponsor the Future Innovators Robotics Showcase at PACK EXPO International & Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9, McCormick Place, Chicago), reports PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies.

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Largest Innovation Stage Ever at PACK EXPO International/Pharma EXPO Reflects Growth in Packaging Machinery Market

October 26, 2016

The Innovation Stage at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago) will produce the largest on-floor education program since its inception in 2012, with 71 Innovation Stage sessions across four stages, featuring new technology and advances from all segments of the processing and packaging market.

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Rockwell Automation to Present Smart Manufacturing Solutions at PACK EXPO International

October 25, 2016

Rockwell Automation subject-matter authorities will address key industry topics in a three-part series of free educational programs at PACK EXPO International 2016 in Chicago. Held at the Innovation Stage (N-4570), the interactive presentations will provide valuable information on track and trace, remote monitoring and smart machines.

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Pharma EXPO Conference and Innovation Stage Shoot to Solve Top Industry Challenges

October 20, 2016

Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago), co-located with PACK EXPO International will provide two educational platforms to address key trends and issues along the pharmaceutical supply chain. The show, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will feature a dedicated Innovation Stage as well as the Pharma EXPO Conference Program organized by the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). Each will address the latest technologies and practices in combating counterfeit drugs, packaging for patient safety and enhancing efficiency and flexibility.

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PMMI Media Breakfast to Launch ProFood Tech 2017 Registration

October 19, 2016

Please join PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, for a Tuesday morning media breakfast at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016.

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Industry Growth Powers Largest Ever PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO

October 18, 2016

PACK EXPO International (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago) and co-located Pharma EXPO 2016 projects as a record breaker with a combined 50,000 attendees seeking new technologies and insights from 2,500-plus exhibitors over 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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PMMI Media Breakfast Highlights 2016 State of the Industry Report and Updates on the PACK EXPO Portfolio of Trade Shows

October 18, 2016

Please join PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, for an opening day media breakfast at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016.

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Meet the Future Workforce of the Industry at PACK EXPO's NextGen Networking Fair

October 17, 2016

The inaugural NextGen Networking Fair, a new event from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, offers a one-of-a-kind matchmaking opportunity for PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 exhibitors and attendees to connect with the emerging workforce.

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ESKO to Sponsor Clemson University’s Exhibit at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016

October 14, 2016

ESKO will sponsor Clemson University’s Consumer-Driven Package Design exhibit, one of the most dynamic show floor events at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago), reports PACK EXPO Producer, PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies. Clemson’s interactive exhibit (Booth N-4543) will explore the impact of packaging on consumers.

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Rockwell Automation to Present Innovative Solutions at PACK EXPO 2016

September 30, 2016

Rockwell Automation subject matter experts will be among the industry leaders providing free educational programming addressing top-of-mind challenges and trends on the Innovation Stage at PACK EXPO. Located in Booth N-4570, Rockwell Automation presentations will focus on track and trace, remote monitoring and smart machines.

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2016 Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards – Submissions Open

September 29, 2016

The OpX Leadership Network, convened by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is pleased to announce submissions for the third annual Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards are now open. The Program Submission Form and Project Submission form is due by Dec. 15, 2016.

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PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2017 Positioned to Break Records

September 28, 2016

With little more than a year to go, the 2017 installment of PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 25–27; Las Vegas) is already positioned to surpass its 2015 numbers, according to PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for the Packaging and Processing Technologies. At the completion of exhibitor booth selection, PACK EXPO Las Vegas is up 10 percent with nearly 700,000 nsf sold and Healthcare Packaging EXPO is up 20 percent, compared to this same number of weeks out in 2015. The show is expected to be a sold-out event with 2,000+ exhibiting companies.

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PMMI FSMA Update Report Tracks Compliance Progress for Food Companies

September 27, 2016

While large food companies and OEMs are well on their way towards compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), many food companies are still struggling to understand all aspects of the new law. The latest FSMA Update Report by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, analyzes responses from 47 food industry stakeholders on FSMA preparedness and identifies what food manufacturers need from supplier partners.

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PMMI Rolls Swell to Record Membership

September 23, 2016

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has reached a record 761 member companies, after the approval of 24 new member companies at its Annual Meeting Sept. 19–21 in Milwaukee.

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EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2017 Shows Record Growth

September 2, 2016

Ten months before its debut in the annual rotation with EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2017 (June 13–15, Expo Guadalajara, Jalisco) is already three times the size of 2015, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Industry-Defining Associations Welcomed to PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 Partner Program

August 16, 2016

The Partner Program returns to PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago welcoming 31 associations and 11 international pavilion organizers committed to better serving their members and supporting the processing and packaging industries, reports PACK EXPO producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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New Media Brand ProFood World to Cover the Food and Beverage Processing Industry

August 12, 2016

PMMI Media Group this week launched ProFood World, a new brand to serve the business information needs of the global food and beverage processing industry.

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PMMI Brings a Packed Innovation Stage Back to PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016

August 8, 2016

The Innovation Stage at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago) is shaping up to be the largest and most robust on-floor education feature since its inception in 2012, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Lenze Americas to Sponsor Lounges at PACK EXPO International & Pharma EXPO 2016

July 26, 2016

Lenze Americas (Booth N-5125) has committed to sponsoring lounges for exhibitors and PMMI members at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016, according to PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Food and Beverage Processing Industry Leaders Validate Demand for ProFood Tech

July 20, 2016

With nine months until its debut, leading international food and beverage corporations are lining up to support the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago) powered by PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). PACK EXPO producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, considers the commitments of these influential companies an affirmation of the market’s need for a comprehensive processing event in North America.

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The Showcase of Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO to Feature Award-Winning Packaging Designs

July 14, 2016

The Showcase of Packaging Innovations, sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), will return to PACK EXPO International (Nov. 6–9, 2016; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The showcase will display the latest innovations and award-winning designs in packaging.

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Food Industry Media Veterans Join PMMI Media Group

June 16, 2016

PMMI Media Group, a division of PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, recently welcomed two industry heavyweights to their growing roster of business-to-business media professionals. Patrick Young, the former Publisher of Food Engineering and Joyce Fassl, the former Editor-in-Chief of Food Engineering have joined the Chicago-based company to launch a new media brand called ProFood World. The new brand, debuting this summer, will cover news, innovations, products and technologies for the global food and beverage processing industry.

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New Venue Welcomes Largest EXPO PACK México

June 1, 2016

EXPO PACK México’s move to Expo Bancomer Santa Fe resulted in the largest show in its 31-year history, growing seven percent from last year, according to show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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DuPont Packaging and Rockwell Automation to Sponsor PACK gives BACK™

May 31, 2016

DuPont Packaging and Rockwell Automation have committed to title-level co-sponsorships for the PACK gives BACK event, reports PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies. The event, featuring the world-famous magician and entertainer pair, Penn and Teller, will take place at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9, McCormick Place, Chicago).

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PMMI Announces Release of New Mechatronics Certification Test — Mechanical Components 2

May 18, 2016

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announces the release of a new Mechatronics Certification test – Mechanical Components 2. PMMI’s Mechatronics Certification tests help manufacturers identify levels of competency for new candidates and assess the capabilities of current employees. The release of this new test completes the second level of PMMI’s Mechatronics Certifications.

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McCormick & Company and Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients Receive First Place at Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards

May 5, 2016

OpX Leadership Network Honors Consumer Packaged Goods Companies with Improved Performance in Sustainability

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PMMI Welcomes 25 New Members

April 26, 2016

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, approved the addition of 25 new member companies at the PMMI Executive Leadership Conference earlier this month.

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Over 200 Exhibitors Committed to PACK EXPO East 2017

April 25, 2016

PACK EXPO East 2017 returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Feb. 27–March 1, 2017, after a powerful launch in 2015 that far exceeded attendance expectations. 2017 has already attracted 220 committed leading packaging industry companies who will have access to a regional audience of 7,000 motivated East Coast buyers.

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Breaking Down Sustainable Packaging

April 22, 2016

Forty-six years after the first Earth Day, consumer awareness of the environment and their ensuing demand for sustainable products has prompted the processing and packaging industry to respond with sustainable initiatives in operations and packaging.

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Food Safety Summit Resource Center Returns to PACK EXPO International & Pharma EXPO 2016

April 21, 2016

The Food Safety Summit Resource Center (Booth S-2962) organized and brought to you by The Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo and BNP Media, will return to PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9, 2016; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to PACK EXPO producer PMMI, the Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies.

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PACK EXPO Int’l/Pharma EXPO 2016 Lounges Announced

April 19, 2016

The Candy Bar Lounge, The Beverage Cooler Lounge and the Baking-Snack Break Lounge will all return to PACK EXPO International 2016 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 6–9) and the co-located Pharma EXPO, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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The Dow Chemical Company Returns as the Exclusive Sponsor of The Showcase of Packaging Innovations

April 4, 2016

The Dow Chemical Company has committed to sponsor The Showcase of Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO International (November 6-9; McCormick Place, Chicago) through 2018, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies.

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ASCO Returns as Sponsor for the Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO International & Pharma EXPO 2016

March 30, 2016

ASCO, an Emerson company, will sponsor the seventh edition of the annual Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to PACK EXPO producer PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies.

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U.S. Food Packaging Market Forecast to Grow Through 2022

March 18, 2016

The U.S. food packaging market is forecast to grow at a steady rate of 2.9 percent CAGR through 2022, according to the just released 2016 Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Registration Open for PACK EXPO Int'l/Pharma EXPO 2016

March 15, 2016

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO Portfolio of Trade Shows, announces the opening of registration for PACK EXPO International 2016 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 6–9) and the co-located Pharma EXPO, a joint venture with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).

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EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015: 40% Larger Than the 2013 Edition

October 27, 2014

Hundreds of national and international firms are preparing for EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015 (Expo Guadalajara, March 10–12), western Mexico’s premier packaging and processing trade show, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The second edition of EXPO PACK Guadalajara is expected to feature 350 companies exhibiting across 4,500 net square meters (48,000 net square feet). The premier edition of EXPO PACK Guadalajara welcomed more than 300 exhibitors in 3,200 nsm.

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