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Biggest EXPO PACK México Ever

EXPO PACK México 2018 was the largest event in its 32-year history with over 1,000 exhibitors occupying more than 19,700 net square meters (212,000 net square feet) of Expo Santa Fe. The PMMI Pavilion also set a new standard with 100 member companies across 2,950 net square meters, 18 percent larger than the 2016 show.

PP Hall of Fame

Last Call for Nominations

The Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame is the top honor a packaging or processing professional can receive in his or her career. Nominate a leader who has dedicated himself or herself to the industry through expanding knowledge or advancing the field. Nominations are due June 15th. The new class will be inducted during PACK EXPO International 2018, October 14-17 in Chicago.


On the Road Again…

We can’t wait to bring you the latest and greatest from PMMI’s Business Drivers! Catch us at the PMMI Roadshow July 31-Aug. 1 in San Jose, California. Check out the full schedule at-a-glance and more at pmmi.org/roadshow.

Manufacturing Labor Market
Experiencing Boom

According to the National Association of Manufacturer’s May Economic Report, the manufacturing labor market is finally starting to boom, as the economy continues to thrive. Check out more findings here>>>

Technology Excellence Awards

This is Your Time to Shine

The Technology Excellence Awards recognizes exhibitors’ innovative technology... newly developed and never seen before at a PACK EXPO event! All registered exhibitors of PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018 are encouraged to apply to this year’s awards. We will be accepting applications through June 29. For more information and to apply, click below.


Prepare for ProFood Live!

ProFood Live! (June 20 – 21; Westin, Chicago) is just around the corner! Ensure you’re ready for the conference with these actionable business intelligence reports covering food processing trends: 

Questions? Contact Rebecca Marquez, business intelligence coordinator, PMMI at rmarquez@pmmi.org.


Interested in doing business in Brazil?

Register for the Brazil Market Analysis Webinar on Wednesday, June 20 from 1 – 2 p.m. EST. Join PMMI and Anand Hemnani from Indo-Bras Consulting, LTDA for the hour-long event and learn all you need to know about the packaging and processing machinery market in Brazil.

Sign Up, Meet Students

Register for CareerLink @ PACK EXPO today to meet students interested in jobs at YOUR company! You won’t want to miss this brand-new PMMI offering, FREE with your membership.

Leadership Development Program

Deadline Approaching!

The deadline to apply for PMMI’s Leadership Development Program is June 25th! Have any rising stars in your company? Show them our brochure!


In how many states is marijuana legalized to some degree?

Take a moment to answer this month’s polling question and be entered to win a FREE, limited edition PMMI Conveyor Coffee Tumbler. HINT: the answer can be found in a recently released infographic. Winners will be selected at random from participants on Tuesday, July 3 on Facebook Live. Follow us on Facebook for all the latest PMMI News!

Cannabis Packaging


PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019 Booth Selection Under Way!


Booth selection is taking place in June for PMMI Members selecting in General Show Space. Booth selection for non-PMMI Members in General Show Space will take place in July. Pavilion (Containers & Materials, Confectionery, PACKage Printing, RPA) and Healthcare Packaging EXPO will take place in late July/August.  Please contact the PMMI show department if you have any questions at expo@pmmi.org or 571.612.3200.


Due Friday: PACK EXPO International Final Payment

Invoices for the final balance due were emailed last week to exhibitor show contacts. The final payment deadline is this Friday, June 15! For more information or to make a payment, contact Dorine Cole at 571.612.3189 or dcole@pmmi.org


Jorge Izquierdo Celebrated at EXPO PACK México

Jorge Izquierdo, vice president, Market Development, PMMI was honored for his 25 years of service to the association at EXPO PACK Mexico on June 7.

Jorge Izquierdo

Upcoming Events

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