Check out the 2018 On the Rise Award Winners!
Emerging Leaders Network
PMMI’s Emerging Leaders Committee is proud to announce its new On the Rise Awardees. This program gives young professionals an opportunity to further their professional development in packaging and processing, meet others in the industry and learn more about PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The winners of the inaugural On the Rise Awards are:

Kristian Andersen-Lentine, BPI Equipment
Gina Barrieau, SMC Corporation
Lisa Barrieau, Felins USA
Aurelio Delgado, Omron
Jenelle Gaskins, QC Conveyor
Tim Graham, Schneider Packaging
Daniel Harmann, Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, Inc.
Stephen Huvane, Precision Automation Company
Connor Koplien, CLE Can Lines Engineering
Jackie Irvine, Plexpack Corp.

Find out more about the winners here.

Winners were honored at PMMI's 2018 Annual Meeting on Nov. 12-14 in Tampa and received a free registration and hotel stay. The winter 2018 issue of OEM Magazine, the official publication of PMMI, will also profile the winners.

Close to 200 emerging leaders in packaging and processing attended a networking reception at The Game Room Chicago during PACK EXPO International. We hope you enjoyed the networking opportunities offered in an entertaining setting away from the show floor. Stay tuned for our next event at ProFood Tech (March 26-28, 2019; Chicago).


Upcoming Events

PMMI Joint Committee Meeting – Feb. 6-8, 2019; The Vinoy Renaissance; St. Petersburg, Florida

ProFood Tech – March 26-28, 2019; McCormick Place; Chicago

PMMI Executive Leadership Conference – April 27-30, 2019; Indian Wells Resort & Spa; Palm Springs, California


PACK EXPO Las Vegas – Sept. 23-25, 2019; Las Vegas Convention Center; Las Vegas


As the director of business development for Can Lines Engineering, based in Downey, Calif.,  Tim Jolly is responsible for staying on top of new trends, shifting markets and emerging opportunities for the container and material conveying systems manufacturer. Jolly also serves on PMMI’s Emerging Leaders Committee where he is actively investigating new ways to attract talent to the industry in an effort to help bridge the skills gap.


Executive Insights Video Series:

Nancy Wilson’s one piece of leadership advice for young packaging and processing professionals is simple: don’t be afraid to ask questions. Hear more career tips from the CEO of Morrison Container Handling Solutions in the latest Emerging Leaders Network Executive Spotlight video.

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