Submit nominations by August 17!
Emerging Leaders Network

PMMI’s Emerging Leaders Committee is excited to introduce its new On the Rise Awards. 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.

Winners will be honored at the 2018 Annual Meeting on Nov. 12-14 in Tampa and will receive a free registration and hotel stay. Winners will also be profiled in the winter 2018 issue of OEM Magazine, the official publication of PMMI. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Aug. 17. Click here for submission criteria and the nomination form. Contact Liz Normandy, marketing & communications manager, PMMI at with questions.

Upcoming events

Greg Berguig

Although Greg Berguig, vice president of sales and marketing at PAC Machinery grew up around packaging machines, he relied heavily on his involvement with PMMI to gain industry knowledge and network outside of PAC’s own four walls. Now, Berguig is the committee chair of PMMI’s Emerging Leaders Network. Find out how he plans to grow the group, while also harnessing the creative ideas that emerge from network discussions to advance the industry


Executive Insights

Check out the Emerging Leaders Network’s new Executive Spotlight video series, featuring leadership advice from executives in the packaging and processing industry. In the first installment, Bruce Larson, director of business development, Barry Wehmiller Companies, Inc., challenges new leaders in the industry to set high career goals for long-term success.

Bruce Larson Video Spotlight

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