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CPA Partnership

Announcing a New Strategic Partnership

PMMI is pleased to continue leadership of the packaging and processing industry by strengthening ties with the Contract Packaging Association (CPA). As a part of this new strategic partnership, we will provide administrative, technical and marketing support to CPA. PMMI has a strong history with CPA as the publisher of their quarterly Contract Packaging magazine and their host in PACK EXPO pavilions. We look forward to many more synergies to come.


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 enter, click here.


Workshops in the West

Registered for the PMMI Roadshow yet? If you’re on the West Coast, come to our FREE workshops for PMMI members and your customers on TCO & FAT and OEE to open the Roadshow July 31-Aug. 1 at Beckhoff Automation.

We Want YOU!

Don’t miss your chance to join the PMMI Leadership Development Program’s 2018 Class! You can even get it paid for through PMMI’s Tuition Reimbursement Program.


PMMI: Going Above and Beyond!

Best Places to Work: Manufacturing Associations

PMMI has been recognized with the 2018 “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” Award, produced by The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA), in partnership with Best Companies Group (BCG). The association will be honored at the CMA’s 2018 Summer Leadership Conference in Chicago this August where the official rank within the top ten list will be unveiled. 


It’s Snack Time!

Did you know over the next two to three years snack foods manufacturers are expected to invest heavily in flexible case packing equipment and x-ray machines?


Join us on June 26 at noon for a webinar about the changing snack foods market. Explore trends from the 2018 Snack Foods Packaging and Processing Market Assessment and learn how your business can be prepared!


Interested in doing business in Brazil?

Register for the Brazil Market Analysis Webinar on TOMORROW, June 20 from 1 – 2 p.m. EDT. 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. Use code CLPX2018 at checkout.


Fispal Tecnologia is Next Week!

Make the most of your time at Fispal Tecnologia (June 26-29; São Paulo) by getting the insight you need for success:

  • Don't miss the presentation and panel of end users (Thursday, June 28; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; PMMI Lounge, Booth L130)
  • Register for the 2018 Brazil Market Analysis Webinar on Wednesday, June 20 at 1 p.m. EDT
  • Download the Brazil Packaging Machinery Competitive Intelligence Report


More information can be found online. Direct questions to Paige Jarvi, global marketing coordinator, PMMI at


In how many states is marijuana legalized to some degree?

Take a few seconds 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 all participants on Tuesday, July 3 on Facebook Live. Make sure to follow us on Facebook for all the latest PMMI News!

Cannabis Packaging


PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019 Booth Selection Under Way!

Las Vegas

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 or 571.612.3200.

Upcoming Events

June 26, 2018

July 31 - Aug. 1, 2018 | San Jose, California

July 11 - 13, 2018 | Shanghai

Aug. 9 - 10, 2018 | Reston, Virginia


Stay up-to-date with all things PMMI like never before! Download the new PMMI App from your iTunes or Google Play store and login using your PMMI member email and password. Questions? Contact Jeremy Adams at


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