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Improve OEE in Blister Packaging

Pharmaceutical packaging centers are feeling immense pressure to improve performance and output, as the drive for increased OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) continues unabated across pharmaceutical production plants. Find out how this issue is being addressed on the Healthcare Hub blog this week.

Digital Printing Supplement

Digital Printing Supplement

Digital printing continues to shake up the packaging sector. In this exclusive supplement "Digital Printing for Labels and Packaging," our coverage will include direct digital print on rigid or shaped containers, advances made by Till, Krones and Velox, highlights from the Digital Print for Packaging 2018 conference and more. 


This is Your Time to Shine

Submissions are due this week for PMMI’s Inaugural Technology Excellence Awards

The Technology Excellence Awards recognize 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, 2018. For more information and to enter, click here.


PMMI Attends Septimatech’s 25th Anniversary

Septimatech 25 Year Anniversary Celebration

Septimatech Group Inc., Waterloo, Ontario, recently celebrated 25 years in business. Over 200 customers, suppliers, business partners, dignitaries community colleges, charitable organizations, family and friends attended the anniversary event showcasing Septimatech's operations. The company has been making packaging lines and machines worldwide more productive for a quarter of a century, manufacturing quick change and quick adjust container handling solutions for over 300 types of equipment.


Take Our Latest Quickie Survey!

Ever wonder about trends in visual detection materials and their role in complying with global standards?


Take our latest Quickie Survey and find out how you stack up in:

  • Customer demand for compliance to international standards
  • Methods of visual detection
  • Use of colored and metal detectable materials to increase safety and ward against contamination

Meet Your Next Great Hire

CareerLink @ PACK EXPO brings qualified students and veterans to YOU for a new kind of networking. Sign up to meet one-on-one with candidates at no cost with your PMMI membership. Use the code CLPX2018 at checkout.


Time’s Almost Up!

Register for the 2018 Leadership Development Program class by this Friday, June 29. You can even get it paid for by applying for PMMI’s Tuition Reimbursement. Sign up now before it’s too late!

Just Over A Month Away!

The PMMI Roadshow will be here before you know it! Time is running out for you to register for this FREE event hosted by Beckhoff Automation. Join us in San Jose, California (July 31-Aug. 1) for networking opportunities, educational workshops and more.


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 Tuesday, July 3 at 1 P.M. EDT on Facebook Live. Make sure to follow us on Facebook for all the latest PMMI News!

Cannabis Packaging


New Tariffs Hit U.S. Imports from China

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced a list of products imported from China that will be subject to an additional tariff of 25 percent starting July 6, 2018. Some packaging and processing machinery and parts coming into the U.S. from China will be subject to this change. 


Get all the information you need with this week’s Global Trends Post.


PAST DUE: PACK EXPO International Final Payment

Invoices for the final balance due have been mailed to all exhibitor show contacts. The final payment deadline was Friday, June 15!  If your final payment has not yet been paid, it is now PAST DUE.  For more information or to make a payment, contact Dorine Cole at 571.612.3189 or


PACK EXPO International Exhibitors

PACK EXPO Services Team Leaders – Your Main Contact for the next Five Weeks

PACK EXPO Team Leaders start on June 26.  The Team Leaders will be the main point of contact for the next five weeks, so contact them if you have questions about ordering booth services or logistics. Customer Account Managers will be assigned on August 2.


West Hall – John Leroy – 972.751.9427 –

South Hall – Robert Richardson – 972.751.9437 –

North Hall – Staci Davidson – 972.751.9407 –

Lakeside Hall – Courtney Rowe – 972.751.9451 –


The PACK EXPO Service Center phone number is 972-751-9400.

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