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It’s the final countdown…

Just two weeks left to register for the 2018 Annual Meeting (Nov. 12-14; Tampa, Florida). Still deciding? Check out these highlights!

  • Business sessions on e-commerce, blockchain and flexible packaging trends
  • In-depth plant tour of the state-of-the-art METTLER TOLEDO facility
  • Two Voice of the Customer panels, featuring executives from Conagra Brands, Nestlé USA, Smithfield Foods and more
  • Short, informative Tech Talk presentations on new technologies including an Automatic Changeover Wizard, Horizontal and Vertical Pack System and ACOPOS Trak System
 

Global 250 Food and Beverage Manufacturers

ProFood World’s annual Global 250 list ranks the world’s food and beverage companies by retail sales and includes information such as major manufacturing locations, statistics on U.S. sales for each company, global packaged goods sales by company and more. This year’s list is seeing a trend of natural, nutritious and sustainable products in the market. See the full list. »

 

2019 Executive Committee and Board of Director Nominations

The PMMI Nominating Committee is pleased to announce that the current 2018 Executive Committee, consisting of Mark Anderson, president and CEO, ProMach, Inc., Emmanuel Cerf, vice president of Sales, Polypack, Inc. and Paul Irvine, CEO, Plexpack Corp., has been nominated to serve another term on the PMMI Executive Committee for 2019. The term of only one PMMI Board Member will expire at the end of this year. The PMMI Nominating Committee has recommended that Jonathon Titterton, CEO, Coesia North America and Mexico serve a second four-year term on the PMMI Board of Directors. These nominations will be voted on during the Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-14, Tampa, Florida. For the full announcement, click here.

GLOBAL TRENDS

Spotlight on Brazil

Did you know water, beer and coffee are three of the top five food and beverage product categories in Brazil? Find out the other top categories and more in our 2018 Guide to Global Markets in this week’s Global Trends post.

ADVANCE YOUR BUSINESS

Know the Trends – Share the Trends

Are you one of the many PMMI Members who like to share our reports with customers? As a new member benefit, we will supply one VIP Comp Code (per member company) for you to provide to your current or potential customers. This code will allow your customers full access to all of our industry and economic reports!

 

Looking for Entry-level Talent?

Be sure to list your company’s entry-level positions and internship opportunities on PMMI’s CareerLink online career center. This free service for PMMI members allows you to post your positions and review resumes from job seekers across the country. For more information visit careerlink.pmmi.org

 

Training Customized for Your Team

Want to boost your internal training capacity or increase the skill level of your service technicians? Consider a PMMI in-plant workshop for your team. PMMI offers three interactive workshops that can be customized to focus on your company’s specific needs: Fundamentals of Field Service, PMMI Certified Trainer and Risk Assessment workshops. Contact Marco Paulina mpaulina@pmmi.org or 571.612.3204 with questions or to schedule your in-plant training today.

PMMI THINKS...

In 2017, by how much did packaging machinery imports increase in Mexico?

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: Our recently released Mexico Packaging Machinery Market Assessment report holds the answer. Winners will be selected at random from all participants Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. EST on Facebook Live. Make sure to follow us on Facebook for all the latest PMMI News!

 

 
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SHOW UPDATES

PACK EXPO East is BACK!

PACK EXPO East is back in 2020 and exhibit sales are now open.  At this Philadelphia-based trade show, you will meet buyers from the East Coast (and beyond) in a high-touch, collaborative environment. It's your opportunity to make meaningful connections with prospective customers while benefiting from the power of a PACK EXPO trade show. Secure your exhibit space by Nov. 30 to participate in booth selection.

 

EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2019 – Reserve Your Booth Today

Looking to break into Mexico’s dynamic market? There are only a handful of spaces remaining in the PMMI Pavilion at EXPO PACK Guadalajara (June 11-13, 2019). Submit your space application today to secure your booth at the show. The PMMI Pavilion provides a central location for PMMI members to interact with the 16,000+ buyers in attendance as well as a discounted space rate, a turnkey booth package, a private meeting room and more. For more information on the show or to submit your completed space application, please contact Krista DeBrosse at krista@pmmi.org.

Upcoming Events

Nov. 12-14, 2018 | Tampa, Fla.

Nov. 7, 2018

Nov. 1, 2018 

Joint Committee Meeting

Feb. 6-8, 2019 | St. Petersburg, Fla.

 

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