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Packaging Hall of Fame

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Induction into the Packaging Hall of Fame is the packaging industry's highest honor, recognizing a lifetime of innovation and achievement.

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2014 Inductees:

    Bern McPheely

          Boh Tsai

    James Downham

       Joe Hotchkiss

           Mel Bahr

      Toru Ichikawa


 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception

The ceremony is hosted as a fundraiser for packaging education by the PMMI Foundation.  It will take place on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.  

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Sustaining Sponsors

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Interested in attending the Ceremony?

Pre-registration is now closed.  You may purchase tickets at the door.

This event occurs every two years. The 2014 Class of the Packaging Hall of Fame will be inducted on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 during PACK EXPO International (McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, November 2-5, 2014). 

See you there. 

2012 Inductees

  • Nick Wilson
  • Fred Hayes
  • Hershey and Bernie Lerner
  • Thomas Dunn
  • Thomas Brady
  • Curtis Babb

2011 Inductees

The top honor in packaging has been presented annually since 1971. The 2011 inductees were:

  • Lawrence C. Dull, MS, CPP
  • Arthur Gustafson
  • Victor Del Rosso
  • Thomas L. Schneider, CPP
  • M.H. "Pete" Wallace

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