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June 16, 2016 - Food Industry Media Veterans Join PMMI Media Group
PMMI Media Group, a division of PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, recently welcomed two industry heavyweights to their growing roster of business-to-business media professionals. Patrick Young, the former Publisher of Food Engineering and Joyce Fassl, the former Editor-in-Chief of Food Engineering have joined the Chicago-based company to launch a new media brand called ProFood World. The new brand, debuting this summer, will cover news, innovations, products and technologies for the global food and beverage processing industry.

June 1, 2016 - New Venue Welcomes Largest EXPO PACK México
EXPO PACK México’s move to Expo Bancomer Santa Fe resulted in the largest show in its 31-year history, growing seven percent from last year, according to show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

May

May 31, 2016 - DuPont Packaging and Rockwell Automation to Sponsor PACK gives BACK™
DuPont Packaging and Rockwell Automation have committed to title-level co-sponsorships for the PACK gives BACK event, reports PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies. The event, featuring the world-famous magician and entertainer pair, Penn and Teller, will take place at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9, McCormick Place, Chicago).

May 18, 2016 - PMMI Announces Release of New Mechatronics Certification Test — Mechanical Components 2
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announces the release of a new Mechatronics Certification test – Mechanical Components 2. PMMI’s Mechatronics Certification tests help manufacturers identify levels of competency for new candidates and assess the capabilities of current employees. The release of this new test completes the second level of PMMI’s Mechatronics Certifications.

May 5, 2016 - McCormick & Company and Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients Receive First Place at Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards
OpX Leadership Network Honors Consumer Packaged Goods Companies with Improved Performance in Sustainability

April

April 26, 2016 - PMMI Welcomes 25 New Members
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, approved the addition of 25 new member companies at the PMMI Executive Leadership Conference earlier this month.

April 25, 2016 - Over 200 Exhibitors Committed to PACK EXPO East 2017
PACK EXPO East 2017 returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Feb. 27–March 1, 2017, after a powerful launch in 2015 that far exceeded attendance expectations. 2017 has already attracted 220 committed leading packaging industry companies who will have access to a regional audience of 7,000 motivated East Coast buyers.

April 22, 2016 - Breaking Down Sustainable Packaging
Forty-six years after the first Earth Day, consumer awareness of the environment and their ensuing demand for sustainable products has prompted the processing and packaging industry to respond with sustainable initiatives in operations and packaging.

April 21, 2016 - Food Safety Summit Resource Center Returns to PACK EXPO International & Pharma EXPO 2016
The Food Safety Summit Resource Center (Booth S-2962) organized and brought to you by The Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo and BNP Media, will return to PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9, 2016; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to PACK EXPO producer PMMI, the Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies.

April 19, 2016 - PACK EXPO Int’l/Pharma EXPO 2016 Lounges Announced
The Candy Bar Lounge, The Beverage Cooler Lounge and the Baking-Snack Break Lounge will all return to PACK EXPO International 2016 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 6–9) and the co-located Pharma EXPO, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

April 4, 2016 - The Dow Chemical Company Returns as the Exclusive Sponsor of The Showcase of Packaging Innovations
The Dow Chemical Company has committed to sponsor The Showcase of Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO International (November 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago) through 2018, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies.

March

March 30, 2016 - ASCO Returns as Sponsor for the Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO International & Pharma EXPO 2016
ASCO, an Emerson company, will sponsor the seventh edition of the annual Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to PACK EXPO producer PMMI, The Association for Processing and Packaging Technologies.

March 18, 2016 - U.S. Food Packaging Market Forecast to Grow Through 2022
The U.S. food packaging market is forecast to grow at a steady rate of 2.9 percent CAGR through 2022, according to the just released 2016 Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

March 15, 2016 - Registration Open for PACK EXPO Int'l/Pharma EXPO 2016
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO Portfolio of Trade Shows, announces the opening of registration for PACK EXPO International 2016 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 6–9) and the co-located Pharma EXPO, a joint venture with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).

January

January 26, 2016 - Exhibit Space Nearly Sold-out for EXPO PACK México
An increase in consumer demand for personalization and convenience products is driving the burgeoning Latin American processing and packaging market, according to the 2015 Global Packaging Study from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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