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March

PMMI and Koelnmesse GmbH Join Forces for New U.S. Processing and Packaging Show
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, has entered into an agreement to co-produce a new U.S.-based trade show with Koelnmesse GmbH, the leading producer of nutrition-related trade fairs in Europe and Asia, including the Cologne-based Anuga FoodTec, the international supplier fair for the food and beverage industry. The event will focus on processing and packaging technologies serving the food and beverage marketplace.

Second EXPO PACK Guadalajara Opens Big
With nearly 40 percent more exposition space than 2013, attendance grew to more than 11,000 at EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015 (March 10–12; Expo Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico), according to preliminary data from show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. With a list of over 300 exhibitors from 20 countries, EXPO PACK Guadalajara was a true international event.

PMMI Foundation Awards Nearly $100K
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, distributed nearly $100,000 last year through its foundation to advance the education of students with majors involving packaging, package design and package engineering at select colleges and technical schools across North America.

February

PACK EXPO East Gets Warm Welcome in Philadelphia
Data from PACK EXPO East, which debuted last week in Philadelphia, show the event exceeded expectations on several fronts, reporting more than 6,500 attendees, 386 exhibiting companies and 92,413 net square feet of exhibit space, according to show owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

At 30, EXPO PACK México Brings Supply Chain to Vibrant Market
In 1985, EXPO PACK México launched with 20 exhibitors and 1,000 net square feet. Thirty years later, owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, predicts over 1,000 exhibiting companies, more than 18,700 net square meters of exhibit space and at least 26,000 visitors at EXPO PACK México 2015 (Centro Banamex, Mexico City; June 16–19).

Pro Mach Sponsorship at EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015 Increases Exposure Exponentially
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows, announces Pro Mach, Inc.’s, (Booth 310) continuing support of EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015 (March 10–12, Expo Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico) with a comprehensive sponsorship package.

Philadelphia Mayor to Appear at PACK EXPO East
PACK EXPO East owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has just confirmed Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will welcome PACK EXPO East to the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. The mayor will make his appearance at the Opening Reception (Grand Hall, 4:00–6:00 p.m.).

PACK EXPO East Debuts New Approaches to the Future of Packaging
As millennials enter the manufacturing workforce, work style differences with their older colleagues seem to attract more attention than the innovation strides that these young professionals and students are making. That won’t be true at PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16-18, 2015). Show owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has organized special displays and demonstrations that spotlight the achievements of packaging and engineering students from Rutgers University and Vanderbilt University.

PMMI Announces Launch of PMMI Media Group
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announced the launch of PMMI Media Group (PMG) — a market-leading B2B media company with print and digital offerings that produce business intelligence and connect processing and packaging customers with solution providers every day.

January

PACK EXPO East Draws Industry Leaders to Philadelphia
For PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, the Partner Program at PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18, 2015) does much more than provide an exhibitor pavilion for partner associations. It creates unique opportunities for show attendees to network with other leaders in the markets they serve.

Innovation Stage Fills as PACK EXPO East 2015 Nears
PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18), the latest entry in the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, will feature Innovation Stage education programs, produced by show owner and organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging & Processing Technologies.

Registration Opens for ISPE Conference at PACK EXPO East 2015
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, announces registration is open for the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Manufacturing Solutions Conference at PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18).

Pro Mach Sponsors Opening Reception of PACK EXPO East
PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is pleased to announce Pro Mach, Inc. (Booth #603) as sponsor of the opening reception at PACK EXPO East (Feb. 16–18; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia) to be held in the Grand Hall on Monday, Feb. 16 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Lenze Americas Starts 2015 by Sponsoring Lounges at PACK EXPO East
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, is pleased to announce Lenze Americas (Booth 1014) will sponsor the Exhibitor and PMMI Member Lounges at the first PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18, 2015).

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