Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame
Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame

Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame

PMMI honors industry professionals via the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame.

Leaders from premier consumer product goods companies, retailers, suppliers, and affiliated organizations within the packaging and processing industry will nominate candidates for induction into the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame. Established in 1971, this prestigious award is the highest accolade a packaging or processing professional can attain. 




Supported By:

Packaging World
PRO Food World
Packaging+Processing OEM
Healthcare Packaging
Contract Packaging

Past Hall of Fame Honorees


  • Frederick Schreiber,
    Lever Brothers
  • Charles A. Lewis,
    U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Richard Wellbrock, Jr.,
    NJM/CLI Packaging Systems International


  • William T. Boston,
    Rexham Corporation
  • Julius Braun,
    W. Braun Co.


  • Leonard L. Barol,
  • William M. Bristol,
    Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company
  • C. A. Southwick, Jr.,
    Modern Packaging


  • Carl J. Begeman,
    Modern Packaging
  • Boyd H. Redner Sr.,
    Philip Morris
  • Lloyd Stouffer,
    Battle Creek Packaging Machines
  • Frank H. Wheaton, Sr.,
    Wheaton Industries


  • John A. Hannah, Ph.D.,
    Michigan State University
  • Harold Mosedale, Jr.,
    Packaging Machinery Company


  • Frederick Blumers,
    General Mills, Inc.
  • George B. Gibson,
    Fourdrinier Kraft Board Institute
  • Richard E. Paige,
    Richard E. Paige Co.
  • Edward L. Kuhn,
    Consolidated Packaging Machinery Inc.
  • Robert C. Myers,
    E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co.


  • Bert W. Martin,
    Shellmar Products Corporation
  • Robert R. Smith,
    E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co.
  • Ira C. Keller,
    Western Kraft Corporation
  • Max T. Heller,
    Milprint Inc.
  • Charles L. Barr,
    F. B. Redington Co.


  • Thomas F. Dolan,
    Dobeckmum Company
  • Ira Gottscho,
    Adolph Gottscho, Inc.
  • Albert Kner,
    Container Corporation of America
  • Saul Poliak,
    Clapp & Poliak, Inc.
  • John M. Ramsbottom,
    Swift & Co.


  • Richard L. Cheney,
    Glass Packaging Institute
  • William C. Stolk,
    American Can Company
  • Karl E. Prindle,
    Dow Chemical Co.
  • Gilbert Miles,
    Colgate - Palmolive Company
  • William Heller, Sr.,
    Milprint Inc.
  • Alexander Donald,
    King Sales & Engineering
  • Dr. Frank C. Campins,
    Polymer Industry
  • Charles Breskin,
    Charles A. Breskin Associates
  • Dr. Nelson Allen,


  • Isaac J. Collins,
    Anchor Hocking Corporation
  • Frank Greenwall,
    National Starch & Chemical Corporation
  • J. Preston Levis,
    Owens-Illinois, Inc.
  • Roger Lowell Putnam,
    Package Machinery Company
  • Arthur I. Totten, Jr.,
    Reynolds Research Corporation

Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame Commission Members

  • David S. Smith, Ph.D.
    R&D Executive, Consultant
    David S. Smith Associates
  • Suzanne Fisher, CPP,
    Fisher Packaging, LLC
  • Mary Gregg,
    Springboard Packaging Solutions, Inc.
  • Tom Schneider, CPP
    Past Chairman, Institute of Packaging Professionals
    Past President, World Packaging Organization
  • Michael Richmond, Ph.D.
    Global Management & Packaging Consultants
  • Linda Roman,
    Associate Director, NA R&D Fellow, Packaging R&D
    Kraft Heinz Company
  • Eric Sinz,
    VP - Owned Brands Packaging,
  • Glen Long,
    Senior Vice President
    PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
  • Joe Angel,
    Executive Vice President, Industry Outreach
    PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
  • Thomas Snyder,
    Silgan Containers
  • Kay Cooksey, Ph.D.
    Professor and Cryovac Endowed Chair
    Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences, Clemson University
  • James Perry,
    Director, Margin + Profitability
    Abbott Nutrition
  • Nancy Wilson,
    Morrison Container Handling Solutions