PMMI Announces the 2024 Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame Commission

Herndon, VA; March 6, 2024 – Leaders from premier consumer packaged goods companies, retailers, academia, suppliers, and well-respected consultants within the packaging and processing industry will select Hall of Fame Members for induction into the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame, Class of 2024, from candidates who are soon to be nominated by their peers. Established in 1971, this prestigious award is the highest accolade a packaging or processing professional can attain. The Class of 2024 honorees will be unveiled in October and recognized at a reception to be held during PACK EXPO International 2024 (McCormick Place, Chicago, Nov. 3-6, 2024), organized by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

The 2024 Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame Commission: 

  • Eric Sinz, Vice President, Packaging | Target
  • Linda Roman, Associate Director, NA R&D Fellow, Packaging R&D Kraft Heinz Company
  • Kay Cooksey, Ph.D. | Professor and Cryovac Endowed Chair Clemson University, Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences
  • Suzanne Fisher, CPP, President | Fisher Packaging, LLC
  • Mary Gregg, President | Springboard Packaging Solutions, Inc.
  • James (Jamie) Perry, Director, Package Innovation + Sustainability | Abbott Nutrition
  • Michael Richmond, Ph.D. | PTIS, LLC Global Management & Packaging Consultants
  • Thomas L. Schneider, CPP | Past Chairman, Institute of Packaging Professionals and Past President, World Packaging Organisation
  • David S. Smith, Ph.D., R&D Executive, Consultant | David S. Smith Associates
  • Nancy Wilson, CEO | Morrison Container Handling Solutions
  • Thomas J. Snyder, President | Silgan Containers LLC
  • Glen Long, Senior Vice President | PMMI
  • Joe Angel, Executive Vice President, Industry Outreach | PMMI

Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame members have dedicated themselves to the industry through expanding knowledge and volunteer leadership. Any member of the packaging or processing community may submit a colleague for consideration.

Nominations will open on March 18, 2024, at

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