PMMI U Career Toolkit

Studies show there will be a shortage of two million workers over the next decade.

PMMI’s Career ToolKit provides resources to help your company address the critical shortage of skilled employees and help promote awareness of careers in the packaging and processing industry.

PMMI Internship Guide

The PMMI Internship Guide is designed to assist your organization in the development of a successful internship program.

Hire Veterans

The Department of Labor, Veteran’s Employment & Training Service (DOL VETS) has developed an Employer Guide to Hire Veterans.

US Department of Labor Support

Some states offer tax credits and/or tuition support to employers for hiring apprentices. Check to see if your state offers these credits.

manufacturing retention

Workplace Retention Best Practices

View the Manufacturing Engagement and Retention Study that examined the motivating factors that affect worker retention among manufacturers.

Best Practices Report

See what Best Practices manufacturing companies should utilize when recruiting and retaining top talent.

Careers in Packaging & Processing

There are endless opportunities and roles in packaging and processing, from engineers to designers to technicians. Learn more about the many available careers in this growing and fast-paced field.

Career Fair Promotion 101 User Guide

PMMI developed the Career Fair Promotion 101 User Guide to help you spread the word about your company’s career opportunities. Take advantage of these customizable marketing pieces.



Helping your company and our country solve our workforce challenges.


Speaker: Brian Ormanic, Applications Engineer, ARPAC

It’s more important than ever to bridge the skills gap by engaging with your future workforce. One way to do this is by hosting your own Manufacturing Day, held annually on the first Friday in October. Intimidated? Don’t be – it’s easy! Hear best practices for how your company can inspire the next generation of manufacturers.


The PMMI Foundation supports students pursuing careers in packaging and processing and promotes continuing education by providing financial assistance.

Partner Schools

View the full list of PMMI's Partner Schools.

Tuition Reimbursement

The PMMI Foundation has established the Tuition Reimbursement program to encourage and support the efforts of individuals furthering their education.

PMMI Scholarships

Each year the PMMI Foundation provides over $200,000 in scholarships to students majoring in packaging .