PMMI Podcast

Episode #48 - How Spee-Dee Packaging Navigated PACK EXPO Connects

Guest: Dave Navin, President & CEO, Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, Inc.

PACK EXPO Connects brought the industry together on Nov. 9-13 with nearly 18,000 attendees engaging with more than 700 exhibitors to find solutions to critical packaging challenges. Despite exhibitor preparedness, technical issues kept the live demonstrations from launching as intended – but exhibitors quickly adapted and demos returned for attendees looking to see technology in action the remainder of the event. In this episode, Dave Navin, president and CEO, Spee-Dee Packaging shares how his team prepared for their first virtual event, adapted when hurdles presented themselves, and what the company will do to remain engaged with customers who visit through March 31, 2021.


Dave Navin

Dave Navin
Dave Navin

Dave graduated from UW Parkside with a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He joined Spee-Dee during college as an engineer and then moved to Sales and marketing.  Dave moved on for 7 year and started a health information processing company where he was the VP of Business development growing the company from 0 to 500 people. Upon his return to Spee-Dee as Director of Business Development, Dave used his experience from the world of start-ups to bring a new perspective to building a team and growing a company through continues innovation and improvement.