PMMI Podcast

Episode #80 - A Look Back at Eye-Catching Exhibits from PACK EXPO East

Guests: Natalie Craig, Managing Editor, OEM Magazine, Dave Greenfield, Director of Content, Automation World

UnPACKed with PMMI continues its look back at PACK EXPO East with PMMI Media Group’s Automation Guru Dave Greenfield from Automation World and Packaging World’s Natalie Craig. The pair highlight exciting machinery finds from the show floor, ideal for emerging brands looking to make their first inroads into packaging via form/fill/seal. Greenfield also breaks down the emergence of automation software as a tool for everything from determining OEE to helping operations lay out a clear case to the executive suite on why automation spending almost always reveals immediate ROI.


Natalie Craig

Natalie Craig
Natalie Craig

A member of the OEM editorial team since 2015, Natalie Craig was named Managing Editor in 2018. Her journalism career began when she was the managing editor of the Columbia Chronicle, which was named the "No. 1 non-daily college newspaper in the nation" during her tenure. After graduating from Columbia College with a BA in multimedia journalism, Natalie worked in Chicago's bustling tech startup scene and launched her own blog. She enjoys covering new technology and its effect on machine builders, as well as workforce development and culture issues.

David Greenfield

Dave Greenfield
David Greenfield

David Greenfield joined Automation World in June 2011. Bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and media experience to his position, David’s contributions can be found in AW’s print and online editions and custom projects. Earlier in his career, David was Editorial Director of Design News at UBM Electronics, and prior to joining UBM, he was Editorial Director of Control Engineering at Reed Business Information, where he also worked on Manufacturing Business Technology as Publisher.