PMMI Podcast

Navigating Global Trends

Guest: Jorge Izquierdo, VP, Market Development

In this episode, Jorge Izquierdo, vice president of market development for PMMI joins us for a deep dive into PMMI's latest reports on the world packaging machinery market and the guide to global markets which  provide invaluable insights into market sizes, growth expectations, and detailed analyses of the packaging machinery import landscape. Tune in to hear not just numbers, but narratives that drive international market strategies. We'll explore the significance of sustainability, the digital revolution with Industry 4.0, and labor dynamics affecting the packaging industry.


Jorge Izquierdo

Jorge Izquierdo
Jorge Izquierdo

Jorge Izquierdo is vice president of market development for PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.  He oversees PMMI’s market development plans, research and programs for strengthening the competitiveness of North American suppliers of packaging and processing equipment. 

Izquierdo joined PMMI in 1993 as the director of PMMI’s Latin America office in Mexico City.  He eventually moved to PMMI’s headquarters in the United States to serve in his current post. In this position, Izquierdo has responsibility over PMMI’s international initiatives and oversees all of PMMI’s research efforts in the U.S. and abroad. He is also responsible for industry engagement initiatives for continuous improvement of packaging and processing operations and supports the strategic planning of the association.

Mr. Izquierdo is a mechanical engineer from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), where he earned an MBA from the Instituto Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and has participated in globalization programs at the Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management.

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