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Industry Lounges Abound at PACK EXPO International

The Candy Bar Lounge, The Beverage Cooler Lounge and The Snack Break Lounge will return to PACK EXPO International 2018 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Oct. 14–17) and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. 

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Dorner Manufacturing awards $2,000 Scholarship

The Richard C. Ryan Packaging Education Scholarship, sponsored by Dorner, was awarded to Kristin Werner, an Automated Robotics Engineering Technology student at Hennepin Technical College.  

Werner is the latest winner of this scholarship, meeting rigorous criteria including a GPA of 3.0 or higher, a…

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Manufacturers Looking to Big Data Analytics to Improve Processes

Big data analytics (BDA), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence, machine learning, digitization and the cloud cause manufacturers to consider the disruptive potential these new technologies can have on their market and processes. 

A new white paper, produced by PMMI, The…

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EXPO PACK México 2018 Closes as Biggest Ever

EXPO PACK México closed June 8 as the largest event in its 32-year history with over 1,000 exhibitors occupying more than 19,700 net square meters (212,000 net square feet) of Expo Santa Fe, according to show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The PMMI Pavilion also set a new…

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A Budding Market Despite Inconsistent Legal Status

As more states legalize medical marijuana, the U.S. cannabis industry has grown over 200 percent in the past five years, topping $7.3 billion according to the Here to Stay or Up in Smoke: A Look at the U.S. Cannabis Market white paper and accompanying infographic.

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ProFood Tech Gears up for Momentous 2019 Return

The U.S. market for food and beverage processing machinery projects to break the $6 billion barrier, reaching $6.1 billion by 2021, according to the 2018 Global Trends Food and Beverage Processing Report by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. To address this impending demand, ProFood Tech (…

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Automation Training Enhances EXPO PACK México 2018 Education

Robotics safety training is the latest addition to the robust education program at Latin America’s largest packaging and processing event, EXPO PACK México 2018 (Expo Santa Fe Mexico, Mexico City, June 5-8), according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The exposition…

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PACKage Printing Pavilion Shines a Spotlight on Digital Advancements

Showcasing the latest in digital printing, the PACKage Printing Pavilion makes its debut at PACK EXPO International 2018 (Oct. 14–17, McCormick Place, Chicago) produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

This 50,000-square foot area, located in the South Hall, brings…

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Get Ready to Witness Innovation In Action

Poised to convene 2,500 leading industry suppliers and 50,000 packaging professionals, PACK EXPO International and the co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Oct. 14–17, 2018, McCormick Place, Chicago) registration is now open. 

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PACK EXPO East Hits its Stride with Best Show to Date

The third edition was the most comprehensive PACK EXPO East yet, welcoming over 6,000 attendees with buying power to a busy Pennsylvania Convention Center filled with successful new features and satisfied exhibitors. Produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the event, April 16-18,…