PMMI Roadshow


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2022 Roadshow Agenda

July 13, 2022

6:30 - 9:00 pm

Early Arrival Industry Networking Dinner at Kingside Clayton - Please join us on the rooftop for drinks from 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner in the restaurant 7:30 p.m.

Kingside Clayton - 8025 Bonhomme Ave, Clayton, MO 63105

July 14, 2022

9:00 - 9:45 am 

Registration/Badge pick-up

10:00 - 10:10 am 

Welcome to the PMMI Roadshow

Andrew Dougherty, Senior Director, Membership, PMMI

10:10 - 10:50 am 

Carol O’Neill, Barry Wehmiller Group President, Packaging

Better Together: Building BW Packaging Systems

Today's packaging industry is dynamic and full of new challenges. From sustainable packaging innovation to the latest loT technology, making the most of these opportunities requires an integrated approach. In this session, Carol O'Neill explains why BW Packaging Systems was formed and its role in optimizing customer value through strategic investments in modern tools and resources.

10:50 - 11:30 am 

Mark Bulanda, Executive President, Emerson Automation Solutions

Creating a More Sustainable Future in an Increasingly Digital World

Mark will share how Emerson is collaborating with Colgate-Palmolive in achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2040 through a scalable approach using advanced sensors and edge technology.

11:30am - 12:00 pm  

Jorge Izquierdo, Vice President, Market Development, PMMI

Shaping the Future of Packaging Operations

Collaboration – Workforce – Productivity – Sustainability

12:00 - 1:20 pm  

Lunch and Learn

  • Andrew Dougherty will provide an overview of PMMI’s Business Drivers, Resources and Funding for Members
  • Dave Newcorn, Executive Vice President, PMMI Media Group will give an update on the Emerging Brands Summit.
  • Ron Puvak, Executive Director, CPA – The Association for Contract Packagers & Manufacturers will give an update.
  • Dean Maune, IoPP St. Louis Chapter President will provide an update on what is new at IoPP

1:30 - 2:10 pm  

Michelle Bryson, Global Sustainable Packaging Leader, Barry Wehmiller

Building a Better World Through Sustainability: Our Journey and Commitment

Developing a sustainability strategy from scratch is a daunting task. Pressure from consumers and brand owners is ongoing and legislation can be overwhelming. So, where do you start? In this session, Michelle Bryson shares how BW Packaging Systems has identified its place in the sustainable packaging value chain.

2:10 - 2:40 pm  

Suzanne Fenton, CPPL, Fellow, Senior Marketing Communications Manager, Spartech LLC

Superior and Effective Changes Means Starting Smart

Sustainability is a mindset, not just a set of business practices, and can only be achieved by focusing together for creative and thoughtful changes to business and personal obstacles.

2:40 - 3:00 pm  


3:00 - 3:30 pm  

Tom Egan, Vice President, Industry Services, PMMI

The OpX Network - Helping Companies Accelerate Operational Excellence

Hear how End Users and CPG Manufacturers are applying innovative solutions to develop best practices and protocols for industry adoption. Tom will provide an overview of OpX work products including TCO, FATs and Remote Equipment Access.

3:30 - 4:10 pm  

Ken VonderHaar Global Director – Can Division, Anheuser-Bush InBev

4:15 - 5:30 pm  

Tour of Anheuser-Busch Bevo Plant, Historic Brewhouse, Beechwood Aging Cellars and the famous Clydesdale Stables

5:30 - 6:30 pm  

Industry Networking Reception at Anheuser-Busch

6:30 - 8:00 pm  

Dinner at Anheuser-Busch – Beer Pairing Dinner with a Cicerone