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Check out the latest news for what's happening in the packaging and processing industry for women, including tips, career advice, what to look out for and more.

Non-Traditional Employment for Women

Non-Traditional Employment for Women

Published on October 25, 2021

By: Sammi Bessey, Executive Assistant, Apex Filling Systems 

Less than 7% of Fortune 500 Companies are led by women. Yet, according to a recent Harvard Business Review survey, female leaders are rated as equal to or better than their male counterparts in almost every core competency, including initiative, integrity, problem solving, and communication.

marisa henry


Published on September 15, 2021

Early in my life, I knew I had interests in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  My focus was primarily the sciences which led me to attain a degree in Biological Science.  However, I still had a thirst for knowledge and curiosity which propelled me down the road of Mechanical Engineering where I would attain my second degree. This degree ultimately led to a career in food manufacturing and eventually to the Campbell Soup Company. 

Lisa Propati

Creating a Roadmap for Your Career...and Beyond

Published on July 30, 2021

Lisa Propati is the General Manager of the WLS division of ProMach. ProMach is a family of best-in-class processing and packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries.


Building a Business Strategy for Success in Challenging Times – Why Women are Uniquely Well Suited for the Task

Published on April 26, 2021

This past year has caused more upheaval in all areas of life than most of us have ever seen before, but I can assure you that as women business leaders, we are uniquely well-suited to navigate our companies through times of uncertainty and achieve success in a landscape that is still changing (and will continue to change).