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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.

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PMMI’s Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network Welcomes New Executive Council Members

PMMI’s Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) is excited to announce new members of its Executive Council. These members, representing all facets of packaging and processing, will bring a new perspective and fresh insights to PPWLN. The network continues its work recruiting, retaining and…

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PMMI’s Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network Welcomes New Executive Council Members

PMMI’s Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) is excited to announce new members of its Executive Council. These members, representing all facets of packaging and processing, will bring a new perspective and fresh insights to PPWLN. The network continues its work recruiting, retaining and…

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Plexpack Appoints Lisa Hunt CEO

Hunt’s career with Plexpack has spanned 23 years, contributing as a key member of the leadership and executive team since 2003. From marketing and sales to production and operations, Hunt has influenced growth within the company and developed a comprehensive cross functional knowledge of the organization and…

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PMMI Board Member Nancy Wilson Selected as a 2020 STEP Ahead Awardee

A champion of growing and developing women and the next generation in the workplace, PMMI board member and CEO of Morrison Container Handling Solutions, Nancy Wilson was selected as a 2020 STEP Ahead honoree.

Convened by The Manufacturing Institute, the annual STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and…

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Women in the Workforce - Fixing the "Broken Rung"

In 2018, women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings that were 81% of the earnings of male full-time wage and salary workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So here we are in 2020, and women in corporate America still face a gender wage gap, making 79 cents for every…

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When Women Lead, Workplaces Should Listen

For years, female executives have come away from women-only leadership programs empowered to do—and ask for—more, valuing the opportunity to examine their strengths and shortcomings in the psychological safety of their peers and to use the experience as a springboard for personal development.

But organizations…

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Women Exploring New Territory On Earth and in Space

Ellen Ochoa, the first female Hispanic astronaut, was the keynote speaker at the Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network breakfast.

It was record attendance with about 700 people attending the Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) breakfast at PACK…

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A Change in Location—and Leadership—at Mettler Toledo Product Inspection

Last year, Mettler Toledo Product Inspection announced the completed consolidation of its three North American businesses—located in Tampa, Fla., Ithaca, NY, and Aurora, Ill.—into a 270,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility in Lutz, Fla. It was a three-year journey for the company, which makes inspection…

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Ladies Leading Industry Change

An industry pioneer and an emerging leader share experiences and advice for how to usher in a new era with more women in manufacturing.

It’s always interesting to hear from different generations of women who work in manufacturing, as we can’t help but wonder, how much has changed over the years?  Well,…

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CRAIN'S 2019 NOTABLE WOMEN IN MANUFACTURING

Nancy Wilson

CEO, Morrison Container Handling Solutions

As CEO of Morrison Container Handling Solutions in Glenwood, Nancy Wilson has created a national sales force, expanded operations to a second manufacturing facility in Glenwood, and doubled the company’s workforce, resulting in more than 70 percent sales…