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About PACK EXPO East 2018

PACK EXPO East is a biennial trade show for the packaging industry. After a highly successful debut in February 2015 and a strong showing again in February 2017, the show is moving to even-numbered years and April dates starting in 2018. PACK EXPO East 2018 will take place:

April 16 – 18, 2018
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Exhibit Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The PACK EXPO East show floor features 100,000 net square feet of exhibits from 400 packaging solutions providers, showcasing:

  • packaging equipment and machinery in action
  • materials and containers
  • automation technology and controls

Bringing packaging innovation to a convenient East Coast location, PACK EXPO East attracts large teams of buyers from consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) and industrial packagers—6,000 attendees from a variety of industries, most notably:

  • Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Cosmetics and Personal Care
  • Industrial/Household Chemical  

Attendees come from positions in:

  • corporate, sales and plant management
  • procurement
  • engineering
  • production/operations/quality control professionals
  • marketing and brand management
  • information technology
  • package design, development and R&D

About PMMI

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry.

The association works to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. In addition to PACK EXPO East, the PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve:

PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including:

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