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April 2018

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.

Over 6,000 packaging professionals will descend on the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia this week to attend PACK EXPO East (April 16-18), the biennial nearly 100,000 net-square-feet event produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

March 2018

With attendance on the rise and a multitude of new show features, PACK EXPO East (April 16-18, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia) is a must-attend event for packaging professionals.

Making their way east from their PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 debut, "PACK EXPO Drone Demo - Packaging for the Last Mile,” will take to the Pennsylvania Convention Center airspace in Philadelphia at PACK EXPO East 2018, April 16-18.

February 2018

packaging industry towards unprecedented heights, according to the 2017 State of the Industry – US Packaging Machinery report and accompanying infographic.

The PACK EXPO East 2018 Partner Program produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, makes its largest appearance in Philadelphia to date (April 16-18; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia).

January 2018

PACK EXPO East 2018 Provides a Space for CPG and OEM Collaboration

Changing consumer demands, such as the push for clean labeling, the rise in the meal kit market, as well as an increase in custom products, is affecting consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies' production operations, according to th

December 2017

Produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the report also addresses CPG automation pain points such as implementation, incorporating design changes to maximize technology, the gap in skilled labor and the continued development of industry standards for automation.

New innovations in reusable transport packaging such as pallets, bins, containers and totes will be on display in the Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO East (April 16-18; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia).

November 2017

PACK EXPO East 2018 set to showcase the latest pharmaceutical and medical device innovations highlighted in new PMMI infographic

March 2017

More than 5,100 high-level attendees with buying power ensured a successful Philadelphia return for the sophomore edition of PACK EXPO East (Feb. 27-March 1, Pennsylvania Convention Center) produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

February 2017

PACK EXPO East 2017 is just two weeks away (Feb. 27–March 1, 2017; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia), which means it’s time to download the PACK EXPO East Mobile App.

With PACK EXPO East (Feb. 27–March 1, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia) quickly approaching, show organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports that the market for pharmaceuticals and medical devices continues to grow. In total, the 2015 pharmaceutical industry produced $1.1 trillion in global sales with medical devices reaching $350 billion.

January 2017

The Partner Program returns to PACK EXPO East 2017 (Feb. 27–March 1; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia), kicking off another year of creating valuable connections in the packaging industry, announces show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Just over a month away, more details are available on the extensive offerings at PACK EXPO East 2017 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Feb. 27–March 1), produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

While food and beverage remain the largest sectors in terms of packaging machinery needs, no market can keep pace with the pharmaceutical growth forecast through 2020, according to the 2016 State of the Industry U.S. Packaging Machinery Report.

December 2016

The Healthcare Packaging and Processing Conference at PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 27–March 1, 2017) is now open for registration, announces show producer and owner PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

November 2016

Globalization is creating an increasingly complex, continuously growing supply chain. With more suppliers and more products coming from different countries, it is critical to identify, capture and share accurate product information. In this environment, counterfeiting has become a growing challenge.

Registration is now open for PACK EXPO East 2017 (Monday, Feb. 27–March 1; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia). The three-day event features 400 exhibiting companies and spans more than 100,000 net square feet, providing the opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas with 7,000 peers. According to PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the sophomore edition of PACK EXPO East will surpass the impressive results of 2015’s inaugural event.

The value of domestic shipments of packaging machinery is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 percent reaching $8.5 billion in 2020, according to PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. More than half of this growth is expected to come from the food and beverage sector.

The U.S. continues to be the largest market for pharmaceutical and medical devices, according to PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. As the global demand for medicines and devices rise, processors are concerned with issues such as changing consumer demographics, regulatory issues, the need for cost containment, advances in 3D printing and updating legacy lines.

April 2016

PACK EXPO East 2017 returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Feb. 27–March 1, 2017, after a powerful launch in 2015 that far exceeded attendance expectations. 2017 has already attracted 220 committed leading packaging industry companies who will have access to a regional audience of 7,000 motivated East Coast buyers.

February 2015

Data from PACK EXPO East, which debuted last week in Philadelphia, show the event exceeded expectations on several fronts, reporting more than 6,500 attendees, 386 exhibiting companies and 92,413 net square feet of exhibit space, according to show owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

PACK EXPO East owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has just confirmed Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will welcome PACK EXPO East to the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. The mayor will make his appearance at the Opening Reception (Grand Hall, 4:00–6:00 p.m.).

As millennials enter the manufacturing workforce, work style differences with their older colleagues seem to attract more attention than the innovation strides that these young professionals and students are making.

January 2015

For PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, the Partner Program at PACK EXPO East  (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18, 2015) does much more than provide an exhibitor pavilion for partner associations. It creates unique opportunities for show attendees to network with other leaders in the markets they serve.

PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18), the latest entry in the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, will feature Innovation Stage education programs, produced by show owner and organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging & Processing Technologies.

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, announces registration is open for the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Manufacturing Solutions Conference at PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18.

PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is pleased to announce Pro Mach, Inc. (Booth #603) as sponsor of the opening reception at PACK EXPO East (Feb. 16–18; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia) to be held in the Grand Hall on Monday, Feb. 16 from 4 to 6 p.m.

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, is pleased to announce Lenze Americas (Booth 1014) will sponsor the Exhibitor and PMMI Member Lounges at the first PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia; Feb. 16–18, 2015).

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