Largest Partner Program to Date

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).

The PACK EXPO Partner Program helps bring together a wide variety of packaging professionals dedicated to advancing the industry through resources, connections and expertise.  

“Packaging associations participating in the PACK EXPO East Partner Program understand the value of being an official partner with the show, supporting their members and the packaging industry. These partners serve as an important link between attendees and exhibitors, bringing the industry together in Philadelphia,” says Laura Thompson, senior director of expositions, PMMI.

The Partner Pavilion provides a one-stop location for attendees to interface with leading industry associations, serving as a valuable in-person resource.

“CPA is thrilled to participate with PMMI at PACK EXPO East for the third year. We have had tremendous success at other PMMI events and our members always look forward to representing CPA at this opportunity. We are also excited to be participating in the inaugural PACK EXPO Forum, where we will be giving two presentations,” says Ron Puvak, managing director of Contract Packaging Association and returning member of the Partner Program.

The organizations involved in the 2018 PACK EXPO East Partner Program include:

  • AIM

  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)

  • Composite Can and Tube Institute (CCTI)

  • Contract Packaging Association (CPA)

  • Flexible Packaging Association (FPA)

  • Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council (HCPC)

  • Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)

  • International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT)

  • Midwest Food Products Association (MWFPA)

  • The Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC)

  • Reusable Packaging Association (RPA)

  • United Packaging Associates (UPA)

PACK EXPO East brings together suppliers of packaging innovations for Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical/Medical, Cosmetic/Personal Care, Industrial/Household Chemical and other packaged goods that serve companies of all sizes. Its location in Philadelphia puts PACK EXPO East within 200 miles of one-third of the nation’s consumer packaged goods companies.  With 400 leading suppliers and 6,000 attendees, PACK EXPO East allows quality time for discussing the latest technology and trends.

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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. We work 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. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and OEM Magazine. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members' growth strategies, and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.

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