The outlook for the packaging and processing industries in the United States is brightening. Data points to the beginning of a mild recovery that’s starting to gain strength.
Entries from May 28th, 2010
May 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Chairman's Corner
May 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Global Marketing
India’s middle class sits at around 300 million. Its GDP hit 9 percent growth in 2008. And, in the midst of global recession, India saw continued expansion in 2009. Case in point: The food and beverage market in India is expected to expand 10 to 15 percent annually.
May 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Business Intelligence
As reported in last year’s Shipments Study, packaging machinery shipments in 2008 saw their first decline since 2002. PMMI’s Shipments Study is one of several ways that PMMI keeps its fingers on the pulse of the industry. Highlights are below. Coming this spring and summer, PMMI members will receive free access to the full results [...]
May 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Connections
High temperatures. Lots of hazardous motion. High speeds. Packaging machinery, like any other manufacturing equipment, can be very dangerous.
May 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Business Intelligence
May 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Global Marketing
To help exhibiting members make the most of their time at EXPO PACK Mexico (Centro Banamex, Mexico City; June 22–25), PMMI is bringing back the popular Passport to Mexico Program.
May 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Business Intelligence
Every executive at every PMMI member company expects that his or her manufacturing operations will deliver high-quality products on time to customers. But PMMI research indicates this isn’t always the case — and that many companies have significant room for improvement.
May 24th, 2010 · No Comments · PMMI U
While trends come and go, there are a few things that packaging and processing machinery end users mention so often, they’re clearly not a fad. One is training.
May 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Corporate News, Member News
vonGal Corporation is one of 56 companies recently recognized as a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Champion. The award was given in recognition of vonGal’s recent efforts to reduce energy consumption, which resulted in a drop of more than 250,000 BTUs, or more than 15 percent of total energy consumption. vonGal corporation joined PMMI [...]