One of PMMI’s defining goals as an organization is to position itself as the resource for the packaging and processing industries. That means a lot of things: it can mean being a source of industry information and business intelligence, a guiding light in difficult times or new situations.
Entries from February 25th, 2011
February 25th, 2011 · No Comments · PMMI U
The two-year Automated Packaging Systems Technician program at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC) has a combination of real packaging machines, instructors with experience in the packaging industry and packaging industry oriented technical courses.
February 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Connections
PMMI announces the launch of The Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE). The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is a Charter Partner with PMMI on this initiative. GMA represents the leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. The AIOE’s purpose is to bring together operations professionals from consumer products companies and solutions providers to address key [...]
February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Member News, People
Marlen International, Inc., has named Nikola Vajda to the role of president and CEO. Vajda will succeed Adam Anderson, who will step down after more than 20 years as president of the company.
February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Global Marketing
The increasing numbers of North American companies exhibiting at Chinese trade shows is a testament to the flourishing classes of Chinese consumers pursuing a wide range of products and services.
February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Business Intelligence
The rate of growth for packaging machinery sales increased in the first quarter of 2011, as the purchasing index has not only remained above 50, but expanded from the fourth quarter of 2010, according to PMMI’s Purchasing Index.
Tags: Purchasing Index
February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · PMMI U
There’s a lot of work that goes into a successful sales strategy, but many times it ultimately boils down to a couple of factors: Understanding your customers and communicating your value.
Tags: MarketTrends Roundtable
February 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Connections
In 2009, PMMI partnered with Prime Advantage, a Most Valuable Partner (MVP), to help our members save on the supplies they need to run their businesses. Less than 2 years later, the 44 members who have joined the program are seeing significant materials savings.
February 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Markettrends, People
Spartan Stores Executive Chairman Craig Sturken will retire from the role, however he will maintain his role as chairman of the grocery chain’s board of directors. Source: Progressive Grocer
February 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Global Marketing
Tags: Monthly Trade Stats