PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011 was our best Las Vegas show to date, with record numbers of attendees, booth space and exhibitors.
Entries from October 28th, 2011
October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Chairman's Corner
October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Member News
In its Nov. 7 meeting, PMMI’s Board of Directors will vote on 24 applications for membership:
Module provides an overview of palletizing/de-palletizing Full, 14-module series expected to be available early 2012 Purchase modules or the entire course online at PMMI U [LINK] PMMI U presents “Palletizing and De-Palletizing, ” the first unit in the “Introduction to Packaging Machinery” e-learning course.
October 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Global Marketing
Despite expected economic growth rates of 19 percent and 38 percent in Latin America and the Asia Pacific from 2009 to 2014, nearly 60 percent of U.S. exporters export to only one market: Canada.
October 19th, 2011 · No Comments · PACK EXPO
PMMI announces the 2011 Education and Training Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011 at the Paiute Golf Resort Sept. 25, raised $45,000 to support packaging and processing industry education through student scholarships and continuing education efforts that support PMMI member companies.
October 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Member News, People
Shibuya Hoppmann has named Hidetoshi “Hide” Shibuya CEO of Shibuya Hoppmann. Hidetoshi “Hide” Shibuya was most recently managing director of Shibuya Kogyo Co., Ltd. Shibuya Hoppmann joined PMMI in 1984.
October 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Acquisitions, Member News
Pro Mach, Inc., has acquired vertical form/fill/seal machinery manufacturer Matrix Packaging Machinery. The company will join Pro Mach’s Primary Packaging Business Unit. Pro Mach, Inc., joined PMMI in 1999.
October 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Facilities, Markettrends
Anheuser-Busch has announced plans to update its Cartersville, Georgia, brewery. The updates will include eco-friendly enhancements and upgraded ingredient handling systems. Source: The Sacramento Bee
October 14th, 2011 · No Comments · PACK EXPO
Among the innovations launched during PACK EXPO Las Vegas, held Sept. 26 – 28, was The Pharmaceutical Pavilion, containing the Rx Lounge. This focused area of the trade show was home to pharmaceutical and medical device packaging solutions, and brought together nearly 50 manufacturers, the Innovation Stage where six pharma-specific conference programs were held, and [...]
October 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Acquisitions, Markettrends
In an effort to gain better access to growing markets, Unilever PLC has acquired Russian cosmetics maker Concern Kalina. Source: The Wall Street Journal