ProFood World Set to Honor Food and Beverage Manufacturing Companies with Outstanding Use of Engineering and Production Technology

ProFood World, a publication of PMMI Media Group, part of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is pleased to announce submissions for the second annual Manufacturing Innovation Awards are now open.  All submissions are due January 22, 2018. To nominate a company, visit

“Following a great start with our inaugural awards ceremony held at ProFood Tech in April 2017, the entire ProFood World team is excited about the buzz already in place for the 2018 awards. We anticipate receiving many outstanding entries for 2018,” said Joyce Fassl, Editor in Chief of ProFood World.

Types of projects eligible for the award include:

  • Major plant expansion
  • Major plant renovation
  • Greenfield facility
  • Brownfield facility
  • Major line expansion incorporating ground-breaking technology
  • Major automation upgrades
  • Major food safety upgrades
  • Major sustainability upgrades
  • Overall plant efficiency upgrades

The winning manufacturing plants will be honored at a special event in June 2018. Videos highlighting past award winners are now posted on the ProFood World website. Past winners include: Caito Foods, Castellini Brothers and Morada Nut Company. Learn more about ProFood World’s Manufacturing Innovation Awards.

About PMMI Media Group

PMMI Media Group is a market-leading B2B media company that produces information for packaging, processing and automation professionals, bringing together solution providers and end-users and facilitating connectivity throughout the supply chain. Its world class media brands — Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, Packaging + Processing OEM and ProFood World — are proven leaders in covering this diverse and dynamic marketplace, and its digital products incorporate leading edge media technologies to deliver informed, actionable business intelligence to the industry. PMMI Media Group also produces the Automation Conference & Expo, an annual education and networking forum, taking place in Chicago each spring. 

PMMI Media Group is a division of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, a trade association representing 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. 

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