PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will exhibit at interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10) and showcase our ability to help the packaging supply chain succeed in the critical North American market. Visit the PMMI booth (Hall 12; Stand F01) to learn more about PMMI as the gateway to this robust market through our world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, the PMMI Media Group and our wide range of Business Drivers.
The North American market for packaging machinery is estimated to be worth $11 billion and represents 19 percent of the global market for packaging machinery. The total imports of the U.S., Canada and Mexico make up 22 percent of the global import of packaging machinery.
“PMMI connects suppliers and customers year-round and drives the innovation needed to move the industry forward,” says Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI. “PMMI is the most influential processing and packaging association in the largest economy in the world, bringing together half a million suppliers and buyers through our trade shows and media group. We are the partner you need for success in the critical North American market.”
Exhibitors and attendees are encouraged to visit the PMMI booth at interpack to to receive a thorough primer on PMMI’s world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows. As the leading processing and packaging shows in North America, each show is designed to connect consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions.
“Our next show, PACK EXPO Las Vegas co-located with Healthcare Packaging EXPO, expects 30,000 attendees from 40 plus vertical markets, including 5,000 buyers from more than 125 countries,” says Jim Pittas, senior vice president, PMMI. “Exhibiting at this show, like all of those in our portfolio, is an unparalleled resource for those aiming to break into the North American Market.”
In addition, the PMMI booth will host representatives from the PMMI Media Group who will be showcasing our leading publications, events and online media resources connecting the global supply chain.
Also at interpack, PMMI’s Business Intelligence department will release its 2017 Global Packaging Trends report. This report explores key trends driving packaging innovations such as increasing awareness of health and wellness and growing concerns about environmental impact while identifying hot spots for packaging growth in all regions of the world.
More than 200 PMMI members will exhibit at interpack, showcasing global processing and packaging machinery solutions. PMMI members are known for high quality, flexible, reliable equipment featuring quick changeover technology and responsive service. Pick up a free pocket guide at the PMMI Booth with a listing of PMMI members exhibiting at interpack alphabetically, cross referenced by the type of machinery they produce.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents the voice of 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 processing and packaging 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, launching in April 2017. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in processing and packaging year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and Packaging + Processing OEM. 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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