Reston, Va.; July 14, 2016 — The Showcase of Packaging Innovations, sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), will return to PACK EXPO International (Nov. 6–9, 2016; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The showcase will display the latest innovations and award-winning designs in packaging.
“Packaging has evolved over the years into vessels that not only protect the products inside but enhance them,” says Chuck Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI, “The Showcase of Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO International spotlights the innovations and inspires future breakthroughs in design and technology.”
The packages featured in the showcase are winning entries from competitions all around the world.
“We are proud to have been involved with the Showcase of Packaging Innovations since its inception at PACK EXPO 13 years ago,” says Karen S. Carter, commercial vice president for Dow’s North America Packaging and Specialty Plastics business. “The cutting-edge packaging designs presented in the Showcase over the years have made a major contribution to moving the industry forward, and we are eager to continue that legacy at the show.”
This year’s showcase will feature award-winning entries from 15 organizations:
- ABRE – Brazilian Packaging Association
- AIMCAL – Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators
- AMEE – Asociación Mexicana de Envase y Embalaje
- DOW – The Dow Chemical Company
- DuPont – E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company
- FPA– Flexible Packaging Association
- FSEA– Foil and Specialty Effects Association
- HCPC– Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council
- IMDA– In-Mold Decorating Association
- IAE– Instituto Argentino del Envase
- IoPP– Institute of Packaging Professionals
- OpX Leadership Network
- PPC – Paperboard Packaging Council
- SPC– The Sustainable Packaging Coalition
- WPO– World Packaging Organisation
The Showcase of Packaging Innovations will take place in the Upper North Building of McCormick Place in Booth N-5765.
To register for the PACK EXPO International 2016, visit www.packexpointernational.com.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents the voice of more than 700 North American manufacturers of equipment, components and materials for processing and packaging. 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, Pharma 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 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.