The event takes place in conjunction with PACK EXPO International 2012, and will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 5:15 pm in the Regency Ballroom of the Hyatt McCormick Place, adjacent to the convention center.
The 2012 recipients of packaging’s highest honor are:
- Curtis Babb; MillerCoors (retired)
- Thomas Brady; Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI)
- Thomas Dunn; Flexpacknology LLC
- Fred Hayes; Hayes & Associates Inc.
- Hershey and Bernie Lerner, Automated Packaging Systems
- Nick Wilson, Morrison Container Handling Solutions
Sponsors to date include: ABI PR; Automated Packaging Systems; B&R Industrial Automation Corp; Dorner Manufacturing Corp./Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery; Econocorp; FOX IV Technologies; Hartness International; Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP); Kollmorgen Corporation; MASSMAN Automation Designs, LLC; Morrison Container Handling Solutions; Packaging Technology Integrated Solutions; Packaging World; Plastic Technologies; Purdue University Calument and Pro Mach, Inc.
“We truly appreciate these companies’ participation. All proceeds from the sponsorships benefit PMMI’s Packaging Education and Training Foundation, which offers scholarships for students in two- or four-year packaging programs,” Ferrante notes. “So they are also clear demonstrations of the value the sponsors place on education.”
To purchase tickets ($75 per person) or sponsorships, visit PMMI.org/PHOF. For more information, contact Maria Ferrante, vice president, education & workforce development, PMMI: 703.243.8555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.