Produced by three of the world’s trade show leaders, PACK EXPO, Anuga, and the International Dairy Food Association (IDFA), the three-day event showcases cutting-edge crossover technologies and innovative solutions from 450 exhibitors over 150,000 net square feet of exhibit space in Chicago, Ill. next March.
Tekni-Plex, Inc. has acquired Dunn Industries, Inc., manufacturer of specialty extrusion tubing for medical device applications. Its product line is a complements the microextrusion tubing manufactured by Tekni-Plex’s Natvar business unit.
CareerLink is a new online job board that will connect students from schools and universities with PMMI member companies looking for new talent. PMMI received a $50,000 grant from the Bosch Community Fund in order to connect students and members.
Christian Traumann, Managing Director and Group CFO of MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller SE & Co. KG, was elected as president of interpack 2020. Since 2015, Traumann has been the chairman of the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association within VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) and served as president for interpack in 2011.
The AmeriStar Package Awards Competition honors the best packages of the year in multiple categories including frozen foods, beverages, packaging that saves food, cosmetics, household products, pharmaceutical and more. Enter your team’s most creative packaging solution for the opportunity to win global recognition in packaging. Deadline is March 9th.
Niche beverage manufacturers do not have the resources or capital to make the same purchase decisions as their larger competitors. As these smaller beverage companies grow, it places them in the unfortunate situation of deciding what upgrades are available and what things to target for future growth.
The Dow Chemical Company opens the call for entries for the 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation. Entries accepted through April 12, 2018. The 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation continues the DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation program established in 1986. Dow carries on the tradition of assembling an independent panel of international packaging judges from a variety of disciplines, to provide awards with a global perspective across design, engineering, retail, converting and academia.
The PMMI Foundation is proud to announce the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) as the recipient of the Future Leaders in Packaging Scholarship. The $5,000 Scholarship, awarded each year to an educational institution that prepares students for careers in packaging, will be divided among two or three students selected by the school based on a combination of academic excellence and financial need.
The October issue of Packaging Strategies centers around packaging design, as well as features cartoning, cobots, cleanable equipment advantages, aseptic packaging, household packaging trends and more!