For just about all of us, shopping is a huge part of our everyday lives. We buy food to fill our fridges, supplies to complete work in our offices, shoes for running or fashion, and millions of other items. We can buy just about anything, and it usually comes wrapped in an attractive little box or packed into a convenient little bag. Packaging is just everywhere, but did you ever wonder how it began?
Twenty-two students received $4,000 scholarships from the PMMI Scholarship in Memorial of Claude S. Breeden, Glenn Davis and Art Schaefer, according to PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
Pregis LLC introduces VR training for protective packaging equipment and material selection. The company provides training support for its systems, as well as written materials. However, with ecommerce, coupled with retailers fulfilling through a variety of channels, it is not feasible to provide face-to-face training at all locations.
Universal Robots has expanded its online training, adding three modules that step up complexity by teaching users how to create and work with coordinate systems, variables and conditional statements, and how to use the robot’s wizard to create a program for packaging.
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.
Tom Wetsch, chief innovation officer at Pregis LLC, has been invited to join the Michigan State University (MSU) School of Packaging Industry Advisory Board. The objective is to share knowledge with the university to help educators prepare students for their transition to the corporate world.
Supply Chain Wizard, a leading full-service global consulting firm specializing in serialization and traceability, along with supply chain strategy and operational transformation programs, will host a three-day Serialization Training & Certification Program December 6-8 at the Mövenpick Hotel City Centre in Amsterdam.
Videojet Technologies announces that John Folkers, chief technology officer, and Jessica Wettstein, director of product planning, will be presenting a Learning Lab workshop during Back End of Innovation (BEI) 2017 in Orlando, Oct. 23-25, at Rosen Shingle Creek.