The Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence recently released “One Voice for Hygienic Equipment Design for Low-Moisture Foods.” The guidance document establishes a framework, including risk assessment, to determine equipment design for wet- and dry-clean environments.
Packaging and processing professionals gathered in Chicago last week for PACK EXPO International...
PMMI's PACK gives BACK™ at PACK EXPO...
PMMI declares the 2014 Packaging Hall of Fame Commission. PMMI has coordinated the Packaging Hall of Fame since 1971. The honor recognizes career packaging professionals and their contributions to both the industry and packaging education.
PMMI announced that more than 30 of the world's leading packaging industry groups will be attending the PACK EXPO International 2014. PMMI, owner and producer of PACK EXPO, invited the organizations to exhibit as part of a program that strengthens industry connections.
Since 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act has been top of mind throughout the food and beverage industry. PMMI’s recent Food Safety and Traceability Study analyzes the effects of FSMA on packaging and processing, and the steps to take to address the regulation.
A.J. Janosko, director of expositions for PMMI, passed away as a result of an accident over the weekend. He was 45. Janosko joined PMMI in August 2012 to fill a newly created position handling much of the day-to-day show management.
What’s behind growth in the market for retail ready packaging? According to a PMMI report, "Retail Ready Packaging: Research and Analysis," driving the expansion are retailers, particularly large-box stores and supermarkets, whose influence stems from sales volume.
The Packaging Hall of Fame is among the highest honors a packaging professional can achieve. Inductees — who are nominated and selected by their peers — are visionaries, transforming the packaging industry. The deadline for nominations is July 15, 2014.
The 3ci VFFS packaging machine offers rates of up to 150bpm for applications such as potato chips and is suitable for high volumes of a wide variety of other products. The 3ci provides manufacturers with up to 30 percent improvement in performance.
A recent study says 75 percent of manufacturers use robots at some point along their manufacturing line, including processing operations involving direct food contact. Use of robotics has more than tripled for some industries in the past five years.
PACK EXPO International 2014 plans are underway to discuss the world of baking and snack manufacturers. The show will connect professionals with solutions from thousands of exhibitors. On-floor education sessions will be present throughout the show.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has partnered with Ipack-Ima Spa to produce East Afripack, the processing, packaging and converting technologies exhibition. East Afripack will debut Sept. 9–12, 2014, in Nairobi, Kenya.
PMMI, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows, announces the return of PACK gives BACK™, Monday, Nov. 3. The event, open to PACK EXPO and Pharma EXPO registrants, will feature comedian Jay Leno. A portion of ticket sales will support the K9s for Warriors charity.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has announced new pavilions for processing, pharmaceutical/medical devices and package printing, and new dates for the 2015 edition of its EXPO PACK Guadalajara. EXPO PACK Guadalajara will be held March 10–12, 2015.
When you need to meet efficiency benchmarks, roll out a new product, automate or streamline your operations, there’s only one place you need to go for the solutions to get it done: PACK EXPO International 2014.
PolyOne Corporation announced that Greg Dixon, director of packaging application development, PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions, and Sharon Derbyshire, industry manager, packaging, PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, will deliver presentations on the Innovation Stage next week at PACK EXPO.
Globally, milk production is expected to reach 827 million tons in 2020 —19 percent over 2010 — and dairy product sales are expected to reach $494 billion in 2015. The need for efficiency has been driving that growth, according to a new study.
The Food Safety Summit Resource Center, which will be located at booth S-7332, will offer free presentations, information and one-on-one consultations to address critical food safety issues and compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Attendees at PACK EXPO 2013 can learn firsthand about innovative technologies to improve production processes — such as line integration, cloud computing and mobility on the plant floor — in classroom sessions in Las Vegas, September 23 to 25.
“The Association Pavilion reflects the breadth of our attendee base,” says Charles D. Yuska, president & CEO, PMMI. “Exhibiting groups are here because this is where their members go for innovative technologies and ideas. PACK EXPO keeps the associations and their members moving forward.”