Happy New Year from PMMI!
PMMI Thinks Tumber

First-Ever ‘PMMI Thinks’
Winners Announced 

Thank you to all who participated in the first-ever PMMI Thinks poll. The winners of the drawing for a free tumbler were selected live on Facebook on Dec. 21. Congratulations to Sharon Gilbert, Jake Garvey, and Judith Vinson! Be sure to participate in this month’s ‘PMMI Thinks' poll below to be entered for another chance to win at the end of the month.

Executive Leadership Conference Registration Opening Soon 

Save the date for the 2018 Executive Leadership Conference, April 28-May 2, at the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida. Look out for registration information and a preliminary agenda in mid-January. 

OMAC PackML Training opportunity - May 21 in Chicago

Returning to Chicago next May is OMAC’s PackML Training workshop. The Organization for Machine Automation & Control will offer a full-day event prior to the Automation Conference & Expo. From 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., attendees will learn from trainers supplied by Siemens, Rockwell Automation and Beckhoff Automation. Taking place at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, the day concludes with a cocktail reception. Save the date and learn more here »


Don’t Miss Upcoming Workshops from PMMI U at PACK EXPO East!

Register now for Risk Assessment workshops, offered onsite at PACK EXPO East. PMMI U’s Risk Assessment workshops address topics from legal implications to global standards and provide hands-on training to teach the essentials of the risk assessment process.

Cannabis Report

FREE Webinar on Jan. 11

For a deep-dive into the findings of the first quarter 2018 QEO report, join PMMI Business Intelligence and Chris Steele, an economist from ITR Economics, on Thursday, Jan. 11 at noon EST for a webinar explaining what's in store for the packaging and processing industry this year. Register now!

Interested in Expanding Your Reach in 2018? 

Gain a foothold in key international markets by taking advantage of PMMI’s promotional booths and pavilions at 2018 international trade shows. Interested in exhibiting for the first time in a PMMI pavilion at an international show? Check out PMMI’s International Trade Show Assistance Program.


How does your organization reward your 
employees for achieving goals? 

Take a moment to answer this month’s polling question and be entered to win a FREE, limited edition coffee tumbler! Winners will be selected at random from all participants.



PACK EXPO Services offers convenient online ordering, with a 30% discount on payments made by March 12, 2018. If you did not receive the email from PACK EXPO services containing login information, please contact Phillip Ramirez, PACK EXPO Services Team Manager at 972.751.9400 or PRamirez@theexpogroup.com.

EXPO PACK México 2018 – Your Latin American
Packaging & Processing Connection

Looking to break into Mexico’s dynamic market? There are only a few spaces remaining in the PMMI Pavilion at EXPO PACK México 2018 (June 5-8, 2018); submit your application today to secure your booth at the show. The PMMI Pavilion provides a central location for PMMI members to interact with the 23,000+ buyers in attendance as well as a discounted space rate, a turnkey booth package, private meeting rooms, and more. For information on the show or to submit your completed space application, contact Krista DeBrosse at krista@pmmi.org.

Upcoming Events

Feb 6 - 9, 2018 | New Orleans

April 28 - May 2, 2018 | Orlando, Florida

April 16 - 18, 2018 | Philadelphia

May 22 - 23, 2018 | Chicago


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