Come hear Coach Jimmy Johnson at ELC
Jim Pittas

Jim Pittas takes the reins as President & CEO

Jim Pittas will assume the role of president and CEO of PMMI effective Feb. 1. Pittas succeeds Chuck Yuska, who is retiring after 27 years at the helm. Yuska will remain at PMMI in an advisory role through his official retirement in May. PMMI plans to celebrate him with a retirement party in March and will recognize his contributions at the Executive Leadership Conference April 28‑May 1, 2018.

2018 Membership Dues 

PMMI 2018 membership dues invoices have been emailed to all members. Payments received after Jan. 31 will be considered late. To pay your dues online, log in to and click on “My Account” at the top of the page, then “Pay My Orders” on the left. Questions? Contact Dorine Cole, accounts receivable manager, PMMI, at 571.612.3200 or

See what’s brewing in Packaging World

Packaging World’s April issue will feature exclusive editorial coverage highlighting the Craft Brewing segment, with bonus distribution at PACK EXPO East and 8,000 additional industry professionals. Learn more here>>

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Want Insight?

Starting Thursday, Feb. 1 (and continuing every Thursday, thereafter), Business Intelligence Insights, the brand-new newsletter from PMMI containing all the business intelligence news you crave, will debut! This newsletter is your one-stop-shop for news about interesting industry statistics, new reports, webinars and open surveys. To ensure you receive BI Insights every Thursday – visit our online preference center and look for Insights under Business Intelligence to opt-in.


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Set, hike! Hear Coach Jimmy Johnson at the ELC 

One of the most effective coaches in NFL history, Jimmy Johnson reveals his secrets on how to build a winning organization at this year’s Executive Leadership Conference. Johnson will equip you with real-world skills for immediate application and the inspiration to carry out change and meet the challenges of a rapidly changing future. Register today!

Want to lower your insurance rates?


Did you know performing machinery risk assessment improves safety, productivity and lowers insurance rates?  PMMI U’s Risk Assessment Workshops provide thorough, hands-on training on this important process. The next Risk Assessment Workshop is scheduled for April 14–15, just before PACK EXPO East (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia). 

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.


January Poll

The Results Are In!


Thank you to those who participated in this month’s PMMI Thinks poll! According to the responses we received, over 50% of respondents receive a bonus from their organization as a reward for achieving goals.


The winners of this month’s PMMI Conveyor tumbler drawing will be selected via Facebook Live on Wednesday Jan. 31. Follow PMMI On Facebook so you don’t miss it!


Opportunity for Premium Exposure at PACK EXPO East

PACK EXPO East exhibitors – submit your Innovation Stage abstract to secure a prime spot in the lineup. Limited spots are available, so act now! Showcase your company’s newest solutions to attendees.The deadline to submit your application for review is Feb. 23.


For questions and additional information, contact Alex Caldwell, trade show operations assistant, PMMI, at or call 571.287.6807.

Upcoming Events

Feb 6 - 9, 2018 | New Orleans

April 28 - May 1, 2018 | Orlando, Florida

April 16 - 18, 2018 | Philadelphia

May 22 - 23, 2018 | Chicago


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