NEW Quickie Survey Available!

Top Reasons to Invest in Automation

Automation Conference and Expo 2018

Your customers know that investing in automation can help them keep up with product demand, improve worker safety, reduce operating costs, prevent waste, reduce packaging and alleviate labor challenges. Join us in two weeks at the Automation Conference & Expo in Chicago and get up to speed on new technologies while meeting CPG professionals, fellow OEMs and integrators at this year’s event. Act soon; seats are filling fast!


Leadership Development Program Returns!

The 2018 Leadership Development Program Class is accepting applications. Space is limited, apply today!


NAM Survey Conveys Manufacturers’ Optimism

The latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Manufacturers’ Outlook survey reveals more than 93 percent of manufacturers are feeling confident in their own company’s outlook. Manufacturers project record-setting growth rates for capital investments, full-time employment and inventories over the next 12 months. Read more survey results.


Survey: Payment Terms

Survey: Benchmark Your Company’s Payment Terms!

Are you a General Member of PMMI? If so, be sure to take our latest Quickie Survey! Participate in this survey and see how your company compares on topics such as standard and custom equipment payment terms, credit extensions, percentage down prior to shipping and payment terms when drawings are required.


Get Your Risk Assessment Workshop Paid For!

What’s better than learning how to keep workers safe and insurance rates low? Getting your workshop paid for! Learn more about PMMI’s Tuition Reimbursement and register for the next Risk Assessment workshop (June 6-7, Chicago) today!

Happening Next Month!

The first summer Certified Trainer workshop is just around the corner – June 19-20 near Milwaukee. Haven’t registered? There’s still time!


iPack IMA

Attend IPACK IMA for FREE!

PMMI members don’t HAVE to pay for IPACK IMA 2018 (May 29–June 1; Fiera Milano, Italy)! If you are interested in attending the show, email Paige Jarvi, global marketing coordinator, PMMI at for a code to register at no cost to you!


The deadline to get your free code is Friday, May 25 – don’t miss out!


How does your company communicate important internal announcements and news to employees?

Take a few seconds to answer this month’s polling question and be entered to win a FREE, limited edition PMMI Conveyor Coffee Tumbler. Winners will be selected at random from all participants on Wednesday, May 30 on Facebook Live. Make sure to follow us on Facebook for all the latest PMMI News!

Internal Communications


Don’t Miss These PMMI U Workshops at PACK EXPO International

Certified Trainer and Risk Assessment workshops are back at PACK EXPO International this year, along with a NEW course only for PMMI Members! For full course details and to register, visit 

  • Risk Assessment (Octoer 12-13)
  • Certified Trainer (October 14-15)
  • NEW Intro to Field Services (October 15-16) *PMMI  Members Only

Upcoming Events

May 22 - 23, 2018 | Chicago

June 18 - 20, 2018 | Chicago

June 5 - 8, 2018 | Mexico City

June 20 - 21, 2018 | Chicago


Stay up-to-date with all things PMMI like never before! Download the new PMMI App from your iTunes or Google Play store and login using your PMMI member email and password. Questions? Contact Jeremy Adams, project assistant, marketing communications, PMMI at


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