Bosch Brings Morning Coffee to PACK EXPO Int'l & Pharma EXPO

April 30, 2014

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Bosch Brings Morning Coffee to PACK EXPO Int'l & Pharma EXPO

Reston, Va.; April 30, 2014 — PMMI, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows, is pleased to announce Bosch Packaging Technology (Booth S-3514 and Booth W-603) will sponsor morning coffee service for exhibitors and attendees at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014 (Nov. 2-5; McCormick Place, Chicago). This is the first time any organization has offered complimentary coffee to all at the show.

“We really appreciate Bosch offering this service. With more than 1.1 million net square feet of exhibits, everyone at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014 has a lot of ground to cover. A free cup of coffee will definitely start the day off right,” says Jim Pittas, vice president, Trade Shows, PMMI.

Bosch’s coffee service will be available 8:00–10:00 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, and Monday, Nov. 3, at stations on the Grand Concourse, between the entrances to the North and South Halls, and on the Central Concourse of the West Hall.

“PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO are going to draw some of the most influential buyers in our industry. This is an excellent way to thank our loyal customers and introduce Bosch to all attendees,” adds Jonathon Titterton, Director of Sales and Marketing, Bosch Packaging Technology.

PMMI owns and produces the PACK EXPO family of trade shows, including PACK EXPO International 2014 and Pharma EXPO, a joint venture with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), co-located with PACK EXPO. With a combined 1.1 million net square feet of exhibit space, the two shows are expected to attract 50,000 packaging and processing professionals and 2,200 exhibiting companies to McCormick Place Nov. 2–5, 2014.

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About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association representing over 600 packaging and processing supply chain companies that provide a full range of packaging and processing machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through programs and events such as The PACK EXPO family of trade shows,, PMT Magazine, PACK EXPO Show Daily, networking events and educational programs.

PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International and presented jointly with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE); PACK EXPO Las Vegas, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: EXPO PACK México 2014, June 17-20 (Mexico City, Mexico); PACK EXPO International 2014, Nov. 2-5 (McCormick Place, Chicago); Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International 2014; PACK EXPO East, debuting Feb. 16–18, 2015 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia); EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015, March 10-12, 2015 (Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico).

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About Bosch Packaging Technology
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In 2013, its roughly 281,000 associates generated sales of 46.1 billion euros. (NB: Due to a change in accounting policies, the 2013 figures can only be compared to a limited extent with the 2012 figures). Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2013, the Bosch Group invested some 4.5 billion euros in research and development and applied for some 5,000 patents. This is an average of 20 patents per day. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.”

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. 92 percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH. 

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