DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Sponsors PACK gives BACK™

June 24, 2014

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DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Sponsors PACK gives BACK™

Reston, Va.; June 24, 2014 — PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows, is pleased to announce that DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers (DuPont) is a title sponsor of PACK gives BACK™. PACK gives BACK™ is one of the signature events of PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014 (Nov. 2 – 5; McCormick Place, Chicago).


Featured entertainment at this year’s PACK gives BACK event is Jay Leno, world renowned comedian and formerly of The Tonight Show.

The event offers an opportunity for show registrants to collectively “give back” to a worthwhile cause. This year’s event will benefit K9s for Warriors (link to website), an organization dedicated to providing service dogs to military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress as a result of conflicts and war following 9/11.

“K9s for Warriors provides a valuable service to people that truly need assistance,” says PMMI President & CEO Charles D. Yuska. “We are delighted to have DuPont’s support for PACK gives BACK, which allows the packaging and processing community to give back to an organization that helps our veterans.”

“DuPont is proud to support PACK gives BACK at this year’s PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO. This event offers packaging leaders the opportunity to network and do something worthwhile for those veterans who have served our country in so many selfless ways,” says William T. Cunningham, North American packaging manager, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers.. “We look forward to supporting the K9s for Warriors program through this event. We are indebted to those veterans for their courage and commitment to protect the USA and our families.”

Tickets, on sale now for $100 at Packexpointernational.com, include admission to Leno’s performance and a reception with beer, wine and light hors d’oeuvres. A portion of ticket proceeds will go to K9s for Warriors. The PACK gives BACK™ reception is open to PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014 registrants and will be held Monday, Nov. 3 in the Grand Ballroom in the South Building of McCormick Place.

About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association representing over 650 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, packexpo.com, 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).

Learn more about PMMI and the PACK EXPO trade shows at PMMI.org and Packexpo.com.

 

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Kate Achelpohl
PMMI Director, Member Communications
571.612.3183
kachelpohl@pmmi.org