GE Intelligent Platforms Sponsors Food Safety Summit Resource Center at PACK EXPO Int’l 2014

August 27, 2014

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GE Intelligent Platforms Sponsors Food Safety Summit Resource Center at PACK EXPO Int’l 2014

Reston, Va.; Aug. 27, 2014 — PMMI, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, is pleased to announce GE’s Intelligent Platforms business is a sponsor of the Food Safety Summit Resource Center (Booth S-2962) at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 2–5).

The Food Safety Summit began bringing The Food Safety Summit Resource Center to PACK EXPO in 2010, making this the fourth appearance of this exclusive PACK EXPO hub for food safety information.

GE will present a three-part series of educational sessions, “The Top 10 Ways Software Can Help Assure Food Safety,” at the Food Safety Summit Resource Center.

“With 51 percent of the attendee base being part of the food industry, food safety is obviously a priority for PACK EXPO attendees. By participating in the Food Safety Summit Resource Center, GE deepens this PACK EXPO resource for addressing solutions throughout the entire line,” says Charles D. Yuska, president & CEO, PMMI.

The GE sessions are listed below. A full Food Safety Summit Resource Center schedule is also available:

Monday, Nov. 3
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
The Top 10 Ways Software Can Help Assure Food Safety - Part 1 
Speaker: Katie Moore

Tuesday, Nov. 4 
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. 
The Top 10 Ways Software Can Help Assure Food Safety - Part 2 
Speaker: Patrick Durante

Wednesday, Nov. 5
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
The Top 10 Ways Software Can Help Assure Food Safety - Part 3 
Speaker: Brenda Rompf

“Communications along the production line and documentation are keys to successfully complying with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules,” says Katie Moore, Global Industry Manager, Food & Beverage for GE Intelligent Platforms. “The GE sessions will provide insight into technologies that can assist with both.”

For a full schedule of educational sessions, including all seminars at the Food Safety Summit Resource Center and Innovation Stage, check Packexpointernational.com.

Registration for PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2014 is $30 through Oct. 3, when it increases to $60. For more information about the shows, visit packexpointernational.com or pharmaexpo.com.

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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 portfolio 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: 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); EXPO PACK México 2015, June 16–19 (Mexico City, Mexico).

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

Kate Achelpohl
Director of Member Communications
571.612.3183
kachelpohl@pmmi.org