Showcase of Packaging Innovations® Spotlights Contenders in Worldwide Packaging Competitions

October 24, 2014

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Showcase of Packaging Innovations® Spotlights Contenders in Worldwide Packaging Competitions

The Dow Chemical Company has sponsored The Showcase of Packaging Innovations since its inception, highlighting the world’s award-winning package designs

Reston, Va.; Oct. 24, 2014 — Those looking for packaging innovation will find it in the award-winning designs at PACK EXPO International (Nov. 2–5; McCormick Place). In its 11th year, the Showcase of Packaging Innovations (Booth N-5760), sponsored by the Dow Chemical Company, is expected to inspire the next breakthrough in packaging design.

“The Showcase of Packaging Innovations is one example of how PACK EXPO convenes the global packaging and processing supply chain,” says Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows.

The packages found in the showcase are winning entries from competitions conducted by groups from around the world, he adds. “We appreciate the Dow Chemical Company’s ongoing support of The Showcase of Packaging Innovations. The showcase will help brand owners see the latest innovations in packaging.“

This year’s Showcase will feature award-winning entries from 13 organizations:

 

Brazilian Packaging Association (ABRE) Glass Packaging Institute
Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council
Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) In-Mold Decorating Association
DuPont Packaging Instituto Argentino Del Envase (IAE)
Flexible Packaging Association Paperboard Packaging Council
Foil and Specialty Effects Association World Packaging Organisation
   

The Showcase of Packaging Innovations can be found in the North Hall, in The Brand Zone. PACK EXPO International 2014 will be the second largest event since 2002, with more than 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space, 2,400 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees from around the world. To register for the PACK EXPO International 2014, visit www.packexpointernational.com. Registration costs $60 per person.

Registration for the show is $60. For more information about the shows, visit packexpointernational.com or pharmaexpo.com.

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, 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.

 

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