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WestRock Sponsors The Showcase of Packaging Innovations

August 5, 2022

See the latest innovations on display at PACK EXPO International 2022‍ WestRock is the exclusive sponsor of The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® (Booth S-2130) at PACK EXPO International (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago). Located in the West Building, The Showcase of Packaging Innovations (Booth W-20052) features winning entries from worldwide packaging competitions, according to show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.‍

Countdown to The Year’s Biggest Packaging and Processing Trade Show

August 2, 2022

PACK EXPO International is back and will open its doors on October 23, 2022 at McCormick Place, Chicago. As the most comprehensive packaging and processing show in the world in 2022, this year’s edition will offer attendees more features than ever before and the opportunity to experience more innovations in four days than in a year’s worth of research.

The Role of Robots and Cobots Continues to Grow

July 19, 2022

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have embraced robotics. Expanded intelligence, mobility, and sensing capabilities are opening up new applications for robots and cobots in processing, primary packaging, secondary packaging, and transport packaging. As a result, usage is growing along the entire line from initial inputs to end-of-line, according to Robots & Cobots, An Automated Future, a white paper produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Emerging Brands Summit Launches at PACK EXPO International

June 23, 2022

The brand-new Emerging Brands Summit, produced by PMMI Media Group, will launch at PACK EXPO International 2022 (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago). This one-day event will feature educational content and tabletop exhibits aimed to assist startup manufacturing companies grow their operations.

PACK EXPO International Challenges Students’ Creativity in New Machine Building Competition

June 15, 2022

PACK Challenge, a brand-new packaging competition will bring six high school teams together for a head-to-head machine-building challenge at PACK EXPO International (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

PACK EXPO International Returns with PACK gives BACK

June 15, 2022

PACK EXPO’s annual event PACK gives BACK, returns to PACK EXPO International (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago) bigger and better than ever! For the first time in its Chicago history, the event will be a musical performance, with headlining band STYX taking center stage at McCormick Place, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Rockwell Automation returns as title sponsor and proceeds will benefit the PMMI Foundation.

Lenze America’s Returns as Sponsor at PACK EXPO International

May 20, 2022

Lenze Americas is sponsoring lounges for exhibitors and PMMI members at PACKEXPO International (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to showproducer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

As Technology Becomes More Pervasive, so do Cyber Attacks

May 11, 2022

The use of new and evolving technologies such as fully integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, cloud computing and connected machine sensor networks, remote access, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity increased exponentially over the last two years. While these technologies make manufacturing more efficient, they also create new exploitable points of vulnerability, according to the Cybersecurity: Assess Your Risk white paper from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Emerson Continues Support of Packaging and Processing Industry Education

April 27, 2022

Emerson will continue their more than a decade long sponsorship of The Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO International (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

PACK EXPO International Returns this Fall, with More Features than Ever Before

April 6, 2022

Registration is now open for the long awaited return of PACK EXPO International 2022 (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place, Chicago), the most comprehensive packaging and processing show in the world in 2022. In response to the unprecedented demands on the industry, PACK EXPO International 2022 will offer more features than ever before, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.