FPA is helping advance the flexible packaging industry by partnering with one of the largest tradeshows in North America for processing and packaging professionals – PACK EXPO International. Supporting the event at the Tier 1 level in the PACK EXPO International Partner Program, FPA joins over 20 top associations who are leading forces in the exchange of ideas and collaboration with an invested interest in the future of processing and packaging.
Jim Pittas, President & CEO, PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies notes, “the Association Partner Pavilions at PACK EXPO International, and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO, bring together organizations with expertise across all markets in the packaging industry. These pavilions provide attendees with a convenient opportunity to connect and meet with industry leaders.”
The FPA exhibit, located in the North Hall, booth N-5901, will display the winning packages from the 2018 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award competition. FPA will also distribute copies of the 2018 Achievement Awards and Innovation Showcase, the 2019 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Call for Entries, the 2018-2019 Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide, the Report to the Membership, and a list of all FPA members exhibiting at PACK EXPO International and the location of their exhibits.
Winning packages of the 2018 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition will also be on display in the PACK EXPO International Showcase of Packaging Innovations®, Booth N-5760, in the North Hall of McCormick Place, which is sponsored by FPA member, The Dow Chemical Company.
PACK EXPO International and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO are produced by PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. PACK EXPO International has over 2,500 exhibiting companies offering processing and packaging solutions that will connect with over 50,000 industry professionals from 40+ vertical markets. The tradeshow takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, and runs October 14-17, 2018.
About the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA)
The Flexible Packaging Association is the voice of the U.S. manufacturers of flexible packaging and their suppliers. The association’s mission is connecting, advancing and leading the flexible packaging industry. Flexible packaging represents over $31 billion in annual sales in the U.S. and is the second largest and one of the fastest growing segments of the packaging industry. Flexible packaging is produced from paper, plastic, film, aluminum foil, or any combination of those materials, and includes bags, pouches, labels, liners, wraps, roll stock and other flexible products.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials, as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and OEM Magazine. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members’ growth strategies, and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.