PMMI Announces 2022 Technology Excellence Awards Finalists, Voting Opens for Category Winners on Oct. 23 at PACK EXPO International

PMMI Announces 2022 Technology Excellence Awards Finalists, Voting Opens for Category Winners on Oct. 23 at PACK EXPO International

The Technology Excellence Awards will return to PACK EXPO International 2022 (Oct. 23-26, 2022; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The awards recognize exhibitors’ innovative solutions that have not previously been shown at a PACK EXPO event.

PMMI enlisted top professionals in the industry to review the submissions and narrow them down to three finalists in each category. Voting for winners in each category will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23 at PACK EXPO International. Votes can be cast in person, via a mobile app and online. PMMI will announce the category winners on Oct. 25.

The finalists in each category were selected by Technology Excellence Awards Panelists, including:

  • Aaron Hand, Editor-in-Chief, ProFood World
  • Jane Chase, Executive Director, Institute of Packaging Professionals
  • Keren Sookne, Director of Editorial Content, Healthcare Packaging
  • Matt Reynolds, Editor, Packaging World
  • Ron Puvak, Executive Director, Contract Packaging Association

The finalists for this year’s Technology Excellence Awards are:


  • Maxpack 2023 MFT 7 Ultimate Range, Maxpack Machinery LLC, Booth S-2396
  • Proxima Tethered Closure, Berry Global, Inc., Booth N-4727
  • Schoeller Allibert Corona 20-pocket beer crate, Schoeller Allibert, Booth LU-6820

General Packaging & Processing

  • Amcor Clear Anti-Grease Jerky Pouch, Amcor Flexibles North America, Booth S-3705
  • Forvara® Foodservice Films, Specialty Polyfilms (India) Pvt. Ltd, Booth W-27008
  • IMA Ilapak Vegatronic 6400, IMA S.p.A., Booth S-2514

Personal Care/Pharma

  • CueSee Mix / Dual Chambered Device for storage of liquids/powdered/lyophilized components, Eurotrol, Booth W-13027
  • Amcor High-Barrier PCR Pouchstock, Amcor Healthcare Packaging, Booth W-16031
  • Highest speed vibration insensitive compact capsule weight checker, WORK Microwave GmbH, Booth W-20038


  • ClipCombo™, Graphic Packaging International, Booth S-1730
  • Recycle-Ready Chevron Pouches, Amcor Healthcare Packaging, Booth W-16031
  • Wave 2cc Dispenser, Berry Global, Inc., Booth N-4727

With over 2,000 exhibitors, this year’s edition of PACK EXPO International 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.  Registration for PACK EXPO International is $30 until Sept. 30, after which it increases to $130. For more information and to register, visit

About PMMI

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 950 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. Learn more at and and


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