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Evan Cernokus, a grad student in Cal Poly's Packaging Program, demonstrates testing equipment in the Cal Poly labs.

A place where next-gen packaging professionals are trained

Research has been the theme here at the 18th World Packaging Conference, an event hosted by the Packaging Program at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA.
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Bosch Prevas Achema

LIVE FROM ACHEMA 2012: A global community convenes in Frankfurt

Paying employees to handle at least one assignment in a foreign market pays off for Bosch Packaging Technology.

New Web site touts carton environmental benefits

Florida’s Natural, HomeMaker, and Prairie Farms Diary noted as Evergreen Packaging’s partners on interactive site.
HCP June cover

Healthcare Packaging selected as PACK EXPO’s media partner

Summit Media Group’s Healthcare Packaging to promote PACK EXPO Intl.’s Pharmaceutical Pavilion from now throughout the Oct. 28-31 event in Chicago.
David Harvey Scholarship

Summit Media Group Establishes David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship

The Summit Media Group announces the establishment of an educational scholarship in memory of the founding publisher of Automation World magazine at the inaugural Automation Conference event (; the 2012 recipient is the Purdue Calumet University School of Technology.
Feature Article

Automation Evangelist asks: Are you certifiable?

A leading consultant says automation pros are under-appreciated, and makes a compelling case for nascent certification programs.
Mark Jacobson, 2009 inductee into the Packaging Hall of Fame.

In memoriam: PMMI past chairman Mark Jacobson of Econocorp

Mark Jacobson, a 2009 inductee into the Packaging Hall of Fame, was an active member of PMMI, serving on PMMI’s Board of Directors (1995-1997 and 2000–2003) and serving as Chairman of the Board in 1996.

The necessity of memberships for packaging professionals

Memberships are a smart component of a career strategy.
Niaz Latif, Nick Wilson, and Nancy Wilson.

Purdue Calumet names mechatronics lab after Glenwood, IL, business owners

Purdue University Calumet has named its campus-based, mechatronics laboratory after a husband and wife team who have influenced and supported the university’s mechatronics engineering technology program.

IoPP seeking presentations for Pack Expo

The Institute of Packaging Professionals is putting out a call for presentations for its Packaging Learning Center conference at Pack Expo 2012.


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