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In this week's FeedForward newsletter, colleague Gary Mintchell pointed me to a blog by Penney Herscher about the importance of engineers to bringing manufacturing back to America.
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Purdue University Calumet recognition

Purdue University Calumet (Hammond, IN) has been recognized by Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly as "The best university for a technology degree."
Karen Greene

Karen Greene to deliver Nov. 15 medical device packaging webinar

Medical device packaging expert to address “Developing & Validating High-Barrier, Flexible F/F/S Packages for Moisture- and Oxygen-Sensitive Medical Devices.”
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Importance of university programs to packaging

Here's a crash course on the importance of university programs to packaging.
Purdue mechatronics students visit PACK EXPO
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Purdue mechatronics students visit PACK EXPO

Here’s a report that will encourage anyone who’s worried about our industry’s future talent pool. Fresh from the annual Student Design Contest exclusively sponsored by B&R at PACK EXPO, these students from Purdue University Calumet express their enthusiasm for engineering careers in packaging machinery.

Scholarship encourages future leaders in packaging

Packaging World magazine and packaging converter Printpack, Inc. will recognize an aspiring packaging professional with the 2012 Future Leaders in Packaging Scholarship.

New WPO Position Papers

The World Packaging Organization (WPO) has launched three new Position Papers as part of the activities of the Education Committee.

Pack Expo prepares students for packaging careers

Blogger and education evangelist Keith Campbell interviews college students about their experience at Pack Expo and their plans for the future.

Manufacturing Institute likes PMMI Mechatronics Program

PMMI has announces its Mechatronics Certificate program has been added to The Manufacturing Institute's Manufacturing Skills Certification Systems (SCS) offerings. The Manufacturing Institute is a 501(c) (3) affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

Food and Package Engineering book takes holistic approach

University of Illinois professor examines interconnected industries in covering package engineering.


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