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OMAC committees focus on streamlining standard

A recent meeting of the OMAC Packaging Working Group’s PackML and PackSpec committees concentrated on clarifying and simplifying its standard to bolster increased acceptance and use of the standard by OEMs and end users.
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Brian Wagner (right) returned to the MSU campus to visit with his former teacher Bruce Harte and interview him for this story.
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View from the top: MSU's Bruce Harte

Now retiring from the Michigan State School of Packaging after 34 years, Dr. Bruce Harte talks with Brian Wagner about the packaging highlights he’s seen and about his thoughts on the future.
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Bill Zito Scholarship deadline is December 14

Through December 14, the 2012 Enercon Bill Zito Packaging Education Scholarship is accepting applicants through PMMI Education & Training Foundation.
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Pack expo exhibitor talks about education and skill set issues

Keith Campbell speaks with a PackExpo exhibitor who reflects on customer response and on the importance of PMMI education initiatives visible at the show.
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Scholarship supports next-gen packaging professionals

Packaging World and TricorBraun will donate a $2500 tuition scholarship to Missouri University of Science and Technology; The “Future Leaders in Packaging” scholarship is an annual award that is part of Summit Media Group’s Leadership in Packaging program.
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Future engineers see Pack Expo first-hand

High school student teams from the 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition get involved in packaging and processing.
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Conference focus on brand owner initiatives, new technology

Major brand owners and suppliers will be discussing their latest packaging initiatives and emerging technologies at the 2013 Packaging Conference.
Pack Expo South
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Pack Expo breaks records

Packaging and processing professionals gathered in Chicago last week for Pack Expo International 2012, the largest packaging and processing trade show in the world this year.
Winners of the PMMI Student Packaging Solutions Contest.
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U. of Florida students win PMMI contest

PMMI awarded the top prize in the fourth annual Student Packaging Solutions Contest to the team from the University of Florida.
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PMMI and Pack Expo

Pack Expo has become a vital part of our educational curriculum.
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IoPP committees to update med device and pharma packaging issues at Pack Expo

Conferences to address anti-counterfeiting, patient safety, terminally sterilized medical devices, and serialization.
Award winner in the FIT Project Carton competition.
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Winners of carton design contest announced

Recently announced are the winners of a student packaging design competition held at the Fashion Institute of Technology New York.
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Packaging World’s Leadership in Packaging Category Leaders announced

Summit Media’s Packaging World magazine has announced the Category Leaders of the 2012 Leadership in Packaging program.
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Judging for WorldStar Student Awards to be Held at Pack Expo

Pack Expo International 2012 will be the site for judging the World Packaging Organization's (WPO) 2012 WorldStar Student Awards, an international packaging design competition; WPO will conduct the judging on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
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PMMI Announces New Board Members

The PMMI membership elected seven members to four-year terms on the PMMI Board of Directors, and the Board of Directors chose its Executive Committee for 2013 at PMMI's Annual Meeting in Spokane, WA.
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AIMCAL issues call for papers

Presentations on converting issues of the day are now being sought.
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Contract packaging sessions at Pack Expo

IoPP’s Packaging Learning Center hosts kitting, supply chain sessions by the Contract Packaging Association.
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Intelligent packaging congress announced

A congress on active and intelligent packaging has attracted international speakers from many of the companies developing the latest technologies for active and intelligent packaging solutions.

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