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Packaging Hall of Fame Class announced

The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute congratulates the Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2012.

The 2012 inductees are:
Curtis Babb; MillerCoors (retired)
Thomas Brady; Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI)
Thomas Dunn; Flexpacknology LLC
Fred Hayes; Hayes & Associates Inc.
Hershey and Bernie Lerner; Automated Packaging Systems
Nick Wilson; Morrison Container Handling Solutions

"The range of experience and dedication to giving back to the
packaging community in this year's class is extraordinary," says
Maria Ferrante, vice president, Education & Workforce
Development, PMMI.

The inductees will be recognized at a reception in their honor on
October 30, 2012, 5:15 PM, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place,
Chicago, during PACK EXPO International 2012.

"The entire PACK EXPO community is invited to the Packaging Hall
of Fame reception. In addition to honoring these distinguished
leaders, it provides scholarships for students in packaging
programs around the country," Ferrante says. "It's a very
powerful way to support our industry."

Proceeds from the reception benefit PMMI's Packaging Education
and Training Foundation, which offers scholarships for students
in two- or four-year packaging programs.

Tickets are available for $75 per person, and table sponsorships
range from $1,500 to $3,000.

To purchase tickets, visit, and to
arrange sponsorships, contact Maria Ferrante, vice president,
Education & Workforce Development, PMMI: or

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