Back to School Means PMMI Scholarships

Fifteen students receive $5,000 scholarships each through the PMMI Foundation

$75,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Students of Families at PMMI Member Companies
$75,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Students of Families at PMMI Member Companies

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, recently awarded fifteen students $5,000 scholarships from the PMMI Member Family Scholarship. This scholarship was created to support immediate family members of member company employees who are pursuing packaging and processing as a career choice. 

“Member Family Scholarships underscore PMMI’s commitment to our members and the future of the packaging and processing industry, paving the way for the next generation,” says Jim Pittas, president & CEO, PMMI.

The winners of the 2020 Member Family Scholarship are:

  • Milena Arsic, Midwestern University, Member Company: PMI KYOTO
  • Prabhjot Bains, University of Guelph, Member Company: Peel Plastic Products Ltd
  • Emma Davidson, Brigham Young University, Member Company: Kala Packaging, LLC
  • Samuel Goldberg, Northeastern University, Member Company: Econocorp, Inc.
  • Eugene Hugus, Central Westmoreland Career Technical Center, Member Company: FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
  • Michael Kelly, West Chester University, Member Company: Image Fillers, Inc.
  • Jasmine Levy, University of Colorado Boulder, Member Company: Point Five Packaging, LLC
  • Monica Malloy, Cretin-Derham Hall, Member Company: SICK, Inc.
  • Anna Manak, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Member Company: ProMach, Inc.
  • Kaylee Meyer, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Member Company: Aagard
  • Joshua Navin, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Member Company: Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, Inc.
  • Brandon Niemuth, University of Wisconsin, Member Company: HolwegWeber
  • Jarod Parsons, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Member Company: OPTIMA Machinery Corporation
  • Michelle Saganich, University of Notre Dame, Member Company: Baumer
  • Noah Terminella, University of Arkansas, Member Company: Pacmac, Inc.

To qualify for the scholarship, students were required to have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, career plans in packaging and processing machinery manufacturing and are an employee or immediate family member of a member company that is in good standing with PMMI.


With a commitment to developing future leaders in the industry, the PMMI Foundation has awarded academic scholarships each year to students pursuing a career in packaging and processing since 1998.


For more information about the PMMI Foundation, go to

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