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Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame nominations opening

Since its inception in 1971, the Packaging Hall of Fame has served as the top honor a packaging professional can receive in his or her career. Recently renamed the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame, honored industry professionals will be inducted into the Class of 2018 during PACK EXPO International, October 14-17, McCormick Place, Chicago.

PMMI Hall of Fame logo
PMMI Hall of Fame logo

Any member of the packaging or processing community may submit a nomination for next year’s Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame class. Nominations will open April 16, 2018. This honor is based on significant contributions to the industry and education.

“These professionals have contributed to our industry as advisors, pioneers, visionaries, educators, and as innovators and inventors of packaging and processing technology. Their contributions have led the industry to where it is today,” says Jim Pittas, CEO, PMMI. Coordinated by PMMI, members of the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame Commission will select this year’s inductees.

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To nominate a deserving leader, visit on or after April 16, 2018. Nominations will be accepted until June 15, 2018.

The 2018 Packaging & Pro cessingHall of Fame Commission:
Patricia Anderson, Vice President of Human Resources & Training, Delkor Systems, Inc.

David S. Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Global Package Development, Johnson & Johnson

Suzanne Fisher, Senior Program Manager, Special Handling Packaging, Amazon

Mary Gregg, President, Springboard Packaging Solutions, Inc.

Laura Bix, Ph.D., Professor, Associate Director, Michigan State School of Packaging

Tom Schneider, CPP, President, World Packaging Organization

Michael Richmond, Ph.D., PTIS, LLC, Global Management & Packaging Consultants

Bill Rice, Associate Manager, Packaging Technology, RD&E - Global Home Cleaners, SC Johnson

Kim Carswell, Director, Packaging, Target

James D. Downham, President & CEO, Packaging Consortium (PAC), Canada

Glen Long, Senior Vice President, PMMI

Joe Angel, President and Publisher, PMMI Media Group, Packaging World

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