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Commission to select 2018 Hall of Fame inductees

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.

Nominations open Spring 2018.
Nominations open Spring 2018.

Recently renamed the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame, honored industry professionals will be inducted into the Class of 2018 during PACK EXPO and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018 (McCormick Place, Chicago, October 14-17), produced by PMMI, The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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," saysJim Pittas, COO, PMMI.

Coordinated by PMMI, members of the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame Commission will select this year’s inductees.

The 2018 Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame Commission:

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, PhD, 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

Glen Long, Senior Vice President, PMMI

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

Patricia Andersen, Vice President of Human Resources & Training, Delkor Systems, Inc.

Any member of the packaging or processing community may submit a nomination fornext year's Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame class. Nominations will open in Spring 2018.

PACK EXPO International and the co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO will bring together more than 2,500 exhibitors showcasing their processing and packaging innovations to 50,000 attendees in over 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space. Learn more at

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