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PMMI, Ipack-Ima Announce New Level of Cooperation
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows, and Ipack-Ima SpA announce a new partnership wherein Ipack-Ima will be the exclusive representative in Italy for the PACK EXPO trade shows.
The agreement, which is in place through 2015, applies to all the PACK EXPO trade shows: EXPO PACK México, PACK EXPO International, Pharma EXPO (produced in partnership with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK Guadalajara, and PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
"Ipack-Ima is Italy's leading exhibition organizer for the packaging and processing industries. We are very pleased to have their support, and look forward to a mutually beneficial arrangement," says Charles D. Yuska, president & CEO, PMMI.
Ipack-Ima's support will include marketing and public relations for the PACK EXPO trade shows to potential attendees and direct sales of exhibit space to suppliers.
"We are excited to work with these world-class trade shows and are especially looking forward to being a part of the Pharma EXPO and PACK EXPO East inaugural events. The relationship between PMMI and Ipack-Ima is now even stronger with this new, formal agreement," says Guido Corbella, managing director, Ipack-Ima.
"In a global marketplace, having an international presence is essential. Ipack-Ima's standing in the international packaging and processing community is exceptional, and it will help to grow our shows - especially our newest events, Pharma EXPO and PACK EXPO East," Yuska adds.
PMMI and ISPE expect a total 50,000 attendees and over 2,000 exhibiting companies at PACK EXPO International 2014 and the co-located Pharma EXPO (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 2-5). Visit www.packexpo.com for more information on all of the upcoming PACK EXPO shows.
PMMI is a trade association representing 600+ packaging and processing supply chain companies that provide a full range of packaging and processing machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through its various programs including: The PACK EXPO family of trade shows, packexpo.com, PMT Magazine, PACK EXPO Show Daily, networking events, educational programs and more.
PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK Mexico and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: EXPO PACK México, June 18-21, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico; PACK EXPO Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center, September 23-25, 2013; PACK EXPO International 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago; Nov. 2-5, 2014, PACK EXPO East 2015 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Feb 2-4, 2015; EXPO PACK Guadalajara, March 10-12, 2015, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Learn more about PMMI and the PACK EXPO trade shows at PMMI.org and www.packexpo.com.
Ipack-Ima Spa organizes exhibitions for the processing and packaging technology industries. Its biggest asset is the historical exhibition IPACK-IMA, which has become a reference for all field operators and plays a crucial role in the development of packaging and processing systems in Italy and in Europe.
Besides IPACK-IMA exhibition, Ipack-Ima spa offers a wide range of events each focusing on a specific market: Meat-Tech, Processing & Packaging for the Meat Industry, Fruitech Innovation, the show dedicated to technology innovation in the fruit and vegetable industry, Dairytech, for the processing and packaging of the dairy industry, Intralogistica Italia, debuting with its first edition in Italy as a result of an important agreement between Ipack-Ima and Deutsche Messe.
Pharmintech, organized in co-operation with BolognaFiere, for the pharmaceutical, personal care and nutraceutical industry. East Afripack 2014, new exhibition for the Processing, Packaging and Converting Technologies Exhibition in the East Africa Region, in partnership with UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), EAC (East African Community), and the Ministry Of Industrialization of the Government of Kenya. Learn more about Ipack-Ima at ipackima.it and www.ipack-ima.com.
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