PMMI brings industry together to raise $50,000 for education
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports the 2013 PMMI Education & Training Foundation Golf Tournament raised $50,000 in support of training and education for packaging and processing professionals.
Including Gold Sponsor Morrison Container Handling Solutions, 32 companies sponsored the tournament. A field of 136 industry executives played in the biennial event on Sept. 22, the day before PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 opened, at the Royal Links Golf Course in Las Vegas.
Since 1990, the PMMI Education & Training Foundation has raised more than $2.5 million to support packaging and processing student scholarships and continuing education for packaging and processing professionals.
“The industry comes together at PACK EXPO, and the PMMI Education & Training Foundation Golf Tournament is a fun way to start the show experience — connecting, supporting industry growth and strengthening our workforce. We’re very grateful for the support of all our sponsors and golfers,” says Maria Ferrante, vice president, Education & Workforce Development, PMMI.
The following companies sponsored the 2013 PMMI Education & Training Foundation Golf Tournament:
ABI Marketing Public Relations
Alliant Insurance Services
American Packaging Capital, Inc.
Anritsu Industrial Solutions USA
Beckhoff Automation LLC
Burns & McDonnell Engineering
Canadian Packaging Magazine
Expovision, the Service Leader in Convention Housing
Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC
Marchesini Group USA.
MASSMAN Automation Designs, LLC
Morrison Container Handling Solutions (Gold Sponsor)
Packaging Digest & Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging News
Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Septimatech Group Inc.
SMC Corporation of America
Sustainable Water Solutions, LLC
The Expo Group
Chuck and Linda Yuska