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PMMI brings industry together to raise $50,000 for education

All sponsorships and player slots filled for pre-PACK EXPO fundraiser.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 22, 2013

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
ASCO Numatics
Beckhoff Automation LLC
BNP Media
Burns & McDonnell Engineering
Cablevey Conveyors
Canadian Packaging Magazine
Coesia Group
Choose Chicago
Enfield Technologies
Experient
Expovision, the Service Leader in Convention Housing
Fixation Marketing
Freeman
Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC
Henkel Corporation
Marchesini Group USA.
MASSMAN Automation Designs, LLC
Morrison Container Handling Solutions (Gold Sponsor)
Mitsubishi Electric
Packaging Digest & Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging News
Packaging World
Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Pro Mach
Septimatech Group Inc.
SMC Corporation of America
Sustainable Water Solutions, LLC
The Expo Group
Chuck and Linda Yuska

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