At Pack Expo International, APPMA will once again be supporting the now well-known and much enjoyed Amazing Packaging Race competition.
The 'race' from show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, brings students and exhibitors together on the final day of the show as student teams complete a series of challenges across the 1.2 million net-square-feet of exhibit space.
“We are excited to continue as a supporter of the Amazing Packaging Race,” said Mark Dingley, chairman of APPMA. “This event provides a unique opportunity to connect students with the technologies, companies and innovations that drive the future of the packaging industry. APPMA is proud to be a part of this initiative, as we continue to work towards attracting young talent to our industry."
Commenting on APPMA's participation at Pack Expo this year, Dingley said: "The event offers global exposure for our member capabilities and access for companies looking for innovative Australian manufactured packaging and processing machinery and agency opportunities."
According to Dingley, for APPMA, collaborating with its allied association in the US, the PMMI and exhibiting at the Association Partners Pavilion at PackExpo, serves to strengthen APPMA's international profile as one of the leading packaging and processing machinery associations in the world.
"Pack Expo has to date proven to be a valuable platform via which APPMA can foster strong business ties between US and Australian packaging and processing machinery companies."
APPMA COO Michael Moran will be manning the association’s stand, Stand N-4510, on the Allied Partners Pavilion. Any Australian companies attending or exhibiting at Pack Expo are invited to visit the APPMA stand.