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UPA Official Partner with PACK EXPO East

April 16, 2018 - April 18, 2018

Visit us at Booth  #303 and plan to join us on Tuesday


  Press Release 

United Packaging Associates (UPA) is proud to announce our partnership with PACK EXPO East (April 16–18, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia), exhibiting in booth 303.  “We are excited to participate in the official Partner Program for the first time and look forward to greeting our friends and colleagues in Philadelphia” said Ismael Santiago, UPA Chair. “UPA’s mission is to help individuals in the packaging community make strategic connections.  We see our participation at PACK EXPO East as an extension of our mission” added Santiago.

“Packaging associations participating in the PACK EXPO East Partner Program understand the value of being an official partner with the show, supporting their members and the packaging industry. These partners serve as an important link between attendees and exhibitors, bringing the industry together in Philadelphia,” said Laura Thompson, senior director of expositions, PMMI.

United Packaging Associates is a non-profit 501(c)(6) whose membership is open to individuals in the packaging industry.  UPA’s mission is to help individuals realize their potential in the packaging community through strategic connections and shared learning events that deliver value to a continuously evolving industry.  Membership primarily consists of individuals who are directly employed in the packaging industry with a distributor, manufacturer of equipment or materials, converter, industry specific consultant agency or industry specific service provider.  Membership is also available for students and/or faculty associated with an educational institution offering studies connected to packaging.

This year PACK EXPO East will bring together more than 400 exhibitors and 6,000 industry professionals addressing the trends and challenges driving the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and medical device, cosmetics and personal care, industrial and household chemical, and other packaged goods industries. Attendees include manufacturers, managers, engineers, production supervisors, purchasers, brand managers, package designers, product development professionals and supply chain and logistics professionals from companies of all sizes. For more information and to register, visit www.packexpoeast.com.


About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and OEM Magazine. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members’ growth strategies, and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.
Learn more at pmmi.org and packexpo.com and pmmimediagroup.com.


April 16, 2018
April 18, 2018