UPA Press Release: August 2018
United Packaging Associates is proud to announce our participation in the 2018 PACK EXPO International Partner Program
United Packaging Associates (UPA) is pleased to announce our participation in the 2018 PACK EXPO International Partner Program. “We are delighted to participate in PMMI’s Partner Program and look forward to the opportunity to promote both the UPA and the PMMI brand. We look forward to attending the 2018 PACK EXPO International show in Chicago” said Ismael Santiago, UPA Chair. “We see our participation in the PACK EXPO International Partner Program as an opportunity to expand UPA’s presence in the packaging community and better serve our membership”
“Associations participating in the PACK EXPO International, and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO,
Partner Programs understand the importance of supporting the main event for packaging and pharma production solutions, for their members as well as the entire packaging industry. Partner associations serve as an invaluable connection between attendees and exhibitors before, during and after the show” 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.
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. 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.
Captures the stories of our time together – the learning, sharing and collaborating. Through pictures and brief write-ups, it’s an opportunity to relive tours, events and other activities that you participated in while giving the chance to those who could not attend to experience it virtually.