Home » Industry Support Drives Education as PMMI Education & Training Foundation Golf Tournament Sells Out
Gold Sponsor Morrison Container Handling Solutions heads list of 32 sponsorships
PACK EXPO Las Vegas exhibitors, attendees fill all available player and sponsorship openings
The 2013 edition of the PMMI Education & Training Foundation Golf Tournament has sold out, according to PACK EXPO Las Vegas owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
The Sept. 22 event, held at the Royal Links Golf Course, brings PACK EXPO exhibitors and attendees together to support PMMI education initiatives during a scramble-style golf tournament. Proceeds support student scholarships and continuing education for packaging and processing professionals. Since 1990, PMMI has raised more than $2.5 million in support of packaging and processing education.
“This tournament supports our mission to further the packaging and processing industry by investing in our students and workforce development,” says Maria Ferrante, vice president of education and workforce development at PMMI. “The Education & Training Foundation funds initiatives for growing interest around our industry, encouraging student engagement, and advancing the skills of current employees.”
PMMI has lined up 32 sponsors, including Gold Sponsor Morrison Container Handling Solutions:
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
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
In addition to hosting the tournament, Royal Links and its affiliate golf courses are offering extended play to PACK EXPO Las Vegas supporters before and after the show, through the end of 2013. Visit www.waltersgolf.com/partner/?agent=PMMI for more information.
To learn more about PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013, and to register to attend, visit www.packexpo.com. Registration cost is $60 per person online and on site.
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