El revolucionario escenario que crea el comercio electronico para los productores de bienes y de empaques; la imperativa necesidad de avanzar hacia las soluciones mas sostenibles que propone la Economia Circular; y el entorno de las fabricas y procesos automatizados e interconectados que brinda hoy el Internet Industrial de las Cosas fueron megatendencias que Lilian Robayo, directora de Medios de la Asociacion para las Tecnologias de Envasado y Procesamiento (PMMI
), abordo en las presentaciones que tuvieron lugar en San Jose de Costa Rica, el martes 26 de marzo, Bogota, el miercoles 27, y Ciudad de Guatemala, el viernes 29.
"One of the most wide-spread challenges cited by our members is how to address the growing skills gap within the packaging and processing equipment manufacturing industry," says Jim Pittas, president and CEO, PMMI
. "The partnership between the PMMI
Foundation and Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs is an exciting opportunity to reach and inspire young people to pursue careers in manufacturing."
"Diane Wolf and Karen Norheim's unique experiences in manufacturing will inform and inspire all who attend this breakfast," says Tracy Stout, vice president, marketing and communications, PMMI
. "The PPWLN looks forward to providing a space for attendees to share their stories as well as discuss ways to advance women in the workforce."
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The OpX Leadership Network was founded in 2011 by PMMI
to ensure CPG companies and OEMs are well-connected and well-prepared to solve common operational challenges, make smarter decisions and achieve operational excellence.
, owner and producer of the Pack Expo portfolio of trade shows, released the report at the largest Pack Expo International and co-located Healthcare Packaging Expo in history in mid-October.
U Education and Workforce Development will also provide high quality, professional development and training for manufacturing professionals at all levels to complement in-house technical training.
"These trends are affecting packaging because they're driving consumers' purchasing choices," saysjorge Izquierdo, PMMI
vice president, market development.
In 2014, PMMI
Foundation funds were applied to several initiatives for students, including travel and educational scholarships and contest prizes.
He knows the ins and outs of the industries the Pack Expo shows serve, and his range of experience makes him able to provide fresh insight," said Jim Pittas, Senior Vice President, Trade Shows, PMMI
"By exhibiting at each other's shows, PMMI
and Koelnmesse will support their own events, and more importantly, will provide insight companies considering expansion in North America, Europe and India, need," says Dietmar Eiden, Vice President Trade Fair Management Koelnmesse GmbH.