Attract and Retain a Quality Workforce, Insights with Gardner Carrick at PMMI’s ELC
NAM and MI programs and research bring information into labor outreach efforts and retention of a diverse, quality workforce.
May 12th, 2021
Nita Labeling Brings a Human Element to Machines
Mar 7th, 2021
Bumble Bee CEO on Leadership, Market Changes, and the New Role of OEMs
Mar 4th, 2021
Cannabis CPGs Rely on OEMs
Mar 3rd, 2021
Rick Nuñez Embraces All Aspects of the OEM Business
Feb 25th, 2021
ProMach Appoints Director of Pharma Marketing
Adam Rosenthal was appointed to the new position of Director of Marketing, Pharma business line for ProMach.
Feb 9th, 2021
NCC Strengthens Business Development Team
Erik Bronander was hired to lead NCC Automated Systems’ business development team. His main objective will be to develop a new business unit focused around complete nutraceutical packaging lines.
NCC Automated Systems
Feb 4th, 2021
Bumble Bee CEO One-Minute Video: How To Communicate Through Crisis
Jan Tharp, CEO of Bumble Bee Seafood, has navigated turbulent waters. Recently, Jan sat down with OEM's Stephanie Neil during PACK EXPO Connects to discuss her journey to the top of this revamped CPG. Watch this 'Management Minute' with Jan.
Bumble Bee Foods
Jan 20th, 2021
JLS Adds National Sales Manager in Canada
JLS Automation strengthened its sales team for the Canadian market with the addition of Paul Swietlinski as National Sales Manager—Canada.
Jan 7th, 2021
Plexpack Appoints Lisa Hunt CEO
Lisa Hunt was appointed CEO of Plexpack Corp. effective January 5, 2020. She will take over from Paul Irvine, Owner and Chairman, who has dedicated and cultivated the company over his 29 years tenure.
Jan 5th, 2021
Meet PMMI’s 2020 Emerging Leaders on the Rise
These rising stars share their perspective on the manufacturing industry and how they built a career in the packaging and processing space.
Dec 17th, 2020
Add Multi-Axis Control and Robotic Innovations to Packaging Systems
softMC compact motion controller enables any major OEM programmable logic controller (PLC) to seamlessly control any motion control component, including robots, drives, and motors at industry-standard gateway costs.
May 4th, 2021
What Skills Do Future Leaders Need?
Join Alicia Lomas, Manager of Automation Systems at Intuity Medical and OEM Magazine's Natalie Craig, as they discuss skill sets for emerging leaders.
Nov 27th, 2020
How to Build the Future Workforce as the Skills Gap Widens
With the help of the PMMI U Skills Fund, Aagard added 20 skilled employees to its workforce and established its presence among Minnesota schools.
Oct 8th, 2020
PMMI Receives DoC Market Development Cooperator Program Award
The partnership funding creates or sustains packaging and processing jobs by increasing or maintaining the export of American goods.
Oct 12th, 2020
Sales Focus: Selling on the Phone in the “New Normal”
The ability to sell in a virtual situation vs. in person requires a different skill set for engaging the prospect.
Oct 9th, 2020
BW Integrated Systems Announces Vice President of Culture and People Development
Heather Spitler was promoted to Vice President of Culture and People Development (CPD) for BW Integrated Systems. She will focus on creating harmony between people and performance.
BW Integrated Systems
Oct 8th, 2020
Michael McCallum Prioritizes Innovation as Plexpack’s New Engineering Manager
Learn how this emerging leader is leveraging his continued education to help his company be on the leading edge.
Oct 7th, 2020
All-Fill has outgrown its traditional auger filler roots while flourishing into a “new collar” manufacturer that isn’t afraid to take risks. Take a look inside this family-owned machine builder driven by emerging leaders.
Oct 5th, 2020
Workers Wanted? Contact the Robot Employment Agency
Start-up MusashiAI introduces intelligent autonomous robots for quality inspection and forklift driving—allowing the redistribution of human labor to more value-added jobs.
Aug 6th, 2020
Gertex Solutions Acquires Impak Packaging Systems
Gertex Solutions Inc. announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Impak Packaging Systems Inc.
Gertex Solutions Inc.
Sep 11th, 2020
Mpac Group plc Acquires Switchback Group Inc.
Mpac Group plc, a global packaging solutions group, has acquired Switchback Group Inc., a provider of packaging machinery and automation solutions to the food and beverage and healthcare markets.
Sep 10th, 2020
A Circular Problem: Labor Shortages and Expanded Manufacturing Automation
The continued issue of labor shortages in the manufacturing sector can also create problems for companies that want to expand automation in their operations. Can OEMs help?
Aug 28th, 2020
Butler Automatic Announces Return of Andrew Butler as CEO
Andrew Butler returns to Butler Automatic as CEO.
Aug 10th, 2020
Are You Earning What You Should (or Could) Be Earning?
Listen to the latest podcast and hear Matt Reynolds UnPACK the 2020 IoPP Salary Survey.
Jul 28th, 2020
How Machine Builders Can Participate in Manufacturing Day 2020
Manufacturers need to hire candidates to fill more than 4 million jobs. However, manufacturers will struggle to fill just 2.4 million positions because of the shrinking talent pool.
Jun 19th, 2020
How Andy Karel is Making an Impact at Valco Melton
As a part of PMMI’s Future Workforce Committee, Karel works to build the industry's workforce.
Jun 8th, 2020