Charles D. Yuska

Follow PMMI on Twitter: PMMIorgJoin the Conversation on Twitter at #packexpo Reston, Va.; Sep 7, 2011 ? Demand for sustainable and "green" packaging is significant, with a recent report from The Freedonia Group projecting that the value of the global market will increase 5.7 percent per year to $212 billion in 2015. To help brand owners keep up with this demand, will place a significant emphasis on sustainability through education and innovation across the packaging and processing supply chain. "As the spotlight on sustainability continues to sharpen, consumers are paying closer attention to the environmental effects of packaging," said

Growth was the central theme of EXPO PACK Mexico 2011, according to show owner and producer PMMI. The 26th edition of this, a premier packaging and processing trade show in Latin America, reports increases of 23 percent in visitor attendance.

Sustainability  and efficiency will be spotlighted once again when the Reusable Packaging Pavilion returns to the show floor at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011 (Sept. 26-28; Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas).

After selling out the inaugural Confectionery Pavilion at PACK EXPO International 2010, show producer PMMI and the National Confectioners Association (NCA), are working together again to bring The Confectionery Pavilion to PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011, on September 26-28 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Totaling over 15,000 square feet, the Confectionery Pavilion will once again host a range of packaging and processing solutions focused on the confectionery industry. The Pavilion will be located in the Upper South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. "PACK EXPO Pavilions are

The Food Safety Summit Resource Center at PACK EXPO International 2010 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Oct. 31-Nov. 3) is set up to help manufacturers and processors respond to the challenges they face on the job.

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