Exhibitor and Member Lounge Sponsor, Lenze Americas, Returns for Sixth Year

Lenze Provides a Relaxing Space at PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018

Reston, Va.; Sept. 12, 2018 - Lenze Americas has committed to sponsoring exhibitor and PMMI member lounges for the sixth year in a row at the upcoming 2018 edition of PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO, according to PACK EXPO show producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.


"With 2,500 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees exploring over 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space, the member and exhibitor lounges serve as quiet counterparts to the energizing, hustle and bustle of the show floor," says Laura Thompson, senior director, expositions, PMMI. "We're grateful to Lenze for providing this resource for the sixth year in a row."

The lounges will provide seating, coffee and a chance to take a break from the busy show floor.

"Exhibitors and members spend hours on their feet during PACK EXPO and Lenze is proud to sponsor these lounges that provide much needed refuge for exhibitors and PMMI members," says Susan Duval, senior marketing communications manager, Lenze Americas.

Thanks to Lenzes sponsorship the show will feature four Exhibitor Lounges, located in rooms S-405a, N-229, W-470a and E-251, open to exhibitors Oct. 13-17 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

The two PMMI Member Lounges, also sponsored by Lenze, are located in rooms N-227b and S-402 and will be open to members Oct. 14-16 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Oct. 17 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

For more information, and to register, visit packexpointernational.com or hcpechicago.com. Learn more about PMMI at pmmi.org.



About PMMI
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.

Learn more at pmmi.org and packexpo.com and pmmimediagroup.com.

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