The Dow Chemical Company returns as the exclusive sponsor of The Showcase of Packaging Innovations® at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 (Sept. 25-27; Las Vegas Convention Center). The Showcase will highlight the latest innovations and award-winning packaging designs from across the globe, according to PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

"We are proud to be the sole sponsor of the Showcase of Packaging Innovations since the exhibit's inception at PACK EXPO in 2003," says Karen S. Carter, commercial vice president for Dow's North America Packaging and Specialty Plastic business. "The Showcase displays the best that the industry has to offer in packaging innovation and we are eager to bring this display to Las Vegas again to inspire new ideas about packaging design."

The Containers and Materials Pavilion will house the display in the Las Vegas Convention Center's Lower South Hall.

"The Showcase of Packaging Innovations has come to be a show floor favorite at PACK EXPO over the years," says Jim Pittas, COO, PMMI. "Dow has no doubt inspired many package designers to go above and beyond in creating packaging that is both functional and innovative."

PACK EXPO Las Vegas and the co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2017 will connect more than 2,000 top-tier suppliers of packaging equipment, materials, and automation technologies with 30,000 attendees from 40+ vertical markets.

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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 Packaging + Processing 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.

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About Dow
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at