Reston, Va.; July 6, 2017 — Highlighting top packaging designs from around the globe, The Showcase of Packaging Innovations®, sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company, will return to PACK EXPO Las Vegas (Sept. 25–27; Las Vegas Convention Center), according to PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

"Dow stands on the foundation of providing products and solutions that create both value and a competitive advantage," explains Karen S. Carter, commercial vice president for Dow's North America Packaging and Specialty Plastics business. "Through our sponsorship of the Showcase of Packaging Innovations, we're displaying how innovation can keep businesses competitive, and move the industry forward."

The packages featured in the showcase are winning entries from packaging competitions worldwide.

"Attendees and exhibitors alike love stopping by the Showcase of Packaging Innovations, which has proven to be an inspirational and idea spurring staple at our shows," says Jim Pittas, COO, PMMI. "We're proud to partner with Dow for another year of showcasing the best of the packaging industry."

The organizations involved in the 2017 PACK EXPO Las Vegas Showcase of Packaging Innovations include:

  1. ABRE — Brazilian Packaging Association
  2. AIMCAL — Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators
  3. AMEE — Asociación Mexicana de Envase y Embalaje
  4. DOW — The Dow Chemical Company
  5. DuPont — E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company
  6. FPA — Flexible Packaging Association
  7. FSEA — Foil and Specialty Effects Association
  8. HCPC — Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council
  9. IMDA — In-Mold Decorating Association
  10. IAE — Instituto Argentino del Envase
  11. IoPP — Institute of Packaging Professionals
  12. OpX Leadership Network
  13. PPC — Paperboard Packaging Council
  14. The Tube Council
  15. WPO — World Packaging Organisation

The Showcase of Packaging Innovations will take place in the Lower South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth S-6519.

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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