The 2017 PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO, set for Sept. 25–27 appears to be on track to exceed its 2015 numbers, according to The Association for the Packaging and Processing Technologies, PACK EXPO’s producer. PACK EXPO Las Vegas increased its sales by 10 percent and Healthcare Packaging EXPO is up by 20 percent. Their show is predicted to be sold out with more than 2,000 companies exhibiting.
The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, PMMI, who is the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, has entered into an agreement to purchase Summit Media Group, Inc., which publishes Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging and Contract Packaging. PMMI Chairman Bill Crist, (CEO, Kliklok-Woodman) delivered the announcement at PMMI’s Annual Meeting, stating an expected sale conclusion date sometime in late October.