News | March 14, 2014

Find Smart Solutions For Lifecycle Innovation At Pharma EXPO Debut

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Co-located with PACK EXPO International, the debut edition of Pharma EXPO will bring over 200 exhibitors and 10,000 attendees together

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), announce registration is open for Pharma EXPO 2014 (McCormick Place–West Building, Chicago; Nov. 2–5). The new event is co-located with PACK EXPO International and produced in partnership by PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI and ISPE.

“The support from the pharmaceutical industry has been excellent,” notes Charles D. Yuska, president & CEO, PMMI. “We still have eight months before Pharma EXPO and PACK EXPO International open, and we’ve already exceeded projections for space sales and exhibiting companies.”

A robust conference program will complement the exhibits at Pharma EXPO, notes Nancy Berg, president & CEO, ISPE.

Berg says, “ISPE prepares members to lead global change and innovation in pharmaceutical manufacturing sciences and technologies. Educational sessions will cover critical topics such as anti-counterfeiting, international regulatory issues, automation trends, cold chain, nutraceuticals, contract packaging, overall equipment effectiveness and global supply chain serialization.”

Innovation Stage presentations will provide additional educational opportunities on the show floor at Pharma EXPO, including ISPE’s Facility of the Year Award (FOYA). Visitors will find the FOYA Showcase set up at the entrance to the West Hall exhibits of Pharma EXPO. 2014 marks the award’s 10th anniversary.

“This is going to be a great event. Pharma EXPO will offer the attendees what they want most — exposure to the latest technologies, the opportunity to attend a full range of education sessions, as well as networking with industry professionals. As our attendees cross between Pharma EXPO and PACK EXPO, they’ll carry a wealth of new ideas with them,” says Berg.

To register for Pharma EXPO, visit www.pharmaexpo.com.

About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association representing over 600 packaging and processing supply chain companies that provide a full range of packaging and processing machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through programs and events such as The PACK EXPO family of trade shows, packexpo.com, PMT Magazine, PACK EXPO Show Daily, networking events and educational programs.

PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International and presented jointly with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE); PACK EXPO Las Vegas, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: EXPO PACK México 2014, June 17-20 (Mexico City, Mexico); PACK EXPO International 2014, Nov. 2-5 (McCormick Place, Chicago); Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International 2014; PACK EXPO East, debuting Feb. 2–4, 2015 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia); EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015, March 10-12, 2015 (Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico).

Learn more about PMMI and the PACK EXPO trade shows at PMMI.org and Packexpo.com.

About ISPE
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its Members through leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. The 20,000 Members of ISPE are building solutions in the development and manufacture of safe and effective pharmaceutical and biologic medicines and medical delivery devices in more than 90 countries around the world. Founded in 1980, ISPE has its worldwide headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA and offices in Brussels, Belgium, Singapore and Shanghai, China and is publisher of Pharmaceutical Engineering Magazine. For more information, visit www.ISPE.org.

SOURCE: ISPE