News | September 20, 2018

Festo To Sponsor Clemson University's Data-Driven Packaging Design Exhibit At Pack Expo / Healthcare Packaging Expo 2018

Source: Festo Corporation
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Clemson University showcases how consumer behavior leads to packaging innovation at PACK EXPO International 2018 and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 

Reston, VA - Festo Corporation will sponsor Clemson University's "Data-Driven Packaging Design" exhibit at PACK EXPO International 2018 and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Oct. 14–17; McCormick Place, Chicago), according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Clemson’s interactive exhibit in North Hall, Booth N-4543 will provide insight on leveraging data to develop award-winning packaging.

“Festo is proud to sponsor this exciting exhibit,” says Richard J. Huss, president, Festo US. “The virtual reality and eye-tracking demonstrations offer an immersive look at how packaging allows consumers to interact with brands using cutting-edge technology. We’re glad to be involved in connecting show attendees to the latest technological innovations and give Clemson students a platform like PACK EXPO International.”

The Clemson exhibit will include virtual reality demonstrations, eye tracking and emotional analytics studies. Clemson University offers a renowned packaging science degree program and is home to leading experts on packaging and its effects on people.

“Every year this exhibit really shows the talent and promise of the next generation workforce,” says Jim Pittas, president and CEO, PMMI. “The virtual reality demonstrations continue to be an attendee favorite at the show, and we’re looking forward to what’s in store at their exhibit this year.”

Registration is open for PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO at packexpointernational.com and hcpechicago.com. Registration costs $30 until Friday, Sept. 28, after which time it increases to $100.

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.

SOURCE: Festo Corporation