Philadelphia gets its own PACK EXPOAs PACK EXPO International wraps up today in Chicago, show organizer PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, says it is bringing the latest packaging and processing solutions to the East Coast with the debut of the first PACK EXPO East event.

Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on February 16-18, 2015, the new show will spotlight the same innovation, educational resources and networking opportunities the PACK EXPO brand is known for.

“We learned through customer research that we have a great opportunity for both PACK EXPO exhibitors and end users in the North East,” says Jim Pittas, sr. vice president, PMMI. “Whether your market is confectionery, baking/snack, pharmaceutical and medical devices, food, beverage, electronics or something else, PACK EXPO East will bring an exclusive focus on processing and packaging technologies, top-tier exhibitors and a customer-centric approach to operational needs.”

According to PMMI, the event’s educational programming will address challenges in sustainability, food safety and automation, and networking opportunities to connect with suppliers and peers on important issues and trends.

To learn more and to register for PACK EXPO East, visit