CPA Participates at 2018 PACK EXPO International and Co-Located Healthcare Packaging EXPO

Visitors will experience innovative and cost-effective examples of contract packaged and manufactured goods from CPA members. The Sourcing Center is designed to allow visitors the opportunity to ask questions, interact with industry experts and learn about the value of using contract packagers/manufacturers – bring your requirements and you can find the solutions.

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CPA Participates at 2018 PACK EXPO International and Co-Located Healthcare Packaging EXPO
Reston, Va.; Aug. 24, 2018 - The Contract Packaging Association (CPA) will once again participate in the PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Oct. 14 - 17; McCormick Place, Chicago) Partner Program, exhibiting in Booth N-5801.

CPA's Sourcing Center booth is the place where brand owners, retailers and entrepreneurs who are interested in contract packaging and manufacturing services can learn about CPA members' capabilities and how to engage these service providers. Visitors will experience innovative and cost-effective examples of contract packaged and manufactured goods from CPA members. The Sourcing Center is designed to allow visitors the opportunity to ask questions, interact with industry experts and learn about the value of using contract packagers/manufacturers - bring your requirements and you can find the solutions.

"We've had tremendous success at other PACK EXPO and PMMI events and our members always look forward to representing CPA at this opportunity. We're also excited to be participating in The Forum at PACK EXO, where we will be giving two presentations," says Ron Puvak, managing director, CPA.

According to PMMI President and CEO, Jim Pittas, "The Partner Pavilion at PACK EXPO International brings together leading associations focused on regional growth for the packaging industry, while serving as an onsite resource to both attendees and exhibitors. Associations within the pavilion offer diverse services and knowledge across multiple vertical markets within the industry."

PMMI Senior Director of Expositions, Laura Thompson, echoes his statement, "Packaging associations participating in the PACK EXPO international Partner Program understand the value of being an official partner with the show, supporting their members and the packaging industry. These partners serve as an important link between attendees and exhibitors, bringing the industry together in Chicago."

In June 2018, CPA announced a new strategic partnership with PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The agreement enables the CPA to bring added value to members while expanding the association's vital role in the contract packaging/contract manufacturing industry.

PMMI represents the voice of more than 800 North American manufacturers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services for the packaging and processing industry. PMMI works 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 its members.

For more information about CPA visit www.contractpackaging.org.

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About Contract Packaging Association
CPA is the national, not-for-profit trade organization for the contract packaging industry. CPA was formed in July 1992 for contract packaging firms and those businesses related to them in order to promote the growth and welfare of member firms. Members are comprised of the nation's leading contract packagers as well as suppliers to the industry, performing all packaging functions: from the glamorous to the hazardous and the simplest to the most complex. CPA members offer these packaging services to an extremely wide variety of consumer goods companies and brand owners. To learn more, visit contractpackaging.org.



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