PMMI Awards $16,000 in Scholarships to Packaging and Mechatronics Students

Four students each received $4,000 from the PMMI Scholarship in Memorial of Claude S. Breeden, Glenn Davis and Art Schaefer, according to PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Herndon, Va.; Aug. 24, 2020 - Four students each received $4,000 from the PMMI Scholarship in Memorial of Claude S. Breeden, Glenn Davis and Art Schaefer, according to PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.


Students must have a GPA of 3.0 at a two-year PMMI Education Partner school, industry involvement and plans for a career in packaging and processing machinery manufacturing to qualify. "PMMI sets some pretty high standards for this scholarship, so we have truly found the brightest and most dedicated candidates in the industry," says Kate Fiorianti, senior manager, workforce development, PMMI. "PMMI is proud to invest in the next generation's workforce through these scholarships."

The winners of the 2020 PMMI Scholarship in Memorial of Claude S. Breeden, Glenn Davis and Art Schaefer are:
• Will Martin, Kirkwood Community College, Advanced Welding Technologies
• Marcus Reed, Central Community College, Mechatronics
• Caitlin Segger, Lorain County Community College, MEMS, Mechatronics Technology, Bachelor of Applied Science
• Sarah Windisch, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Packaging
With a commitment to developing future leaders in the industry, the PMMI Foundation has awarded academic scholarships each year to students enrolled in PMMI Education Partner programs since 1998.

For more information about the PMMI Foundation, go to pmmi.org/foundation.




About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 900 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 and EXPO PACK Guadalajara. 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, Mundo PMMI and OEM. In 2020, PMMI Media Group will produce PACK EXPO Connects, a digital event connecting CPGs and top packaging suppliers. 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, packexpo.com and pmmimediagroup.com.




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