Pack Expo International and co-located Healthcare Packaging Expo 2018 convened Oct. 14-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The record-breaking event welcomed nearly 45,000 attendees with 2,500 exhibitors, in more than 1.25 million net square feet, according to show owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. PMMI also reported 457 new exhibitors this year.
“The continued success of Pack Expo is a testament to not only our industry’s growth but PMMI’s commitment to offering a world-class environment for exhibitors to offer cutting-edge solutions to our attendees,” said Jim Pittas, chief executive officer of PMMI, in a statement. “We are committed to adding value by constantly improving our show offerings to assist in driving the packaging industry into the future.”