48 Hour REPACK Student Competition!

The basic approach is individuals or teams have 48 hours to redesign a package that exists in the market today.  The 2013 contest will start on Friday, February 22nd at  7 pm and end on Sunday, February 24th at 7 pm.  The top 3 individuals/teams are invited to present at our IoPP SE annual conference called NextPack.  It is a half-day event hosted by Coca-Cola in our auditorium.  In addition to the student design competition, we also will have 3 speakers who are leaders in the field of packaging.

$3,000- First Place

$2,000- Second Place

$1,000- Third Place

For more information and how to sign up, please visit the following link:

Enercon Industries Bill Zito Packaging Education Scholarship
This Scholarship is donated by Enercon and administered by the PMMI Education & Training Foundation. A one-time scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a two- or four-year program at any of PMMI’s Partner schools.
When applying for the scholarship, students must:

• Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
• Be majoring in packaging engineering or a related area
• Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in the packaging industry
• Be currently enrolled in the program
• Have a financial need
• Demonstrate extra-curricular involvement, such as athletics
• Have a recommendation from faculty

Students wishing to apply for this scholarship should submit a brief essay describing their interest in the packaging field, and their career goals. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 14, 2012. Any students planning to enroll in the 2013 spring semester are encouraged to apply.

Enercon Industries is a longtime PMMI member and supplies induction cap sealers and corona treatment systems.
Students wishing to apply for this scholarship should submit a brief essay describing their interest in the packaging field, and their career goals to Danny Martinez at

2013 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge!

Put on by the Flexible Packaging Association, the “challenge” is to develop an innovative flexible packaging concept and prototype that advances the use of flexible packaging beyond current applications.

-       Concept Outline Submission: October 12, 2012
-       Concept Approval Notification: October 17, 2012
-       Prototype/Bench Sample Submission: November 19, 2012
-       Announcement of Winning Entries: February 26, 2013

For more information and how to sign up please visit the link below!

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