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to the top three teams in the competition at the Emerson Booth (N-4736). Each student on the winning team will re- ceive $1,000. Second and third place team members will receive $500 and $250 each, respectively. “Emerson’s dedicated support over the years enables us to offer this popular program at our shows year after year and invest in the industry in a big way through the contributions made to the PMMI Foundation,” says Jim Pit- tas, President and CEO, PMMI. “We are very proud of this partnership and the difference that we are able to make together in the future of this industry.” Exhibitors who wish to participate in the race can sign up here. The cost to participate is $600 and all proceeds go to the PMMI Foundation. For more information, contact Kate Fiorianti, senior manager, workforce development, PMMI at 571.287.4406 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The PMMI Foundation provides financial support for packaging and processing education throughout the U.S and Canada. Since its inception in 1998, the PMMI Foun- dation has given more than $2.3 million to strengthen the workforce within the packaging and processing industry. Registration is also officially open for PACK EXPO In- ternational’s return to McCormick Place, October 23-26, 2022, in Chicago. Registration for the show is $30 until Sept. 30, after which it increases to $130. For more infor- mation and to register, visit packexpointernational.com . ‘Smart Packaging’ Collaboration To Boost Cold Chain Pharma Security UK based Essentra Packaging has confirmed its collabora- tion with Advanced Material Development in developing a new generation of Time Temperature Indicators, an accu- rate and cost effective smart packaging technology for the pharmaceutical sector. The project will combine the strengths of Essentra Pack- aging and AMD, delivering relevant future packaging solu- tions and enhancing patient safety. Essentra Packaging will provide its packaging industry knowledge specifically focused on the needs of the pharmaceutical market, its applications skills and technology, and its strong customer portfolio. AMD will leverage its technology knowledge and advances in the field of color-changing polymeric photonic crystals led by Dr. Izabela Jurewicz, Chief Scientific Officer at AMD, and developed by the AMD teams at the Universi- ties of Surrey and Sussex. The project aims to deliver on two of Essentra Pack- aging’s key innovation themes, patient safety and agile supply. The business believes that technology focused on packaging should be simple to implement in order to drive real change and seeks to demonstrate this through its col- laboration with AMD. Tiffany Overstreet, Innovation & Sustainability Director, Essentra Packaging, says, “One of the major hurdles for
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