Board Converting News, September 27, 2021

PMMI Awards Inaugural P&P Women’s Leadership Scholarship PMMI, The Association for Packaging & Processing Tech- nologies, has announced Elaine Marshall, a Packaging En- gineering Technology student at Indiana State University as the recipient of the inaugural Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) Scholarship, which supports women’s careers in the packaging and process- ing industry. To qualify for the $5,000 scholarship, female students must be studying engineering, packaging, pro- cessing, mechatronics or related fields, demonstrating leadership qualities and having a GPA of 3.0 or higher. “PMMI is proud to invest in women’s careers in the packaging and processing industry,” said Tracy Stout, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, PMMI. “PPWLN aims to empower women to grow and succeed as leaders in manufacturing, and the PPWLN scholarship will play a key role in helping us achieve this goal.” The PPWLN Scholarship is one of several scholarships awarded or administered by the PMMI Foundation each year, providing over $200,000 in funds for students. These scholarships underscore PMMI’s commitment to the future of the packaging and processing industry. There are many opportunities to contribute to the PMMI Foundation at the upcoming PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO, taking place September 27–29 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Proceeds from the Foundation Golf Tournament and The Amazing Packaging Race contribute directly to PMMI’s scholarship offerings. Visit for more information.


OHIO BLOW PIPE/ADVANCED AIRSYSTEMS For 85 years the Ohio Blow Pipe company and its whol- ly owned subsidiary, Advanced Airsystems, have provided the corrugated and folding carton industries with systems and products to process scrap. We engineer, fabricate, in- stall, service, provide system audits, and offer a wide range of scrap systems, dust collection systems and products to include cyclones, under roof AIR-SCREEN™ systems, pit belt systems, CLEANAIR dust collectors, Mist-Clone dust control systems for vacuum feeds, material handling fans, ductwork, switch valves, airveyors, balers, shredders and dust briquetters. OMP OMP helps companies facing complex planning challenges to excel, grow and thrive by offering the best digitized sup- ply chain planning solution on the market. Its Unison Plan- ning concept has a unique approach. It handles all supply chain planning challenges in a unified way, synchronizing all planning stages, horizons, functions and roles. Hundreds of customers run OMP’s cloud-based solution to generate more value by making informed decisions. OMP invests one out of every three dollars earned into innovation.


We custom design, install and service air conveyed scrap and dust collection systems. Our unique APS® is smaller, lighter, and more reliable than current cyclones. Contact us to learn how the APS® System can enhance your operation.

CompanyBox Links Two Digital Presses For Two-Sided Printing


Profero Systems the leader in double facer heating and traction section conversions along with other performance enhancing products. Featuring products from Contact Bars and Compensating Rolls to New Glue Machines and Double Facers.

Kyle DeJesus, President of Charlotte, North Carolina based CompanyBox, has confirmed the company has completed the latest round of investments, that saw the installation of a second HP PageWide C500 single pass industrial digital press. “Our largest expansion to date is complete,”


GF PUHL designs, manufactures and installs air conveyed scrap & dust collection systems for the packaging and cor- rugated industries. With 37 years of experience, USA and International. We offer below or above roof systems featur- ing cyclones OR screen separators with real time pressure balancing for optimal dust control. High efficiency cyclones for sheet transfer exhaust systems eliminate water con- sumption and deliver dust directly to compactor or briquet- ter for low maintenance, long term sustainability and reli- ability. System audits, dust explosivity tests and dust hazard analysis (DHA’s) available.

he said. “Two HP PageWide C500 presses linked, to auto- mate two-sided printing, and an automated printed sheet conveyor to our converting equipment. Lower manufactur- ing cost means the saving is being passed to our custom- ers. We know this simple thing – packaging plays a major role in promoting your brand. We’re here for it!”


September 27, 2021

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