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tion Partner programs throughout the U.S. and Canada. “These students represent the great potential of the next generation workforce to transform the packaging and processing industry,” says Kate Fiorianti, Senior Manager, Workforce Development, PMMI. “The application criteria, which includes notable industry involvement, means we are recognizing the best and brightest and giving them resources to transfer academic success into professional excellence.” The recipients of the 2022 Spring PMMI Foundation Scholarships are: Chuck Yuska Scholarship ($5,000) – Aum Patel, Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM), Universi- ty of South Florida Electrical Scholarship ($5,000) – Gedeon Dianda, Electri- cal Engineering, Cleveland State University PMMI Member Family Scholarship ($5,000 per student) • Michael Beske-Somers, Mechanical Engineering, Uni- versity of Vermont • Aistis Boertje, Electrical Engineering, Stony Brook Uni- versity • Reyce Bowerman, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University • Shannon Dods, Business, Indiana University • Samuel Grove, Chemical Engineering, North Caroline State University • Ian Hohn, Computer Engineering (Bachelor of Science), Colorado State University • Richie Hoskins, Economics, Vanderbilt • Gavin McDermott, Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama • Patrick McDermott, College of Business Economics, University of Alabama • Maxton Meyer, Business, Alexandria Area High School • Nathaniel Mulder, Undecided Business, University of St. Thomas • Kyle Navin, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wis- consin Madison • Jacob Norris, Engineering, University of Texas at Austin • Jarod Parsons, Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison • Benjamin Robson, Business, University of Wisconsin Parkside Mechanical Scholarship ($5,000) – Alexandria Wall, Me- chanical Engineering, Purdue University PACK EXPO Scholarship ($5,000 per student) • Morgan Bartholomew, Plastics/Polymer Engineering, Pennsylvania College of Technology • Katelynn Chavez, Packaging Engineering, Rutgers Uni- versity • Brandon Coleman, Packaging, MSU


Sauer provides intelligent solutions for scoring, slitting, slit-scoring, and perforating on corrugators and floor slitters; and glue tab cutting, creasing, slotting, trimming and scrap chopping on presses. New, featured offerings include FRX Adjustable Folding Rail System and G3 Scoring System: the latest proven creasing technology on the market.


Interactive website for Stafford Corrugated Products and Stafford Cutting Dies. Featuring online ordering of replace- ment parts. Also, visitors can automatically calculate sheet size for most die-cut standards.


SUN Automation Group is the global leader in providing innovative solutions to the corrugated industry. SUN engi- neers and builds the SUN625 Rotary Die Cutter, provides sales, service and support in North and Central America for Latitude Machinery Corporation, manufacturer of Mini to Jumbo FFG and RDCs. Additionally, SUN is the North Amer- ican, UK and Ireland sales and service provider for Para Machinery’s line of equipment, and is the North American sales provider for Highcon. SUN also powers the corrugat- ed industry’s premier IIoT platform, Helios, and is the OEM source for Langston/Staley equipment parts and service. THACKER INDUSTRIAL SERVICE COMPANY Specializing in corrugated machinery, T.I.S.CO. offers quali- ty-made products, support services, and more. T.I.S.CO. has a reputation of dependability, not only in the product, but in service and support. With more than 25 years’ experience, T.I.S.CO. installs equipment and machinery, moves or sets up entire plants, rewires and rebuilds - all over the world. VT GROUP VT offers prepress services for the POP display and corru- gated shipping container industry including graphic design, optimized digitally imaged printing plates and innovative pre-mounting solutions. Our large-format digital printing fa- cility (Digital Impact) is a leading short-run manufacturer of distinctive POP displays and signage where litho-like graph-

ics are preferred. WPR SERVICES

WPR Services was established in 2016. What originally start- ed as a technical services company expanded its product offerings to include a machine center learning platform POWtalk™. Our analysis of video, audio, machine metrics, employee ergometrics, and person to person conversation provides a way to identify safety and process inefficiencies.


June 20, 2022

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