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PMMI and PACK EXPO Exhibitors Deliver $127,000 In Packaging School Scholarships

Friday, November 10, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

Nov 10, 2006 -- The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) and PACK EXPO exhibitors raised $127,050 to support packaging education, surpassing the announced goal of $100,000. The campaign was designed to provide packaging schools across the U.S. and Canada with financial grants. PMMI created two PACK EXPO Scholarship Funds to which companies and individuals could donate funds: PACK EXPO Scholarship General Fund - Contributions to this fund were distributed evenly among schools that have a packaging curriculum focus and exhibit at PACK EXPO. The schools will be asked to name a student recipient. This year, 19 packaging schools divided up $107,050 in financial support, with $35,000 being designated to 2-year technical schools through the Claude Breeden and C. Glenn Davis Scholarship programs.




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