PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies welcomes industry veteran Glen Long.
June 5, 2015
by Canadian Packaging staff
RESTON, VA—PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, is pleased to welcome Glen Long to its team as senior vice-president, effective June 22, 2015.
Central to PMMI’s strategic plan to strengthen its leadership within the processing and packaging industry is an increased emphasis on the customers of PMMI member companies. Long will focus on driving alignment between PMMI members and the industry’s end-user community.
Long brings 30 years of experience to this role having worked in a variety of capacities in the machinery industry. He served as PMMI chairman in 2004, is a past-chair of PMMI’s Education Committee and currently serves on PMMI’s Board of Directors.
“PMMI undertook a revisit of its strategic plan in the past year to lay the groundwork for the organization’s strategic growth. Glen knows our industry and our members inside and out,” says PMMI president and chief executive officer Chuck Yuska. “He brings an invaluable perspective that will help us accomplish our goals as an organization.”
Adds Long: “I have been involved with PMMI for many years, and am very excited to be joining the organization. The culmination of all my experience in the processing and packaging industry prepares me well for this new role. I look forward to helping PMMI grow.”
Long will be based in PMMI’s Reston, VA. headquarters.
PMMI is a trade association representing more than 700 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery, materials, components and containers.