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PMMI Names New Board Members And Executive Committee

By Canadian Packaging Staff    

General PMMI

PMMI (Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute)–a trade association for Canadian and U.S. manufacturers of packaging, processing and related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials–has electing four new members to its
board of directors, it then elected its executive committee for 2010.

PMMI’s bylaws require the board to reflect the composition of the PMMI membership in terms of geography and company size. Their four-year terms will begin January 1, 2010.

The four new members are:
Ben Garvey, general manager, Garvey Corporation
A PMMI member since 1969, Garvey Corporation is based in Blue Anchor, NJ.
Garvey serves on the Business Intelligence Committee, and is a founding member of our Young Executives Network.

Sharron Gilbert, president and chief executive officer, Septimatech Group Inc.
Septimatech is based in Waterloo, Ont. and  located in the North East region as well.
Gilbert has served on the show committee, and has been involved in planning numerous annual meetings and executive leadership conferences.


Timothy McCarthy, vice-president, Kinsley Inc.
Kinsley Inc. is based in Doylestown, PA.
McCarthy is an active participant on PMMI’s membership committee.

Michael A. Senske, president and chief executive officer, Pearson Packaging Systems
Pearson Packaging Systems is based in Spokane, WA.
Senske is a member of the Education & Workforce Development Committee.

Chairman Jim Anderson also announced PMMI’s 2010 executive committee, which the board voted for during its Nov. 9 meeting:

Chairman of the boardGlenn R. Siegele
Omega Design Corporation
Nick Wilson
Morrison Container Handling Solutions
Past chairman
James E. Anderson

President and Chief executive officer

Charles D. Yuska

The vote took place during PMMI’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La.

For more information, contact Matt Croson, vice-president of member services/communications, PMMI: or 1-703-516-0677 or visit


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