Manufacturing milestone: U.S. packaging machinery shipments top $6 billion

By Control Engineering Staff November 1, 2007

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Industry first: U.S. packaging machinery shipments top $6 billion for the first time, says the 2007 Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute Shipments & Outlook Study, the fifth consecutive year of increases, says PMMI ( www.pmmi.org ). For more information about various applications, see the “Packaging Automation + Controls” supplement in this issue; also at www.controleng.com and www.packagingdigest.com .