The Cost of Poor Packaging Equipment Pricing

Posted on November 18 2016 by Matt Rose

With another Pack Expo come and gone, it’s important to remind buyers of potential pitfalls associated with requesting a quote for a packaging machine, and expecting the person on the receiving end has a pre-packaged one ready to go — without having even a fraction of the project information needed to provide an accurate estimate.

Most equipment manufacturers would agree, throwing around a six-figure number based on a two-to-ten minute conversation about the requirements for a complex, highly involved capital purchase is a bit rash.

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What’s in EDL Packaging Engineers’s Show Crate? – A Pack Expo International Preview

Posted on October 26 2016 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

In a few short weeks, EDL Packaging Engineers will embark on the 275-mile trip from Green Bay to Chicago for a record show. No, this isn’t a football game; instead it’s for the 2016 Pack Expo International, the largest processing and packaging trade show in the world in 2016, according to a recent PMMI press release. With more than 2,400 exhibitors over four days, be sure to add EDL Packaging to your show planner.

 Here’s a preview of what you’ll find at booth S-2021:

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Six Tips to Making the Most Out of Pack Expo 2016

Posted on October 21 2016 by Toni Nigrelli-LaFleur

Pack Expo International will once again be held in Chicago, Illinois, at McCormick Place, November 6-9. Hosted by PPMI, the show is expected to bring in more than 45,000 attendees representing more than 40 vertical markets, over 130 countries and more than 2,100 exhibiting companies. It’s no wonder that it’s referred to as “The Main Event for Processing and Packaging Innovations.”The show offers a unique opportunity for the packaging industry to come together for four days under one roof, to network, discover and see new technology in action, and gain insights into a wide range of markets.  Whether you’re a first-timer or a Pack Expo veteran, to get the most out of the show it’s best to be prepared. Here are a few tips to help make sure your Pack Expo is a success:

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