Top Takeaways from Pack Expo 2022

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PACK EXPO International showcases entire production line solutions, combined with more than 100 educational sessions, providing attendees everything needed to compete in a changing marketplace. Offering more features than ever before to address unprecedented demands on the industry, this year’s show marked a return to Chicago after a four year hiatus. The show is presented by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, who represents more than 950 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. With events like Pack Expo, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower members, PMMI works to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions.

 The MRP Solutions team visited this year’s Pack Expo event, connecting with customers, suppliers and industry experts. Check out our learnings from this year’s event:

Top Takeaways from Pack Expo 2022

Record attendance

What a great opportunity to connect with colleagues throughout the industry in all channels from products and equipment to raw materials and industry intel! With over 44,000 attendees and 2,000+ exhibitors, this year was a huge success! If you didn’t make it to this year’s event, mark your calendars for next year - September 11-13, 2023 in Las Vegas.



CPG teams are working with a targeted effort to identify solutions for equipment, automation and packaging to increase speed to market.


Sustainability from every angle

From saving energy and reducing materials to exploring alternate resources and highlighting “Green Exhibitors”, a sustainable future and circular economy are on everyone’s minds. Visit the Pack Expo Show Planner feature to watch on demand versions of this year’s sustainability presentations. Click here for more info: Pack Expo Sustainability Session Track


Market hesitation

Slowing in all categories exaggerated by backlogged supply chain and inflation factors are causing concern.


Social Media for the win

No matter the platform, #PackExpo2022 is a hot topic. Be sure to check out TikTok, Instagram, LinkedIn and podcasts galore to dig deeper.  Shout out to some of our favorites: Cory Connors and Adam Peek for their live coverage.

With a mindset of purposeful agility, the MRP Solutions team is committed to understanding partners’ business objectives and design requirements, while reimagining the approach and tailoring solutions to achieve desired outcomes. Decades of packaging expertise allow the team to move faster, more efficiently and more cost-effectively in today’s ever-changing market. Attending shows like Pack Expo helps to keep the team up to date on the latest advances and technologies that can enable MRP to best serve its customers. Recognizing that industry trends continuously change and customer needs are always evolving, MRP Solutions’ ability to succeed begins with a willingness to approach new challenges with innovation, and maintaining the customer-centric culture that has enabled shared, long-term success. Delivering packaging with purpose is what MRP is all about.

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Posted by Aimee Weber