OEM at Pack Expo 2014
OEM's Owen McCarron poses with Michael Earling of the Garvey Corporation at Pack Expo 2014, currently being held at McCormick Place, Chicago. The Garvey Corporation manufactures accumulation solutions and conveyers for drink packaging. Pictured here is the High Speed Bottle Loop Accumulator.
PMMI—The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, producer of the Pack Expo show, released two new studies at this year's expo showing U.S. packaging machinery shipments increased by 6 percent, to $7.9 billion, in 2013, and that total U.S. consumption of packaged goods increased to $9 billion in 2013, with foods and beverages together accounting for more than half of shipments.