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Posted By ASC, Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, May 12, 2015


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PACK EXPO International to Draw 76,000 Engineers; ASC to Promote Industry at Booth N-4525

Bethesda, MD – October 21, 2014 – The Adhesive and Sealant Council is preparing to share how adhesives support innovation at the world’s largest packaging and processing events tradeshow, PACK EXPO International.  PACK EXPO International will be held November 2-5 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  The show is produced by PMMI – the Packaging and Processing Association.  

ASC will host Booth N-4525 in the North Upper Hall within the PACK EXPO Partner Program and share: information with design engineers about its award-winning educational website at; videos illustrating how adhesives have solved many packaging challenges; and several key tools design engineers can leverage.  ASC staff will also offer guidance and distribute information about the organization and its member companies present at the show.  

“PACK EXPO International is the primary place where packaging design engineers go to view the latest innovations in packaging and package design, making it a perfect opportunity for ASC to highlight how adhesives can play a strong role in supporting the innovative projects they are developing,” notes Matthew E. Croson, President of ASC.  “Our goal is to promote the industry in order to drive traffic to ASC member company booths, while also communicating how the Council’s resources can support innovation.”

This is the third year in a row that ASC has participated as part of PMMI’s Partner Program.  Each year, hundreds of design engineers have stopped by the booth to ask questions and pick up information on the Council’s membership and programming.  From providing training information to access to industry companies, the ASC booth at PACK EXPO has been a solid clearinghouse for industry information at this prestigious event.

“Each year, our turnout at the booth increases substantially, as design engineers looking for innovative approaches to package design come by and learn more about how adhesives can make a difference,” notes Jessica Taglieri—Senior Manager, Web Services at ASC.  “The conversations with engineers coming by the booth have really developed into counseling and guiding sessions, and we are spending more time than ever advising on adhesive solutions & working to connect attendees to our members that are at the show, who can sit down and guide further projects that engineers are working on.”



The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the $40 billion global adhesive and sealant industry.  The Council is comprised of 131 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, representing 75% of the U.S. industry.  “Innovators secure the future with adhesives and sealants” is the vision of ASC, and the Council produces programs that support five strategic objectives covering Career Education, Community Knowledge Integration, Innovation, Unified Industry Voice and Accelerate Growth.  Information on ASC can be found at  Industry solutions and news can be found at or  


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