Laura Studwell appointed to Emerging Leaders Committee.

Laura Studwell, Omron Americas food, beverage & packaging Industry Marketing Manager, has been appointed to the Emerging Leaders Committee of The Association of Processing and Packaging Technologies (PMMI), a four-year term in which she will mentor future industry leaders as well as provide expertise and insights on issues addressed by PMMI.

PMMI's Emerging Leaders Network engages future leaders while building a network of peers and industry advocates. The committee is made up of 14 members and includes several industry leaders, from companies such as Arrowhead Systems, Packaging Aids, Schneider Packaging Equipment, ARPAC, MASSMAN, and Hartness International.

“I’m excited and honored to be selected for the Emerging Leaders Committee,” says Studwell. “I look forward to fostering the growth of the packaging and processing industry’s next generation of leaders, and helping them to realize their potential.”

Founded in 1933, PMMI is a leading trade association with the mission to improve and promote members’ ability to succeed in the global marketplace. PMMI has more than 700 member companies in North America and includes manufacturers of packaging, processing and packaging-related converting machinery, commerically-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials.

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Studwell has an extensive background in the food and packaging industries, working with associations and governing bodies throughout the Pan-Americas to drive standards for food safety and quality. In addition to her new role on the Emerging Leaders Committee, Studwell is an active member of PMMI and the Packaging Association of Canada. Prior to joining Omron, Studwell worked at Loma Systems (an ITW company), Xerox and IBM. She received her MBA from Northern Illinois University.