Pack Expo International

Chicago, Illinois, United States • October 14–17, 2018

Visit our kiosk #N-5701 and booth #E-8043.

PACK EXPO International is the largest packaging trade show in the world in 2018. This show will bring together the solutions you need to launch a new product, solve production issues and keep your products competitive.

The event will enable you to see smart machine technology in action — spark your creativity by observing equipment at full scale, in action and in person — and examine multiple approaches to similar challenges.

Attending this event will also help you implement great ideas by experiencing broad trends, connecting with experts and identifying the best solution to meet your specific needs.

Plus, with so many smart machine solutions on display, you’re sure to find ways to apply new technology, achieve cost-saving efficiencies, or boost output in an unexpected way.

Register Today! Rockwell Automation customers receive free registration to the event. Use the registration button to access your complimentary registration.

Industry Events


October 14–17, 2018


Chicago, Illinois, United States

Smart, Flexible Manufacturing

Sunday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m. CT

Bio: Steve Mulder has more than 25 years of experience in the packaging machinery industry with an extensive background in engineering, sales and marketing, and company leadership. With experience as a senior leader at companies supplying a broad range of packaging machinery, Steve provides a unique OEM perspective and broad packaging applications knowledge.

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Analytics for Delivering Business Value in Industrial IoT

Monday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. CT

Bio: Sujeet is responsible for leading global technical innovation and business development with a focus on making a difference for customers by helping them achieve greater productivity and sustainability. His leadership is instrumental in driving business growth by bringing The Connected Enterprise to life for customers through innovative product platforms and architecture, world-class partners and ecosystem, engineering best practices, global R&D, and industry standards.

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Cybersecurity in Manufacturing Operations

Tuesday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m. CT

Bio: Tony Baker is responsible for protecting the Rockwell Automation portfolio of hardware and software products and the ecosystem of users leveraging those technologies from the ever-changing global threat landscape. Tony is the product liaison that works in coordination with Rockwell Automations Global and Information Security, Information Technology, the Product Security Office, and a network of business and function liaisons from across the company.

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Health Care Stage Presentation

Advanced Technology in Life Sciences

Monday, October 15 at 11:00 a.m. CT

Speaker: Steve Mulder, OEM Packaging Segment Leader, North America

Today, a manufacturer's success is dependent on its ability to adapt in an environment of continuous change. Market pressures are changing expectations and relationships between manufacturers and equipment suppliers. How are these changing expectations related to evolving technologies? How can technology be used to strengthen relationships between manufacturers and equipment suppliers?  This session will highlight how companies are utilizing advanced technologies and succeeding with the use of smart, flexible manufacturing solutions.

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Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork™

Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork™

Learn more about our innovative machine and equipment builders that will be exhibiting PACK EXPO!


PACK gives BACK Networking Event

Rockwell Automation is the title sponsor for this year’s Pack Gives Back Event.

Join colleagues for an evening of great comedy for a good cause at the PACK gives BACK™ networking reception and performance by comedian Sebastian Maniscalco.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the PACK EXPO Scholarship program to support students studying packaging and processing at PMMI partner schools—universities and colleges with packaging and processing programs.


Venue Details

McCormick Place

2301 S King Drive

Chicago, IL 60616

McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America. It consists of four interconnected buildings and one indoor arena sited on and near the shore of Lake Michigan, about 2 mi south of downtown Chicago, Illinois, United States. 

Register Today!

Rockwell Automation customers receive free registration to the event. Click here to access your complimentary registration.