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PMMI Board Member Nancy Wilson Selected as a 2020 STEP Ahead Awardee

A champion of growing and developing women and the next generation in the workplace, PMMI board member and CEO of Morrison Container Handling Solutions, Nancy Wilson was selected as a 2020 STEP Ahead honoree.

Convened by The Manufacturing Institute, the annual STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards recognizes women in science, technology, engineering and production careers who exemplify leadership within their companies. The Institute’s STEP Ahead Awards give women across the country a platform to showcase the incredible opportunities the industry has to offer, whether they are running the company, designing the next big product or testing innovations on the shop floor.

Wilson’s outstanding work as a manufacturer and leader in her community earned her recognition as a 2020 honoree. She currently serves as the CEO of Morrison Container Handling Solutions, in Glenwood, Illinois, a recognized leader in the packaging machinery manufacturing industry.

PMMI Board Member Nancy Wilson

“Nancy is known in the industry for her unwavering commitment to growing and developing the roles of women and the next generation in today’s workforce,” says Tracy Stout, vice president, marketing & communications, PMMI. “PMMI is honored to have Nancy extensively involved in our organization and we look forward to celebrating her achievements during the STEP Ahead Awards.”

An active PMMI member for over a decade, Wilson helps drive the strategic plan for the industry as an elected member of the Board of Directors. As Chairperson of the Future Workforce Committee, she led the group in establishing $500,000 in matching funds to help members work locally to build the future manufacturing workforce.

She has brought her experience to the Executive Council of PMMI’s Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN), a group that serves to recruit, retain and advance women’s careers in the industry by bringing established female leaders together with young professionals.

Additionally, Wilson serves local Chicagoland community groups, including the Calumet Manufacturing Industry Sector Partnership as well as the Southland Development Authority, where she was recently appointed to the founding Board of Directors. Seeking to improve the community and solve for workforce development and economic needs, these groups fulfill Wilson’s passion to promote education and opportunities for young leaders to grow and serve the Chicago Southland.

More information on the STEP Ahead Awards can be found here.

About PMMI

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 900 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. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World, Mundo PMMI and OEM. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members’ growth strategies and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.


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