Rick Fox Assumes PMMI Vice Chairman Role


FOX IV President/CEO Joins Trade Association Executive Committee for 2011

EXPORT, PA - Rick Fox, President and CEO of FOX IV Technologies, Inc., began his tenure on the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) Executive Committee on January 1, 2011. Fox was named Vice Chairman of the PMMI Board of Directors at its September meeting alongside newly named Chairman Nick Wilson - President of Morrison Container Handling Solutions. The trade association represents more than 560 member companies that manufacture packaging, processing and related converting machinery in North America.

Fox started FOX IV more than 25 years ago as a business unit within Matthews International Corporation. The business began by producing bar code film masters for the printing industry and soon expanded into automated labeling equipment and label converting. He has written and presented papers at many technical conferences and has been an active member of the Automatic Identification Manufacturers since 1984, serving as the chairperson on numerous committees and as a member of the Board of Directors. He has extensive experience in integrating Auto ID technology systems into complex manufacturing and warehouse/distribution environments.

Fox has previously served on PMMI's Board of Directors, as PMMI's PACK EXPO Show Committee Chairman, as a member of the Uniform Code Council's Global Symbology Committee and as a member of the Terms of Reference Subcommittee of the RFID Expert Group (REG).

About PMMI

PMMI's vision is to be the leading global resource for packaging, and its mission is to improve and promote members' abilities to meet the needs of their customers.

PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas and EXPO PACK México, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: PACK EXPO International, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2010, at Chicago's McCormick Place; EXPO PACK México at Mexico City's Centro Banamex, June 21-24, 2011, and PACK EXPO Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center Sept. 26-28, 2011.

Learn more about PMMI and the PACK EXPO trade shows at PMMI.org and Packexpo.com.

FOX IV Technologies, Inc., offers a full line of label printers and applicators, ribbons, labels, enclosures, printing supplies and services, material handling equipment and software solutions in order to provide fully integrated turnkey automated identification systems. The company integrates more than 25 OEM print modules and tabletop printers into rugged label printer applicators capable of operating 24/7 in all types of manufacturing environments. Known internationally for innovative designs and customized solutions, FOX IV is located approximately 20 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA. For more information on FOX IV Technologies, Inc. products and services go to www.foxiv.com.

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