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GMA to Co-Locate Manufacturing Excellence Conference at PACK EXPO International ~ Program Will Focus on Product Safety, Sustainability and Operational Reliability
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced today that it is partnering with the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) and co-locating the first ever Manufacturing Excellence Conference during this fall’s PACK EXPO International. The Manufacturing Excellence Conference will deliver two days of education on topics including product safety, sustainability and operational reliability. The event will be held Monday, November 1 and Tuesday, November 2, as part of the four-day PACK EXPO International tradeshow being held October 31-November 3, 2010 in Chicago, IL at McCormick Place.
Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement by President and CEO Pamela G. Bailey Regarding First Lady Michelle Obama’s Childhood Obesity Initiative
~More than 40 food and beverage company leaders send letter to Mrs. Obama applauding the initiative~
Joint Retailer-Manufacturer Supply Chain Conference Marks New Milestone for CPG Trading Partner Collaboration
PHOENIX, AZ – The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today kicked-off the first-ever joint Supply Chain Conference under the auspices of the GMA-FMI Trading Partner Alliance. With nearly 500 industry executives in attendance, the event combines the best aspects of FMI’s annual Supply Chain Conference and the GMA Information Systems and Logistics/Distribution Conference (IS/LD) into one forum with a focus on enhanced collaboration between retailers and manufacturers along their shared supply chain.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement by Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address:
Richard G. Wolford, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Del Monte Foods, Elected Chairman of the Grocery Manufacturers Association
(Orlando, Florida) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today announced the election of Richard G. Wolford, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Del Monte Foods (NYSE: DLM), as chairman of the GMA board of directors. He will serve a two-year term.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a joint letter to Senate Leadership, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and 17 other organizations today urged the Senate to quickly schedule a vote on S. 510, the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009.