the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) has partnered with the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) to bring attention to the topic at Pack Expo International 2006, running from October 29 to November 2. At Pack Expo International, the SPC will showcase various components of its vision for a fully sustainable packaging supply chain and provide examples of innovations generated by many of its member companies. "Sustainability is becoming an essential part of today's corporate strategy," says Charles D. Yuska, president of PMMI. "The presence of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition will help provide resources and technologies attendees need to apply sustainable packaging initiatives to their businesses.The Allied Association Community will also feature more than 25 industry associations from around the world. Several of these associations will also participate in The Showcase of Packaging Innovations(TM), a pavilion of award-winning package designs from around the world. Dennis McGrew, President and Chief Executive Officer of NatureWorks LLC – one of the founding members of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition – will deliver the conférences keynote address on Tuesday, October 31 at 8:30am. He will makes a presentation about "Creating a Sustainable Future: Growing the Bio-Resin Market in a Greening Economy".