Minneapolis, MN, July 19, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications, today announced it has been accepted into the Supplier Membership Category within the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute Network (PMMI).
In this historical, first-time vote, members of PMMI voted that 'key suppliers' to the Packaging Industry may be allowed to join. SICK was voted as one of only 13 suppliers to this industry's OEMs within North America. The membership recognizes SICK, Inc. as an important supplier in Industrial Sensors, Safety Guard Systems and Auto ID Products.
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) is a trade association whose more than 500 general members manufacture packaging and packaging-related converting machinery in the United States and Canada. PMMI’s thirteen supplier members manufacture commercially available packaging machinery components. PMMI's vision is to be the leading global resource for packaging. Its mission is to improve and promote members' abilities to meet the needs of their customers. PMMI members are globally renowned for making the highest quality equipment, offering responsive service and committing to meeting their customers’ needs.
SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With more than 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the semiconductor, automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.