For Immediate Release
PTA Consultant, Larry Dull Receives Packaging Industry’s Highest Honor
Las Vegas, NV: September 26, 2011 – Larry Dull, of Packaging Technology Associates, LLC, was one of
only five packaging professionals to be inducted into PMMI’s Annual, “Packaging Hall of Fame”,
at this year’s PACK EXPO.
Since it’s inception in 1970, only 150 packaging professionals have received the packaging
industry’s highest honor.
Among the accomplishments that place Larry in this elite group, are his
eight patents for developing such packaging innovations as closed chemical handling systems,
water soluble film structures, and containers for gel packages.
With over thirty remarkable years in the industry, he is considered a leading authority
in his field, is highly sought for speaking engagements, expert testimony, and consulting
services all over the world.
“This is to packaging professionals, what
being inducted into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame
would be for Billy Joel or Eric Clapton.”, says
Robert Dennen, who a member of this year’s
PMMI Selection Commission.
During his acceptance speech, Larry recalled the specific moment he decided
to go into packaging. It was while playing in a bridge tournament with the head of the Placement
Bureau at Michigan State University, who told him that packaging engineering was the job of the future.
PMMI’s Selection Committee chooses packaging leaders who have particularly
dedicated themselves to the industry through expanding packaging knowledge,
volunteer leadership, and have personally advanced the field of packaging.