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.