Industry Associations

Since 1885, Barry-Wehmiller has been a trusted partner to the packaging industry as well as manufacturers of food, beverage, consumer products, and several other markets around the world. We are proud members of several industry associations, which help our companies stay aligned with current industry trends and imperatives.


PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies is a trade association representing more than 900 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry.


The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), Washington, D.C., represents the nation’s dairy manufacturing and marketing industry, which supports more than 3 million jobs that generate $159 billion in wages and $620 billion in overall economic impact.


The Robotic Industries Association is a United States trade group organized to serve the robotics industry. It was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The organization is involved in safety standards for robots and sponsors robotics conferences.


Established in 1987, PPMA (Processing and Packaging Machinery Association) is the UK’s trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to both the domestic and overseas markets.

Brewers Association

The Brewers Association is an American trade group of over 5,400 brewers, breweries in planning, suppliers, distributors, craft beer retailers, and individuals particularly concerned with the promotion of craft beer and homebrewing.


UCIMA (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers' Association) is the national trade association that represents and supports the Italian packing and packaging machinery manufacturers. It has more than 100 member companies from all over the country, including the industry leaders.


The European Engineering Hygienic and Design Group is a global network of equipment manufacturers, food processing companies, research institutes and public health authorities, founded in 1989 with the aim of promoting hygiene during the production, processing and packaging of food products.


The CDP is an international non-profit organization that runs the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform. By disclosing through CDP, BW Packaging is prepared to respond to the increasing demand for environmental transparency from financial institutions, customers and policymakers.


The mission of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition is to use thorough research and science-based approaches to help advance and communicate a positive, robust environmental vision for packaging and to support innovative, functional packaging materials and systems that promote economic and environmental health.