Associations & Events


International Dairy Foods Association

IDFA logoThe International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), Washington, D.C., represents the nation’s dairy manufacturing and marketing industries and their suppliers, with a membership of 550 companies within a $110-billion a year industry. In addition, 330 member companies provide processing equipment and supplies, packaging equipment and materials, ingredients and a wide variety of products and services to the dairy processing industry. Nearly 15 state and regional trade associations are also members of IDFA.

Packaging World

logo packaging worldUp-to-date news that impacts packaging machinery and suppliers. offers the packaging industry professional information on the latest trends in packaging design, materials and equipment. Provides comprehensive information on trends in the packaging industry as well as job opportunities, white papers and videos, packaging solutions and the latest packaging news. The monthly magazine covers Food, Beverage, Healthcare, Household, Personal Care, Packaging Design and Automation topics.

Plastics News

plastics news logoPlastics News covers the business of the global plastics industry as a weekly newspapers, with daily news briefs and its website constantly updated as news develops. Its focus is on commercial, financial, legislative and market-related developments worldwide that affect North American plastic product manufacturers, their suppliers and customers. Plastics News provides Top 100 Rankings for all major processes, plus market information and competitive intelligence.


PPC logoMonroe Mold will be attending the PPC Fall Meeting at the William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA August 16-18, 2015. There will be no trade show during the fall meeting. The next PPC meeting with trade show will be March 20-22, 2016 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, FL.

ABC logo 2016Come to the Sheraton Station Square in Pittsburgh, PA and visit R&B Plastics Machinery and Monroe Mold for “One Stop Shopping-Machinery, Molds, and Tooling” at booth #31!