Winner of the 2014 Enercon Bill Zito Packaging Education Scholarship Announced
Release date: 1/20/2015
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI - Enercon Industries Corporation is pleased to announce that Oliver Ballinger, Packaging Engineer Student at the University of Wisconsin-Stout has won Enercon’s 2014 Bill Zito Packaging Education Scholarship. Oliver has demonstrated tremendous commitment and academic achievement in pursuit of his packaging degree.
The Packaging Scholarship is administered by the PMMI Education & Training Foundation.
An appreciative Oliver says, “Thank you for giving me this opportunity and awarding me with the Enercon Bill Zito Packaging Scholarship. It means a lot to me and will help me continue and complete my Packaging Education at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
I want to thank everyone with Enercon, PMMI, and anyone else on the committee that selected this generous scholarship. I look forward to what my future opportunities can bring and will not hesitate to consider Enercon with future packaging needs.”
Enercon established the Bill Zito Packaging Scholarship in 2010 when Zito was elected to the Packaging Hall of Fame. Bill was at the forefront of Enercon’s commitment to educating the industry on how induction cap sealing works and how to implement the technology to achieve perfect hermetic seals that preserve freshness, prevent leaks and provide tamper-evidence.
Today Enercon’s commitment to educating the industry through technical articles, individual training programs and cap sealing webinars. This scholarship is one way Enercon gives back to the packaging community by supporting those exemplary students preparing for a career in the packaging field.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016 Scholarship.
The Enercon Bill Zito scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who best meets the following criteria:
- Third year student majoring in packaging engineering or related areas
- Excellent academic achievement plus recommendation from faculty
- One page essay from student describing his/her career goals, demonstrating interest in packaging industry
- Extra-curricular involvement such as athletics etc…
- Candidate should submit resume outlining academic and work experience along with essay
For more information or to apply, visit PMMI Scholarships.
Enercon Industries Corporation is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI. The company is a global leader in the manufacturing of equipment for the plastics and packaging industries. In addition to automatic and semi-automatic induction sealing systems, the company also supplies custom built atmospheric plasma treating systems for rolls, webs, sheets, and three dimensional objects. For more information on Enercon contact us or call 1-262 255-6070.