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UPCOMING EVENT - May 18th

OBIC Bioplastics and Biobased Composites Technology Forum
 

Bioplastics are in your future.
Discover what you need to know to grow your bio-business.

If you’re in the plastics industry, you’re aware of bioplastics. But do you know what bioplastics could mean to your business growth and what value they bring to your customers?

Devote a day to learning about the possibilities and we will help you understand why bioplastics are in your future.

Join us May 18th at The Fawcett Center, Columbus, Ohio, for a first-of-its-kind forum devoted to understanding bioplastics. Learn about the current state of the technology and be prepared to embrace relevant emerging technologies.

Hosted by the Bioproducts Innovation Center at The Ohio State University (OBIC) along with PolymerOhio, an innovation pipeline for plastics organizations, The Bioplastics and Biobased Composites Technology Forum will feature speakers that include industry leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers, and public policy champions—all in one place, all on one day—to give you the information you need and to answer the questions you have about bioplastics. Additional event information is online now!

Don’t miss this important opportunity to learn:

  • Why the demand for bioplastics is projected at double digit rates and what markets are most promising
  • The current state of the technology and the challenges involved
  • What emerging technologies will address today’s challenges and offer the next generation of growth markets

    Bioplastics are in your future.
    Discover what you need to know to grow your bio-business.

What:    The Bioplastics and Biobased Composites Technology Forum
When:   May 18, 2016 (8:30 AM  Registration, 9:00 Welcome)
Where:  The Fawcett Center, Columbus, Ohio

Click here to register.
Make sure to use the PROMO CODE IoPP2016 to apply 50% off discount for our members!

 
 

Prior Chapter Events

April 19th, 2016:

-- Tour of U.S. Corrugated went off very well! Thank you to everyone involved in helping set up this event, and thanks to everyone for attending!

uscorr.com

March 15th, 2016:

-- Member appreciation event at the Columbus Italian Club!

February 23rd, 2016:

-- Tour of Ball Corporation's can manufacturing facility and networking breakfast!

ball.com

January 26th, 2016:

-- Tour of Abbott Nutrition's Packaging Lab and networking breakfast!

abbottnutrition.com

December 8th, 2015:                        

-- Bottling/Labeling of our very own IoPP IPA and Holiday Happy Hour!

November 10th, 2015:                        

-- Brewing of our special craft beer creation, IoPP India Pale Ale!  

northhighbrewing.com

Thanks to BOEHM for the labels and Berlin Packaging for the glass bottles!

October 15th, 2015:                        

-- Sustainable Materials networking event partnering with OBIC. 

bioproducts.osu.edu

October 7th, 2015:                        

-- The annual event had a great turnout and we all had another great night of trivia! 

kingavenuefive.com

excessstrivia.com

August 7th, 2015:                        

-- The annual golf scramble, held at Fox Fire Golf Club, was a blast for 2015! Thank you to all the golfers that came out and sponsors for the event. Collectively we had fun while raising money to support the IoPP Packaging Education Scholarship Fund!

foxfiregolfclub.com

May 28th, 2015:                        

-- We all had a chance to learn about and discuss bio-polymers as Mango Materials and OBIC presented very interesting and cutting edge technology over dinner at Brio.

mangomaterials.com
bioproducts.osu.edu

April 14th, 2015:                        

-- 16-BIT Bar+Arcade hosted our networking event, catered by Melt Bar & Grill, and the vintage arcade competition was a blast. 

www.16-bitbar.com
www.meltbarandgrilled.com

 

March 5th, 2015:                        

-- We toured Accel Inc.'s new 1.4 million square foot park in New Albany, OH. We had a great turnout & a really informative tour.

www.accel-inc.com

January 20th, 2015:                        

-- Double Comfort Restaurant welcomed us in and shared their story. Great experience and opportunity to show off IoPP skill sets during this Packaging Challenge event!

www.doublecomfortrestaurant.com

      

October 31st, 2014:                        

-- BioProducts World 2014 Showcase & Conference Highlights Webinar based on the conference held in Columbus earlier in the year.
 

www.BioproductsWorld.com

September 30th, 2014:                        

-- IoPP Trivia Night! We had a great turnout and a really fun time.

August 8th, 2014:                                  

-- IoPP Central Ohio 11th Annual Golf Scramble. Great day for golf!

June 19th, 2014:                                     

-- Phoenix Bat Tour & Networking Event. Very cool local story.

www.phoenixbats.com

May 16th, 2014:                                   

-- Food Packaging Seminar with MOCON,
The Ohio State University's Department of Food Science and Technology

www.mocon.com

fst.osu.edu

 

     

March 25th, 2014:                               

-- Berlin Packaging sponsors our Blue Jackets vs Redwings Networking Event 

Thank you Berlin for the food and beverages!

    

February 12th, 2014:                           

-- Anthony Thomas Candy Company Tour & Happy Hour

www.Anthony-Thomas.com

December 10th, 2013:                         

-- Tour the Brother Drake Meadery and sample their craft mead. 
Member Appreciation Event!

www.BrothersDrake.com

November 6th, 2013:                           

-- Trivia Night

October 18th, 2013:                              

-- G&J Pepsi Plant Tour & Breakfast

   

A message from the President:

Colleagues of the IoPP Central Ohio:

I am very proud to announce that at last week's IoPP Leadership Conference in Chicago, our Chapter won a 2012 Chapter of Excellence Award! This is the first time since 2008 that our club has been recognized by the National office for Excellence. I want to thank all of you that have been actively involved in the meetings and tours of 2012. I'd also like to ask those who have not been actively participating to get back involved with our Chapter. We truly try to cater our content to help you as an individual network and grow professionally.

Our Board of Directors is excited about our upcoming Fall 2013 schedule that we recently have been working on finalizing. September will kick off the fun with an IoPP Trivia Night (details to follow). I'm sure that this will be a fun experience with prizes and big brain bragging rights on the line.

We are also looking at finalizing other great meetings and tours which will be announced once they are finalized.

One key takeaway from last week's Leadership Conference that I heard over and over from multiple people, is that people get much more out of IoPP than the efforts that they put in.

If you are looking for a value-add activity in your life, I encourage you to get out and get more involved with our club. I'm looking for dedicated people to help bolster our Board of Directors and help guide out Chapter into the future. If you are interested in becoming more involved, let me know! Shoot me a note at doug.compton@scotts.com.

Regards,
Doug Compton, CPP
President - IoPP Central Ohio Chapter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter Officers:

President:  Doug Compton CPP, Owens Corning, 614.286.1594 dougcompton@gmail.com 

Regional Vice President:  Joe Briski, Novolex Films, 624.326.3611 joe.briski@accutechfilms.com

Vice President:  Beth Pollock, Abbott Labs, 614.558.8119 beth.pollock@abbott.com 

Treasurer: Heidi Menard , Limited Brands,  715.212.0202 menardh05@gmail.com

Secretary:  OPEN POSITION

Communications Coordinator:  Thomas Moore, 614.276.4000 x 2261 thomas.moore@boehringer-ingelheim.com

National Director: Chris Ritz, Planet R Creative Services LLC, 614.486.0121 chrisritz@planetr.net

Program Coordinators:  OPEN POSITION

   

    

 

Volunteer to serve the Central Ohio chapter in some capacity!  Contact us by sending an e-mail to IOPPCentralOhio@gmail.com

 

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