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Welcome to the Institute of Packaging Professionals - Cincinnati Chapter


Thank you for a wonderful and successful 2016!

We appreciate the support from our sponsors and members and would love to have new members join! 

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For more information about the Cincinnati Chapter, please contact
one of our Board of Directors below

Mark Trainer, President
513-782-4440

Amanda Clark, Vice President
513-515-5887    
 

Jim English, Treasurer
513-235-3696

Mallory Cox, Treasurer
513-310-7181
 

Curt Orr,  Golf Committee Director
513-473-6496 

Sara Chenoweth, Secretary
740-253-7272
 
Samantha Tirone, Technical Committee Director
937-818-7136
 
 

Upcoming Events - 2017

Spring 2017 Meeting

REGIONAL meeting in conjunction with the Central Ohio Chapter. Meeting and facility tour of Esko-Graphics:
 
Where:
 
Esko-Graphics, Inc.
8535 Gander Creek Drive
Miamisburg, OH 45342

Phone: (937) 454-1721

When:

TBD- Spring 2017

Past Events - 2016

December Holiday Social 

When: Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 5pm

Where: Dingle House 
9102 West Chester Towne Centre Dr.
West Chester Township, OH 45069
 

October Meeting & Scholarship Presentation

Monthly meeting and facility tour:

When:
Start: 7:00 a.m. networking, official start 8:00 a.m.
Date: October 28, 2016

Where:







SugarCreek
4235 Thunderbird Ln.
Fairfield, OH 45014

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Lance Layman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Wingate Packaging, providing an overview of
SugarCreek and Wingate. 


Presentation of the annual scholarship given to the University of Cincinnati.

 
2016-2017 Board of Directors for the Cincinnati Chapter, pictured with 
members from the University of Cincinnati. 

September Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour:
 
When:
Start: 7:00 a.m. networking, official start 8:00 a.m.
Date: September 23, 2016
 
Where:

ProAmpac LLC
12025 Tricon Rd.
Cincinnati, OH  45246

Phone: (513) 671-1777

August Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour:
 
When:
Start: 7:00 a.m. networking, official start 8:00 a.m.
Date: August 5, 2016
 
Where:
Perfetti Van Melle USA
3645 Turfway Rd
Erlanger, KY 41018
 
Phone: (859) 586-6816
 

June Meeting

When:
Start: 7:00 a.m. networking, official start 8:00 a.m.
Date: June 24, 2016
 
Where:
Storopack, Inc.
4758 Devitt Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45246

Phone: (513) 874-0314

 
 
February Meeting
 

Monthly meeting and facility tour:
 
When:
Date: February 25, 2016
Start: 4:00 P.M.
 
Where:
GH Testing
4090 Thunderbird Ln
Fairfield, OH 45014

Phone: (513) 870-0080

Please Join us at the Back Porch for social hour directly after the meeting.        
Address: 9626 Princeton Glendale Rd, West Chester, OH 45011
 

Past Events - 2015

Annual end of the year Holiday Social Gathering

When: December 3rd, 2015


 

October Meeting

When: October 30th, 2015

Where: 
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the 
University of Cincinnati
5470 Aronoff Center
Cincinnati, OH 45221

Time:
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Event Itinerary/Schedule: 

7:30 – 8:30   Breakfast, Networking (Attendees and Students)
8:30 – 9:15   DAAP Facilities Tour

 


Thank you very much to ALL of our fantastic sponsors and participants for making the 2015 golf outing another SMASHING success!
A great time was certainly had by all, but the support from our sponsors we received this year was outstanding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September Meeting

When:
Thursday, September 24th, 2015
Start time: 7:30 a.m.

Where:

Hartz Mountain Corporation

5374 Long Spurling Road
Pleasant Plains, OH 45162
Phone: (513) 877-2131

August Meeting

When:
August 7, 2015
Start time: 7:30 a.m.

Where:

Verst Group Logistics
2200 Gateway Blvd.
Hebron, KY 41048   

Phone: (859) 485-1212               

Website: VerstGroup.com/packaging

          

February Meeting

The Cincinnati IOPP Chapter is excited to kick off our first meeting of 2015 at 
Yaskawa Motoman Robotics in Miamisburg, Ohio.

When:
Friday, February 27, 2015
Start time: 7:30 a.m.

Where:
Yaskawa Motoman Robotics
100 Automation Way
Miamisburg, OH 45342          
Phone: (937) 847-6200
 

Past Events - 2014


December End of the Year Social - 2014

When:
Thursday December 4th, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. 
 
Where:
The Dingle House at Union Center
9102 West Chester Towne Centre Drive
West Chester, OH 45069
(513)-874-7468
 
     
 

A special thank you to everyone who participated and sponsered the 2014 IOPP Golf Outing!

Annual Golf Outing

When:
Friday, September 12, 2014
Start: 8:00am check-in

Where:
Shaker Run Golf Golf Club


August Meeting

Tour of Ampac's Design and Sample Lab (DASL)

When:
Friday, August 29, 2014
Start: 7:30am check-in

Where:
Ampac's Headquarters facility in Tri-County (Springdale, Ohio)
12025 Tricon Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45246

Phone: (513) 671-1777    

Website: www.ampaconline.com

 

                 

May Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour:

When:
Friday, May 16, 2014
Start: 8:00am (networking starts at 7:30am)

Where:
Kroger Ice Cream & Beverage Plant
11801 Chesterdale Road
Cincinnati, OH 45246                        

Phone: 513-671-2790
*Please refrain from wearing open toe shoes and wearing jewelry that cannot be easily removed for tour.
 

 
April Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour:

When:
Friday, April 25, 2014

Where:
WS Packaging Group, Inc.
7500 Industrial Row Drive
Mason, OH 45040

www.wspackaging,com

Phone: (513) 701-7000
 

March Meeting

When:
Thursday, March 27, 2014 
Onsite Happy Hour to Follow 

Where:
Haney Inc.
5657 Wooster Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45227
 
 
Phone: (513) 561-1441
 
 
February Meeting
 
Monthly meeting and facilities tour:

When:
Date: Friday February 28, 2014
Time: 7:30am
 
*The meeting will kick off our February meeting at UC where we will learn about some their newer degree programs which are focused on providing a more skilled workforce to the Greater Cincinnati manufacuturing community. We will then move to the new Huhtamaki plant for a full tour of the newest and the biggest plant in the world for this highly regarded packaging manufacturing company!
 
Where:
University of Cincinnati- UC EAST and HUHTAMKI, Inc.
 
The University of Cincinnati-EAST
1981 James Sauls Sr. Drive
Batavia, OH 45103 Phone:513-558-9964
 
HUHTAMAKI, Inc.
1985 James E. Sauls Sr. Drive
Batavia, OH 45103 (New Plant)
 
 

Past Events - 2013

December End of the Year Social - 2013

When:
Thursday December 5, 2013
 
Where:
The Dingle House at Union Center (West Chester, OH)
9102 West Chester Towne Centre Drive
West Chester, OH 45069
(513)-874-7468
 
November Meeting
 
When:
Friday, November 8, 2013
Start: 7:30am

When:
Milacron
4165 Half Acre Road
Batavia, OH 45103

Phone: (513) 487-5000
 

October Meeting
 

 


 
September Event
 
Annual Golf Outing 
 
When:
September 13, 2013
Check-in starts at 12pm 
Official start time at 1pm


Where:
Shaker Run Golf Club
1320 Golf Club Drive
Lebanon, OH 45036
shakerrungolfclub.com
 
Phone:
(513) 727-0007
 
Dinner to follow event. Catering Provided by The Montgomery Inn
  • Individual Golfer Entrance Fee IoPP Members = $85.00 each
  • Individual Golfer Entrance Fee IoPP Non-Members = $99.00 each
  • Tee Box Sponsors = $150.00 each
*Unless otherwise noted pre-registration through pay-pal will be required for all chapter events
 
A special thank you to everyone who has thus far contributed, agreed to sponsor and is participating in making our 2013 annual golf outing another unprecedented success!
 
Platinum Sponsors
Sealed Air and xpedx
 
Gold Sponsors
Ampac, Professions Inc.,Verst Group, ILS, HLP Klearfold, Storopack, Pregis, Adapt-a-Pak and 3M
 
Silver Sponsors
Shorr Packaging, Golden Eagle Extrusions, Plymouth Foam, UPM Raflatac, Hewlett Packard, Millcraft Paper and Packaging
 

May Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
Where:
Cincinnati Convertors, Inc.
1730 Cleneay Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45212
www.cincinnaticonvertors.com
 
Phone:
(513) 731-6600
 
April Meeting
 
Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When:
Thursday April 25, 2013
 
Where:
Oak Hills Carton
6310 Este Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45232
Phone: 800-922-2054 website: www.oakhillscarton.com
 
 
Special April Event

DAAPworks 2013-Presented by the college of DAAP at the University of Cincinnati
When: April 23-27, 2013
 
March Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When: 
Friday, March 22, 2013
 
Where:
Stress Engineering
7030 Stress Engineering Way
Mason, OH 45040
Phone: (513) 336-6701
www.stress.com

 
February Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When:
Friday, February 22, 2013
 
Where:
University of Cincinnati-DAAP (College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning)
5470 Aronoff Center
Cincinnati, OH 45221
Phone: (513) 556-4933
 
 
January Meeting

Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When:
Friday, January 25, 2013

Where:
Verst Group Logistics
2200 Gateway Blvd.
Hebron, KY 41048
Phone: (859) 379-1240
www.verstgroup.com
 

Past Events-2012

 
November End of Year Social Gathering & Member Appreciation
 
When:
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Time:  5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 
Where:
Champps West Chester  
9424 Civic Centre Blvd
West Chester, OH 45069
Phone: (513) 759-6315
 
 
September Event
 
Annual Golf Outing
A special thank you to everyone who contributed and participated in making our 2012 annual golf outing an unprecedented success!
 
Platinum Sponsors- xpedx, Sealed Air, Professions Inc.
 
Gold Sponsors- Verst Group, ILS, HLP Klearfold, Mercury Plastics, Adapt-a-Pak, Ampac, 3M
 
Silver Sponsors-Shorr Packaging, Golden Eagle Extrusions, Plymouth Foam
 
When:
Friday, September 14, 2012
 
Time:
8-8:30 a.m. Check in
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
 
Where:
Beckett Ridge Country Club
5595 Beckett Ridge Blvd.
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Phone: 513-874-9909
 
Sponsorship Opportunities:
Major sponsorships sell out quickly, but we are still accepting contributions from companies or individuals wishing to help out with our only major annual fund raising event.

June Meeting 
 
Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When:
Friday, June 15, 2012
Arrival 7:30 a.m.
Start 8:00 a.m.
 
Where:
E-BEAM Services, Inc.
2775 Henkle Drive
Lebanon, OH 45036
Phone: 513-933-0031
 
Cost: $15.00
 
May Meeting
 
 
 
*We are very excited about our second annual Cincinnati Packaging Conference. We hope to take what turned out to be great event last year and further the forum this year. The registration cost provides attendees the opportunity to listen and learn from our dynamic speakers and also includes both breakfast and a luncheon buffet.
 
April Meeting
 
Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When: 
Friday, April 20, 2012
Start time at 7:30am 

Where:
Kroger Ice Cream & Beverage Plant
11801 Chesterdale Road
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Phone: (513) 671-2790
*Please refrain from wearing open toe shoes and wearing jewelry that cannot be easily removed for tour.
 
February Meeting
 
Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When:
Friday, February 24, 2012
Arrival 8:00 a.m.
Start 8:30 a.m.

Where:
Zumbiel Packaging Co
2100 Gateway Ave.
Hebron, KY 41048
Phone: (513) 351-7050
 
 
January Meeting
 
Monthly meeting and facility tour
 
When:
Friday, January 27, 2012
Start 7:30am
 
Where:
Sealed Air Corp. Packaging Design and Development Center
7410 Union Centre Blvd.
West Chester, OH 45014
Phone: (513) 771-7770
 


Past Events-2011
 

December End of The Year Networking Happy Hour
 
When:
Thursday, December 1, 2011
5:30-7:30pm
 
Where:
The Dingle House at Union Center
9102 West Chester Towne Centre Drive
West Chester, OH 45069
Phone: (513) 874-7468
 
*There is no cost for this event.
*All are welcome to attend. Non-members and members.
 
October Meeting
 
When:
Friday, October 21, 2011
Start time: 7:30am
 
Where:
The Schwan Food Company
7605 Empire Drive
Florence, KY 41042
(Plant Visible on Eastern side of Interstate 75/71, exit 180)
 
The Schwan Food Company is the 2011 Ameristar Award winner of the best new packaging concept for their Freschetta Frozen Pizza. In the beginning of 2011 the Florence Plant added capacity to accommodate the incredible demand for this new product offering.
 
September Meeting & Annual Golf Outing
 
The Cincinnati Chapter wishes to thank all of the fine companies who supported our 2011 Annual Golf Outing as sponsors as well as all of the players who participated in this year’s outing. We are excited that we met our goals which proved to make the 2011 Institute of Packaging Professionals Cincinnati Chapter Golf Outing a huge success for our membership and our non-member guests. We look forward making 2012 a tremendous year by bringing both educational and fun events to the Cincinnati packaging community!
 
-The Board of Directors
IoPP Cincinnati Chapter
 

  

June Meeting

IoPP Cincinnati Chapter Family Fun Event
Cinicnnati Reds game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays

Bring your family and friends!  All are welcome.

Cost is $30 per person.  Price includes a ticket to the game, ballpark food (hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn, chips), and soft drinks.  Alcoholic beverages are extra.

May Meeting

 

IoPP Cincinnati Chapter Packaging Conference

Where:
Mariott - 6189 Muhlhauser Rd., West Chester, OH  45069

When:
May 20, 2011
7:30 am to approximately 1:00 pm

7:30 am - 8:30 am  registration and networking time; Presentations begin at 8:30 am

Several speakers will present on various topics.

Our Featured Speakers will include:

Alan Blake, Associate Director at Procter & Gamble

Bio ~

Alan Blake is an Englishman, a chemical engineer and a Spurs (soccer) fan. He has worked at Procter & Gamble for 29 years  in R&D covering process development, product development, business franchise leadership, package development and design. Alan has been working and living  in Cincinnati for the past 9 years and his current roles cover global corporate sustainability responsibility for P&G's packaging programs AND offering commiserations to Bengals fans. He combines his broad packaging technical expertise and project management skills with his passion for doing what's right for the environment and the communities in which we do business. Alan is a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) executive committee.

Mr. Blake will be speaking on Sustainability.

Mike Ferrari, Ferrari Innovation Solutions (Retired Associate Director at Procter & Gamble)

Bio ~

From www.mike-ferrari.com:

Michael has thirty six years of work experience. He completed a successful career as an R&D Assoc. Director with thirty two years at the Procter & Gamble Company. His diverse work experience includes international assignments and he has developed a deep understanding of consumer and trade needs worldwide.

Throughout his career, Michael has created consumer-driven disruptive innovation that enabled Procter & Gamble to 'win at the first and second moments of truth'. Recruited and trained top talent to create a world class global R&D organization. Through his leadership, Michael delivered initiatives to the marketplace for some of the world's leading billion dollar brands. He has been committed to collaboration, innovation and challenging the status quo to "change the game".

Michael is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and graduate studies in Business Administration. He joined The Procter & Gamble Co. upon graduation in the spring of 1978, and has held many significant roles throughout the firm since then. Michael currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife. He is the father of three and pursues interests including international travel, sailing, college football and charity work.

Mr. Ferrari will be speaking on "The Power of Digital Printing: Reigniting Growth and Igniting Brand Loyalty."

Dr. Robb Clarke, Michigan State University School of Packaging

Bio ~

From www.packaging.msu.edu:

Dr. Clarke founded the MSU Auto-ID Research & Testing Center in 1999.  Its purpose is to take a real-world application-based approach to testing auto ID technologies (particularly RFID and bar codes) for manufacturing, packaging, warehousing, distribution, and handling needs.

Dr. Clarke will be speaking on "New Applications for Auto ID and Packaging"

Admission will be $30 per person for members and $35 per person for non members.  Breakfast and Lunch are included.

April Meeting

Where:
Cold Jet - 455 Wards Corner Rd., Loveland, OH

When:
April 29, 2011 7:30 - 8:30 am networking, meeting begins at 8:30am

Cold Jet specializes in equipment and machinery cleaning utilizing Dry Ice Blasting.

Tyson H. Marlowe, Director of Global Business Development for Cold Jet, LLC. will be speaking.  Mr. Marlowe's primary responsibilities include market research and analysis to identify equipment uses, companies, and industries as potential sales markets and new product development.  For the past six years he has been involved in researching, testing, and implementing dry ice blasting in many different industries and has continued involvement in product development and improvement.  Additionally, Tyson has also had the opportunity to present the many applications of dry ice blasting to various audiences and has spoken to and trained operators and distributors in many venues around the world.

March Meeting

Where:
Ampac - 12025 Tricon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45246

When:
Friday, March 25, 2011 7:30am

Sal Pellingra, Director of Innnovation will be speaking about Ampac and trends in flexible packaging.

Sal has 29 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry mostly in product and market development.  He frequently speaks at industry events and contributes to trade journals.  He holds a BS and an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.

February Meeting

Happy Hour Social & Networking Meeting

Where:
Silver Spring House - 8322 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249

When:
Thursday, February 24,2011 6:00pm - ?

$10 per person to attend, this includes appetizers

Join us for an evening of socializing and networking with other local packaging professionals.  Meet the new IoPP Cincinnati Chapter board members.  Let us know what you would like to get out of your IoPP membership and we will let you know what we already have planned.

Come for a few minutes or stay for a few hours.

January Meeting

Where: Innovative Labeling Solutions - 4000 Hamilton-Middletown Road, Hamilton, OH 45011

When:
Friday, January 28, 2011 7:30am

We will be touring their facility as well as listening to a presentation from Matthew Gindele with Hewlett Packard.  He will be speaking on digital printing and packaging.

November Happy Hour Meeting

Where:
Silver Spring House - 8322 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH  45249

When:
Monday, November 29, 2010 6:00PM - 9:00PM

October Meeting

Where:
Forrest Pharmaceuticals

When:
October 22, 2010

September Meeting

Golf Outing - Beckett Ridge Country Club: Friday, September 16

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