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The bi-weekly, email newsletter with the information you need   May 2, 2011 • Vol. 9, Issue 9
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Leadership Meeting focused on IoPP goals, mission  
The IoPP Annual Leadership Meeting - taking place Wednesday, May 11 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, IL - is focused on expanding and developing leadership skills to help packaging professionals in their careers as well as within the Institute. Agenda includes presentations covering packaging trends and leadership techniques while providing a forum to exchange ideas and explore the future of IoPP.

For Leadership Meeting details and registration, click here
 


AmeriStar and IoPP Honors & Awards Dinner celebrates the best in packaging 
Have you registered for the AmeriStar and IoPP Honors & Awards Dinner yet? This much-anticipated event is taking place at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, IL on the evening of Tuesday, May 10. Don't miss this program honoring the 2011 AmeriStar Award winners and the IoPP members who have provided outstanding service to the packaging community. Networking Reception starts at 5:30 p.m. with Awards Dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m.

To register for the AmeriStar and IoPP Honors & Awards Dinner, click here


Top 3 reasons to take Fundamentals of Packaging Technology in June
1) If you don’t have a packaging degree. 2) If you need more knowledge to deliver solutions drawn from an increasingly complex number of options. 3) If you need to grow your career. IoPP's Fundamentals of Packaging Technology course helps you do all three and more! It teaches you about every major segment of packaging and helps you grow professionally. Chicago-based Fundamentals starts June 21 at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield in Schaumburg, IL. Semester 1 - June 21-22; Semester 2 - June 22-24; Semester 3 - July 25-27; Semester 4 - July 27-29. Register now!

For details and registration, click here
Contact: Barb Dykes, e-mail education@iopp.org

 


Special EastPack 2011 offer to IoPP members
IoPP members are eligible for a complimentary admission to EastPack, taking place June 7-9, 2011, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY.
Find new equipment, technology, and materials to lower costs, reduce waste, and increase efficiencies. You’ll see the latest in: bags, containers, contract services, custom automation equipment, machinery and machinery components, materials, packages, package design and printing, robotics, supplies, software...and more. Simply click here where you will find detailed information and easy online registration for your complimentary admission.

For details, click here
 


Fispal Tecnologia helps you expand globally  
Fispal Tecnologia - produced by Brazil Trade Shows (BTS), and taking place June 7-10 in Sao Paulo, Brazil - is one of the largest packaging trade shows worldwide. Fispal Tecnologia presents major packaging trends on a global level, providing attendees with the most innovative solutions in the packaging business from around the world.

For details, click here
 


Upcoming events

May 2-4
IoPP Chemical Packaging Committee Meeting, Dallas, TX.
Click here for more information. Contact: Carole Schiller, 630-544-5050 ext. 106, e-mail cschiller@iopp.org.

May 3
Tejas Chapter Golf Outing, Dallas, TX.
Click here for more information. Contact: Grace Shipley, e-mail gshipley@guardianpackaging.com.

May 6
Steel City Chapter Event: Heinz Packaging Innovation, Warrendale, PA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Eric Falls, e-mail eric.falls@us.hjheinz.com.

May 7
MidSouth Chapter 5th Annual Golf Tournament, Memphis, TN.
Click here for more information. Contact: Charlie Robnett, e-mail charlie.robnett@smith-nephew.com.

May 10
IoPP AmeriStar Reception and Awards Dinner, Rosemont, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact, e-mail info@iopp.org.

May 11
IoPP Annual Leadership Meeting, Rosemont, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact, e-mail info@iopp.org.

May 11
Meadowlands Chapter Event: RFID - Down with the Passive, Up with the Active, Lyndhurst, NJ.
Click here for more information. Contact, Al Grant, e-mail algrant@thecatenategroup.com.

May 12
Central Indiana Chapter Tour: Acquire Automation/Clarke Engineering Services, Fishers, IN.
Click here for more information. Contact: Marylou Riley, e-mail RILEY_MARYLOU_K_NONLILLY@LILLY.com.

May 15
IoPP Pharmaceutical Packaging & Labeling Committee Spring Meeting, Research Triangle Park, South Carolinia.
Click here for more information.

May 16
Missouri Gateway Chapter Tour: Alberici Building, St. Louis, MO.
Click here for more information. Contact: Jim Thompson, e-mail jthompson@wspackaging.com.

May 17
Central Ohio Chapter 3rd Annual Happy Hour and Putting Contest, Dublin, OH.
Click here for more information. Contact: e-mail info_coc_iopp@yahoo.com.

May 18
Minnesota Chapter MOCON Tour, Minneapolis, MN.
Click here for more information.

May 19
New England Chapter May Event "Sustainabilty: A Manufacturing and Materials Perspective,"
White Hyannis, MA. Click here for more information. Contact: Joe Iannone, e-mail Joseph.Iannone@MTS-MT.com.

May 19
Southeastern Chapter "NEXTPACK," Atlanta, GA.
Click here for more information. Contact: E-mail southeastern@iopp.org.

May 20
Cincinnati Chapter May Meeting, West Chester, OH.
Click here for more information. Contact: Mark Trainer, 513-936-8000, ext. 108.

May 26
Healthcare Packaging & Conference Workshops, Princeton, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact: Sue DaMario, e-mail damario@packworld.com.

June 7-9
EastPack, New York, NY.
Click here for more information. Contact, E-Mail epinfo@cancom.com.

June 7-10
Fispal Tecnologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Click here fore more information.

June 10
Fox Valley Chapter 7th Annual Golf Outing, De Pere, WI.
Click here for more information. Contact: Brenda Halama, e-mail brenda.halama@styreneproducts.com.

June 10
Minnesota Chapter First Annual Golf Tournament, Ham Lake, MN.
Click here for more information.

June 10
Western New York Chapter Annual Golf Tournament, Brockport, NY.
Click here for more information.

June 17
Cincinnati Chapter Family Fun Event: Cincinnati Reds vs. the Toronto Blue Jays.
Click here for more information. Contact: Mark Trainer, 513-936-8000, ext. 108.

June 17
Steel City Chapter Golf Outing, Cranberry Township, PA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Eric Falls, e-mail eric.falls@us.hjheinz.com.

June 21-22
Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - Semester 1, Schaumburg, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact: Barb Dykes, e-mail education@iopp.org.

June 22-24
Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - Semester 2, Schaumburg, IL.
Click here fore more information. Contact: Barb Dykes, e-mail education@iopp.org.

 


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