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This collection of webinars covers general topics relating to the packaging industry.  Access to the recorded webinars is available to Premium and Elite members only.
2019 Trends and Advances in Food Packaging and Processing (with PMMI Business Intelligence)
Donna Ritson | President | DDR Direct Response Communications, January 2020
21 Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Boost Your Packaging Line
John Henry | President | Changeover.com, October 2014
9 Simple Steps to Turn Your Organization Into an Innovation Powerhouse
Scott Biondich | President | Packaging Innovation & Design, October 2015
A Boxing Match: How ASTM D4169 and ISTA 3A Try to Take Down Your Packaging [Premium Webinar]
Ryan Erickson | Vice President Packaging Engineer | Packaging Compliance Labs, September 2019
A Chain Reaction: Leveraging Packaging to Create Sustainability and Cost Reductions Throughout the Supply Chain
Tom Blanck | Principal and Practice Leader, Packaging Optimization Practice | Chainalytics, Inc., June 2012

Supply chain optimization know-how is critical for those who have responsibility for maximizing the value of packaging in the supply chain, as well as for anyone who qualifies, uses or manages contract packaging services.

A Contract Packaging Playbook to Winning E-Commerce
Matt Dingee | President | OnPoint 2020 Packaging Insights and Consulting Services, January 2018
Applying Human Factors to Optimize the Usability of Packaging [Premium Webinar]
Stephen Wilcox | Principal and Founder | Design Science, February 2018
ASTM F1980 Revision – Humidity as a Use Condition During Accelerated Aging
Jordan Montgomery | Distinguished Packaging Engineer | Medtronic
Peter Thor | Sr. Material Scientist | Medtronic, March 2022

This presentation will cover background of the absolute humidity approach & field related recalls due to hydrolysis, a summary of testing & moisture absorption in polymers, and highlight some of the key revisions to the guidance in ASTM F1980.

Augmented Reality for Packaging Professionals
Lindsay Boyajian | Global Marketing Manager | Augment, December 2015
Behind General Mills’ Commitment to a More Recyclable Future [Premium Webinar]
Frédéric Chapuis | Packaging Technology Leader | General Mills
David Chmura | R&D Senior Manager | General Mills
Patrick Keenan | R&D Principal Engineer | General Mills, December 2021

General Mills is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its packaging. This presentation will take you behind the scenes of that effort. The presentation includes a panel of General Mills packaging experts who share what they are doing to make the company a sustainability leader across the food industry. 

Best Practices for Using Contract Packagers
John Mazelin | Executive Director | Contract Packaging Association
Chris Nutley | President | Contract Packaging Association, January 2015
Best Practices in Supply Chain Engagement
Jay Edwards | Founder | Pack2Sustain, February 2013
Beverage Trends - Packaging Innovation Driving Change
Paula Feldman | Senior Director of PMMI Business Intelligence | PMMI
Donna Ritson | President | DDR Communications, July 2021

The beverage industry has been experiencing ongoing change in the last decade. From sustainability and material sourcing challenges, to the evolving tastes of more active and health-conscious consumers, beverage producers seek new strategies that increase output as a way to remain competitive. This report will provide insight to both manufacturers and suppliers into how they can better serve their customers in the beverage market.

Big-Picture Think for Smart Beverage Packaging
Jeremy Lagomarsino | VP Business Development & Strategy | Berlin Packaging
Scott Jost | VP Innovation & Design | Berlin Packaging, March 2015
Biobased or Biodegradable Packaging: What’s the Difference, and Then What? [Premium Webinar]
Phil Van Trump | Chief Technology Officer | DaniMer Scientific, September 2017
Biopolymers: Advances and Considerations in Packaging [Premium Webinar]
Phil Van Trump | Chief Technology Officer | Meredian Holdings Group, July 2016
Bottle Paneling: Issues and Prevention
Paul Ouilette, CPP | Director of Packaging Engineering & Innovation | Inhance Technologies, May 2017
Business Trends and Opportunities in a Global Packaging Market
Tom Schneider | President | World Packaging Organisation, January 2013
Changes Impacting Combustible Liquid Storage Permitted in Composite Intermediate Bulk Containers
Mike Snyder | Executive Vice President | DEKRA Process Safety (Americas), May 2018
Changing Retail Demands on Packaging — and Opportunities You’re Missing [Premium Webinar]
Chet Rutledge | Director of Marketing for Retail Ready Packaging | Vanguard Packaging, April 2018


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Apr 24-28 & May 15-19
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