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Professional Perspective

Written by IoPP members and published in Packaging World Magazine, these articles analyze critical issues within the packaging industry. 
A fresh approach to packaging education
Panos Kinigakis, CPP, Senior Research Fellow, Global Packaging Research, Mondel’z International, March 2014
A trio of topics trending in packaging
Jim George | Director of Education | Institute of Packaging Professionals, May 2017
Achieving global standardization of package structures
Steve Gibson, Senior Manager of Global Beverage Packaging R&D, PepsiCo, January 2015
Addressing the Engineer Shortage: Help Introduce Packaging Careers to Young People
Dawn Burcham, CPP, PPM Packaging Lead, GE Lighting, September 2019
Avoid the Sidelines—Invest in Yourself During Pandemic
Jane Chase, CPPL, Fellow, Executive Director, Institute of Packaging Professionals, March 2021
Brand, Packaging, and Sustainability - Can We All Get Along?
Jennifer Leonardson, Founder, Oxyjen Design & Principal, The Sourced Collective, July 2021
Broader skill sets: the new face of the packaging professional?
Jim George | Director of Education | Institute of Packaging Professionals, November 2014
Closing the loop: an EU action plan for the circular economy
Marina Marin, CPP, Packaging Engineer, illycaffé, March 2017
Club stores claim environmental responsibility while shifting burden
Millie Simkins, CPP, Packaging Engineer, Barilla America Inc., March 2018
COVID-19 Might Forever Change the Service Provider/End-User Relationship
Brian Stepowany, Senior Manager, Packaging Research & Development, B&G Foods, July 2020
Crowdsourcing for modern day packaging innovation
Sriman Banerjee, CPP, Head of Packaging—Respiratory Category, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, March 2016
Crucial things you may be overlooking in expanding your brand globally
Mike Ross, CPP, Senior Packaging Manager, Unilever UK, July 2014
Designing cost-effective packaging strategies
Pierre Pienaar, CPP, Education Director, Australian Institute of Packaging, May 2015
Don’t be a ‘Dim’ wit, know your GAD
Robert Meisner, CPP, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Stout, January 2014
Don’t touch that (stretchwrap) dial!
Michele Bauer, CPP, Senior Quality Engineer, Abbott Nutrition, September 2017
Effective Packaging in the Circular Economy: A Global View
Pierre Pienaar, CPP, President, World Packaging Organisation, November 2021
Finding Opportunity in the Project that Never Was
Judy Larkins, CPP, Director of Corporate Purchasing, Bumble Bee Foods, March 2022
Five Fundamentals for Navigating Sustainability
Mike Ross, CPP, Senior Packaging Manager, Food Solutions Global, Unilever R&D, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, November 2019
Five Ways to Drive Design and Meet Sustainability Goals
Camille Chism, CPPL, Fellow, Principal, Indigo Packaging & Consulting, May 2021
Five ways to up your project management game
Jennifer Biewer, PMP, CPP, Project Manager, Byram Healthcare, March 2019


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