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The bi-weekly, email newsletter with the information you need   July 25, 2011 • Vol. 9, Issue 15
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IoPP webinar focused on off-aromas in packaging
Volatile Analysis Corporation, experts in off-odor problems, will address off-aromas in packaging in an IoPP webinar on August 18 at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CST. This informative webinar will help you learn how to identify odor issues in packaging and find solutions if you're experiencing this this problem. Registration is now open.

For details and to register for this webinar, click here

Sustainable Packaging: What's Next? - Coca-Cola's Scott Vitters at Pack Expo  
If you're planning to attend Pack Expo Las Vegas this September, and you want your company's packaging operations at the leading edge of "earth-friendly" in ways that make a difference on the bottom line, you'll want to have anyone involved in the decision-making attend Scott Vitters' engaging presentation on Monday, September 26. Vitters, Sustainable Packaging Director at the Coca-Cola Co., will provide an update on what's next in sustainable packaging best practices - from the giant beverage company whose approach to green packaging initiatives is among the best in consumer packaged goods. Scott's presentation is just one highlight of IoPP's three-day Packaging Learning Center Conference at Pack Expo. Besides the latest on sustainability and packaging, choose from sessions including a discussion of serialization best practices and pharmaceutical products, total cost ownership and managing vendors, four update sessions from IoPP's Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Technical Committee, and the ingredients for successful packaging innovation." Sessions cost $99 before September 7, after September 7, sessions are $125.

For session schedule, click here
To register for sessions, click here


IoPP Packaging Machinery: Basics course taking place in October  
Are you up to speed with packaging machinery? Packaging Machinery: Basics, taking place October 10-12, 2011 in the Chicago area, is for professionals who need to know more about machinery and how it integrates into the packaging process.
In 2-1/2 days, you'll gain knowledge on a spectrum of machinery from learning how to create more effective packages by understanding how they run on line equipment to gaining “hands on” instruction that lets you see concepts in operation on actual machines. Taught by 20-plus-year veteran of packaging John Henry CPP, this course sells out fast so register now.

For course details and registration, click here

Closure Torque Retention Guidelines for Inner Receptacles now available in IoPP bookstore 
These guidelines facilitate the safe transportation of packaging under normal conditions and in subsequent storage to meet product stewardship, safety and regulatory requirements. Sections go into detail about the many factors involved in the proper application of closures to inner reseptacles of combination packages. Guideline is intended to assist packaging professionals in addressing closure torque issues in their respective organizations

To order this guideline, click here

Upcoming events

August 15
Wisconsin Chapter Event: 3rd Annual Summer Social. Milwaukee, WI.
Click here for more information. Contact: Jeff Corbat, e-mail jcorbat@yahoo.com.

August 18
IoPP Webinar: "Drilling Down on Identification and Remediation of Off-Aromas in Packaging," online.
Click here for more information.

August 25-26
Sustainable Packaging Technical Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ.
Click here for more information. Contact: Dennis Gros, e-mail dennis@grosrecruiters.com.

September 13
Shelf Impact's Package Design Workshop, Schaumburg, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact: Courtney Richards, e-mail crichards@summitmediagroup.com.

September 16
Cincinnati Chapter Golf Outing, West Chester, OH.
Click here for more information. Contact: Mark Trainer, 513-936-8000, ext. 108.

September 19-21
Chemical Packaging Technical Committee Meeting, Alexandria, VA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Carole Schiller, e-mail cschiller@iopp.org.

September 23
West Michigan Chapter Golf Outing, Caledonia, MI.
Click here for more information. Contact: Suzanne Fisher, e-mail suzanne.fisher@comcast.net.

September 26-28
Pack Expo 2011, Las Vegas, NV.
Click here for more information. Contact: e-mail expo@pmmi.org.

October 10-12
Packaging Machinery: Basics, Franklin Park, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact: Barbara Dykes, e-mail bdykes@iopp.org.

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