Welcome to the Institute of Packaging Professionals - Cincinnati Chapter



Join us for our Holiday Social! 


Register by clicking here!


In addition to registration, we have also reserved a brewery tour. The cost is $10 per person
and the tour is currently limited to 15 people. We can add another tour time if we have enough people interested! 

To purchase your $10 tour, please click below: 


Tour @ Stress Engineering, Inc. 
Friday, February 15th - 8AM - 10AM 

More details to come!



7030 Stress Engineering Way
Mason, OH 45040

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!
We appreciate you and all that you do for our chapter!



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

Interested in becoming an IoPP member? Click here to let us know.

Todd Ford, President

Samantha Thompson, Vice President
Mallory Cox, Treasurer

Have an idea for a meeting? Let us know!
Please email CincyIoPP@gmail.com to get a tour scheduled. 

Past Events - 2018


October 26, 2018
DAAP @ University of Cincinnati 


Arrive at 8AM, start at 8:30AM 
Room 4425 (Email to be sent Thursday evening with directions)

Todd Ford & Peter Chamberlain 

Student Presentations 

Brief tour of Packaging Design Studio and DAAP 

Meeting should end around 11AM.


When: Friday, October 26th
Time: 8:00AM 
Where: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221

2018 Annual Golf Outing
August 24, 2018

Shaker Run Golf Club  
1320 Golf Club Drive | Lebanon, OH 45036

May 18, 2018
Tour @ AstraZeneca in West Chester, OH


April 20, 2018
Tour @ MillerCoors in Trenton, OH 
















See below links for what we have been up to in previous years!


Click here to see past events - 2017 





Click here to see past events - 2012


Past Events-2011

December End of The Year Networking Happy Hour
Thursday, December 1, 2011
The Dingle House at Union Center
9102 West Chester Towne Centre Drive
West Chester, OH 45069
*There is no cost for this event.
*All are welcome to attend. Non-members and members.
October Meeting
Friday, October 21, 2011
Start time: 7:30am
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

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

April Meeting

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

Cold Jet
455 Wards Corner Rd.
Loveland, OH 45140

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

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

12025 Tricon Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45246

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

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011
Starts at 6:00pm

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

$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.

January Meeting

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

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

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.

Past Events-2010

November Happy Hour Meeting

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

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

October Meeting

When: October 22, 2010

Where: Forrest Pharmaceuticals

September Meeting

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


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Training Opportunities in 2019:

Fundamentals of Packaging Technology Course
Next classes: March 25–29, 2019

Packaging Machinery: Basics Seminar
Next seminar: April 13, 2019

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