Fundamentals of Packaging Project Management Instructor
Jane Chase, CPPL, Fellow, Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame
Jane Chase holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University and a Master of Science Degree in Engineering Management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Her professional career includes a breadth and depth of experience involving ever-expanding roles in Quality Assurance, Operations, Processing and Packaging within multiple large CPG organizations known for innovation. These include SC Johnson Wax, General Mills, ConAgra Foods, Ecolab Inc., US Foodservice and the Schwan’s Food Company. She is currently the Executive Director of the Institute of Packaging Professionals.
Jane’s credentials as an educator include teaching packaging, statistics and leadership curriculum at Marian College and the University of Wisconsin‒Stout.
Jane holds three U.S. patents for packaging inventions and has been published and spoken on packaging innovation and sustainability on many occasions. She is a Lifetime Certified Packaging Professional and has been inducted into the IoPP’s College of Fellows.
Jane’s support of IoPP spans about 30 years, during which time she served both at the local level as president of the Minnesota Chapter and at the national level since 2002. Her contributions to the Institute include founding the Sustainable Packaging Technical Committee, establishing the Packaging Education Scholarship fund and chairing the judging of the AmeriStar packaging competition for more than 10 years.
In 2020, Jane was inducted into the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame.