The Frain Group
245 East North Avenue
Carol Stream, IL 60188
205 W. North Avenue
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Elite members: $1,085
Premium members: $1,220
Regular members: $1,285
Affiliates and non-members: $1,355
Payments must be completed prior to the seminar. All attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations and transportation to and from the class.
This policy covers the liability of cost of a cancellation* or change. Cancellation or rescheduling must be made in writing or by email with confirmation of receipt from IoPP.
The following fees apply if you cancel/change your registration or are a no-show to the class:
More than 30 days prior to the event is a $110 cancellation/change fee
30 to 14 days prior to the event is a $160 cancellation change fee
Less than 14 days prior to the event is a $240 cancellation change fee
No-shows to the event are charged a $240 cancellation/charge fee
*The remaining balance will be issued as a credit toward future IoPP education offerings only. This credit expires after one year. No refunds will be given. Exception: A substitute may attend in place of the original registrant.
- What is packaging machinery?
- Types of packaging machinery
- Future trends
Machine and line components & controls
- Servo motors
- Smart machines
- SCADA systems
Flexible packaging machines
- Shrink/stretch wrapping and bundling
- Paperboard forming equipment
- Case formers
- Tray formers
- Case/tray packer
- Bottle orienters
Rigid packaging (glass or plastic containers, cans & tubes)
- Liquid fillers: Volumetric, Level or cosmetic fill, Aerosol, Carbonated
- Shrink bands for labeling as well as product surety
- Print/Apply labeling
Product identification & verification
-Rubber stamp/wet ink
-Laser coding and printing
-Metal detectors and x-ray inspectors
Ancillary packaging machinery
-Placers/dispensers e.g.; leaflet placers
-Mobile robotic vehicles (AGR/AGV)
Robots in packaging
Types of robot
Packaging applications for each type
Packaging line layout and design principles (5 steps)
-Develop a plan
-Install and commission the line
John Henry, CPP
John is a 20-plus-year packaging and plant operations veteran, giving him real-world experience with equipment issues. He spent almost a decade in operations positions with Alcon Laboratories in Puerto Rico, ultimately becoming its facilities operations manager.
John formed his consulting practice in 1996, focusing on efficiencies in packaging operations issues. As a result, he became an author and speaker on packaging topics and has published articles in many magazines and journals, including Beverage World, Food Engineering, and the Journal of Packaging Professionals. Audiences at PACK EXPO shows have heard him speak, and his regular column in Food & Drug Packaging magazine delivers machinery insights.
John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and MBA from San Germán, Puerto Rico's InterAmerican University, and earned a Master of Science degree in Business Education from Southern New Hampshire University. He currently teaches at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico's graduate industrial engineering program.
What will I learn?
Understanding Package Performance on Machinery: Gain insights into how your packages operate on line equipment to create more effective designs.
Enhancing Packaging Line Efficiency: Discover strategies for boosting the efficiency of your packaging line.
Machinery Integration: Learn the art of incorporating machinery seamlessly into your overall packaging strategy.
Practical, Hands-On Learning: Experience firsthand how these concepts come to life on actual machines.
Career-Advancing Knowledge: Acquire focused information that's crucial for advancing your career in the packaging industry.