Praise for PackChat

PackChat is a great way for packaging professionals to share advice and perspective as well as build relationships and networks. With so many shared challenges facing the packaging industry today, it is an effective way for people to collaborate on common solutions.

—Mike Ross, IoPP Member
Senior Packaging Manager, Hair Europe

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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday

    IoPP FSAP Committee General Body Meeting

    Jun 20, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM (ET)
    The IoPP Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Committee invites individuals from food companies and the food packaging supply chain dedicated to raising food quality and safety awareness for the food packaging industry to its bi-monthly online general body meeting. To participate via Microsoft Teams, email fsap.iopp@gmail.com .

  • Wednesday

    IoPP Mid-South Chapter: Christian Brothers University Packaging Lab Tour

    Jun 26, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM (CT)
    Join our Mid-South Chapter members for an exclusive tour of the Christian Brothers University packaging lab, led by CBU Professor and Mid-South Chapter President Pong Malasri, CPP. View the cutting-edge equipment and facilities that support the CBU Packaging program, including a drop tester, vibration table, compression machine, and more. This lab, certified by the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA), plays a crucial role in preparing students for certification as ISTA Certified Packaging Laboratory Technicians. To attend this free event, email pong@cbu.edu . - - - - - Campus map
    Memphis, TN, United States

  • Thursday

    IoPP Premium webinar - Unpacking sustainable packaging’s future: Reuse and refill

    Jul 11, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
    The focus on environmentally friendly materials is critical, but the concepts of reuse and refill are rapidly gaining traction in the packaging industry. Instead of disposing of packaging after a single use, why not reuse it multiple times? This approach is already making waves in beverage packaging, but its potential extends far beyond. Join Berlin Packaging sustainability experts as they delve into the practicalities and benefits of reuse and refill in packaging. This webinar is designed for packaging professionals eager to learn about this area's latest trends and innovations. What you'll learn: Consumer and market insights : Understand current trends in refill at home and what drives consumer behavior. Scaling effective refill models : Explore the changes and opportunities in scaling refill models, including packaging material choices and their tradeoffs. Case studies : Gain valuable insights from real-world examples focused on personal care and home care. Driving consumer adoption : Learn strategies to encourage consumers to embrace reuse and refill practices. Premium and Elite members can attend this webinar for free; basic members pay $99. Register now ! This webinar is unavailable to affiliates or non-members— become a member today to attend .

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