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

  • Tuesday

    IOPP Technical Bag Committee Meeting

    Aug 16 - 17, (CT)
    The IoPP Technical Bag Committee hosts an in-person meeting in Louisiana on August 16-17. The event will include Graphic Packaging International and Louisiana Plastic Industries tours.  Meeting registration is $175 for both days.  Visit the Hilton Garden Inn website to secure a hotel room. When calling or booking online, use promo code TBC to receive a discounted room rate.
    West Monroe, LA, United States

  • Thursday

    IoPP Standard Webinar - Structural Design: Creating a Process from Concept to Retail

    Aug 18, 11:00 - 12:00 (ET)
    Join us on Aug. 18 at 11 AM EST for our Standard Webinar,  Structural Design: Creating a Process from Concept to Retail , hosted by author and packaging designer Brian Johnston. With 20 years of experience in the packaging industry, Brian takes a deep dive into several key topics found in his current book,  Packaging Notes from the Design Desk . You'll get insights on design thinking, design tips, retail guidelines on footprint requirements, and tips on manufacturing standards, with a particular focus on corrugate. Brian is a true nuts-and-bolts designer obsessed with details, so come prepared with your questions!

  • Friday

    IoPP Wisconsin Chapter Golf Outing

    Aug 19, 08:30 - 15:00 (CT)
    Join the IoPP Wisconsin Chapter for its annual Golf Scramble on August 19 from 8:30 AM - 3 PM at Royal St. Patrick’s Golf Links! All proceeds help support secondary educational students through scholarship opportunities and fund future chapter events. Our current goal is to raise $10,000 to begin another endowment fund and to maintain new scholarships for undergraduates.    Each registered golfer will receive 18 holes of golf with cart, hole events, grab bag, and Midwestern style dinner. The course features golf carts with the SHARK EXPERIENCE: 10” TV screens Blue-tooth enabled speaker system Tune-in radio GPS w/ flyover & hole yardages Video programming (golf, College football, highlights, etc). Cost $150.00 / golfer $550 / Team: consists of 4 players $20 / Student or Network Dinner $125 Hole Advertisement (Includes Tee Box signage) Advertisers: Logo artwork due by AUGUST 1st.  Please send to Andrea Manor in .ai or .pdf format   *Please send RSVP for your team/single golfer to  Kyle Kozlowski . IoPP_Wisconsin_Chapter_Golf_Outing_Flyer.pdf
    Wrightstown, WI, United States

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