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 New England Chapter: Harpak-ULMA Plant Tour

    Sep 28, 16:00 - 19:00 (ET)
    Join IoPP New England Chapter members at Harpak-ULMA Packaging LLC for a tour of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility! With more than 50 years of experience and a team of highly qualified professionals, as well as the most advanced design and manufacturing technologies, ULMA offers extensive and innovative solutions in packaging equipment and systems. Automation offerings cover feeding, loading, secondary packaging, palletizing, robotics, centralized line control, and tote/basket management. Following the tour and demos of the company's advanced design and manufacturing technologies, attendees can network over dinner at Brack's Grille & Tap, 2097 Bay St, Taunton, MA 02760. IoPP members and guests are $40. Opt to pay an additional $5 as a donation to the IoPP New England Chapter Collegiate Scholarship Fund! The $40 cost includes dinner; alcoholic beverages are a separate charge. Registration is due by September 26. Note that competitors will not be allowed to attend the tour. Space is limited, so register now !
    Taunton, MA, United States

  • Friday

    Keep it Fresh! Student Packaging Research Symposium

    Sep 29, 08:30 - 14:00 (ET)
    The 2023 Inaugural Student and Faculty Research Program—"Keep It Fresh!" — is a collaboration between RIT, Binghamton University, Clarkson University, and Cornell University. The program enables students to propose, research, develop, and design solutions to real-world environmental challenges by funding student-driven research projects focused on a defined sustainability topic. It fosters creative thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and collaboration across disciplines. Visit the event website to learn more and register !
    Vestal, NY, United States

  • Saturday

    IoPP Honors & Awards Deadline

    Sep 30
    Nominate deserving individuals for prestigious accolades in 2023! The esteemed Honorary Life, College of Fellows, and Rising Leader awards are accepting nominations until September 30. As an IoPP member, you have the power to put forward exceptional candidates who have made remarkable contributions to their fields. Submit your nominations today !

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