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

  • Wednesday

    Woman 2 Woman Wednesdays Happy Hour

    Mar 6, 16:30 - 17:30 (CT)
    Celebrate International Women's Day with the IoPP Women's Leadership Network! Come raise a glass and toast to the incredible female packaging professionals (that's you!) driving our industry forward. Connect with like-minded women, share your stories, and empower one another to continue breaking barriers and shaping the packaging industry's future. Whether you're an industry veteran or just starting out, all are welcome; we're here to celebrate and support you. Register now , and let's make International Women's Day unforgettable!

  • Thursday

    IoPP Webinar: A spec-first approach to global compliance and cost savings

    Mar 7, 15:00 - 16:00 (ET)
    When facing global supply chain challenges, consumer demands, and ever-growing initiatives such as sustainability, companies are struggling to keep up and remain competitive. At the core of many challenges is a data problem. Siloed data sources, outdated information, and miscommunication are challenges preventing innovation and growth. Companies need a strong data foundation to tackle concerns, including compliance regulatory pressures and sustainability while optimizing costs. That starts with specification data. In this case study presentation, Matthew Wright, Founder & CEO of Specright, will share how a spec-first approach to your master data strategy can enable your teams to tackle packaging challenges while addressing cost-optimization initiatives. Todd Farwell, Global Packaging Director at Cummins, will share the company’s specification management journey and how Cummins can tackle compliance and grow the bottom line. Register now and get ahead of your data!

  • Wednesday

    IoPP Wisconsin Chapter: Green Bay Packaging Mill Tour

    Mar 13, 15:45 - 18:00 (CT)
    See how Industry 4.0 technology is shaping the future of manufacturing with our Wisconsin Chapter members during an informative walking tour of Green Bay Packaging's innovative, 100% recycled paper mill! IoPP members pay $30 to attend and non-members pay $40. Admission price includes a refreshing drink of your choice at the networking dinner at Hagemeister Park ( 325 N Washington Street) , directly following the tour. There's only room for 20 attendees and tickets are first-come, first-served, so register now !
    Green Bay, WI, United States

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