Focal Point 2013: Frontiers in Packaging

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Focal Point 2013: Frontiers in Packaging

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Focal Point 2013: Frontiers in Packaging will target opportunities and challenges for the packaging and converting industries in the Midwest. The event will address manufacturing, converting, end-use, and regulatory concerns in flexible and rigid plastics, paper board, metal cans and specialty paper.

Highlights will include expert speaker presentations on

  • current trends in sustainable flexible packaging
  • latest developments in compostable packaging,
  • an overview of recent regulations on packaging for food contact,
  • how to provide evidence for green claims made in packaging,
  • extended producer responsibility, and
  • alternative end-of-life management options such as anaerobic digestion and the recyclability & repulpability of paperboard.

Delegates are also invited to attend tours of UW-Stevens Point’s pilot paper machine and the university’s new Waste Education Center.

Providing great value in one jam-packed day, this event will apprise participants of key drivers and issues in their industries.

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ConAgra's Amanda Humes Talks Packaging and Sustainability
September 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Amanda Humes, packaging engineer at ConAgra foods, will be presenting at Focal Point 2013: Frontiers in Packaging, on Oct. 22 at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The one-day conference is hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology (WIST) at...
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Keller and Heckman Law Firm to Keynote Focal Point 2013
August 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Participants at the third annual Focal Point conference will hear from one of the leading US firms practicing packaging law.  The keynote presentation will be by Jeffrey Keithline, a partner at Keller and Heckman, who practices food and drug law.   Keithline's one-hour presentation will provide an overview of US and EU food-contact...
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Save the Date for Focal Point 2013
July 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology has announced the date and session outlines for its third annual Focal Point conference at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Focal Point 2013: Frontiers in Packaging will target opportunities and challenges for the packaging and converting industries in the Midwest. The event will address...
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