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Focal Point 2013 set for Oct. 22 -opportunities & challenges for packaging & converting industries in Midwest

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:20am

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 manufacturing, converting, end-use, and regulatory concerns in flexible and rigid plastics, paper board and specialty paper.

Highlights will include expert speaker presentations on:
• an overview of recent regulations on packaging for food contact
• current trends in sustainable flexible packaging
• latest developments in compostable packaging
• how to provide evidence for green claims made in packaging
• extended producer responsibility
• alternative end-of-life management options such as anaerobic digestion
• 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.

Click here for further details about the conference 

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