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February 6 – 8, 2017
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Tampa, FL


Clear plastic can, omni-channel packaging challenges featured at The Packaging Conference 2016. 


New plastic can technology and omni-channel packaging challenges/solutions, will be two of the topics highlighted at The Packaging Conference 2016, Sonoco its newly-introduced TruVue™ Can as an innovative alternative to the traditional metal can.

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Sponsors (2016)

Speakers (2016)

  • Steve Jones Chief Executive Officer
    fairlife: The Next Generational Icon

  • Alex Weber Senior Creative Director Bryan Shova Director - Industrial Design
    Co-presenting with fairlife: The Next Generational Icon

  • Denise Lefebvre Vice President - Global Beverage Packaging and Processing
    Driving Growth Through Package Innovation

  • Nina Goodrich Executive Director
    GreenBlue / SPC
    The State of Sustainable Packaging 2016

  • Gary Hemphill Managing Director
    Beverage Marketing, Inc.
    The Changing Beverage Trends: What’s in store for 2016?

  • Rick Moore Executive Director
    PET Recycling Market Overview: Issues and Opportunities

  • Brad Rodgers Director of Advanced Research
    Flexible Bag and Pouch Recycling Initiative

  • Kevin Petersen Vice President
    MATS Technology: Revolutionizing Food Processing

  • Lisa Pitzer Marketing Director
    Avure Technologies
    Advantages of High Pressure Processing of Packaged Food and Beverages

  • Jamie Pace President- Nissei ASB USA
    Nissei ASB
    The First Installation Of A Retort PET Line

  • Tim Burns Senior Advisor, Global Packaging Practice
    Morgan Stanley
    Packaging Industry Outlook & Review

  • Steve Ates Managing Director
    The Dynamics of a Maturing Market

  • Thierry Fabozzi Director - PTI-Europe
    Plastic Technologies, Inc.
    Single Serve Capsules Performance Challenges

  • Tom Egan Vice President - Industry Services
    Complexity of E-Commerce Supply Chain Raises the Stakes for Manufacturers

  • Jouni Lattu Key Account Manager
    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    The Progression of PGA Development

  • Shane Bertsch Vice President - Innovation
    Havi Global Solutions
    Innovative, Sustainable Packaging Solutions: Driving Sales and Delighting Consumers

  • Aloke P. Lohia Group Chief Executive Officer
    Indorama Ventures PCL
    The Evolving Global PET Marketplace

  • R. Charles Murray Chief Executive Officer
    PPi Technologies
    Stand-up Pouches: Next Generation Structures and Closure Solutions

  • Ross Perry General Manager - Beverage Packaging Sales, NA
    Husky Injection Molding Systems
    What packaging innovations will injection molding provide in 2016?

  • Brad Williams VP, Marketing and Business Development
    Special Tuesday Afternoon session: Announcement of new program at NPE 2018.