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R&D veteran Blake Hutzley, technical advisor, Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Association (B&CMA),
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What's the secret to innovation?

One big-brand R&D veteran told a PACK EXPO audience the secret, in the form of his Three Cs. But first, he related a personal tale of all-too-common R&D woe to an empathetic group of nodding heads...
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DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015
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DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Medtronic speakers highlight HealthPack 2015

Topics to be covered March 3-5, in Virginia Beach will include technology for manufacturing innovation, package design, sealing process validation, and a local operating nurse panel.
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Broader skill sets: the new face of the packaging professional?

Mike Marcinkowski, a packaging engineer at Gillette, explained in a recent IoPP webinar how the company reduced the packaging structures for its Venus brand of women’s razors from nine to two.
Dan Balan
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Is it time for a socratic examination of packaging?

The Greek philosopher known for his wit and wisdom, Socrates came to fame by asking questions.
Jim Butschli, Healthcare Packaging Editor
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Time to reevaluate education with an eye on return on investment

For every one occupation requiring a masters degree or higher, there are two professional jobs requiring a university degree. But there are seven jobs—good ones, too—requiring a one-year certificate or two-year degree.
Panel discussion at the HSBC Made For Trade tour.
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Global trade requires advanced manufacturing

Described as a national conversation with leaders in business, government, industry, and academia about the role of global trade in today’s economy, the Made For Trade tour hit Chicago’s Trump Tower July 31.
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Intelligrated: 

E-learning modules provide training

Designed by OSHA-authorized and PMMI-certified instructors, Intelligrated’s new I-Campus learning management system is an e-learning program covering occupational safety, Intelligrated equipment and general maintenance training.
End-user needs will drive the new industrial revolution
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End-user needs will drive the new industrial revolution

Frost & Sullivan is organizing focus groups to understand the end-user perspective for Industrie 4.0.
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From MSU to UPG—views of a freshly minted grad

John Herzig, a 2013 graduate of the Michigan State University's School of Packaging, is now Associate Packaging Engineer at United Pet Group. He talks about how MSU prepared him for a career as a packaging professional.
Report outlines 3D printing opportunities and disruptions
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Report outlines 3D printing opportunities and disruptions

Early study on 3D printing—or additive manufacturing—shows that the technology opens the doors to the “lot of one” model, yet presents some implementation barriers.

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