TricorBraun has become the latest organization to license IoPP’s online Fundamentals, which includes 42 prerecorded, self-directed lessons and 27 hours of learning covering all the major areas of packaging.
The Institute of Packaging Professionals-U.S. has signed an agreement with the Institute of Packaging Professionals-Kenya to license its new Fundamentals of Packaging Technology online course and make the comprehensive packaging training program available to IoPP members in Kenya, and other countries in the region.
The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), National Association of Container Distributors and Contract Packaging Association move under a new umbrella with the acquisition of their management company, Landon, Farrey & Associates, Inc. (LF&A), Naperville, IL, by Kellen Co., New York, NY.
Edwin (Ed) Landon, Executive Director of the Institute of Packaging Professionals since 2001, has announced his retirement from that position effective June 30, 2009. Patrick (Pat) Farrey has been named as his successor.
Data collection devices mounted on trucks in China starting in August 2004 are already drawing interest from major U.S. packaged goods companies. Here’s a look at the results and implications of the original China Project.
The Institute of Packaging Professionals (Naperville, IL) announced that Paul J. Zepf has been named Member of the Year. Exopack (Spartanburg, SC) received the 2001 Monsanto Supplier Quality Recognition Award for outstanding product quality and service.
–Zeller Plastik (Libertyville, IL) has named Alex Piagnarelli director of sales and marketing. –Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (Arlington, VA) appointed Martin Prakken, Bruce Larson, and James Anderson to 4-year terms on its board of directors.
Liberty Carton Co. (Minneapolis, MN) was awarded a Meritorious Achievement Award in Occupational Safety from the Minnesota Safety Council; Liberty Carton was named the winner of the Most Innovative Package, 2001 award by the Tejas Chapter of the Institute of Packaging Professionals for its M-Guard Moisture Barrier Liner.
Institute of Packaging Professionals (Herndon, VA): William R. Armstrong (of Sealed Air), chairman, transport packaging committee; James D. Southwell (of Tenneco Packaging), vice chairman; Leon Venech (of S.G.S.U.S.
Institute of Packaging Professionals (Herndon, VA): Robert S. Forsyth and Kenney Marengo were elected top officers for 1995-96; executive vps: Stewart Bolton, Kraft Foods; Robert Luciano, Luciano Packaging Technologies; Thomas McMur-ray, Parke Davis.