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Article | August 31, 2003
The Conference at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2003
A comprehensive three-day seminar organized into concurrent sessions each day, this conference is packed with information about the world of packaging.
(M8 Pharmaceutical Packaging) Packaging Process Validation - an OEM perspectiveMel Bahr Chairman MGS Machine Corp.11:15am – 12:00pmconcurrent sessions(M9 Materials) Packaging Fees in Canada New Environmental Design Requirements in Europe and Asia: How Do I Comply?Victor Bell CPP President Environmental Packaging International(M10 Security) Achieving A Simultaneous Boost In Product Security And Quality Via X-Ray InspectionKen Bloomfield Principal Tellico Harbor Consulting(M11 Operations) Quick Changeover: At the Intersection of Mass and Lean John Henry CPP Changeover.com(M12 Pharmaceutical Packaging) Operations Aid - Packaging Labeling and Warehousing Guide for PharmaceuticalsNancy St. Laurent President STL LINCS Tuesday October 148:30 – 9:15eye-openerkeynote sessionJon EliaQuality Systems Manager Manufacturing H.E.B. Grocery Company
Editor’s Note: Each presentation title is preceded with a letter (M T or W) and boldface track name designating the day and track of the presentation. Tracks include: Materials Security Operations Pharmaceutical Packaging OMAC Closures Cost Control and Coding.) Monday October 138:30 – 9:15eye-openerkeynote sessionSimon LangfordManager Global RFID Strategy of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.Ron Reed Co-presenterManager Corporate Packaging for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.Implementing RFID: Wal-Mart’s Supply Chain Expectations9:25 – 10:10amconcurrent sessions(M1 Materials) Fresh Foods Natural Packaging: the Benefits the Potentials and the Realities of PLABrian Glasbrenner Business Development Manager – PLA Films North America Cargill Dow LLC; and David Hess Vice President of Operations Simon Candy(M2 Security) New FDA Packaging Regulation Initiatives under the Bioterrorism Preparedness ActRalph Simmons and David Ettinger Attorneys at Law Keller & Heckman LLP(M3 Operations) Process Control of Motion in Packaging – Packaging as Part of the ProcessCraig Kruse Corporate Account Manager – Bosch Rexroth Corporation(M4 Pharmaceutical Packaging) Applying the Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP) Methodology to OEM Equipment Jim John Director of Corporate Development Brock Solutions Inc.10:20 – 11:05amconcurrent sessions(M5 Materials) Lighter Stronger More Appealing Glass ContainersMary Ellen Reis President Packnology(M6 Security) Hard Times for Product Pirates: Flexible Packaging Counterfeiting Defenses Angela Roggenhofer Healthcare Marketing Manager The Americas Hueck Foils LLC(M7 Operations) Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM): Putting the “Science of Reliability” into PracticeJohn Callini Principal Engineer MARKEM Corporation
Eliminating Muda (Waste) in Your Packaging Operations
9:25 – 10:10am
(T1 OMAC) “Plug and Pack” Specifications Benefit Packagers and Machinery Builders
Robert Martell ISPE Automation Engineer Pfizer Corp.; Patrik Hug President & CEO ELAU Corp.; and Jonas Ewing Quality Manager Norden Pac
(T2 Closures) Advances in Value Added Closures: Hot Fill Plastic & Composite Closures for Plastic Containers
Bill Thomas Director Product Development Silgan Closures; and Ed Lerner Manager Packaging & Processes Welch Foods
(T3 Operations) Robotic Technology for Palletizing and Depalletizing
Mark W. Senti President GSMA Systems
(T4 Materials) Food Can Innovations and Trends
Jeffery DeLiberty Marketing Manager Silgan Containers
10:20 – 11:05am
(T5 OMAC) Packaging Needs (Reliability Flexibility Appropriate Human Interface Applied Standards) of the Food Industry
David Lutz Senior Packaging Engineering Specialist General Mills
(T6 Closures) Fitment Closures for Gable-top Cartons
Dick Lohrman Vice-President Engineering & R&D Portola Packaging Inc.
(T7 Operations) Training IS a Business Decision: Building Value Through Training Partnerships
Nancy Cobb President Partners in Possibilities
(T8 Materials) Flexible Pouch Zippers that Meet
the Challenges of Retorting Powdered Products
Easy Elderly Access and More
Bob Hogan Sales and Marketing Director Zip-Pak
an ITW Company
11:15am – 12:00pm
(T9 OMAC) Packaging Network Security in the Food Industry
Edmund K. Amanor Staff Engineer Hershey Foods Corporation
(T10 Closures) Adding Value to Consumer Packaging with Dispensing Closures
Raj Krishna Vice President Director of Technology
(T11 Operations) Packaging for Materials Handling
David Maloney Senior Editor Modern Materials Handling Magazine
(T12 Materials) Rotary Screen Graphics Enhance
The Look and Feel of Shrink Film Labeling
Patrick R. Kennedy VP of Sales and Marketing
The Kennedy Group; Nancy Klaar Marketing Manager
The Kennedy Group; and George Michaels Director of Sales and Marketing Trine Labeling Systems
Wednesday October 15
8:30 – 9:15
Everett V. Darby
Vice President New Product & Package Innovation
Coca-Cola North America
The Innovation Imperative
9:25 – 10:10am
(W1 Closures) Choosing The Right Heat Induction Material
Bob Radek National Accounts Manager Selig Sealing Products Inc.
(W2 Cost Control) The Threat of Reverse Auctions
Jan Stoddard Associate Raine Consulting Inc.
(W3 Operations) Stop Line Jams From Happening Again
Chris Froah Packaging Engineer Procter & Gamble; and Jim Dechman President and CEO Monitoring Technology Corporation
(W4 Coding) The New Revolution in Product Identification: EPC Integration for RFID
Greg Elfering National Sales Manager; and David Benjamin Business Development Manager Markem
10:20 – 11:05am
(W5 Closures) The Use of Induction Sealing Technology for Capless Sealing
Mark Plantier Marketing Manager Enercon Industries
(W6 Cost Control) Reducing Total Cost of Ownership for Industrial Ink Jet Printing
Steve Liker Director of Marketing Trident (an ITW company)
(W7 Operations) Using PackML for OEE Analysis
Steven J. Weber Supply Chain Project Manager Unilever North America
(W8 Coding) Automating Spice Bag Labeling and Saving $300 a Year in the Process
Tony Fowler Account Manager Pax Printer Engines Zebra Technologies; Olindo Eger Principal Systems Engineer SuperUser Solutions; Jeff Caddell Senior Project Engineer McCormick Flavor Group
11:15am – 12:00pm
(W9 Closures) Advancements in Vacuum Beverage Closures
Mark Fricke Vice President of Product Development & Research Kerr Group Inc.
(W10 Cost Control) Value Analysis/Value Engineering for Reducing Packaging Costs
Linda Michels COO ADR North America
(W11 Operations) Meat and Poultry Tray Packaging: Trimming Costs Enhancing Appeal
Bob Koch Head of Sales Food Div. Multivac Inc.
(W12 Coding) Will the Real RFID Please Stand Up?
A Panel Discussion presented by AIM – the Association for Automated Identification and Data Capture Technologies
Moderator: Bob Karr Vice President Marketing
SATO America Inc.
Panelists: Mike Nichols Senior Project Consultant
Global Business Development Intermec
Bill Allen Marketing Manager Texas Instruments
Matt Ream Sr. Product Manager RFID Systems
Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute
- »Enercon Industries Corp.
- »SATO America, Inc.
- »Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions
- »Constantia Hueck Foils Inc.
- »Kerr Group Inc.
- »MGS Machine Corp.
- »Portola Packaging, Inc.
- »Zebra Technologies
- »Multivac Inc.
- »NatureWorks LLC
- »20/20 Hindsight (MTC)
- »Trine Labeling Systems
- »Silgan Containers Corp.
- »Environmental Packaging International
- »Trident, An ITW Company
- »OMAC Packaging Workgroup
- »The Kennedy Group
- »Selig Group
- »Bosch Rexroth Corp.
- »Texas Instruments
- »Silgan Closures
- »Bell Inc.
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