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WestPack moves to June

A bit of history is being made as WestPack moves to June. Innovative and effective packaging solutions are still the focus.

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WestPack is the place to be this June to find the packaging machinery, materials, and services that packaging professionals need for upcoming projects. From high-performance materials to quick-change machines to controls and integration tools to E-business solutions—it will all be on display June 19 to 21 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

According to the show’s sponsors, Reed Exhibition Companies (Norwalk, CT), more than 650 exhibitors will show products in more than 400 different categories: packaging machinery, converting machinery, containers, closures, materials handling, and much more.

Attendees can expand their knowledge, too, by attending the WestPack conference program. Coordinated by the Institute of Packaging Professionals, Women in Packaging, Brand Packaging Magazine, and San Jose State University, the conference runs Monday through Thursday. It begins Monday, June 18, with Packaging, sales, and purchasing, running from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, are three concurrent sessions: Accessing packaging information today, Package shipping in the Internet age, and Planning your career in packaging. These run from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Three more concurrent sessions are on tap for Wednesday, June 20, again from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. They are Software for packaging, Emerging trends and new technologies you can use, and Packaging in a child-resistant, aging environment. Also on Wednesday, from 10:30 to noon, is Energizing your package’s marketing punch.

Women in Packaging is holding a Packaging reception and career development program on Wednesday, June 20 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For details, visit

Finally, on Thursday, June 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., there’s Packaging education at Western universities and how your company benefits.

A list of Westpack exhibitors follows.

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