“Viewing 'packaging innovation through the lens of sustainability,' Ball Corporation is an ideal company to keynote this conference and we are honored to have them as part of the program,” said Olga Adamovich, conference director for Pira International.
Portland, Maine (PRWEB) February 18, 2010
Pira International, in association with Packaging Digest and Converting Magazine, is proud to announce R. David Hoover, Chairman and CEO of Ball Corporation as the keynote speaker at Sustainability in Packaging 2010. This three-day conference will focus on examining the current trends in the packaging industry, and provide updates and insights from renowned industry experts. The conference will take place from Monday, March 15 through Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
“Viewing 'packaging innovation through the lens of sustainability,' Ball Corporation is an ideal company to keynote this conference and we are honored to have them as part of the program,” said Olga Adamovich, conference director for Pira International. “This year we have nearly 200 people already registered, a record number of sponsors and exhibitors, and many new faces, as well as returning participants. The companies already registered to attend cover the breadth of industry, including companies like Kraft, 3M, JC Penney, Unilever, The Kroger Co., GSK, Nestle, Colgate-Palmolive, Bausch & Lomb, Sara Lee, Sargento, Mars and many more.”
To keep its relevance for returning attendees, Sustainability in Packaging 2010 continues to expand its focus. New industries such as furniture packaging, beverage, transportation and logistics and home accessories are represented on the agenda; in addition to a new in-depth examination of bioplastics – from suppliers and users. This year’s presentations will cover a wide variety of topics ranging from material sourcing to material trends, as well as using packaging converters to maximize sustainability initiatives, understanding waste systems and how to improve recycling initiatives.
For more information about Sustainability in Packaging 2010, and to view the online brochure or to attend, visit http://www.sustainability-in-packaging.com. For inquiries about the program, please contact Olga Adamovich, conference director, at olga.adamovich(at)pira-international(dot)com.
About Pira International
Pira International – the worldwide authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains. Established in 1930, Pira provides strategic and technical consulting, testing, intelligence and events to help clients gain market insights, identify opportunities, evaluate product performance and manage compliance. Our events combine productive networking, high calibre presentations and targeted marketing opportunities for key decision makers across the globe in the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains.