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Automating your palletizing operation: Evaluating Cobot Palletizers

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 
Time: On-Demand
Duration: 30 minutes

Join Vention’s Patrick Tawagi for a discussion on how to automate your palletizing operation with a cobot palletizer. The webinar will cover how to determine if a cobot (collaborative robot) palletizer is the right investment for your business and if so, the deployment best practices to guarantee success. After attending this webinar, small- to medium-sized manufacturers will have all the information they need to take the first step toward automating their palletizing operation.

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Sponsored by: Vention

Best Practices & Package Risk Reduction for Medical Devices, with Thermoform Trays

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 60 minutes

There are many things to consider when determining if thermoform trays are a good option for your medical device packaging. Register for this webinar to discover if thermoform trays would be a good packaging option for your device. We will show best practices on proper design and development processes, and zero-in on how to mitigate risk of transit testing failure.

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Sponsored by: Packaging Compliance Labs & Prent 

What’s New in Smart Packaging?

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 60 minutes

Discover how Smart Packaging can improve your products and production in this free webinar on Thursday, September 23, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Learn how Smart Packaging adds value to consumer-packaged goods; cuts food waste; improves product security along the supply chain; delivers product authentication; and helps with patient compliance for pharmaceutical products. See smart packaging technologies in action.

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Sponsored by: Tekscan

The Benefits of Stretch Hooding vs. Pallet Wrapping

Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Time: On-Demand
Duration: 20 minutes

Pallet packaging, or unitizing, isn’t just the last step at the end of your packaging line; it’s the first and most critical step of your shipping and logistics. Tune into this webinar, “The Benefits of Stretch Hooding vs. Pallet Wrapping,” as veteran packaging experts Timothy Bridge and Hanno Behm from BEUMER Group walk you through the benefits of stretch hooding vs. pallet wrapping. These include improved throughput, load stability, branding, water/weather protection, theft deterrence and waste/resource reduction.

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Sponsored by: BEUMER Group

The Essential Guide to Tethered Closures

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour

Tethered closures for single-use plastic containers empower brand differentiation and deliver sustainability benefits. The world is moving towards standard adoption of them. Hear why in this free webinar sponsored by Husky. And witness a gallery of real-world tethered closure designs for inspiration.

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Back to Basics: Pouches from Design to Market

Air Date: March 24, 2021
Duration: 60 minutes


As an entry-level professional in medical device packaging, learning the steps to successfully develop a sterile barrier packaging system can be challenging. From designing, meeting regulatory requirements, to passing testing and validation, there are many important stages and stakeholders. It is daunting and complex, and there is little room for error. In this webinar, Oliver Healthcare Packaging’s Senior Principal Engineer, Jeremy Elwell, and Associate Product Marketing Manager, Alyssa Flaschner, will walk through an overview of the sterile barrier packaging development process, focusing on a pouch configuration. They will share requirements, best practices, and real-life experiences to cover the major hurdles a package must go through to get a device safely to market.

Sponsored by: Oliver Healthcare Packaging

Speakers: Jeremy Elwell, Senior Principal Engineer, Oliver Healthcare Packaging, and Alyssa Flaschner, Associate Product Marketing Manager, Oliver Healthcare Packaging

Jeremy Elwell  Alyssa Flaschner


Virtual Engineering Week

For five days — November 30 through December 4, 2020 — design and engineering professionals can participate in Virtual Engineering Week, a new online event focused on emerging and evolving manufacturing technologies. The expansive educational and networking program includes daily keynotes, expert panel discussions, and live Q&As covering everything from 3D printing and next-gen technologies to packaging trends and sustainability. Click here to register now for this free event!



Work the Bugs Out of Supply Chain Pest Management
Air Date: August 20, 2020
Duration: 60 minutes

Sponsored by:

While your facility likely has stringent sanitation guidelines and takes proactive steps to help avoid pest problems and other contamination issues, the checkpoints along your supply chain may not be as diligent. One pest problem can quickly become everyone’s problem as products and goods move through the supply chain. Don’t let pests hitchhike in or out of your facility. Learn how to assess pest vulnerabilities and help prevent pests from affecting your business by taking a bite out of your bottom line.

Join entomologist and Orkin Technical Services Manager Frank Meek as he brings his expertise to your facility with this free webinar to discuss pest management within the full scope of the supply chain. Learn about common pest entry points within the supply chain and which pests to look for. Find out how to apply Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tactics and work with your suppliers.

Attend this webinar and learn:

  • 5 points in the supply chain that put you at the biggest risk for pest problems
  • Questions to ask your suppliers to ensure their pest management program is up to par
  • Top pests you’re vulnerable to and how to spot the signs of them early
  • Proactive steps you can take to protect your goods, business reputation and bottom line



Frank Meek

Frank Meek
BCE, Technical Services Manager

Frank Meek is a Technical Services Manager for Rollins. He provides technical support and guidance across all Rollins brands in the areas of training and education, operations and marketing. As a board-certified entomologist and 30-year industry veteran, he is an acknowledged leader in the field of pest management. For more information, email [email protected] or visit

Lisa McTigue Pierce - Moderator

Lisa McTigue Pierce - Moderator
Executive Editor
Packaging Digest


Nestlé’s Sustainability Secret: Prioritize Packaging Design with a Consumer-Obsessed Mindset
Air Date: June 30, 2020
Duration: 60 minutes

Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, knows significant change is needed to drive a more sustainable future. Recently, it reversed the traditional lifecycle of product development by putting packaging design before the product — an unprecedented move! The company is embracing this counterintuitive mindset to help reach its lofty goals of achieving 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025.

Attend this webinar and learn:

  • Why it’s important to evaluate packaging design at the beginning of the production cycle and how this affects both the environment and, ultimately, the consumer experience.
  • Examples of how this approach has proven effective, including new Häagen-Dazs packaging created in partnership with Loop, and a DiGiorno pizza packaging update that saves approximately 49K trees annually.
  • What goes into designing sustainable packaging from an R&D perspective.
  • What measures Nestlé is taking to meet it’s 100% recyclable or reusable packaging goal.

Speaker: Nicole Camilleri
Senior Packaging Sustainability Specialist, Nestlé


Sponsored by:
Colbert Packaging