Packaging Briefs – Tuesday, October 26, 2010

David Bellm

January 29, 2014

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Packaging Briefs – Tuesday, October 26, 2010

DuPont Packaging announces call for entries for 23rd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation
DuPont Packaging announced the call for entries in the 23rd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry’s longest running, independently judged competition. The prestigious international jury panel for the 23rd DuPont Awards will be headed by John Bernardo, president, Sustainable Innovations LLC, USA.  Entries will be evaluated for excellence in packaging innovation, sustainability and cost /waste reduction.  Entry forms and guidelines are available at The deadline for entries is Feb. 28, 2011.

Multisorb executive wins award
Multisorb Technologies announced that James Balon, Corporate Finance Director, has been awarded the 2010 Financial Executive of the Year Award for Manufacturing, by Buffalo Business First, for his outstanding achievements in corporate finance. The Financial Executive of the Year Award is presented annually to exceptional executives from Western New York, in several categories, ranging from Healthcare and Education, to Retail and Hospitality. A luncheon in their honor was held at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, and their biographies and pictures were published in the October 8, 2010 edition of Buffalo Business First.

PPC Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference breaks attendance records
Experts in global market trends, packaging industry research, and economics shared their wealth of knowledge at the 2010 Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, on October 13-15, 2010 in Memphis, TN. With almost a record 200 people in attendance, it reflects the highest number of attendees ever for a PPC conference and an increase of over 15% from last year and over 35% from the Fall Conference in 2008.

Jen-Coat adds Superior AIB Certification to list of plant approvals
 Jen-Coat, a leading flexible packaging manufacturer in the food, medical and industrial markets, announced that it has achieved a "Superior" rating from AIB International. AIB International's inspections are based upon a widely recognized set of consolidated standards that contain the requirements for achieving superior food safety in manufacturing operations. The AIB certifications are recognized by food companies as a measure of world-class manufacturing programs.


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