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Feast in the east

 

Packaging professionals from around the world are making plans to attend one of the most important packaging trade shows in the U.S. With hundreds of exhibitors, a number of co-located shows, a wide array of special interest features, and a medical device packaging conference, EastPack offers plenty of interest to anyone involved in packaging.
Throughout EastPack 2010, attendees can see the latest advances in packaging and processing, including machinery and machinery components, containers, materials, custom automation technology, contract services, software, robotics and more.
EastPack visitors can get an in-depth look at products and services in related segments by visiting the show's five special feature sections: Contract Packaging and Outsourcing Services; Cosmetic and Personal Care Packaging; Green
Packaging; Material Handling & Logistics; and Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical Packaging.
In addition, EastPack is co-located with a compelling array of additional shows, including: Medical Design and Manufacturing East; Automation Technology Expo East; PLASTEC East; Atlantic Design & Manufacturing, and Green Manufacturing Expo.
EastPack 2010 runs June 8 to 10 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The show is presented by Canon Communications, organizer of PACKEX,WestPack, MidPak, SouthPack, and Pharmapack.
Show hours:
Tuesday - Wednesday
June 8 - 9, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday
June 10, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Medical device packaging conference session
Running in tandem with activities on the EastPack showfloor is a day-long conference on medical device packaging, offered at the co-located MD&M East Conference. Presentations include:

  • Voice of the Customer Survey, Part 2
    Jennifer Blocher, Sealed Air
  • Sustainability and Impact to Sterile Medical Device Packaging
    Kevin Mulligan, Kevin Mulligan Consulting
  • The Importance of Seal Integrity and Verification for Sterile Medical Device Packaging
    Dr. Jane Severin, director of technology, Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging
  • ISO11607 Update
    Michael Scholla, director, Global Regulatory and Standards, DuPont Protection Technologies, DuPont
  • Medical Device Packaging International Standards Update -
    A Review of Recent ASTM International Workshop and Other New Standards Activities
    Michael L. Troedel, ASTM Fellow, president, Troedel & Associates Inc.
  • Rigid Film Options for Medical Packaging
    Gary Hawkins, technical platform leader, Medical Packaging and Tubing, Eastman Chemical Company

The medical device packaging session is scheduled for Thursday, June 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More information is available:
Canon Communications, 310/445-4200. www.eastpackshow.com

 

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