Voith Paper
Past Issues | TAPPI.org | Advertise | Buyers Guide | TAPPI Press Catalog
Travels with Larry Archive

2010 PLACE Conference Proceedings NOW Available

Print Print this article | Send to Colleague

The 2010 TAPPI PLACE CONFERENCE focusing on Sustainability and Innovations in Flexible Consumer Packaging was held April 18-21, 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, with nearly 300 attendees. If you missed it, don't worry: the 2010 PLACE Conference Proceedings are now available on CDROM.

Here are some highlights of the conference:

Twenty-four educational sessions, including an interactive troubleshooting session led by Ginger Cushing of Michelman and Duane Smith of Davis-Standard, LLC focusing on the TAPPI Roll and Web Defect Terminology Handbook.

Two keynote presentations by Tony Knoerzer, vice president of  Packaging Advanced Research at Frito-Lay provided fresh insights into compostable food packaging and its future in consumer packaging markets; and Christa Martin, vice president Product Development and Management at Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE, a UPS Company) provided an overview of the UPS Stores work on Sustainability in Packaging and their work in their Packaging Testing Laboratory to develop packaging that will optimize space requirements for transportation and Damage Protection.

You can still "attend" 2010 PLACE via our comprehensive Conference Proceedings on CDROM.

Product Code: PLACECD-10
List Price: $111
Member Price: $74

Ways to Order
1.    Online
2.    By e-mail with product details and payment information to memberconnection@tappi.org.
3.    By phone: please contact TAPPI's Member Connection by phone at 1.800.332.8686 (US), 1.800.446.9431 (Canada), or +1.770.446.1400 (Worldwide).
Plan to attend the 13th European PLACE Conference to be held at the  Festpielhaus in Bregenz, Austria on beautiful Lake Constance, May 30 – June 1, 2011. More information will be coming soon regarding the location for the 2012 PLACE event in North America.


EKA Chemicals Inc.