Keynote presenters include Cal Dooley, president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers/Food Products Association, and John A. Luke Jr., chairman and CEO of MeadWestvaco Corp. Dooley will give the conference's opening keynote address with a presentation titled "Consumer Confidence: A Shared Objective of the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry and Policymakers." The next day, Luke will discuss the growing importance of sustainability to the packaging industry, its customers, and consumers. His presentation will be "Coming Full-Circle: Sustainability throughout the Packaging Lifecycle." A third keynote speaker, Dr. David Acheson, assistant commissioner of food protection at the FDA, will deliver the closing address. His presentation, titled "Assuring Safety in the Global Food Market: Our Shared Responsibilities," will highlight the challenges the FDA is facing to make sure the U.S. food supply continues to be among the safest in the world.
At Booth C-1211, Norwood Marking Systems/Allen Coding Systems will introduce a family of integrated off-line bag printing systems.
Pack Expo also features more than 1,200 companies utilizing more than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space. The expo this year will focus on the latest developments in packaging technology and will showcase state-of-the-art advances in packaging machinery, converting machinery, materials, packages and containers, and components.Registration: www.packexpo.com