Circular Economy + Sustainability + Solutions = IFPED 2020

Looking for solutions to complex challenges in today’s flexible packaging industry?

Gain insight from industry experts at TAPPI’s 2020 International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Conference. The Conference’s technical program offers solutions, insight into consumer perceptions, the journey to commercialized recycling, and the war on plastics and packaging waste.

The Conference takes place April 19 – 22 at the InterContinental Hotel in San Diego, California and the comprehensive technical program focuses on relevant topics including:

  • Technical advancements in extrusion coating and laminating
  • How to create a more sustainable end product
  • Integrating paper fibers into flexible packaging designs
  • New developments in PET replacement film
  • Novel paper-based disposable cup technology
  • Machinery solutions for film sustainability
  • Barrier challenges
  • Extrusion coating versus adhesive lamination

The in-depth program includes additional topics covering technical advances in recycling, advancements in coating, recycling, equipment and barrier performance.

Two prominent industry leaders will present keynote addresses relevant to the challenges facing our industry from both a regulatory and industry perspective. Alison Keane, Esq., CAE, President and CEO of the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), will deliver “The State of the Flexible Packaging Industry” and George G. Misko, Partner, Keller and Heckman, LLP, will address “Key Regulatory Issues in Today’s Industry.”

Learn from industry’s best experts and get the latest, cutting-edge information about the future of packaging and converting.  Be sure to take advantage of Early Bird savings.

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