TAPPI’s FlexPack PLACE Conference to Include “Brand Owner Sustainability Challenges” Panel Discussion

As the world grapples with environmental challenges, the packaging sector is under tremendous pressure to reduce waste and find innovative, eco-friendly materials. With its reduced material usage and lower transportation costs, flexible packaging is emerging as a possible solution. However, as companies transition towards more sustainable packaging alternatives, they face unique limitations and challenges that must be addressed.

Learn about the various aspects of flexible packaging conversion, including the differences and opportunities that can help in achieving a more eco-friendly packaging landscape during TAPPI’s FlexPack PLACE Conference panel discussion, “Brand Owner Sustainability Challenges,” on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. The panel, featuring brand owners and researchers, will share their insights and experiences on overcoming these obstacles, providing a valuable exchange of knowledge that can help propel the industry forward.

Panelists include:

  • Kristin Edie, Vice President Enterprise Sustainability, Hallmark;
  • Eric Klingenberg, Material Science Program Lead, Mars Advanced Research Institute (MARI);
  • Ken Laverdure, Fellow, Sustainability and Material Science, Estee Lauder; and
  • Steve Marko, Senior Director, Research & Development, Tillamook.

FlexPack PLACE, April 14-17, 2024 in San Diego, is a biennial event bringing together the entire supply chain serving all key industry sectors, including food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, cosmetics, pharma, retail, industrial and more. Register today!

For more information, please visit the FlexPack PLACE website.