2018 IFPED Conference Docs

International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Conference 2018 was held April 22- 25, 2018 at the Omni Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, NC 
The 2018 Conference featured a peer-reviewed technical program including more than 40 presentations and papers presented throughout the conference.

Technical Program proceedings are free to full conference attendees and TAPPI members, just simply login to TAPPI.ORG to download any of the presentations below. 

View the Full Program Agenda

Session 1: Opening Keynote (Susan Graff, VP of RRS)

Session 2: The Future of Flexible Packaging... an Interactive Session and Panel (Moderator: Rory Wolf, ITW Pillar Technologies)

Session 3: E-Commerce Panel (Moderated by Jonathan Quinn, Nova Chemicals; Panelists: John Moritz, E-commerce Consultant & Manu Sareen, Former General Manager of Amazon Private Brands)

Sessions 4 & 5: New Technology Showcase and Tabletop Reception (Moderator: Rajen Patel, The Dow Chemical Company)

Session 6: Novel Materials (Moderated by Norman Aubee, Nova Chemicals)

Session 7: AIMCAL Exchange (Moderators: Rory Wolf, ITW Pillar Technologies & Jim Lush, Celplast Metalized Products)

Session 8: Multi-layer Packaging: Testing, Characterization and Modeling (Moderator: Jose Torradas, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company)

Session 9: Extrusion Coating Machinery (Moderator: Sam Iuliano, Nordson Extrusion Dies Industries)

Session 10: Advancements in Film Forming and Cooling (Moderators: Scott Marks and Victoria Korbonits, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company)

Session 11: Surface Treatment (Moderator: James F. Macnamara, Jr., FTD Companies, Inc.)

Session 12: Design Criteria for Improvements in Coex Dies and Extruders (Moderators: Scott Marks and Jose Torradas, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company)

Session 13: Advances in Material Processing for Extrusion Coating (Moderator: Michael Biscoglio, The Dow Chemical Company)

Session 14: Polymer Additives (Moderator: Ron Becker, Addivant USA)

Session 15: Sustainability (Moderator: Bill Bridendolph, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company)

Session 16: The Changing Landscape for Packaging (Moderator: Rob Hammond, Mica Corporation)


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