The Solution Room

Collaborate to Find Solutions

Looking for answers? Friday, November 13 of PACK EXPO Connects is your time to collaborate with industry thought leaders and find solutions for today’s packaging challenges. Engage via live chat with industry gurus. Check out the line-up below and make a plan to add sessions of interest to your MyConnects Planner. This is a unique opportunity only available on Friday of the event.  

richard larsen

Friday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. (CT) November 13

The Value of an Asset Reliability Program

An effective asset reliability program is the cornerstone for an efficiently run company.  Operations and Maintenance should drive this effectiveness through a strong partnership.  A core set of standards and standard work reduces duplication of effort and difficulty in managing multiple facilities, resulting in an increase in efficiency and profitability.  This new work product from the OpX Leadership Network helps to define a business case for asset reliability within the CPG industry, as well as provide guidance on what tools can assist in evaluating the variables and level of investment that makes sense for your size of company.

Speaker: Richard Larsen, FSO

solution room

Friday 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. (CT) November 13

How PACK ML Can Help Your Business

Join this live, interactive session to learn how PACK ML can help your business.  Further session details are to come.

Speaker: Doug Meyer, Yaskawa America, Inc. and Ronald Mac Donald, Nestle Research


Friday 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. (CT) November 13

Maximizing the Value of LinkedIn: The Packaging Professionals Edition

This interactive session will provide attendees details on the why behind using LinkedIn for business development/marketing, engineers and supply chain. You’ll hear insights on a checklist of items for ensuring success using LinkedIn as a professional, from developing compelling biographical information to messing with your settings to tips for producing that all-important content that goes viral and is spread elsewhere on your behalf. All for the benefit of the packaging professional!

Speaker: Adam Peek, Business Development and Channel Partnership Manager, Fortis Solutions Group

solution room

Friday 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. (CT) November 13

How the Supply Chain and Need for Innovation Paradigm is Reshaping the Contract Packaging and Manufacturing Industries

Join us in a fast paced and dynamic session exploring the rapidly reshaping of the Contract Packaging and Manufacturing industries. Based on research from CPA’s 2020 State of the industry report we will offer insights of how Co-man and Co-Packs are moving ahead in this new environment and unusual operating conditions. Learn about the COVID impacts and how it is reshaping an already dynamically growing industry. Understand the how management of labor uncertainties have driven a new fresh look at more automation into a traditionally manually market, and so much more...

Speakers: Ron Puvak, Managing Director, Contract Packaging Association and Carl Melville, Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, The Melville Group

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