EastPack 2018

EastPack 2018

EastPack, part of the East Coast’s largest advanced design and manufacturing event, is the annual must-attend trade show for discovering the latest packaging innovations and trends. Offering cutting-edge solutions for an array of industry verticals – including food and beverage, health and beauty, consumer goods, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals – EastPack showcases the latest materials, containers, machinery, and services today’s packaging professionals need to make products stand out in a crowded marketplace. Source from the region’s most comprehensive collection of packaging suppliers and find everything from new materials and labels to sustainable solutions and more.

You’ll also have the opportunity to deepen your packaging industry expertise with free, conference-level educational sessions on critical topics such as smart packaging, testing, regulations and compliance, automation, and more. Combine that with the ability to network with thousands of industry professionals and you have everything you need to advance your projects – and your career.

The EastPack show floor features a dedicated packaging education hub with expert-led sessions on a wide range of topics at the forefront of the industry. You’ll hear from innovators in packaging design, experts on industry regulations, and leaders from top brands – all sharing exclusive insights on everything from concepting and design to labeling and ecommerce, and much more. That’s more than 12 hours of packaging education over three full days. This conference-level content is available for free to all attendees. The show floor will also feature education hubs dedicated to smart manufacturing and medtech, so you can build the learning program that’s right for you.


Thurs., June 14, 2:00-2:45 p.m.
Packaging is a great career, as it taps into different disciplines—the creativity of design and the logic of engineering. And, as a dynamic industry, it’s ever changing. However, such diversity and constant change also present challenges. Living in the trenches, our panel of next-generation packaging leaders will share some of the difficulties they have been encountering in their careers, as well as lessons and helpful tips they’ve learned along the way.

Panelists: Erik Holm, packaging development manager, McCormick & Co. (joining remotely);
Matt Dingee, co-founder/president/COO, OnPoint 2020 (previously with Campbell Soup)
Kelly Murosky, packaging engineer, Seventh Generation;
Andrew Krekling, packaging engineer, Tyson Foods;
Moderator: Sara Shumpert, director, The Packaging School

Beyond EastPack, explore five additional trade shows covering key aspects of the advanced design and manufacturing industry — design engineering, automation, medtech, quality, and plastics. You’ll find the entire design to manufacturing process in one comprehensive event experience.

June 12-14, 2018
New York, NY


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