Targeted at packaging and distribution professionals from all industries, Dimensions.04 will keep you up to date on the latest in transport packaging.




Transport yourself to Dimensions.04, hailed as the largest annual forum on transport packaging. This year�s show will take place April 14�17 in Orlando, FL. The forum includes a variety of case studies as well as presentations covering the technology and management of transport packaging. 

On Wednesday, April 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Larry Gordon, president of Cold Chain Technologies, will chair a workshop including presentations on the distribution of temperature-sensitive shipments. Speakers include Rich Hollander, Pfizer, chairman of the USP package, storage, and distribution expert committee, who will speak about his committee�s findings. Jeff Seeley, associate director, Merck, will speak about the PDA pharmaceutical cold chain discussion group and the progress it has made since meeting with the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) last year.

Theron W. Downes, PhD, professor at Michigan State University School of Packaging, will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday afternoon. It is titled �Packaging Projections and Prognostications.� This is followed by a session on the electronic product code, presented by Bud Babcock, manager�logistics packaging & product ID, Procter & Gamble.

Sessions continue on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Thursday includes an update on the China shipping and handling environments, chaired by Terry Baird, test engineer for Hewlett- Packard; and Dennis Young, senior consultant, Dennis Young & Associates. Other highlights over the course of the conference program include case studies on validating your package design, �right-sizing� a corporate package-test lab, precision thermoforming, and designing for European packaging.

Dimensions.04 is presented by the International Safe Transit Association and the Institute of Packaging Professionals. For more information about these organizations, visit www.ista.org and www.iopp.org. For more information about the forum and a complete conference schedule, visit www.dimensions-info.com

List of Exibitors
Current as of January 20, 2004 

Altair Engineering
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products 
Services Inc.
Cold Chain Laboratories
DDL Inc.
Envirotronics Inc.
Hardy-Graham Inc.
L.A.B. Equipment Inc.
Lansmont Corp�Midwest 
Technical Service Center
Multisorb Technologies Inc.
Packaging Corp. of America
Packaging World
Parameter Generation & Control Inc.
Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News
Polyfoam Corp.
Sealed Air Corp.
SGS U.S. Testing Company, Inc.
Source Packaging N.E. Inc.
StorageTek Advanced 
Product Testing
TCP Reliable Inc.
Tech Pak Solutions Inc.
ThermoSafe Brands

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