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 yearï¿½s show will take place April 14ï¿½17 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 committeeï¿½s 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 ï¿½Packaging Projections and Prognostications.ï¿½ This is followed by a session on the electronic product code, presented by Bud Babcock, managerï¿½logistics 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, ï¿½right-sizingï¿½ 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
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products
Cold Chain Laboratories
L.A.B. Equipment Inc.
Technical Service Center
Multisorb Technologies Inc.
Packaging Corp. of America
Parameter Generation & Control Inc.
Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News
Sealed Air Corp.
SGS U.S. Testing Company, Inc.
Source Packaging N.E. Inc.
TCP Reliable Inc.
Tech Pak Solutions Inc.