PACKAGING News

  • MSU School of Packaging Director, Dr. Joseph Hotchkiss to be Inducted into Packaging Hall of Fame

    Packaging Hall of Fame Welcomes 6 New Inductees. PMMI to honor Class of 2014 at PACK EXPO International in reception benefiting industry education.

     

    Posted on August 25, 2014 11:29am

  • Packaging prof named a fellow in Society of Plastics Engineers

    Packaging prof named a fellow in Society of Plastics Engineers

    Michigan State University (MSU) School of Packaging associate professor Laurent Matuana has been elected a fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), the world’s premier organization for plastics researchers and industry professionals.

    Posted on March 4, 2014 1:52pm

  • MSU launches value chain research institute in Midland

    At its Board of Trustees meeting, Michigan State University announced plans to open a new research institute in Midland, Mich., focusing on value chain creation and management and tackling many of today’s grand challenges in business, said MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon.

    “Whether you’re talking about simply delivering safe water locally or fostering international competitiveness, effective value chain creation is key,” she said. “By developing more effective, sustainable value chains through this initiative, we hope to provide both an advantage for American manufacturing and pathways for the world to respond more successfully to human needs. In addition, we will cooperate with the Midland community in creating new knowledge and training opportunities, to help the region prosper in the new global economy.”

    Posted on October 28, 2013 9:50am

  • Virtual Packaging Design and Prototyping Industry Course

    The Michigan State University School of Packaging is offering an online version of the Virtual Package Design and Prototyping course for industry members beginning Jan. 13, 2014.

    Posted on October 24, 2013 1:43pm

  • Texas-sized “Lone Star” Design Wins Student Glass Packaging Competition

    Texas-sized “Lone Star” Design Wins Student Glass Packaging Competition

    Texas isn’t the only place where people think big.

    Posted on September 25, 2013 2:14pm

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Events

  • 21 Oct - 23 Oct Food Packaging Basics
    Location: MSU School of Packaging's Ternes Outreach Center

    This hands-on workshop is designed for those who have a role in managing packaging for food and related operations within their organizations.  The workshop will offer full insight in all aspects of food packaging including function, materials, systems and processes, shelf life estimation, active packaging, modified atmosphere packaging, distribution, food security and more!

  • AutumnFest
    Location: MSU Pavilion

    39th Annual AutumnFest

    November 8, 2014

    MSU Pavilion for Agriculture & Livestock Education

    Starts at noon, 3.5 hours before the 3:30 p.m. kickoff of the MSU vs. Ohio State Football game 

    For more information visit http://www.canr.msu.edu/alumni_donors/alumni/autumnfest

     

  • 10 Nov - 13 Nov Packaging the User Experience
    Location: Ternes Outreach Center, Packaging Building room 120

    This interactive, three and a half-day workshop teaches a unique system using targeted tools to help packaging engineers advance their skills in user understanding through all phases of packaging development.  Developed in partnership with one of the most experienced educators in packaging, Bruce Harte, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, School of Packaging, The Understanding & Insight Group, innovators in ground breaking consumer research and practicing packaging engineers at Amway R&D. This workshop was created specifically for packaging professionals who want to increase the value of packaging by improving the user experience. 

  • Packaging Basics
    Location: The School of Packaging Ternes Outreach Center

    This hands-on workshop is designed for all levels of industry professionals that have a role in managing packaging and related operations within their organizations seeking a formal background in packaging concepts. The workshop will offer full insight in all aspects of packaging including function, materials, systems and processes, distribution, and more!

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