PACKAGING News

  • 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

  • Health care packaging conference immerses attendees in dramatic environments

    The scene of a tragic accident, a dramatic OBGYN delivery and the newest phenomenon of patients caring for patients in home environments are just some of the contexts of care that medical device manufacturers and packaging designers will explore during this year’s Healthcare Packaging Immersion Experience (HcPIE).

    Posted on September 10, 2013 12:03pm

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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

     

  • 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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