- Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2011 00:03
- Written by Staff Reporter
SINGAPORE - The marcus evans InnoPak 2011: Revolutionary Packaging Conference will be held from September 8-9, 2011 in Singapore. More than 12 packaging experts will share insights on key innovatiove strategies to decrease packaging costs, enhance sustainability and increase sales.
Three years into the five-year tenure of the Singapore Packaging Agreement (SPA), 121 companies have inked their commitment to reduce packaging waste, an encouraging increase from just 32 signatories in 2007 when the agreement was launched. To date, the participating companies have cumulatively reduced 4,520 tonnes of packaging waste. Besides saving the companies S$8.34 million in production costs, the reduction also helped reduce waste at source.
Taking this positive outlook ahead and gearing up the region for more innovative strategies, this conference will be highlighting the packaging challenges by thinking “out of the box”, new trends and challenges in sustainable packaging, solutions and innovations t o implement as part of the sustainable packaging initiatives, innovative alternative materials, drivers and barriers to sustainable packaging, effective methods to reduce packaging waste, increasing productivity levels by ensuring low cost yet high quality of materials and benchmarking with industry experts to better position the packaging efforts.
PackWebasia.com publisher Stuart Hoggard, with his more than 15 years' packaging industry experience in the region, will be discussing environmental legislation for packaging in the world's largest packaging market - Asia - and how companies can implement sustainable practices to ensure trade compliance.
Other speakers include experts from leading companies such as Diageo, United States of America, Kraft Foods, United States of America, HJ Heinz Co., Australia, Unilever, Singapore, Reckitt Benckiser, Singapore, EP Resources Pte Ltd (PackWebasia.com), Singapore, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Thailand and many more.
marcus evans invites packaging professionals to join in this cutting edge to brainstorm ideas on how to innovate in packaging whileachieving environmental sustainability and maximising profitability. In addition to two days of conference sessions, attendees will have extensive networking opportunities with their peers.
This event is proudly supported by Business Development Sponsor, Eastman. The event Endorsers are Print and Media Association, Singapore and Singapore Institute of Food Science and Technology. The media partners are Greent Business Times, Zero Waste Singapore and PackWebasia.com.
For more information on the conference, click here.