Focal Point 2014

Sealed Air, Food Safety and Sustainability

A Focal Point interview with Daniel Daggett
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The right packaging can make a big difference in sustainability gains by extending shelf life of perishable food. Sealed Air works to innovate in fresh food packaging, and Daniel Daggett, director of product stewardship and sustainability for the company, will discuss aspects of food safety and packaging at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge. 

You can hear from Dan and 10 more expert speakers on the latest challenges and solutions in food and beverage packaging and converting.

Cedar Grove's Michele Riggs Talks Compostability

A Focal Point 2014 interview
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Composting is a potential end-of-product-life solution for packaging, one that is gaining more attention with development of new materials to meet consumer and regulatory demand. Cedar Grove in Washington state has been a pioneer in diverting materials from landfills through composting. Michele Riggs, Biodegradable Technical Specialist with Cedar Grove, will describe the company's program Focal Point 2014 on October 14 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

A Focal Point Interview with Attorney Shawn Stevens

New FDA food safety rules could impact packaging manufacturers and converters
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Shawn K. Stevens, one of the few attorneys in the U.S. whose entire practice is in representing the food industry, will bring his expertise to the packaging conference Focal Point 2014 on October 14 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Register now and save $70.

 
Stevens will present "Where Food Packaging and FDA Regulation and Enforcement Collide: How to Package Your Risk on the New Food Safety Battleground."

Program Schedule Announced for Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge

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September 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A keynote presentation by Craig Culver, co-founder and CEO of Culver's, and a panel conversation on responsible paper sourcing will open the day at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge.
 
"We're really pleased to offer a lineup that through the day takes one across the value chain, from sustainable sourcing to end-of-life product solutions," said Paul Fowler, WIST executive director. "With 11 expert speakers and nine different presentations, this will be a highly informative and engaging day."
 

Speakers Announced for Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge

Culver's CEO Craig Culver to deliver keynote
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August 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology has announced the speakers for its fourth annual Focal Point conference at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Registration for Focal Point 2014 can be done online here.

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