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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

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The Economics of Flexible Packaging

Todd Meussling  (Senior Manager Market Development, Fresh-Lock, Reynolds Presto Products Co.)

Date: Wednesday, December 2

Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Track: Advancements in Packaging

Vault Recording: TBD

Flexible packaging offers a win-win value proposition for a wide range of product categories. For consumer products, flexible packaging provides the sustainable, convenient, and ergonomic product experience they demand. Flexible packaging offers a lean and agile solution to increasing demand complexity. Our expert panel will provide a total value chain perspective of flexible packaging—raw materials suppliers, converters, and end-users will discuss the latest technological innovations and provide you with strategic insight on the economics of flexible packaging implementation.

We’ll cover:

  • How flexible packaging’s role is evolving in the COVID-19 landscape and in healthcare packaging in general
  • Flexible packaging’s potential to make our healthcare workers on the frontline more effective and efficient, and make our products safer to use
  • The consumer and macro-economic trends driving growth in the flexible packaging market today, for both consumer package goods (CPGs) and healthcare products
  • How novel packaging formats such as inverted pouches, vertical/horizontal form-fill-seal, premade pouch solutions, and novel materials are being leveraged in healthcare and other settings
  • How end-users are combining flexible packaging, automation solutions, and consumer data to become more agile, more sustainable, and more profitable