The Importance of Right-Weighting
Bericap's David Watson will discuss the effort globally to identify the right weight for a beverage closure and will unveil details about the European processor's one-piece, lightweight closure solution across all beverage categories.
Speaker: David Watson, Category Director - Food Closures, Bericap
The Science of Sensory
In the age of social media where consumer opinions and comments can easily go viral, sensory science is critical to the success of any food or beverage product. One negative reaction to taste, odor or texture can lead to negative reactions and a damaged reputation. Join Dow for a conversation about the science behind sensory technology and innovation.
Speakers: Tanya Fry, Sensory Science Leader, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics; Shayne Green, Senior Research Scientist, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics; John Sugden, Senior Technical Service & Development (TS&D) Scientist, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics
Materials and Economic Forecasts and the Impact on Plastics Caps & Closures
This session will look at how the economy has changed over the past year and what impact that will have on manufacturing and closures development.
Speakers: Mike Burns, Vice President of Polyethylene Markets, Resin Technology Inc. (RTi); Scott Newell, Vice President of Polypropylene Markets, Resin Technology Inc. (RTi); Cara Walton, Engagement Manager, Harbour Results Inc.