Plant Operations: Packaging Trends for 2012

Join us for Food Processing's discussion of Packaging Trends for 2012. Our expert panelists will discuss past and future trends as well as highlight packaging best practices and innovative ideas for sustainable packaging.


Jim George
Director of Education
Institute of Packaging Professionals
Jim George is Director of Education for the Institute of Packaging Professionals. His perspective is shaped by decades in publishing and 12 years in the packaging industry, encompassing print, e-newsletter and social media communications. Jim was the founding editor of Shelf Impact!, a franchise focusing on the marketing impact of packaging, the founding editor of Contract Packaging magazine, and wrote on marketing and design topics for Packaging World. He was also an editor at BrandPackaging magazine. Jim has led workshops on branding and package design and been a speaker at numerous conferences. Jim also has served as a judge for many package-design award competitions, and co-authored and edited management reports, including Club Store Packaging and Beyond and Quick-Changeover Packaging. Jim is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.