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Sarah Dirndorfer

January/February 2020

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IPANA NEWS IPANA members are counting down to their Spring Conference. Featured speakers at the IPANA Spring Conference include a keynote presentation by Mr. Ole Rosgaard of Greif followed by Mike Mullane, a retired USAF officer and a former NASA astronaut.  We have also scheduled an 18-hole golf outing for early…

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November/December 2019

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IPANA NEWS In November, the Plastic Drum Institute (PDI) unveiled Plastic Drums 101, a technical webinar that provides viewers with a high-level understanding of this critical industrial packaging option.  The 45-slide presentation discusses the unique components of plastic drums, including the difference between open-head and a tight-head drums, as well…

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September/October 2019

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IPANA NEWS The Industrial Steel Drum Institute (ISDI) and Plastic Drum Institute (PDI) have completed the professional recording of their educational webinars. The ISDI webinar, titled Steel Drums 101 – The Technical Edition, builds on the successful webinar developed for first responders. The PDI webinar, Plastic Drums 101, delivers content…

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July/August 2019

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IPANA NEWS New to IPANA’s Annual Conference this year is a Deep Sea Fishing Outing!  You can sign up when you register for the conference. The subtropical beauty and bounty of the Gulf of Mexico provides excellent year-round action for anglers whether it is bottom-fishing for grouper and snapper, to a…

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May/June 2019

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IPANA NEWS IPANA’s next Spring Conference will be held April 20-22 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina at the stately Carolina Hotel. Prepare to immerse yourself in the timeless elegance of this resort.  This historic resort was founded in 1895 and is closely associated with the growth of…

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March/April 2019

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IPANA NEWS IPANA welcomes two new members! IPANA is pleased to welcome another new manufacturing member Elkhart Plastics based in South Bend, Indiana.  Elkhart Plastics will be affiliated with the Rigid Intermediate Bulk Container Association.  Mr. Cullen Jones is the point of contact for Elkhart Plastics. IPANA’s newest associate member…

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January/February 2019

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IPANA NEWS Once again it is time to register for IPANA’s Spring Conference.  This event will be held at The Meritage Resort and Spa “Compound” that includes: Meritage Resort and Spa, Vino Bella Resort and Vista Collina Resort on April 29 – May 1, 2019. Featured speakers at this event include…

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November/December 2018

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IPANA NEWS At the IPANA Annual Conference in Houston, Mr. Brian Minnich of Schuetz Container Systems was elected Chairman of the Plastic Drum Institute (PDI). Mr. Kevin Kling of Greif will serve as Vice-Chairman of PDI. Mr. Chris Pajak of NOVA Chemicals was appointed to represent the associate members of…

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September/October 2018

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IPANA NEWS Plan ahead for the Spring 2019 IPANA Conference in Napa Valley, California. The meeting will be held April 29 – May 1 in the legendary Napa Valley, California. The Meritage Resort and Spa will be the location and Roland Strassberger, CEO of Schuetz Container has agreed to deliver…

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