All Posts By

Sarah Dirndorfer

November/December 2018

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

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…

Read More

September/October 2018

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

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…

Read More

2018 IPANA Annual Conference

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

Once again it is time to register for IPANA’s Annual Conference co-located with the Reusable Industrial Packaging Association. This event will be held at The Houstonian in Houston, Texas on October 23-25, 2018. Click here for preliminary conference information as well as registration materials, including instructions for making your preferred hotel…

Read More

July/August 2018

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

IPANA NEWS The Spring 2019 IPANA conference dates have been set. 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 already agreed to deliver the keynote…

Read More

May/June 2018

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

IPANA NEWS At the recent IPANA meeting, the keynote speaker, Jim Spigener of Dekra Consulting, discussed what it takes to create a world class safety organization.  While numbers such as OSHA statistics reflect an organization’s progress, excellent safety leadership is based on 4 key pillars according to Dekra, a leading safety…

Read More

March/April 2018

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

IPANA NEWS Kyle Stavig Delivers Keynote. Industrial Pack debuted on April 4 at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta Georgia. The packed opening session featured IPANA Chairman Kyle Stavig who provided an update on the “State of the Nation” in industrial packaging. His presentation featured information on what lies ahead for…

Read More

Jan/Feb 2018

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

IPANA NEWS Several IPANA members have committed to exhibit at the inaugural Industrial Pack in Atlanta, Georgia on April 4 and 5. Industrial Pack is the only free event in the US that focuses on industrial, transit and protective packaging. The event will feature conference sessions, an awards program and…

Read More

Nov/Dec 2017

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

IPANA NEWS At the recent IPANA Fall Conference, Mr. Kyle Stavig, CEO of Myers Container, LLC, was elected the new Chairman of IPANA. Mr. Chris Lind, Director, Technology and Regulatory Affairs at Mauser USA, LLC, will continue to serve on the IPANA Board as Vice-Chairman. Mr. Lind previously served as…

Read More

Sept/Oct 2017

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

IPANA NEWS ISDI Prepares to Issue Revised ANSI MH2 Standard. ISDI is leading the ANSI MH2 consensus body conducting a review and update of the ANSI MH2 Standard for Steel Drums and pails. Dave Sovol of North Coast Container is the Chairman of the consensus body and Ralph Reitenbach of…

Read More