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May/June 2018

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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…

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March/April 2018

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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…

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Jan/Feb 2018

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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…

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Nov/Dec 2017

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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…

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Sept/Oct 2017

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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…

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Jul/Aug 2017

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IPANA NEWS Kyle Stavig Represents ICDM at Economic Packaging Conference in Italy.  Mr. Kyle Stavig, the current Chairman of ISDI is the designated incoming Chairman of ICDM as the seat rotates to North America.  His June presentation discussed the correlation between the production of steel drums, a nation’s gross domestic product (GDP)…

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May/Jun 2017

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IPANA NEWS IPANA Members Attend Interpack After the IPANA meeting, several IPANA members traveled to Dusseldorf to participate in Interpack 2017 and the International Confederation of Plastic Packaging Manufacturers (ICPP) Meeting.  Interpack is only held every three years and draws visitors and exhibitors from around the world.  This event occupies the…

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Mar/Apr 2017

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IPANA Newsletter Volume 15, Issue 2, March/April 2017 Welcome to the new IPANA newsletter! We are launching a new fresh format with this issue and I hope you like the new style. Don’t forget to register for the upcoming Spring meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina. I hope to see you there!…

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Jan/Feb 2017

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IPANA NEWS IPANA Spring Meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina In the midst of winter, IPANA is looking forward to Spring as we locate our Spring meeting at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Grandover Resort and Conference Center is nestled among 1500 acres of oak, pine and dogwood covered hills….

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