Major brand owners and suppliers will be discussing their latest packaging initiatives and emerging technologies at the 2013 Packaging Conference. Next-generation materials, business strategies, sustainability efforts, processing developments and more will be covered Feb. 4-6, 2013, in Atlanta at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. Discounted, early registration (by Jan. 15) is available.

Confirmed speakers include representatives from Kraft Foods, Mondelez International, Diageo, Amcor Rigid Plastics, Sidel, Braskem, Beverage Marketing Corp. SACMI, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, ATMI, Association of Post-Consumer Plastic Recyclers, ITW Zip-Pack, Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), CL&D Digital and many other packaging sector experts.

Produced by Plastic Technologies Inc. and SBA-CCI, Inc., the conference offers ways to improve processing capability, information on making the right material selections and engineering for optimum environmental stewardship, according to John Maddox, president of SBA-CCI.

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