6th ISTA European Packaging Symposium: Changing Challenges of Transport Packaging

Smithers Pira is pleased to be supporting this 6th European ISTA event. Held in Valencia, Spain, from 7 to 9 March the event will bring together international experts to analyse new packaging challenges from export to e-Commerce.

The event is the biggest European transport packaging forum, bringing together about 100 professionals from packaging, transport, consumer goods industry, retail sector, computer electronics, audio and video equipment manufacturers, among others.

This edition will explore the latest packaging developments and test techniques to assess fitness for distribution, focusing on cost saving against sustainability requirements.

The tagline of the event will be ‘Changing Challenges of Transport Packaging – from Export to e-Commerce Fulfillment and the transportation by drone, the analysis of transport of museum objects, the challenges on e-Commerce food distribution and the simulation of products distribution real cycle in the lab, will be some of the highlighted Symposium topics presented by speakers from leader organizations.

The event will gather high level experts in the program from IKEA of Sweden, HP, UPS Deutschland, Dow Europe, Coca Cola European Partners, Valueing, Smithers Pira, Packaging Forensics Associates, Rajapack, NVC (Netherlands Packaging Centre), Tokyo National Museum, Sealed Air, Fraunhofer IML, University of Winscousin Stout, Metropack, DS Smith-Tecnicarton, ISTA and ITENE.

James White, Smithers Pira Project Manager will be speaking about e-Commerce from a consumer packaging perspective .

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