What: AVPM Annual Meeting
When: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Where: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, IL
Room: Adler C - CC24C
Meeting from 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cash Bar and Hors d'oeuvres from 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Julie Griswald - W. R. Sharples Co., Inc.
"From Screen to Skid - The Die Is Cast"
Mike King - Eagle Systems
"Hot and Cold Foil - What's The Latest?"
Rick Weil - Mesirow Financial Investment Banking
"Key Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions
in the Packaging Industry"
Respond to email@example.com
Please include your name, company, telephone number and the names of any other individuals from your company that are also attending.
Important: Please include the name(s) and contact information of any of your associates in the packaging industry who are not employees of your company, but whom you believe would benefit from the annual meeting and membership in AVPM. A special invitation will be sent to your referrals indicating you have extended an offer to attend the annual meeting at no charge.
Please contact John Tomick at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 224.330.7470 if you would like additional information.
Current Members: You must be current with your 2016 Membership Dues to attend the meeting
Please mail checks payable to AVPM to:
AVPM, 1420 Woodlawn Ave, Glenview, IL 60025
You can also pay by credit card:1. Click on to Membership link
2. Go to Payment Center
3. Go to Add to Cart and follow the directions for PayPal
Note: You don't need to have a PayPal account to pay membership dues by credit card.
For further information, contact John Tomick at email@example.com
The Association of Visual Packaging Manufacturers (AVPM) was formed in 2003 as a nonprofit organization to explore different ways to promote the usage of blister cards, skin packaging board, thermoformed blisters, blister film, paperboard, coating and equipment.
The object and purpose of the AVPM organization is to provide a neutral means for manufacturers and suppliers to network and form relationships, while aiding each other in finding and discussing issues we face as a united industry. Furthermore, the association shall assist in supplying members with opportunities to further educational interest, as well as keeping members current on legal issues and on the state of the industry as a whole. AVPM also provides an annual scholarship to a student at the Michigan State University School pf Packaging.
About Michigan State University School of Packaging
For more than 60 years Michigan State University has been a leader in teaching, research and outreach focused on packaging containers, materials, their functionality and improvement. Established in 1952 (first as a discipline within the MSU Department of Forest Products, then, in 1957, as an independent school), the MSU School of Packaging (SoP) is the pioneer and leader in its field. As the first program of its kind, the SoP has a substantial track record of providing high quality undergraduate, graduate and continuing education and conducting research that advances the science and technology of packaging. Key to the future success of the MSU School of Packaging is an overriding commitment to innovation, sustainability and stewardship.
Peter Garvin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gayle Cohen (email@example.com)
Who is AVPM?
Our members provide literally the vast majority of the retail packaging components in the North American market place. We welcome the opportunity to encourage you or your company to join this growing association. Click here to review eligibility guidelines or click here to sign up or renew your AVPM membership.
The object and purpose of the AVPM organization shall be to provide a neutral means for manufacturers and suppliers to network and form relationships, while aiding each other in finding and discussing issues we face as a united industry.
Furthermore, the association shall assist in supplying members with opportunities to further educational interest, as well as keeping members current on legal issues and on the state of the industry as a whole.
Andex Industries, Inc.
Boutwell Owens & Co., Inc.
Case Paper Co.
Clear Lam Packaging
Clearwater Packaging, Inc.
Clearwater Paper Corp.
Board of Directors:
President: Peter Garvin
Vice President: Paul Tomick
Secretary: Dave Dennison
Treasurer: John Tomick
DSM Neosol, Inc
First Choice Packaging
Klöckner Pentaplast of America
Lithographic Industries, Inc.
Packaging Graphics, LLC
Member: John Rohrer
Member: David Kobick
Member: David Shelton
Member: Greg Iannuccillo
The DOW Chemical Comapny
Thermo Packaging Suppliers, Inc.
Transparent Container Company
Transparent Packaging, Inc.
Member: Lynn Weatherly
Member: Jim Tedesco
Member: Bart Casper
Member: Rick Thomas
Technical, Membership, Social Events, National Industry News, Legal News, Educational, Sustainability / Going Green, National Trade Shows, Market Trend
The Association of Visual Packaging Manufacturers was formed in 2003 as a nonprofit organization to explore different ways to promote the usage of blister cards, skin packaging board, thermoformed blisters, blister film, paperboard, coating and equipment.
Our members consist of three of the major blister board converters, the two major coating suppliers, the largest converters of packaging film, a majority of the companies that convert these essential raw materials into retail packaging products, and the largest heat seal equipment manufacturers.