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Thermoforming Polystyrene

We are in the process of evaluating the acquisition of a manufacturer of thermoformed polystyrene products in northern italy. We are looking for someone that might be an expert in the field in europe that would have knowledge of this industry

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    Subba |Head- Product design & development

    I would like to offer my services in development of new design of food containers(PET/PS) if require...

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    Arthur |CEO

    I was the Canadian Expert for 25 years to the ISO TC61 Plastics Committee and Specialized in Therm...

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Food Packaging

I am writing on behalf of a consulting firm that conducts expert interviews in support of industry-wide studies for many of the world's fortune 1000 companies. We help businesses answer questions by engaging with the world’s most relevant experts. So far we have delivered over 750 studies with input from over 15,000 individuals. We are an authorized zintro partner. For a current study, we would like to get a better insight on what us plastics processors that make food packaging are experiencing in terms of innovation and supplier performance. Please note that we are only interested in your personal point of view and expert insight and are not seeking any confidential information. We are scheduling 45-60 minute discussions with experts this and next week and are happy to offer a negotiable usd 250 compensation for each interview. Please note that we are handling the standard zintro fee separately, hence the expert is not involved in paying this. We would welcome any referrals to other relevant experts as well. Best regards, annah

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    Boris |CEO

    Annah, I have over 35 years experience in packaging including food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, mac...

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    Jack |President

    Please ***** this ***** - "For a current study, we would like to get a better insight on ...

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    Pete |Innovation Consultant + Principal

    I am an *****ultant specializing in plastic food packaging. I have 30 years experience in...

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Plastic Packaging Alternative

We are seeking a consultant to help identify near-term solutions (existing in the market) plastic alternative for single-serve butter and dairy packaging. Primarily frozen butter, molded and non-molded: molded product: "filled” in the 68-75 f range non-molded product: "filled” in the 40-50 f range all product quickly frozen using liquid nitrogen all frozen product is stored at <10 f other details: desired pilot within 12 months food safe, butterfat content in the 75-84% range please respond with a few short statements as to your background and relevance to this space, and brief answers to the following: 1. Do you know of food-safe alternatives to plastic packaging for dairy, butter and other single serve applications? 2. Do you have experience in developing these with chemicals/packaging/food companies? 3. Are you aware of specific solutions available today?

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    Lawrence |President and Ph D

    I have extensive experience in new product development in the polymer context. From your brief descr...

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    Jack |Consultant

    Their are solutions today. I have been running a contract manufacturing business for over 30 years. ...

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    Michael |Packaging Engineer & Consultant

    Hello. Solutions to your projects do exist and am aware of them. PP has experience with a variety ...

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Food Packaging Industry

We are looking for experts in the food packaging industry for north america (priority) or europe or asia: experts need to have a clear understanding of industry subsegments and be able to articulate trends both affecting the segment/subsegment and driving new opportunity. We would like them to have knowledge of innovative new players in the space and the problems those new players are solving, as well as problems that consumers face in those segments/subsegments in general. Experts should also have knowledge of key players in the segment/subsegment, and an understanding of current and emerging channels.

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    Tom |Owner

    Good Afternoon, I am interested in talking with you about this opportunity. I have significant exper...

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    Boris |CEO

    Hello, I am sure I could help you if I had the exact questions from you. Best....

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    Emrah |R&D Manager

    Hi, during my experience in PepsiCo (foods/snacks division) and Burger King Corporation, i have bee...

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High Frequency Energy For Thermoforming

Client objective: to efficiently use high-frequency energy to thermoform bends in a variety of thermoplastic engineering polymers for high volume production with minimal degradation of the initial properties of the material. Product being formed is extruded tubing with 1 to 6 layers. Material details: the layer(s) in the tubing to be formed may include: 1. Pa12 2. Pa12 with carbon black for electro-static dissipation 3. Pa612 4. Pa6 5. Evoh 6. Etfe 7. Etfe with carbon black for electro-static dissipation 8. Efep 9. Ppa 10. Ppa with carbon black for electro-static dissipation 11. Polypropylene 12. Other consultant services required: 1. Explain the interaction of hf energy with polymers in sufficient detail to permit the client objective can be achieved. At this time there is some flexibility on specific material grades, and on the hf energy parameters. 2. Consultant would be expected to visit the client’s facility in either: a. Indiana, usa b. Germany 3. Provide product and process recommendations to achieve the client objective. A. Cost feasible / competitive b. “process” stable (easy to control) c. Consider concurrent engineering; explore all process and product design alternatives. 4. Follow through on product and process revisions to ensure the client objective was met. 5. All details of this application are to be treated as confidential. 6. Any inventions resulting from this work will be available for the exclusive use of the client.

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    Lee |Owner

    Some additional response: In addition to induction ***** ***** used commonly. I have ex...

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    Lawrence |President and Ph D

    I am an expert in sheet extrusion, polymer deformation, viscoelasticity and thermoforming. High fre...

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    William |Consulting

    I am not sure what value I can add to this....

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Food Packaging

Food packaging expert needed for small fudge business. We have been in business quite a while, but we're bored with the same old packaging we use. Our customers are looking for deep plastic containers instead of the shallow ones we already use. Thank you.

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    Gareth |Lead Packaging Specialist

    I can help you with your packaging needs. Please contact me. Gareth iDiPac...

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    Vitaly |start up manager, project manager, exper

    Please also contact me for more details of your needs...

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    Cristian |Innovation & development

    Hi, i experiencia worked on food industry (4 years) and i have 10 years in food Packaging developmen...

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Paper & Plastic Packaging In Foodservice

Description/ need: to understand the market dynamics (market size and consumption pattern) and competitive landscape (top competitors and market share) for paper and plastic packaging products for foodservice industry in the us focus products: cold cups; hot cups; lids; paper cylindrical food container; punnets; paper wraps; clamshells; folding carton; paper bags; plates and bowls; cutlery focus food service industries: full service restaurants (casual dining; fine dining); quick service restaurants; retail; education; heathcare; others (includes pubs, clubs & bars; travel and leisure; accommodation; military; refreshment centres; etc.) number of experts: 3-4 geography: united states manufacturers: pactiv; dart/ solo; graphic packaging international; westrock; georgia pacific; genpak; southern champion; double h; stanpac; anchor packaging; sabert; sonoco; fabri-kal; charlotte packaging; sonoco; huhtamaki distributors: bunzl distribution; bsi biodegradable solutions; veritiv; wcp solutions; ebpsupply solutions; gordon foodservice; pfg expert job titles: sales head; operations; marketing manager; business development; vp; cxo level expert expected to have experience and full understanding of foodservice packaging in the us key questions: please note that the questions below are indicative in nature to conduct the screening process of the potential experts 1) in terms of total volume and adoption rates, what is the size of each of the target packaging products within the foodservice industry across the us in 2019? How has it evolved since 2015? 2) how has the market changed post the outbreak of covid-19 in terms of adoption rates? (indicative % change for 2020) 3) going forward, how do you expect the market to shape up (recover/ fall) by 2025? (indicative % change), and in the long term (2030)? 4) what will be the key tailwinds / headwinds for the market, in short term (till 2022), medium term (2025), and long term (2030)? 5) what is the typical (min / avg / max) pricing for the target products? How has been the impact of pandemic on pricing? (increased / stable / decreased)? Roughly what has been the % change in pricing over 2019 and 2020? What is the average price of the most popular sku in each of the focus products? 6) who are the key entities involved in the industry value chain? What are their key roles and responsibilities? 7) can you provide us indicative volume flow of packaging materials across the value chain for the target products? 8) in terms of competitive market structure, is the foodservice packaging market consolidated or fragmented across each of the focus product categories in the us? 9) who are some of the leading players of foodservice packaging across each of the focus product categories in the us and what is the approximate market share? 10) for the leading players, can you provide us insights under following headers? O operating/ business model adopted o scale of operations and distribution model adopted o services offered across value chain o change in business model to combat covid-19 shocks. (products, end-customers, others)

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    Mike |Advisory Board Member

    i am sr director of procurement restaurant group that handles all lines including disposibles...

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    Brian |Advisory Board Member

    work in cpg industry focused on packaging solutions...

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    Katya |Vice-President, North America General Ma

    I am happy to share answers to the questions below. I recently worked at Sabert in the US for 2 year...

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Food Packagings

Paleo company looking for a food packaging specialist and scientist for haccp/usda help.

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    Susana |Industrial Designer

    I have experience in Food Packaging, please let me know how can I contact you to know the details of...

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    Boris |CEO

    I know packaging quite well. I have over 30 years in packaging, machinery, processes, etc. I may be ...

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    Barrie |Zintro Expert

    I headed a USDA/FDA frozen food manufacturing company for over 30 years and now consult others on US...

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Thermoformed Disposable Plastic Lids

Interested in speaking with an expert on the manufacturing process of disposable hot drink lids (i.E. Solo hot cup lid ct-t316r)

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    Ernest |President

    Hello - I have worked in the Foodservice industry as a manufacturer of cold and hot cups, and also t...

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Microwaveable Food Packaging

We need a handful of primary interviews to help me characterize packaging needs and material trends in the yogurt and microwaveable packaging spaces. I am seeking insights into what packaging trends are most important to the consumer (e.G., form factor, recyclability) and what packaging trends are most important to the overall supply chain (e.G., form factors, recyclability, labeling, strength, etc.). The background is we are investigating the use of a new substrate and would like perspectives on that. This would be for a 1-hour paid phone consult. Please respond with a few brief statements of your background and relevance in this space and also share your brief answers to the questions below: 1. Can you speak to the requirements for plastic packaging and trends on those requirements in the [yogurt / microwaveable food tray] space? 2. Can you speak to how consumer packaging demands are changing in the [yogurt / microwaveable food tray] space? 3. Do you have expertise on how the supply chain for [yogurt packaging / microwaveable food trays] is thinking about the adoption of new plastic compounds for packaging?

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    Kimberly |Art Director

    Thank you -- I am not a good fit --albeit I am a package designer, my focus is on cosmetic. ...

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    Jan |Principal Packaging Engineer

    Thank you, I am not a good fit for this. ...

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    Vladislav |Consultant chemical engineering, packagi

    I can provide comments and insights on yogurt and microwaveable packaging. ...

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Barrier Coated Paper Or Board In Cigarette Packaging

Currently, we are looking for an industry expert having profound experience in barrier coated paper or paperboard that can be used in cigarette packaging as an inner liner project objective: to replace polypropylene (op) film, currently, used on the outside of the cigarette pack with barrier coated paper or paperboard due to sustainability concerns from the inside as innerlayer such that the later should have similar barrier properties like plastic film such as able to maintain freshness and moisture resistance so that it can be used as an alternative to plastic packaging for which, we want a detailed insights on barrier coated paper or board we are looking for a detailed insights on the following: 1) which is more feasible to use as innerliner in cigarette packs that could replace plastic film used on the outer layer of packs while providing the barrier properties such as moisture and oxygen resistance similar to plastic film? Is it barrier coated paper or board and why? 1) information on market size of barrier coated paper/ paperboard with 10 years historical and forecast 2) major barrier coated paper/ paperboard players present in the market, especially in food packaging along with reasons related to it 3) development trends on barrier paper/board with technologies present in the market and any future developments with time scale 4) insights on products which used barrier paper/ board commercially to replace plastic packaging 5) insights on industry using barrier paper/ board w.R.T. Products and application 6) initiatives taken by cigarette companies on sustainable cigarette packaging and any respective patents related to it 7) current price trend on barrier coated paper barrier properties to be considered : oxygen permeability > 1300 cm3, 23°c, 75 % rel h: astm: f 1927-07 water vapour < 5g / m2 24h, 23°c, 90 % rel h: astm: f 1249-05 oba: paper: free, board: outside only grade/ specification: paper: 50 – 90 gsm/m2 board: 180 – 270 gsm/m2. Thickness < 350 µm regards,

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    Kenan |Sales Team Leader

    if you can find "mb12 "cardboard.it will be solve that you have problem....

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    Sanjeev |Business Development

    Yes I can consult on the subject. I have large experience in sheet-fed offset gravure and flexograph...

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    Vladislav |Consultant chemical engineering, packagi

    I have comprehensive expertise in many years of experience in the barrier *****r ( oxygen and ...

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Thermoforming

Thermofroming part designer

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    Jerry |Executive Partner

    Email me details: *****...

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    Armando |Design / Engineering Manager

    I've been in the thermoforming tray,, blister, clamshell design and mold ***** the last 14...

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    parag |CEO

    We can help you design, make mold and also assist for machinery or production of the desired product...

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