October 15 - 18, 2019 | Sheraton Boston, MA

Evaluating the Cost & Efficiency of Greener Packaging Materials

Evaluating the Cost & Efficiency of Greener Packaging Materials

Presentation by Beth Ruland, Associate Director, Global, Packaging Technology, Bristol Myers-Squibb. Key topic areas include:

  • Explore how and why Bristol-Myers Squibb switched from foam to polypropylene insulation for a 2-8 vial product
  • Assess the quality and environmental benefits of switching from foam insulation
  • Quantify the significant cost savings derived from gaining increased pack-out space, which in one pilot exceeded $300K
  • Explore possible next steps in reusing or recycling insulation materials to increase cost savings and sustainability even further

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