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September 24-27, 2018
Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia

Frank Butch

Director of Engineering
Sonoco Thermosafe

Frank Butch is the Director of Engineering withSonoco-ThermoSafe.  He has over 15 yearsof experience in engineering while applying finite element analysis and datadriven management.  He is responsible fornew product development, thermal design and testing.   Mr. Butch spoke at IQPC in 2013 on“Qualifying a Packaging Container under the Most Challenging Conditions”. 

 

Mr. Butch graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelorof Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics with concentrations inManufacturing and Thermal Fluids. He went on to receive an M.S. in MechanicalEngineering and Mechanics with a concentration in Mechanics also from DrexelUniversity. His work in manufacturing has included many aspects includingproduction, testing, quality and design engineering. He has establishedproduction and quality programs in 7 different countries including China.



9:00 AM Master Class A: Packaging Certification

Certification Program: Life-Cycle Development of Temperature Assurance Packaging (TAP)
The certification program aims to coach participants through the entire life-cycle of developing a Temperature Assurance Package (TAP) including considerations with regards to regulations, transportation/logistics, ambient profiles, operations, and packaging design. Prior to the conference you will be provided access to an online "Fundamentals" course.  This self-paced course offers participants a systematic approach to develop a foundational understanding of temperature assurance packaging.  This will allow participants to establish a core knowledge level and ensure a thorough understanding during the conference session.
 
At the conference will build from the knowledge learned during the "Fundamentals" course to transition into the "Professional" course.  This day-long session will be conducted by a diverse team of industry experts to guide discussion, provide instruction, and lead interactive activities.  The "Professional" course coaches participants through the entire life-cycle of developing a Temperature Assurance Package including considerations for regulations, transportation/logistics, ambient profiles, operations, and packaging design. All participants completing courses will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
 
"Certified Professionals" will be able to:
·         Understand the fundamentals of temperature assurance packaging
·         Be capable of evaluating different solutions to determine what best meets the needs of their company
·         Guide the implementation of temperature assurance packaging solutions within your organization
·         Grasp the key processes, protocols and techniques involved in designing temperature-controlled packaging


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