RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of their global growth strategy, Liqui-Box continues to add to their industry leading team with experienced packaging professionals. On February 20th, Lamy Chopin joined the Liqui-Box team as a Technical Manager in the R&D department. Lamy joined after an extensive career with Dow Chemical where he was a global development leader in their Packaging and Specialty Plastics group. In this role, he was responsible for the global PacXpert™ development team as well as the development of sustainable packaging solutions in North America. With nearly 20 years of experience in plastic and polymer applications, Lamy has commercialized technologies in the automotive, construction, and consumer packaging market segments, including commercializing sealant, re-closable, and recycle packaging technologies. Lamy has received multiple R&D 100 awards, a 2016 Trashie award from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and is the holder of 15 patents ranging from plastic packaging to biochemistry. Lamy earned a BS in Chemistry from Spring Hill College, and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Florida State University.
"We are pleased to have Lamy join us at Liqui-Box. His knowledge and experience in sustainable packaging will play a key role in our ongoing development efforts. We are anxious to utilize his materials, packaging, and technical expertise to continue our efforts to innovate and commercialize new and exciting liquid packaging solutions for our customers", commented Greg Gard, Senior Vice President of R&D at Liqui-Box.
Liqui-Box is a leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for quick, fresh and cost efficient delivery of liquid and semi-liquid products. Liqui-Box manufactures bag-in-box flexible packaging and pouches to serve a wide variety of industries, including global dairy, beverage and bulk food markets. Applications include fountain beverage syrup, milkshake mix, coffee drinks, pumpable liquid foods such as concentrates and sauces, as well as non-food products like oils and paints. Liqui-Box offers the fastest filling equipment in the industry, along with consumable packaging, including film substrates, bags with fitments, and pouches. Liqui-Box also recently acquired Maverick and Conotainer, which are known for their best in class bag-in-box converting equipment, and wine bag manufacturing capabilities, respectively.
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