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Healthcare Packaging Consortium

The Healthcare Packaging Consortium was founded on June 1, 2010, at Christian Brothers University by seven founding members: Evergreen Packaging, FedEx, Medtronic, Smith & Nephew, and Wright Medical. Since then, Olympus Surgical Technologies America, New-Tech Packaging, MicroPort OrthopedicsThe Royal GroupMemphis Bioworks, Thaddeus Medical Systems SweetBioInternational PaperEetbe, Inc., and Restore Medical Solutions have joined the consortium.

Mission & Vision 


The mission of the consortium is to advance the knowledge related to healthcare packaging through education and research. Our vision is to be a unique world-class healthcare packaging consortium with member companies from various segments of the packaging industry.

Membership

Regular membership is by invitation only. Membership annual fee is $3,000. Benefits for members include working together with other consortium members and CBU in various areas related to healthcare packaging via student projects and theses and two free one-day seminars per year. A consortium year is from June 1 to May 31 of the following year.

Associate membership is also available to companies which only want to take advantage of the free seminars above for $2,000 annual membership fee plus 25% discount on CBU packaging lab services.

Company Representatives

  • Evergreen Packaging - Geoff Nobes
  • FedEx - Jay Gilman
  • International Paper - Jimmy Deas
  • Medtronic - Robin Turner
  • Memphis Bioworks - Brandon Wellford
  • MicroPort Orthopedics - Rob Phaneuf
  • Olympus Surgical Technologies America - Joseph Scamardo
  • Restore Medical Solutions - Steven King
  • Smith & Nephew - Laurie Jordan and Mike Ostrowski
  • SweetBio - Issac Rodriguez
  • Thaddeus Medical Systems - Steve Scully 
  • Wright Medical - Liz Mason

Supporting Facilities


The consortium is supported by CBU state-of-the-art ISTA certified packaging lab and various engineering labs within the School of Engineering at Christian Brothers University.

Seminars/Meetings/Conferences

2019-2020

2018-2019

2017-2018 

2016-2017          

2015-2016          

2014-2015

2013-2014:

2012-2013:

2011-2012:

  • September 16, 2011: Pulp, Paper, and Packaging; Performance Driven, Sustainability Focused Seminar, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m., N-241, Nolan Engineering Center, Christian Brothers University
  • October 14, 2011: Trends in Healthcare Packaging Seminar, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m., N-241, Nolan Engineering Center, Christian Brothers University
  • November 11, 2011: Logistics & Distribution Seminar, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m., N-241, Nolan Engineering Center, Christian Brothers University
  • March 23, 2012: Packaging Materials Seminar, 1:30 - 5:00 p.m., N-241, Nolan Engineering Center, Chrisitan Brothers University
  • May 1, 2012: Manufacturing Seminar (Track 1 of MAESC 2012 Conference), 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Assisi Hall, Christian Brothers University

2010-2011:

  • September 10, 2010: Regulatory Affairs in Medical Device Industry Seminar, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Sabbatini Lounge, Thomas Center, Christian Brothers University
  • October 29, 2010: Manufacturing Processes Seminar, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Sabbatini Lounge, Thomas Center, Christian Brothers University
  • November 19, 2010: Quality Systems for Medical Device Industry Seminar, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Sabbatini Lounge, Thomas Center, Christian Brothers University
  • February 4, 2011: Medical Device Packaging for Non-Packaging Professionals Seminar, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Montesi Executive Center, Buckman Hall, Christian Brothers University
  • March 25, 2011: Sterilization in Medical Device Industry Seminar, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Montesi Executive Center, Buckman Hall, Christian Brothers University
  • May 3, 2011: Sustainability Seminar (Track 1 of MAESC 2011 Conference), 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Assisi Hall, Christian Brothers University