September 15, 2016
NJPEC Members and Friends,
It is a privilege to serve as NJPEC President for the coming year. I am fortunate to have a stellar group of officers:
- Vice President Howie Greenberg
- Secretary John Ziemba
- Treasurer Jenna Smith
Our energetic committee chairs (too numerous to name here) will round out the leadership team. All our leaders with contact information are listed on our website.
The 2013 Event Calendar is now posted. Upcoming events include:
-Innovation Workshop, March 14: Innovation continues to be a hot topic for the
packaging community, so this is an event you won’t want to miss. An email
invitation is coming soon.
-Hall of Fame/Scholarship Dinner, May 2: Emails requesting Hall of Fame
nominations and scholarship applications will be distributed by the end of
Some highlights from the coming year:
-We are holding a Membership Drive. Membership enables you to confirm your
association with the club, and provides the financial foundation for programming
and other needs. We have extended the deadline for current members to renew
their membership at the standard $90 membership dues; please sign up by
January 31 to take advantage of the lowest rate. If you are not currently a
member, please join us! More information about benefits and a
-The success of the club depends on people like you! Volunteering is a great
way to make more industry contacts. Please let me know if you'd like to help
out on a committee.
-Our website was redesigned late last year. More improvements are underway
to make navigation easier and to provide more information about NJPEC and
the packaging industry. Please check it out! If you have any suggestions,
please contact Erich Radlmann.
-We will be revamping our corporate sponsorship program to improve the
benefits for our sponsors, as well as increase revenue for the club. Details will
be forthcoming in March. If you are interested, please contact Danielle Ritenuti
I am looking forward to a great year!
Johnson & Johnson