Packaging Innovations of the Future

Part 2 of the Packaging of the Future Series

As we saw in the first Packaging of the Future webinar, opportunities for product innovation can be driven by shifts in consumer behavior, interests, as well as other macro trends in the marketplace. But the potential desirability of a new product idea alone is not enough to drive innovation success. For that, we look to the intersection of people (desirability + usability), technical feasibility and business viability.

In this second part of the series, come back to the future of packaging with Martin Johnson, Sr. Director of Technology at Jabil Packaging Solutions, and Toriono Granger, Managing Director at Radius, for a look at the technological trends taking place within the plastic packaging industry, including:

  • Sustainable Packaging
  • Smart Packaging
  • Devicification
  • Packaging for e-commerce
  • and more packaging innovations!

What's more, we reveal the evaluation and development processes that can lead to the "sweet spot" of innovation success for your brand. So grab a seat, because this is one opportunity you won't want to miss!

Learn and Discuss With the Experts!

Martin Johnson

Sr. Director of Technology, Jabil Packaging Solutions

As the Sr. Director of Engineering & Technology for Jabil Packaging Solutions, Martin is one of those rare leaders who can span both the technological and commercial aspects of a business. He is responsible for all frontend Engineering and Technology functions, as well as New Product Innovation activities within the company. He draws from nearly 30 years of experience in packaging, plastics and consumer and healthcare products, from the ideation phase to delivering in-market results that build the brands and businesses of Jabil Packaging Solutions’ customers. Martin attended the University of Illinois, and is certified in various mold and injection engineering technologies.

Toriono Granger

Managing Director at Radius Innovation and Development, a Jabil Company

As the Managing Director at Radius Chicago, Toriono has broad experience in engineering, manufacturing, and product development consulting across a diverse range of industries including, automotive, healthcare, juvenile products, video and casino gaming, consumer products, and packaging. He currently guides clients, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms, in the development and realization of innovative user experiences across numerous product types ranging from innovative packaging solutions to drug delivery devices and cloud connected devices. Toriono holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Part of the Packaging of the Future Series

What does success look like for the future of your packaged products?  That’s the question we’re helping you answer in this forward-thinking webinar series, sponsored by Jabil Packaging Solutions and Radius Innovation & Development.

Part 1: Trends Driving Product InnovationNow on Demand!

Take a comprehensive look at the big consumer trends that are driving packaging innovation and breakthrough packaged products.

Part 3: The Sprint to Product InnovationNovember 8

In the third and final webinar, lace up and stretch out as we share the roadmap that ensures you claim the speed-to-market podium as innovator - and not just next in line, or worse, irrelevant!
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