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Event Overview


Converting to a lightweight neck and tethered closure system for PET beverage packages is an effective way to reduce your operating costs, achieve your sustainability goals and enhance your brand. In a time of economic challenges, shifting market demand and upcoming legislation, learn how reinventing your complete package presents an ideal opportunity to save money, stay ahead of legislation and adapt to market needs.

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Learning Objectives


Join our webinar to discover:

  • The benefits of switching
  • Requirements, opportunities and best practices
  • Options for different beverage types
  • What is involved and how to get started
  • Real-world saving and design examples

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Meet your Speakers and Host


David Leonard - Husky Injection Molding Systems
Business Advisor, Rigid Packaging, Middle East and Central Asia

Since 2019 David Leonard has held the role of Husky’s Business Advisor, Rigid Packaging for the Middle East and Central Asia regions. Having joined Husky in 2001, David has held several roles throughout the organization, including in the areas of production engineering, service engineering, project engineering and project management. He holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Metz, France.

Michael White - Husky Injection Molding Systems
Director of Business Development, Closures

Michael White is the Director of Business Development, Closures at Husky Injection Molding Systems. Michael is responsible for the market introduction of new Beverage Closure injection molding technologies and Husky’s portfolio of closures globally. With a professional background in Marketing and Product Management, Michael has held various Product Manager and Product Marketing positions over the past 20 years at Husky’s Vermont, USA and Bolton, Canada campuses. Michael holds an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies (BES) from the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Canada) and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Canada).

Elisabeth Skoda (Host) Packaging Europe
Editor - Packaging Europe

Coming from a background of translation and online news editing, Elisabeth has been with Packaging Europe since 2006, and in this time has developed a broad understanding of the packaging industry and an appreciation of the numerous innovations and developments that have come up over the years. As editor of Packaging Europe’s new magazine Touchpoints, she has a keen interest in packaging functionality and the consumer experience.