Turkish association makes sustainability the theme of its Congress

Opening the two-day event were ASD president Zeki Saribekir and president of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) Pierre Pienaar. Also presenting were Pienaar’s colleague Luciana Pellegrino, VP marketing at WPO, general secretary of the ASD Aslihan Arikan, William Whiteside of Clemson University, USA, and Gabriele Benedetti of Ametek Mocon.
Among other organizations presenting in Istanbul were Flexible Packaging Europe, the Corrugated Board Manufacturers Association, Metal Packaging Europe and CEFLEX (Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging).
Alongside the focus on sustainability, including carbon footprint and recycling, topics included Industry 4.0 and digitalization, active & intelligent packaging, print technologies and packaging design.