Ep 20 – Understanding Circularity in Flexible Packaging with Stefan Glimm

In this episode of Packaging Talks, it is our pleasure to host a global expert in flexible packaging with over three decades of experience – Stefan Glimm. In his conversation with Dr. Rangaprasad, shares deep insight on critical factors which need to be considered, when dealing with sustainability and circularity of flexible packaging materials.

Mr. Glimm believes that “the first job of any packaging material or combination of materials, is to extend shelf life, offer barrier protection to the content and minimize food waste. In our quest to develop sustainable materials, functionality must not be compromised”.

About Stefan Glimm

Stefan Glimm is an economist with over 35 years of work experience in national, European and global organizations. Today he serves as Director General of the Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative (GLAFRI), which was founded under his leadership in 2015. Before he was Executive Director of the European Aluminium Foil Association and Flexible Packaging Europe for decades. Stefan started his career mid of the 80’s with a focus on sustainability, energy policy and public relations in national and international organizations such as the European Aluminium Asscociaton, UNEP, CEFLEX and more.

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Dr.R.Rangaprasad is a polymer & packaging professional with over 25 years experience. He has served as Consultant at Indian Institute of Packaging Mumbai & as Director at SIES School of Packaging / Packaging Technology Centre. Between 1995 & 2007, He was associated with Product Application & Research Center of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). He has also conducted training & knowledge workshops at leading FMCG companies in the area of design of polyolefin materials for packaging sector.

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