Welcome to the Wisconsin IoPP Chapter site
UW-Stout Scholarship Update
The IoPP - Wisconsin chapter has been providing scholarship opportunities to UW-Stout since 1998 and the tradition continues throughout the current pandemic! Thank you for your continued support at the annual golf outing fundraiser and please consider joining us this fall as we continue striving toward our next scholarship goal which is to create an endowment fund. More information can be found on our event page for the golf outing with updates as we get closer to the event in the fall.
Thank you to everybody who was involved in helping continue the Wisconsin IoPP Packaging Scholarship at UW-Stout!
Fox Valley & Wisconsin Chapters announce Merger
Recently, the leaders from the Fox Valley and Wisconsin IoPP Chapters met with our Regional IoPP Vice President and two IoPP National officers to discuss the future of the two chapters. The focus of the discussion was around:
Less involvement and participation in chapter leadership positions which has resulted in poor event planning and reduced participation at related chapter events.
The need for having two IoPP chapters in the state of Wisconsin.
In an effort to revitalize the chapters and form a unified membership roster, the chapter leaders are merging into one chapter. The combined group would use the Wisconsin IoPP Chapter name which accurately describes the geographical location of the chapter.
Merging the chapters will provide wide-ranging resources to support a unified chapter and permit the expansion of our ability to provide more frequent and purposeful chapter events. The IoPP National officers support this effort and will help facilitate the change as we move forward with the merge.
The leaders have targeted January 2021 as the anticipated date to complete the merge. This will allow both chapters adequate time to complete the 2020 calendar year events and conclude financial matters.
We encourage the members, supporters and affiliates of both chapters to provide feedback and/or suggestions related to the merge.
Please feel free to reach out directly to either of us, or any of the chapter officers, with your comments.
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Thank you for taking time to visit the Wiconsin IoPP chapter website.
The chapter is here to assist professionals in the Fox Valley area and beyond to network and develop professionally in the packaging industry through events and educational opportunities.
We value different backgrounds and encourage you to be a part of our growing network. If you have any questions on how to become more active in our chapter or have ideas on events/activities, please visit our contact us page to get in touch with a board member or sign up for our newsletter/blog.
IoPP Mission Statement
The Institute of Packaging Professionals is the authoritative organization serving the educational needs of the packaging community, where individuals can enhance their career experience through mutual interaction.
IoPP Vision Statement
IoPP will be the central unifying force in packaging for the benefit of its members, the packaging community and society.
IoPP is dedicated to the proposition that packaging is a positive, environmentally responsible and economically efficient force, operating in a modern economic society for the benefit and improved well-being of its people.
IoPP is committed to global leadership in packaging, which can be achieved only through the continuing education and growth of its members and other packaging professionals.
IoPP is operated with rigorous quality standards, reinforced by continuous improvement and growth in the organization, its activities and operations.
IoPP is working with a dedicated team of volunteer leaders and employed staff, which collaborate efficiently and effectively for the betterment of packaging, the packaging community, IoPP and all of us as individuals; IoPP is maintaining timely and efficient communications among themselves and all other interested parties.
IoPP is operated by individuals with a high standard of ethical conduct in all affairs, within budget and with cost controls to effect fiscal responsibility.