Packaging Knowledge Group, LLC, is a full-service consultancy offering a variety of custom solutions in the packaging arena as well as in sustainable supply chain practices. The principals and associates of the Packaging Knowledge Group are knowledgeable, experienced and proven leaders in the field of packaging and related disciplines.
We have helped a variety of companies achieve their packaging production and sustainability goals by providing innovative, technically sound packaging expertise. In addition, we are able to seamlessly integrate sustainable packaging and other practices into existing supply chain operations.
Packaging Knowledge Group, LLC Partner Profiles:
June Anderson, M.S., CPP, Partner
June is an IoPP Certified Packaging Professional with a B.S. and an M.S. in Packaging from Michigan State University. She has 25 years of experience as a packaging engineer and manager, including service in the automotive, office furniture and home appliance industries. She has served in various positions on the IoPP’s National Board of Directors, including president and chairman, and she has been inducted into the IoPP College of Fellows as well as the MSU Packaging Hall of Fame. She has experience as an independent consultant for major food processors, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities and previously served as manager of Packaging Quality Assurance and Environmental Compliance with Burger King Corporation. June authored one of the industry’s first ever Corporate Sustainability Programs while at Burger King Corp., and is the lead engineer on a current major fast food service client project, and designs curriculum for Michigan State University’s School of Packaging.
Larry Dull, M.S., CPP, Partner
Larry is an IoPP Certified Packaging Professional with a B.S. and an M.S. in Packaging Technology from Michigan State University. With 25+ years of experience in managing technical packaging development groups, he has held positions with Eastman Kodak Company, Calgon Corporation and Syngenta Crop Protection Inc. He holds eight U.S. patents in the field of packaging and has won several awards in national packaging design competitions. Larry has delivered numerous presentations and written numerous articles on packaging, packaging development and packaging testing, and is an honorary professor at Hunan University of Technology in China. An IoPP College of Fellows inductee, Larry is also active in several industry and professional associations. Last year, Larry was voted by his peers into the Packaging Hall of Fame, in which only 150 people have been inducted into since it began in 1977. Recently Larry co-authored an ISTA (International Safe Transit Association) document, “Responsible Packaging by Design Guide”, a detailed, comprehensive guideline walking anyone involved with packaging strategy through, discovery, planning, executing, and documenting responsible packaging.
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Associates, Industry Contacts, and Valuable Resources
When you’re as successful as Larry and June have been within the packaging industry, added to the duration, and the fact that they were among some of the first packaging engineers given degrees, it isn’t surprising that they know just about everyone in the industry. They have met everybody, worked with many, and know who needs to be contacted for what in order to successfully execute a project.
This valuable knowledge saves a lot of time and money for our clients. In this case, what you know may be as important as who you know. That’s a valuable combination and a huge part of our ability to provide smart seamless integration into established processes.