Interpal VIII, 64th FEFPEB Congress
October 2013 in Bordeaux (France)
“CREATING WORLDWIDE OBJECTIVES FOR THE WOODEN PALLET AND PACKAGING INDUSTRY”
Left to right: FEFPEB executive committee representative Paulo Verdasca, incoming president Rob van Hoesel, outgoing president Gil Covey, FEFPEB secretary general Fons Ceelaert, executive committee representative Marc Michielsen, and the NWPCA’s Brent McLendon (NWPCA).
Delegates on industry visits around Bordeaux, which were organised as part of the 64th FEFPEB congress
After 12 years the global wooden pallet and packaging industry assembles again in Bordeaux for Interpal 8, the world timber pallet and packaging congress.
Themes and developments:
SYPAL, our French partner, representing the pallet industry in France, was hosting the event in close conjunction with FEFPEB.
China delegation was participating in Interpal VIII
Interpal VIII attracts entrepreneurs and industry leaders from all parts of the world.
Items and Speakers on the Business Session were:
EU Snapshot of the pallet and packaging industry / Cohesium, Mrs. Estelle Pelzer
The pallet and packaging industry in the USA / NWPCA, Mr. Brent McClendon
Worldwide timber trends / Pöyry Management consulting, Dr. Cormac O’Carroll
Research & Development in the wood industry / FCBA
CEI Bois Strategy and Activities / Mr. Philip Buisseret