Associations – Directory


1213 Bakers Way

PO Box 3999 (66505-3999)

Manhattan KS 66502

Phone: 785-537-4750

Fax: 785-537-1493


Contact: Virgil W. Smail, Pres; Jon Anderson, Dir Audit Svcs; Scott Casey, Dir Maint Engr

Total member companies: 700

States served: Worldwide


634 Alpha Dr

Pittsburgh PA 15238

Phone: 412-963-8588

Fax: 412-963-8753


Contact: Daniel Mullen, Interim CEO; Michele Feder, Dir Busn Affairs

Total member companies: 999

States served: All

American Frozen Food Institute

2000 Corporate Ridge Ste 1000

McLean VA 22102-7805

Phone: 703-821-0770

Fax: 703-821-1350


Contact: Robert L. Garfield, Sr VP Pub Policy; Michael Gill, VP Leg Afrs; Lucas R. Darnell, Dir of Comm; Leslie G.

Sarasin CAE, Pres/CEO; Liz Hollenbach, Sr Dir Conv & Meetings; Kathleen R. Greco, VP Adm & Info Tech; Nicholas Kelly,

Sr Dir Membership & Mktg

American Institute for Shippers Assns

1730 M St NW Ste 400

PO Box 33457 (20033)

Washington DC 20036

Phone: 202-628-0933

Fax: 202-296-7374


Contact: Glenn R. Cella, Exec Dir

Annual meeting location:Washington, DC

Total member companies: 45

States served: Nationwide

American Paper Machinery Assn

111 Park Pl

Falls Church VA 22046-5603

Phone: 703-538-1787

Fax: 703-241-5603


Contact: Elizabeth Armstrong, Exec Dir

Total member companies: 30

Assn of Eastern Corrugated Box Mfrs Inc

310 Cedar Lane

PO Box 307 (07666-0307)

Teaneck NJ 07666

Phone: 201-692-9600

Fax: 201-801-9007


Contact: James Beneroff, Pres; Laurence Grossbard, VP; John Payne, Secty

Assn of Professional Material Handling Consultants

8720 Red Oak Blvd Ste 224

Charlotte NC 28217

Contact: Bobbie Curtis, Exec Dir

Association for Finishing Processes of SME

1 SME Dr

PO Box 930

Dearborn MI 48121

Phone: 313-271-1500

Fax: 313-240-8255


Contact: Cheri Skomra, Assoc Mgr

Association for Work Process Improvement

185 Devonshire St Ste M102

Boston MA 02110

Phone: 617-426-1167

Fax: 617-521-8675


Contact: Linda O’Hara, Pres; Dan Bolita, Editor; Melissa Comeau, VP Comm & Busn Dev; Alden Keyser, VP Admin & Fin;

Karla Guarino, Office & Prod Coord; Christina Ransom, Dir of Membership; Dana Gould, VP Prod Dev

ASTM International

100 Barr Harbor Dr

PO Box C700

West Conshohocken PA 19428-2959

Phone: 610-832-9500

Fax: 610-832-9555


Contact: James A. Thomas, Pres

Subcommittee D10.27 on Paper and Paperboard Products.

Camara Nacional de Fabricantes de Envases Metalicos

Bosque de Ciruelos #190 B-301

Col Miguel Hidalgo

11700 Bosques de las Lomas DF Mexico

Phone: 011 251-19-98, 011 251-92-23, 011 251-73-05

Fax: 011 251-76-68


Contact: Alfonso De Leon, Gen Mgr; Eduardo A. Mondragon, Mgr

Can Manufacturers Institute

1625 Massachuesetts Ave NW

Washington DC 20036

Phone: 202-232-4677

Fax: 202-232-5756


Contact: Robert Budway, Pres

Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies

302-1111 Prince of Wales Dr

Ottawa Ontario K2C 3T2 Canada

Phone: 613-236-0455

Fax: 613-236-6861


Contact: Murray J. Elston, Pres; Jacques Lefebuve, Exec Dir, Comm & Pub Affairs

Total member companies: 60

Canadian General Standards Board

11 Laurier St, Place du Portage

Phase III 6B1

Hull Ontario K1A 0S5 Canada

Phone: 819-956-0425

Fax: 819-956-5644


Contact: Monique Souliere, Sales Agent; Pierrette LeBlanc, Standards Spec

Canadian Paper Box Mfrs Assn

701 Evans Ave Ste 400

Toronto Ontario M9C 1A3 Canada

Phone: 416-626-7056

Fax: 416-626-7054


Contact: Anne Adams, Admin Asst

Canadian Plastics Industry Assn Plastics in Packaging Council

5915 Airport Rd #712

Mississauga Ontario L4V 1T1 Canada

Phone: 905-678-7405

Fax: 905-678-0774


Composite Can & Tube Institute (CCTI)

50 S Pickett St Ste 110

Alexandria VA 22304

Phone: 703-823-7234

Fax: 703-823-7237


Contact: Kristine Garland, Exec VP

Contract Manufacturing & Packaging Association

519 N Highland Ave

Jackson TN 38301

Phone: 731-422-7994

Fax: 731-427-2430


Contact: William C. Pflaum, Exec Dir; John Mazelin, Pres; Jim Ellis, VP

Annual meeting location:Phoenix

Total member companies: 75

States served: All

Converting Equipment Mfrs Assn

66 Morris Ave Ste 2-A

Springfield NJ 07081

Phone: 973-379-1100

Fax: 973-379-6507


Contact: Barry Hammerberg, Pres; Charles Conover, VP

Annual meeting date: 06/06/2001

Annual meeting location:Hernon, OH

Total member companies: 66

Conveyor Equipment Mfrs Assn

6724 Lone Oak Blvd

Naples FL 34109

Phone: 239-514-3441

Fax: 239-514-3470


Contact: Robert A. Reinfried, Exec VP

Total member companies: 100

States served: 50

Corrugated Packaging Council

2850 Golf Rd

Rolling Meadows IL 60008

Phone: 847-364-9600

Fax: 847-364-9639


Contact: James F. Nolan, Sr VP


Avenue Louise 250

Brussels Belgium

Phone: 32-2-646-40-70

Fax: 32-2-646-64-60


Contact: Wim Hoebert, Secty/Gen

Fibre Box Association

2850 Golf Rd

Rolling Meadows IL 60008

Phone: 847-364-9600

Fax: 847-364-9639


Contact: Bruce Benson, Pres; James F. Nolan, Sr VP

Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Assn

PO Box 26068

Macon GA 31221-6068

Phone: 478-757-1006

Fax: 478-757-9444

Online:, fibca@mindspring

Contact: Bruce Cuthbertson, Exec VP

Annual meeting location:Rosemont, IL

Total member companies: 51

States served: International

Flexographic Technical Association

900 Marconi Ave

Ronkonkoma NY 11779

Phone: 631-737-6020

Fax: 631-737-6813


Contact: Mark Cisternino, Pres; Robert Moran, Publisher; Rick Mix, Tech Dir

Annual meeting date: 04/25/2004

Annual meeting location:Wyndham Anatole, Dallas TX

Total member companies: 1,525

States served: 50

Foil Stamping & Embossing Assn

536 NW Tyler Ct Ste 204

Topeka KS 66608

Phone: 785-232-8776

Fax: 785-232-8747


Contact: Jeff Peterson, Mng Dir

Annual meeting date: 02/26/2004

Annual meeting location:Las Vegas, NV

Total member companies: 320

States served: All & International

Forest Products Laboratory USDA Forest Service

One Gifford Pinchot Dr

Madison WI 53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9200

Fax: 608-231-9567


Contact: Christopher Risbrudt, Dir; Theodore H. Wegner, Asst Dir; Michael Ritter, Asst Dir

States served: Entire United States

Gravure Assn of America

1200-A Scottsville Rd

Rochester NY 14624

Phone: 585-436-2150

Fax: 585-436-7689


Contact: Richard H. Dunnington, Exec VP; Laura Wayland-Smith Hatch, Dir of Comm

Annual meeting date: 05/20/2001

Annual meeting location:Milwaukee, WI

Total member companies: 200

States served: All

Industrial Designers Society of America

45195 Business Ct Ste 250

Dulles VA 20166

Phone: 703-707-6000

Fax: 703-787-8501


International Assn of Diecutting & Diemaking

651 Terra Cotta Ave Ste 132

Crystal Lake IL 60014

Phone: 815-455-7519

Fax: 815-455-7510


Contact: Cindy C. Crouse, CEO; Candace Maloney, Admin Asst/Meeting Planner

Annual meeting location:Portland, OR

Total member companies: 950

States served: All plus International

Definitive resource for the diecutting converting industry.

International Corrugated Case Assn

2850 Golf Rd

Rolling Meadows IL 60008

Phone: 847-364-9600

Fax: 847-364-9639


Contact: Bruce Benson, Pres

International Corrugated Packaging Foundation

113 S West St

PO Box 25708 (22313)

Alexandria VA 22314

Phone: 703-549-8580

Fax: 703-549-8670


Contact: Robert Jackson, Pres

ICPF is the corrugated industry’s only charitable foundation and is supported and funded by integrated, independent and supplier donor companies.

International Molded Pulp Environmental Packaging Assn

1425 W Mequon Rd Ste C

Mequon WI 53092

Fax: 262-241-3766


Contact: Hubert O. Ranger, Exec Dir; Joseph Grygny, Chairman; Robert Peoche, Assoc Dir

International Safe Transit Assn

1400 Abbott Rd Ste 160

East Lansing MI 48823-1900

Phone: 517-333-3437

Fax: 517-333-3813


Contact: Edward Church, Exec Dir; Dennis Young, Tech Dir; Meredith Young, Certification Mgr

Annual meeting location: Florida

Total member companies: 750

States served: 50, worldwide

IPA The Assn of Graphic Solutions Providers

7200 France Ave S Ste 223

Edina MN 55435

Phone: 952-896-1908

Fax: 703-832-7532


Contact: Steven Bonoff, Pres; Bessie Halfacre, Comm Dir

Japan Packaging Institute (JPI)

Togeki Bldg 4-1-1, Tsuki ji


Tokyo 104 Japan

Phone: 011 81 3 3543 1189

Fax: 011 81 3 3543 8970


Contact: Haruo Sasaki, Gen Mgr; Mitsuhiko Sakai, Secty Gen

Annual meeting location:Tokyo

Total member companies: 1,350

Label Printing Industries of America

100 Daingerfield Rd

Alexandria VA 22314-2888

Phone: 703-519-8122

Fax: 703-548-3227


Annual meeting location:Asheville, NC

Total member companies: 50

States served: All

Manufacturers Representatives of America

PO Box 150229

Arlington TX 76015

Phone: 817-561-7272

Fax: 817-561-7275


Contact: Bill Bess, Exec Dir

Annual meeting date: 03/24/2001

Annual meeting location:Napa, CA

Total member companies: 250

States served: USA & Canada

Independent multiple-line sales and marketing companies in paper, plastic, packaging, and janitorial products.

Material Handling Industry of America

8720 Red Oak Blvd

Ste 201

Charlotte NC 28217

Phone: 704-676-1190

Fax: 704-676-1199

Online:, cmiller@mhia-org

Contact: John Nofsinger, CEO

Total member companies: 650

States served: All US states and international

National Assn of Printing Ink Mfrs

581 Main St

Woodbridge NJ 07095-1104

Phone: 732-855-1525

Fax: 732-855-1838


Contact: James E. Coleman, Exec Dir; George Fuchs, Mgr Info Sys & Env Affairs Coord; Richard Incontro, Tech Coord

Total member companies: 125

States served: All

National Fluid Power Assn

3333 N Mayfair Rd, Ste 101

Milwaukee WI 53222

Phone: 414-778-3344

Fax: 414-778-3361


Contact: Linda Western, Exec Dir

National Motor Freight Traffic Association Traffic Dept

2200 Mill Rd

Alexandria VA 22314

Phone: 703-838-1810

Fax: 703-683-1094


Contact: Martin E. Foley, Exec Dir; Jerry Stone, Pkg Engr

Total member companies: 2,000

States served: Nationwide Publications in National Motor Freight Classification Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) Directory

National Paperbox Assn

113 S West St 3rd Flr

Alexandria VA 22314

Phone: 703-684-2212

Fax: 703-683-6920


Contact: Scott Miller, Exec VP

National Soy Ink Info Ctr

4554 114th St

Urbandale IA 50322-5410

Phone: 515-251-8640

Fax: 515-251-8657


National Wooden Pallet and Container Assoc

329 S Patrick St

Alexandria VA 22314-3501

Phone: 703-519-6104

Fax: 703-519-4720



6802 Lylo St

Lanham MD 20706-3454

Phone: 301-459-9105

Fax: 301-459-4925


Contact: Diane Twede PhD, Pres; Andres J. Kisela Jr, VP; Thomas M. Hinkley, Comptroller

Annual meeting location:Spring-Orlando, FL; Fall-Reno, NV

Total member companies: 600

States served: 50


1899 Preston White Dr

Reston VA 20191-4367

Phone: 703-264-7200

Fax: 703-620-0994


Contact: Regis D. Pelmontagne, Pres; William K. Smythe, VP

Annual meeting date: 10/30/2004

Annual meeting location:Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL

Total member companies: 465

States served: Nationwide

Pacific Coast Paper Box Mfrs Assn

6360 Van Nuys Blvd #220

PO Box 60957 (Los Angeles) (90060-0957)

Van Nuys CA 91401

Phone: 818-787-2762

Fax: 818-787-6206


Contact: Richard Miller, Pres; Richard D. Chapman, VP; Evan Gardner, Treas; D Timothy Daze’ Esq, Exec VP

Annual meeting date: 06/22/2002

Annual meeting location:Couer d’Alene, ID @Resort at Couer d’Alene

Total member companies: 47

Packaging Machinery Mfrs Institute

4350 Fairfax Dr Ste 600

Arlington VA 22203

Phone: 703-243-8555


Fax: 703-243-8556


Contact: Charles D. Yuska, Pres; Jerry Welcome, VP Member Svcs; Matt Croson, Comm Dir

Total member companies: 505

States served: 40+

Paperboard Packaging Council

201 N Union St, Ste 220

Alexandria VA 22314

Phone: 703-836-3300

Fax: 703-836-3290


Contact: Jerry Van de Water, Pres; Liz Hill, Dir Industry Info; James Brown, Dir Busn Svcs; Natalie Wilson, Office Mgr


701 Evans Ave Ste 400

Etobicoke Ontario M9C 1A3 Canada

Phone: 416-626-0350

Fax: 416-626-7054


Contact: John Mullinder, Exec Dir

Total member companies: 120

Reusable Industrial Packaging Assn

8401 Corporate Dr Ste 450

Landover MD 20785

Phone: 301-577-3786

Fax: 301-577-6476


Total member companies: 175

States served: US, Canada, Mexico, International


8720 Red Oak Blvd Ste 201

Charlotte NC 28217

Phone: 704-676-1183

Fax: 704-676-1199

Contact: Bobbie Curtis, Mng Exec

Society of Mfg Engineers

1 SME Dr

PO Box 930

Dearborn MI 48121

Phone: 313-271-1500

Fax: 313-271-2861


Contact: Nancy S. Berg CME, Exec Dir/Gen Mgr; Marcus B. Crotts, Pres; David G. Lee, Pres-Elect; Barbara M. Fossum, VP;

Richard C. Peters, Secty/Treas

Annual meeting date: 05/31/2002

Annual meeting location:Varies

Total member companies: 50,000

States served: Global (international as well as national)

Society of Plastics Engineers

14 Fairfield Dr

PO Box 403

Brookfield CT 06804

Phone: 203-775-0471

Fax: 203-775-8490


Contact: Michael R. Cappelletti, Exec Dir; Susan Oderwald, Deputy Exec Dir

Annual meeting date: 05/16/2004

Annual meeting location:Chicago, IL

States served: International

Society of Vacuum Coaters

71 Pinon Hill Place NE

Albuquerque NM 87122

Phone: 505-856-7188

Fax: 505-856-6716


Contact: Vivienne Mattox, Exec Dir

Annual meeting date: 04/21/2001

Annual meeting location:Philadelphia, PA

Total member companies: 1,100

States served: All and International Countries

Tag & Label Mfrs Institute

40 Shuman Blvd Ste 295

Naperville IL 60563-8564

Phone: 630-357-9222


Contact: Frank Sablone, Exec Dir


Technology Park

PO Box 105113

Atlanta GA 30348-5713

Phone: 770-446-1400

Fax: 770-446-6947


Contact: Michael Wallace, Pres; Kathleen Bennett, VP; Wayne Gross, COO

States served: 50

Ten-E Packaging Services

1666 County Rd 74

Newport MN 55055-1765

Phone: 651-459-0671

Fax: 651-459-1430


Contact: Bryan Anderson, Pkg Engr; Robert J. Ten Eyck, Dir Tech Svcs

Transportation Consumer Protection Cncl

120 Main St

Huntington NY 11743

Phone: 631-549-8984

Fax: 631-549-8962


Contact: George Pezold, Mng Dir/Gen Counsel

Total member companies: 450

States served: National

Uniform Code Council Inc

1009 Lenox Dr

Lawrenceville NJ 08648

Phone: 609-620-0200

Fax: 609-620-1200


Contact: Tom Rittenhouse, Pres/CEO; Mike Di Yeso, Exec VP/COO; Bernie Hogan, SR VP/Chief Tech Officer

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