2019 Speakers, Presenters, and Panelists

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Adam is a passionate packaging professional who started with American Honda Motor as a Packaging Engineer developing solutions for automotive and motorcycle service parts.  After a period in Purchasing, he returned to the packaging team as the Packaging Operations Assistant Manager. In this role he collaborates with an amazing engineering team to implement core strategies and tactics; ensuring the packaging meets the needs of the rapidly evolving global supply chain. He holds a degree in Packaging Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology.


Bob Furlo

Bob is a packaging professional who started his career with GM after graduating from Michigan State University’s packaging program in 2000.  He is now working for Novares, an automotive plastic parts manufacturer.  The global customer base that Novares supply parts allows Bob to be a part of the latest packaging automotive industry trends.


Ryan Newman

Ryan is the Continental Packaging Design Engineer and Compliance Manager at BMW North America. Prior to his current position, he worked as a Packaging Engineer in a number of packaging companies. Ryan Graduated from Clemson University in 2013.


Maxwell Fisher

Maxwell is the Packaging Planner at BMW North America where he has worked for 2 years. He earned a degree in Packaging Science from Clemson University in 2017.


Darrin Lucas

Darrin is the Senior Manager of Inbound Logistics at Nissan North America where he has worked for 14 years. He has a degree in Packaging Science from Clemson University and a Master’s in Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management from Middle Tennessee State University.