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Packaging Training Course

September 20, 2022 - September 22, 2022

IAOM members spoke and we listened! Based on requests and feedback from IAOM membership, the IAOM Education Committee has developed a new course to help you navigate the ins and outs of packaging equipment. The first in-person session for this training is being offered in the Greater Atlanta Area September 20-22, 2022.

IAOM will bring in experts from the industry’s equipment manufacturers and suppliers to teach various parts of the course, including BEHN + BATES, Cordano Packaging – Technipes, Hood Packaging along with seasoned experts from milling companies. During a day at Cordano Packaging, participants will have the opportunity to learn large pack systems and product and bag characteristics. On the following days, attendees will get the chance to see equipment assemblies and state of the art systems at BEHN + BATES. Dieter Flick, Mennel Milling, will facilitate the course and cover topics such as finished product management, traceability, system maintenance and reliability, and maximizing efficiency and accuracy.

Schedule at a Glance

Day 1

Travel to Cordano Packaging Headquarters in Cumming, GA
Overview of Packaging Equipment and Goals for the Course
Large Pack Systems and Sealing Methods
Product Flow and Bag Characteristics
Expert Panel Discussion

Day 2

Travel to BEHN + BATES Headquarters in Conyers, GA
System Reliability and Maintenance
BEHN + BATES Lab Activity
Finished Product Management and Palletizing
Traceability and Food Safety Consideration in Packaging
Measuring Efficiency and Accuracy

Day 3
Travel to BEHN + BATES Headquarters in Conyers, GA
Tour Fabrication and Assembly
Small Pack Equipment Overview
Adjourn at 2:30 PM


IAOM Members –     $975
Non-Members  –   $1,050

  • To register for the course online with a credit card, click here: IAOM Online Store. You will need to log in with your e-mail address and password (or create a New Visitor Registration).  If you have forgotten your password, please click on “Forgot Your Password” and follow the prompts.
  • To register with a check or wire transfer payment, please fill out and submit the online form at http://www.iaom.org/online-course-enrollment-form/  Choose Packaging Training


Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody
4565 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30346
P: +1-770-350-9995

  • IAOM has reserved a block of rooms at a rate of $139 + tax room rate for single or double room.
  • To book a room please use the link provided: Hampton Inn & Suites – Packaging Training
  • Or call +1-770-350-9995 and tell the reservation attendant that you are booking in the room block for the IAOM Packaging Training Group (September 20-22).
  • The deadline to reserve a room in this room block is Monday, August 29!

Ground Transportation and lunches are provided during the course, but airport transfers are not included.



September 20, 2022
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September 20, 2022
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