Doing Well by Doing Good: Manufacturing and Packaging Are Making Big Changes For The Future

Michael Okoroafor, PhD

Vice President, Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation at McCormick

Learning Objectives

Packaging Hall of Famer Dr. Michael Okoroafor sits down to chat about the current state of the manufacturing industry and what we need to consider moving forward. Prior to COVID, the trend in the manufacturing industry was how big could you get with your manufacturing infrastructure. Now as we learn to adapt, it's important to have a nimble and flexible agile manufacturing structure and a digital platform to align processes.

Key Takeaways:

  • What are the key external forces impacting industry in these COVID times?

  • What current consumer trends will impact the CPG industry in the future?

  • How do to balance delivering industry leading financial performance against ESG imperatives?