The trusted name in protective packaging solutions.
Cal Poly State University students will be able to put their packaging knowledge
to the test via the annual on campus egg drop competition held this year
Sponsored by P regis Corp., a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging,
each student will be given an identical kit containing a variety of mate rials from
which to construct a shipping container . The challenge is to prevent an uncooked
(Grade - AA Large) chicken egg from breaking when dropped from a height of 30 feet.
Prizes will be awarded to the top three entrants
The egg drop competition is p art of the Poly Pack Symposium, a day - long event,
which gathers packaging professionals from around the nation to network and present
new topics and techniques to students and industry members. This year's event theme
is Emerging Trends in the Packaging Industry .
“ Cal Poly is pl eased to have Pregis sponsor this year’s egg drop comp etition
. Our students will benefit from being able to interact with an innovative protective
packaging company ,” said Jay Singh , professor and packaging program director,
Orf alea College of Business.
Pregis’ sponsorship is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to furthering packaging
“As a leader in developing protective packaging solutions, we want to support the
next generation of packaging professionals as they develop their skills . Today’s
students will eventually be responsible for creat ing tomorrow’s game chang ing
packaging materials and systems. Pregis would like to be part of that journey,”
said Cherie Barnier, director, human resources