A veteran journalist with 28 years of trade publication experience, including 23 in packaging, Jim Butschli is responsible for editorial planning, writing, and editing for print, Web, and electronic publications produced by Healthcare Packaging and Packaging World, published by Chicago-based Summit Media Group.
Jim has served as Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Packaging magazine since its inception as an electronic publication in 2004. He also serves as Features Editor with Packaging World magazine, where he started in 1994.
Jim has attended recent Cold Chain for Pharmaceuticals events in Philadelphia, is an active member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals, is experienced in speaker acquisition, and has served as a moderator and/or speaker at packaging-focused events. Jim has visited numerous plants throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe to report on packaging machinery and material applications, focusing primarily on pharmaceutical, medical device, and biologics issues and trends, including cold chain distribution issues.