Video shows 2018 energy management accomplishments.

Intertape Polymer Group Inc. is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of a variety of paper and film based pressure-sensitive and water-activated tapes, polyethylene and specialized polyolefin films, protective packaging, engineered coated products and complementary packaging systems for industrial and retail use. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota, Florida, IPG employs approximately 3,600 employees with operations in 30 locations, including 21 manufacturing facilities in North America, four in Asia and one in Europe.

Join the Manufacturing Leadership Council at the Intertape Polymer Group plant in Danville, VA, a 2016 IndustryWeek Best Plant Winner, for an opportunity to tour the facility and learn about Intertape’s award winning energy management program. IPG Danville is a two-time ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry Achiever, resulting in a 38% reduction in energy intensity between 2009-2015 in the tape operation. The facility is an excellent representation of how to build a world class energy management program and key contributor to Intertape’s sustainability initiatives.

Additionally, you will have an opportunity to see how Intertape Polymer Group has incorporated energy efficiency within the Intertape Performance System (IPS) to engage all levels of employees across the organization. The IPG Danville team achieved IPS Gold Status by successfully replicating and sustaining all aspects of the performance system.

Walk Away With Actionable Insights

Attend this plant tour, which will be followed by a panel and executive roundtable discussion on Award Winning Energy Management Systems, and walk away with actionable insights, including:

Tools to build a world class energy management program

Interfacing energy efficiency with production

How to implement an energy monitoring system

Creating energy professionals and networking opportunities

Space is limited for this tour! Register today to secure your spot.


Tuesday, February 18, 2020

6:00pm                    Networking Dinner

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

7:00 am                    Registration and Boarding Bus

7:15 am                     Travel to Institute for Advanced Learning

7:45 am                     Breakfast

8:15 am                     Introductions and Executive Welcome

9:45 am                     Depart for IPG Plant

10:00 am                   Plant Tour

12:00 pm                   Depart back to Institute for Advanced Learning

12:15 pm                    Lunch

1:00 pm                     Panel Discussion

2:30 pm                     Networking Break

3:00 pm                     Roundtable Breakout Discussions

4:00 pm                     Fill Out Evaluations and Board Busses

4:15 pm                     Travel Back to Hotel

Hosted By:

 Jai Sundararaman, Vice President, Business Transformation, IPG


Jai Sundararaman
Vice President, Business Transformation
Intertape Polymer Group
Manufacturing Leadership Council Member

Best Travel & Airport Options:

International Airports:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU / KRDU) – 1 hour & 20-minute drive
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT / KCLT) – 2 hour drive

Domestic Airport:
Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO / KGSO) – 1 hour drive

Local Airport:
Danville Regional Airport (DAN / KDAN) – 15-minute drive


Where to Stay:

Group Hotel: Courtyard Danville
Discounted room rate: $129
Book by: Friday, February 7, 2020 (in order to secure this rate and availability)
To make your reservations online, please click here and continue to book your room.
To make your reservations by phone, call (434) 791-2661and reference the National Association of Manufacturers.


If you have any questions about this or another upcoming Plant Tour & Executive Roundtable. Please complete the form below or email Alyssa Dixon at

The Manufacturing Leadership Council’s Executive Plant Tour and Roundtable events are made possible by the members for members and guests. Council members participate as part of their annual membership, and non-members may attend for a fee.