Packaging Strategies resented Global Pouch Forum

Larry Effler Larry Effler
Development Scientist

Larry has 30 years of experience in R&D and technical service & development for Dow’s elastomers and polyethylene businesses. In his current role Larry supports Dow’s end use marketing and sustainability efforts. He works with converters, brand owners and retailers to develop innovative and sustainable primary, secondary and tertiary packaging solutions. He is also working with equipment manufacturers, external test labs, universities and organizations such as the Association of Plastic Recyclers and the Sustainable Packaging Coalition in developing more sustainable packaging film applications and test methods. Larry has a Ph.D in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and is the author of over 20 publications and 13 patents.