Welcome to the Packaging Hub - your gateway to packaging expertise

The Packaging Hub is a website created to provide a central information point about packaging. Further details

You can browse the links at the top and the side for information about packaging topics, search the site for resources and guidance, or browse the links at the bottom of the page, which are a random selection of the many resources available.

News

courtesy of RPC Group Plc
UK based RPC Group has acquired packaging firm British Polythene Industries (BPI).
Placon
Handler safety, ease of use and convenience are all achieved through the unique packaging designed for NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes...
Digimarc Barcode
A new alternative to the barcode – the Digimarc Barcode – can appear almost imperceptibly many times on a package, making scanning much...
Infographic
A new infographic shows how the industry is adopting sustainable practices
Duma Combi
Gerresheimer is presenting two new products at FCE Pharma in Sao Paulo, Brazil from May 10 to 12 - Biopack and Duma Combi. Biopack is a...
Coca-Cola 'one-brand'-packaging
Coca-Cola has announced the launch of new graphics that use one visual identity system featuring Coca-Cola Red as a unifying color across...

Sample packaging resources

General paper on importance of packaging training for all and role WPO has taken
Brief information on recycling, waste and energy. Very general overview on food cans - Link to food contact packaging
Nanotechnology is being used in packaging, particularly for food and drink.
SABIC has unveiled a SABIC Polypropylene (PP) app for iOS (phone and tablet) and Android (phone), titled SABIC...
Following a request from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and...
Specified Quantities are the fixed sizes certain goods must be sold in.
Foodstuffs treated with ionising radiation must be labelled as such.
PET Categorisation Tool - Users need to register with WRAP to access online tool
The World Packaging Organisation’s (WPO) WorldStar Student Awards is an international packaging design and technology...
Essentially a link to Euro Lex, also does not include 2005 revision (2005/20/EC)
Design magazine / competition site
Packaging, Bar codes, Graphic symbols, Symbols, Labels, Transportation, Materials handling, Data representation, Coded...