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.

Keep coming back as we frequently update the Hub with new thoughts, ideas, links and solutions. 

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

List of facilities in the climate change agreements scheme for the packaging and industrial films sector (PIFA).
Useful information for specifiers
List of companies supplying machinery by type
Paper recycling
Commission Directive 1999/21/EC lays down compositional and labelling requirements for dietary foods for special...
All genetically modified organisms and products thereof for food use must respect the labelling conditions provided for...
This scientific opinion of EFSA deals with the risk assessment of the active substances sodium carboxymethylcellulose,...
PLA is a biopolymer made completely from renewable feedstock. This LCA contains comprehensive information about the...
Carrier bags supplied free of charge are empty packaging designed to be filled with goods at point of sale. They are...
WRAPs packaging activities
This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids deals...
This directory lists suppliers and distributers who specialise in producing reusable packaging to the UK retail supply...