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

This scientific opinion of EFSA deals with the safety evaluation of the recycling processes Eco PLastics, Vogtland,...
Paper recycling
This directory lists suppliers and distributers who specialise in producing reusable packaging to the UK retail supply...
Overview of UN regulations and requirements. Transportation of dangerous goods - specific to this topic
Provides guidelines for the design of sustainable plastic packaging. Considers the role of packaging, resource...
The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) and its members are committed to sustainable...
List of flexible packaging converters
General paper summarising WPO's position
Teaching resources
‘Home Compostable' certification scheme geared principally to the UK market.
A framework and a measurement system for the packaging industry
Descriptors - Paints, Varnishes, Viscosity measurement, Testing conditions, Test equipment, Calibration, Marking,...