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

Brochures concerning corrugated board and its uses and functions
Functioning of the PRN market place. PRNs are the evidence required by producers of packaging waste to comply with the...
According to the Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2008 of 27 March 2008 on recycled plastic materials intended to come...
This research reviews the use of pallet collation films in the UK grocery market and identifies opportunities to...
Database - useful reference source especially food exporters to the US
Software for pallet manufacturers and users. No cost for the information, software will have a cost.
Paper recycling
Descriptors - Paints, Varnishes, Viscosity measurement, Testing conditions, Test equipment, Calibration, Marking,...
This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids deals...
Links to detailed guidance on pack design
Descriptors - Packaging, Materials handling, Standards, Dimensions, Unit loads, Preferred sizes, Size, Stacking, Pallets
This scientific opinion of EFSA deals with the safety evaluation of the recycling processes Preformia, STF, MPTS, PET...