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 information regarding specifications - mainly dangerous goods related
Commission Directive 1999/21/EC lays down compositional and labelling requirements for dietary foods for special...
Voluntary standards intended to provide a basis for achieving compatibility and interchangeability between...
Easy access list of plastic material identification (SPI) symbols
The harmonisation of the production, labelling and control of organic products (Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007)...
In the context of this evaluation procedure, following a request from the UK Food Standards Agency, the Panel on Food...
Teaching resources
Fruit juices are labelled in accordance with the general rules laid down in Directive 2000/13/EC relating to foodstuffs...
Guides to all the major EU packaging legislations and policies. Good overviews of key topics
A study undertaken by IFEU (The Institute for Energy and Environmental Research) to measure the relative environmental...
TDG Regulations, guidance, training/qualifications. Transportation of dangerous goods - specific to this topic
This scientific opinion of CEF Panel deals with the risk assessment of polyacrylic acid, sodium salt crosslinked, FCM...