Packaging books

This is a list of books that may be useful for background reading, it is not an exhaustive list.

A Handbook of Food Packaging (2nd edition), Frank A. Paine, H.Y. Paine, ISBN-13: 978-0216932104, March 1993

Analogue vs Digital Printing (e-book), PIRA International Limited, November 2010

Aseptic Processing and Packaging of Food and Beverages: Desktop Reference for Food Industry Practioners (2nd Edition), Jairus R. D. David (Author), Ralph H. Graves (Author) and Thomas Szemplenski (Author), ISBN: 9781439807194, CRC Press, August 2011 

Biopolymers in Packaging Applications (e-book), PIRA International Limited, December 2010

Canmaking for Can Fillers, Terence A. Turner (Editor), ISBN: 9781841272207, Wiley-Blackwell, September 2001

Cartons, Crates and Corrugated Board: Handbook of Paper and Wood Packaging Technology, Diana Twede and Susan E.M. Selke, ISBN: 9781932078428, DEStech Publications, August 2004

Design and Technology of Packaging Decoration for the Consumer Market, Geoff A. Giles (Editor), ISBN: 9781841271064, Wiley-Blackwell, January 2001

Essentials of Thermal Processing, Gary S. Tucker and Susan Featherstone, ISBN: 9781405190589, Wiley-Blackwell, December 2010  

Extended shelf life (e-book), PIRA International Limited, November 2010

Food Canning Technology, Jean Larousse (Editor) and Bruce E. Brown (Editor), ISBN: 9780471186106, Wiley-VCH, July 1997

Food and Beverage Packaging Technology (2nd Edition), Richard Coles and Mark J. Kirwan, ISBN: 9781405189101, Wiley-Blackwell, April 2011

Food Labelling, J.Ralph Blanchfield, ISBN: 9780849308529, CRC Press Inc, August 2000

Food Labeling Compliance Review (4th Edition), James L. Summers and Elizabeth J. (Betty) Campbell (Contributions by), ISBN: 9780813821818, Wiley-Blackwell, September 2007

Food and Package Engineering, Scott A. Morris, ISBN: 9780813814797, Wiley-Blackwell, July 2011 

Food Packaging: Principles and Practice (2nd Edition), Gordon L. Robertson, ISBN: 9780849337758, CRC Press, September 2005

Food Packaging Technology, G. Bureau (Editor) and J.-L. Multon (Editor), ISBN: 9780471186045, Wiley-Interscience, December 1995

Food Packaging Technology, Richard Coles, Derek McDowell and Mark J Kirwan, ISBN: 9780849397882, Blackwell, August 2003

Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic Products, Nava Dayan (Editor), Lambros Kromidas (Editor), ISBN: 9780470484081, August 2011

Fundamentals of Packaging Technology, Walter Soroka, revised by Anne Emblem and Henry Emblem.  The Institute of Packaging, ISBN: 9781930268067 

Global Legislation for Food Packaging Materials, Rinus Rijk (Editor) and Rob Veraart (Editor), ISBN: 9783527319121, March 2010

Handbook of Beverage Packaging, Geoff A. Giles (Editor), ISBN: 9781850759898,  Wiley-Blackwell, October 1999

Heat Sealing Technology and Engineering: Principles and Packaging Applications Kazuo Hishinuma (Author), ISBN: 9781932078855, DEStech Publications Inc, July 2009

Illustrated Glossary of Packaging Terminology (2nd edition), Walter Soroka (Author), ISBN: 9781930268272, DEStec, July 2009 

Introduction to Flexible Packaging, PIRA International Limited, December 2002

Introduction to Printing and Finishing, PIRA International Limited, March 2003

Lightweighting across the Packaging Supply Chain (e-book), PIRA International Limited,  November 2010

Materials and Development of Plastics Packaging for the Consumer Market, Geoff A. Giles (Editor) and David R. Bain (Editor), ISBN: 9781841271163, Wiley-Blackwell, January 2001

Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables, Aaron L. Brody, PhD (Editor) and Hong Zhuang, PhD (Editor) and Jung H. Han, PhD (Editor), ISBN: 9780813812748, Wiley-Blackwell, February 2011

Novel Food Packaging Techniques, Raija Ahvenainen (Edited by), ISBN: 9780849317897, CRC Press Inc, June 2003

Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems, Nigel Theobald (Editor) and Belinda Winder (Editor), ISBN: 9781841273372, Wiley-Blackwell, October 2006

Packaging Design Strategy, 2nd Edition, Bill Stewart, ISBN-10: 1858029074, PIRA International Limited, March 2004

Packaging Design: Successful Product Branding From Concept to Shelf, 2nd Edition, Marianne R. Klimchuk, Sandra A. Krasovec, ISBN: 978-1-1180-2706-6, February 2013

Packaging Development Process: A Guide for Engineers and Project Managers (1st Edition), Kristine DeMaria (Author), ISBN: 978-1566768016, CRC Press, December 1999

Packaging for Nonthermal Processing of Food, Jung H. Han, PhD (Editor), ISBN: 9780813819440, Wiley-Blackwell, April 2007

Packaging Materials (2nd Edition), PIRA International Limited, August 1999

Packaging Research in Food Product Design and Development, Howard R. Moskowitz, PhD, Michele Reisner, John Benedict Lawlor and Rosires Deliza, ISBN: 9780813812229, Wiley-Blackwell, August 2009

Packaging Sustainability: Tools, Systems and Strategies for Innovative Package Design, Wendy Jedlicka, ISBN: 9780470246696, John Wiley & Sons, January 2009

Packaging Technology 2020 (e-book), PIRA International Limited, November 2010

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology, Mark J. Kirwan (Editor), ISBN: 9781405125031, Wiley-Blackwell, August 2005

PET Packaging Technology, David W. Brooks (Editor) and Geoff A. Giles (Editor), ISBN: 9781841272221, Wiley-Blackwell, February 2002

Pharmaceutical Packaging Handbook, Edward J Bauer, ISBN: 9781587161513, Informa Healthcare, 2009

Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology, D A Dean, ISBN: 9780748404407, Taylor & Francis, November 2000 

Plastic Films: Technology and Packaging Applications, Wilmer A. Jenkins and Kenton R. Osborn, ISBN: 9780877628439, CRC Press, September 1992

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals (2nd Edition), Otto G. Piringer (Editor) and A. L. Baner (Editor), ISBN: 9783527314553, February 2008

Plastics Packaging: Properties, Processing, Applications, and Regulations (2nd Edition), Susan E. M. Selke, John D. Culter and Ruben J. Hernandez, ISBN: 978-1569903728,  Hanser Gardner Publications, December 2004

Polymers for Packaging and Containers in Food Industry (New Concepts in Polymer Science) by L. A. Sukhareva, V.S. Yakovlev, O. A. Legonkova and G. E. Zaikov, ISBN: 9789004161436, Brill, August 2008

Print and Production Manual 11th Edition, PIRA International Limited, December 2008

Printing Inks - Formulation Principles, Manufacture and Quality Control Testing Procedures, PIRA International Limited,  March 1994

Quality Rules in Packaging: Revised American Edition, John Sharp (Author), ISBN: 9781574911329, Informa Healthcare, June 2009

Recycled Plastics for Food Contact (e-book), PIRA International Limited, December 2010

Smart Packaging Technologies for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Joseph Kerry (Editor) and Paul Butler (Co-Editor), ISBN: 9780470028025, April 2008

Smart Paper (e-book), PIRA International Limited, November 2010 

Structural Package Designs: Neuauflage (Packaging Folding), Pepin Press, ISBN: 9789057681608, Agile Rabbit; New edition, July 2011

Sustainable Printing (e-book), PIRA International Limited,  November 2010

Technology of Plastics Packaging for the Consumer Market, Geoff A. Giles (Editor) and David R. Bain (Editor), ISBN: 9781841271170, Wiley-Blackwell, January 2001

The Marketer's Guide to Successful Package Design, Herbert Meyers and Murray J. Lubliner, ISBN: 9780844234380, McGraw-Hill, May 1998

The Wiley Encyclopaedia of Packaging Technology (3rd Edition), Edited Kit L. Yam, October 2009, Wiley & Sons. Print ISBN: 9780470087046. Online ISBN: 9780470541395 (Published online: January 2010)   

Understanding Barcoding, PIRA International Limited, March 2004

Understanding Thermoforming (2nd Edition), James L. Throne, ISBN: 9781569904282, Hanser Gardner Publications, June 2008

What Is Packaging Design?, Giles Calver, ISBN: 9782940361885, Rotovision, August 2007