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

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Patients rely on the information provided on a product to facilitate safe and effective use. Any errors could have fatal consequences. In...
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Steel - the Permanent Material in the Circular Economy micro-site has been launched by worldsteel.
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DS Smith Plc has announced the acquisition of TRM Packaging Ltd.
Cup waste
It is estimated that up to 3 billion paper cups are used in the UK every year, with demand expected to rise. Natalie Daniels looks at what...
The Yowk packaging solution from RPC Bebo was a finalist in the Best Convenience/’On-the-Go’ Packaging category.
The convenience benefits of two RPC packs have been recognised at the World Food Innovation Awards. The EasySnacking container from RPC...
Expected innovations
Survey relating to Packaging, Processing, Printing and Handling in France shows manufacturer confidence growing.

Sample packaging resources

A convertor is a company which manufactures packaging from raw materials. However, during this converting stage there...
The VCA Dangerous Goods Office is the UK authority for the certification of packaging and intermediate bulk containers...
Up to 10% compostable plastics mixing with conventional plastics in post-consumer recycling streams show no, or...
The harmonisation of the production, labelling and control of organic products (Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007)...
Coat hangers which are sold as a product are not obligated packaging under the Packaging Waste Regulations. However, in...
The Packaging Regulations affect companies who have a turnover of £2m+ and who handle more than 50 tonnes of packaging...
This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids deals...
The labelling of these products should include information concerning the particular characteristics of the product,...
Information related to sustainability of metal packaging
According to the Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2008 of 27 March 2008 on recycled plastic materials intended to come...
Working with industry partners, Packaging Today provides white papers discussing issues and solutions in the industry.
This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids deals...