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Reliable Industrial Measurement of Core Body Temperature

A research project into reliable industrial measurement of core body temperature in industrial environments through non-intrusive means
Published by British Glass

Safe Swabbing Guidance Note (GC-021-01)

This guidance note sets out minimum, good practice standards for the manual lubrication ('swabbing') of glass container moulds in a simple "Always" and "Never" format.
Published by British Glass

Short videos on aluminium, steel and can making

Published by EU Rigid Metal Packaging Association (EMPAC)

Steel Drum Packaging

General information regarding specifications - mainly dangerous goods related
Published by European Association of Steel Drum Manufacturers (SEFA)

Sustainability & cartonboard packaging

Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

Sustainability - metal packaging

Information related to sustainability of metal packaging
Published by EU Rigid Metal Packaging Association (EMPAC)

Sustainability of inks and coatings

Sustainability aspects of inks and coatings usage
Published by British Coatings Federation (BCF)

Sustainability of paper

Published by Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA)

Teacher Resources - drinks & food cans

Teaching resources
Published by Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA)

The FEVE Life Cycle Assessment for Container Glass

LCA tool for glass
Published by The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE)

The Packaging Society

Home page of the UK Packaging Society with links to news, forums, contact details and member-only features
Published by The Packaging Society

The retail ready packaging report

Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

Transport Carbon Footprint Guidelines

Published by Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI)

Types of bioplastics, properties and processing

Information according to the class and type of biopolymer
Published by European Bioplastics

Types of soft drinks packaging

Basic overview of all beverage packaging
Published by British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA)