61 Packaging Industry Leaders Are Among Turkey’s Biggest CompaniesAnnual “Turkey’s Top and Second 500 Manufacturers / Producers 2016” research prepared by Istanbul Chamber of Industry is announced. A total of 61 packaging companies, 35 of which are Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) members, are placed on ISO top 500 and second 500 lists.
Pharmaceutcial Packaging Making Life Easier for Partially-Sighted CitizensThe regulation came into force last April obligates Braille engravings on pharmaceutical packaging. Pharmaceutical companies have until the end of 2018 to fully carry this regulation into action. Through packaging with Braille engravings, it is hoped to provide convenience for our partially-sighted citizens while buying pharmaceuticals.
Asia Receives Two Packaging Training Programs from WPOWPO World Packaging Organisation accomplished two packaging training programs in Asia. This time the countries chosen were Vietnam and China.
Warning About Unpacked Candy & ChocolateTurkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) warned consumers about unpacked candy, Turkish delight, and chocolates.
Applications of WorldStar Awards 2018 Has BegunApplication process of WorldStar Awards 2018 organized by World Packaging Organization (WPO) started.
Blue-Collar Employee Communication and Management Training Being Great HitASD Packaging Academy performed its 2017 trainings with Blue-Collar Employee Communication and Management Training on May 25th, Thursday. Dr. Metin Arslan from Grupas Gelisim (Yalin Akademi) company contributed in the training.
Biodegradable Mulch Films Supporting EU's RegulationEuropean Parliament’s IMCO Committee adopted its report amending the Commission's proposal for a revision of the Fertilisers Regulation. Committee acknowledges the innovative potential of biodegradable mulch films which provide positive agronomical effects and help to avoid the generation of microplastics on fields.
WorldStar 2017 Ceremony OrganizedWPO announces winners of 2017 WorldStar Packaging Awards during Interpack, in Germany. Over 400 people attended the WorldStar Awards Presentations & Gala Dinner, on May 4th, the most important global packaging competition in the world, organized by WPO (World Packaging Organization).
Metal Packaging Europe EstablishedTwo major metal packaging associations in Europe, Beverage Can Makers Europe (BCME) and European Metal Packaging (Empac), merged to form a new umbrella organization, Metal Packaging Europe.
WPO Fall 2016 Meetings Organized in Vienna, Capital of AustriaWith the presence of representatives of major packaging associations around the world, World Packaging Organization (WPO) accomplished its fall meeting of 2016 in Vienna, capital city of Austria, on November 14 - 18.
Where Innovation Creates Value: Eurasia Packaging FairEurasia Packaging Fair broke new records in 2016 with 1114 local and international exhibitors from 45 countries and 5,942 international visitors among a total of 55,704 visitors. Eurasia Packaging Fair hosted packaging and all packaging related industries between October 25-28, 2017 at Tuyap Fair Convention and Congress Center.
Interpack show devoted to Industry 4.0interpack 2017 has recorded the biggest exhibitor demand in its over 55-year history. The companies had booked about 20 per cent more space than is available at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre with its 19 halls.
Food Packaging Training in ColomboThe Asian Packaging Federation (APF) is organising three days training programme on Food Packaging at Colombo, Sri Lanka during 21-23 September, 201
AsiaStar Applications StartingThe AsiaStar Packaging competition is open to entries. Please check APF’s web site for “ASIASTAR 2016 Call For Entry” and “Application Form”.
WPO Announces Winners of WorldStar 2016 in BudapestThe 2016 edition of WorldStar Packaging Awards received a total of 293 entries from 34 countries. Japan was the leader with 31 entries and 13 winners in the competition. China and Turkey participated, each, with 23 packaging projects; China had 14 winners and Turkey 13.
September issue IAPRI Newsletter - now availableThe international packaging research and education newsletter, Global Packaging Research, was published by IAPRI.
Plastic Ban of France is on EU Commission’s AgendaThe Government of France passed in 2016 the communique in the French Parliament restricting the sales of products as disposable plastic cups, plates, forks and knives as of 1st of January, 2020.
March 2017 issue IAPRI Newsletter01.04.2017
New Era in Packaging Waste ManagementMinistry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkish Republic started in 2016 the awareness raising program for recycling for those, who work at out-of-home consumption points as hotel, restaurant, entertainment places and cafes (Horeca).
December issue IAPRI Newsletter - now available14.12.2016
IAPRI Symposium 2017 - DEADLINE 1st December - call for papers28.11.2016
IAPRI September 2016 NewsletterThe September 2016 issue of the IAPRI's Global Packaging Research newsletter was published.
IAPRI June 2016 NewsletterThe June 2016 issue of the IAPRI's Global Packaging Research newsletter was published.
IAPRI Brazil conference (12-15 June)IAPRI Brazil conference (12-15 June) which is set to be an international event of high quality content will take place in Campinas.
APF e-bulletin March 201613th March 2016
IAPRI December 2015 NewsletterWe are very pleased to share with you the December issue of the Global Packaging Research newsletter.
16 December 2015
WPO October 2015 BulletinWPO World Packaging Organisation October 2015 bulletin was distrubuted.
30 October 2015
APF June 2015 Bulletin AnnouncementAPF Asian Packaging Federation's June 2015 Bulletin was distributed to the Members and Coleagues.
01 July 2015
General Board Meeting and AsiaStar Voting Asian Packaging Federation in IstanbulThe Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD), will host the 40th Ordinary General Board Meeting and the accompanying events of the Asian Packaging Federation (APF), to which leading packaging industry representatives of the Asian countries will attend.