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10 Reasons to Join ASD


1-Istanbul Packaging Fair - Discount on participation in Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Organization.
 
One of the important opportunities that ASD provides for its members, is the significant discount rate for the participation in the ‘'Packaging Industry Fair'' organized by  REED TÜYAP annually.
 
2-Free subscription to Ambalaj Dünyasi - Packaging World and Pack Converting magazines, discount on advertisements and publishing of the company's news.
 
In Ambalaj Dünyasi - Packaging World and Pack Converting which are issued quarterly and has an intense professional and technical context, we also publish the information and the news about our members. Members who would like to give advertisements in the magazines benefit from the reduced advertisement prices.
 
In addition, white papers of the member companies are being published in the magazines.
 
3- Right to benefit from announcement (Packaging e-Bulletin) services.
 
Our members benefit from announcements, tracking and similar notification services in various topics such as technical, legal, public or private sector, related to packaging or all other relevant sectors.
 
4-Notifications.
 
We inform our members and those asking for information about our members in international and national organizations. E-mails, phone calls, fax information requests about manufacturer companies and products are listed specifically to our members.
 
Requested researches are carried out and our members are informed primarily. 
 
We answer all the questions about the legal regulations about packaging in the European Union and in other countries, and the legal regulations related to Packaging Waste Management, Food Safety and Hygiene as soon as careful research and investigations are made.
 
5-The right to benefit from Turkish Packaging Industry Catalogue and to appear in this catalogue.
 
The information of the member companies is published both in Turkish and English in a database updated annually.
 
Catalogues are sent to our members free of charge. 
 
6-Library of Packaging Literature.
 
Our members are able to benefit from our library constituted as a source of packaging topics, with the condition of obeying copyright rules. 
 
7- The right to benefit from our publications free of charge.
 
Books and other similar publications related to our packaging sector are sent to our members free of charge. 
 
Translations of technical books and other similar literature are made and sent to our members either free of charge or with special prices. 
 
These publications are:
- Hygiene Principles and GMP for Food Contact Materials Manufacturers
- CEN Packaging & Environment Standards Guide
- Food Packaging Technology Book
- Packaging and Environment Booklet for Elementary Schools
- Rigid Plastics Packaging Book 
- Flexible Packaging Book
- Guide of Technical Documentation for Packaging Machines
- VI. International Packaging Congress Book
- Basic Principles of Packaging Technologies Book
 
8-The right to benefit from Lifelong Education.
 
We organize educations and seminars in various topics for the purpose of improvement of professional knowledge and abilities of our members. 
 
2 seminars and trainings are organized on average in our association center in winter time, if there is in broader participation, they are held outside.
 
Experts or consultants organize these trainings in various topics such as technique, management, marketing and many others for the member companies free of charge or for special prices.
 
9- Access to special web pages for ASD members. 
 
Special web pages listed in our web page www.ambalaj.org.tr in Turkish and English can be can be visited by ASD members and employees in the companies of ASD members who apply online and obtain a special password.
 
Some of these web pages are:
- Quarterly Monthly Foreign Trade Reports
- Sectoral Analysis (ISO, TIM)
- Patent, Useful Model & Industrial Design Registrations. 
- T.C. Official Journal Announcements 
- Sectoral Presentations 
 
10- Free participation in organizations.
 
Our members are able to attend free of charge to our elaborate organizations such as Crescent and Stars of Packaging Competition Award Ceremony, ASD Evening Meal during Ramadan, Special Receptions and Meetings. 
 
Please get in contact with us about the terms of application for ASD membership and your opinions about our services. asd@ambalaj.org.tr