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Regional Packaging Training in Jordan

Regional Packaging Training in Jordan

Monday, April 1, 2019
World Packaging Organisation (WPO) Education Team have started the WPO 2019 training programs on Packaging amongst the WPO member organisations. The first training of 2019 was organized in Amman / Jordan on March 3 - 7, 2019.
WPO Position Paper - Packaging and Trade

WPO Position Paper - Packaging and Trade

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
WPO World Packaging Organisation has recently published a Position Paper on Packaging and Trade. ASD advises the readers and followers to read this article with principle of realizing the importace of packaging for trade.
Asian Packaging Federation Celebrated 50th Years Anniversary in Tokyo

Asian Packaging Federation Celebrated 50th Years Anniversary in Tokyo

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Asia Packaging Federation 2018 meetings, AsiaStar Packaging Competition Jury Meeting and Awards Ceremony took place in Tokyo with the contributions of Japan Packaging Institute. Celebrating the 50th year of its foundation also in Japan, which is the country of its foundation.
WPO Fall Meeting Took Place in Jinan - China

WPO Fall Meeting Took Place in Jinan - China

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
World Packaging Organization (WPO) 2018 Fall Meeting took place in the Jinan city of China on October 22-25 and was hosted by CEPI - China National Export Commodities Packaging Research Institute.
ASD Passed on ISO 9001 2015 Standard

ASD Passed on ISO 9001 2015 Standard

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) has successfully completed the process of passing on ISO 9001 2015 Quality Management Standard.
WPO Spring Meetings and WorldStar Award Ceremony Held in Australia

WPO Spring Meetings and WorldStar Award Ceremony Held in Australia

Friday, August 31, 2018
WPO World Packaging Organization's first general meeting this year was organized on May 1, 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.
WPO Position Paper - Packaging in Circular Economy

WPO Position Paper - Packaging in Circular Economy

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
WPO World Packaging Organisation has recently published a Position Paper on Packaging in Circular Economy. WPO supports a circular economy and strongly advises whole packaging industry to move towards design, production and use of packaging that complies with principle of a circular economy.
ASD Packaging Week to be Organized Every Year

ASD Packaging Week to be Organized Every Year

Thursday, April 19, 2018
The week in which Eurasia Packaging Istanbul will be held will be celebrated as the "ASD Packaging Week” as from this year.
Packaging Training Programs Started in Indonesia

Packaging Training Programs Started in Indonesia

Friday, May 25, 2018
World Packaging Organisation (WPO) Education Team have started 3-4-5 days long Packaging Technology Training Courses amongst the WPO member organisations in Jakarta / Indonesia in April 2018.
Eleven Companies Take Major Step Towards a New Plastics Economy

Eleven Companies Take Major Step Towards a New Plastics Economy

Friday, May 11, 2018
Eleven leading brands, retailers, and packaging companies work towards 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025 or earlier.
New Additive Said to Turn Plastic Waste to Compost

New Additive Said to Turn Plastic Waste to Compost

Friday, May 25, 2018
NEO Plastics, describes it as an all-organic compound that gets added to a masterbatch of plastic resin so that packaging made from that resin will break down in anaerobic conditions like landfills in years vs. the centuries that traditional plastics require.
19 Countries - 2018 AIP National Conference program now released (2-3 May 2018)

19 Countries - 2018 AIP National Conference program now released (2-3 May 2018)

Friday, March 23, 2018
With 24 international speakers from 19 countries and 56 speakers spanning two-days, the 2018 AIP National Conference is the only place to be on the 2nd and 3rd of May.
Asian Packaging Federation Members Met in Sri Lanka

Asian Packaging Federation Members Met in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Asian Packaging Federation of which ASD being the 1st Vice President, met in Colombo, capital city of Sri Lanka, between December 11-17, 2017 for 42th General Assembly, AsiaStar 2017 Jury Meeting and Awards Ceremony.
WPO Announces New Executive Board

WPO Announces New Executive Board

Thursday, December 28, 2017
During the 2nd Board Meeting of 2017, on November 07th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the new President of WPO, Pierre Pienaar, elected on May during Interpack, announced his new Executive Board for 2018-2020 term.
Message from ASD : Packaging is not Waste

Message from ASD : Packaging is not Waste

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) draw attention on the importance of packaging recycling. Mr. Zeki Saribekir, the President of ASD, said “Packaging is not waste, but rather important materials useful for economy. Through recycling, we achieve a positive contribution both to our economy and to our environment.”
WPO selects winners of WorldStar Awards 2018 in Brazil

WPO selects winners of WorldStar Awards 2018 in Brazil

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
WPO Members met in Brazil the week commencing 6 November for meetings and the judging of the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The judging session took place as part of the 99th WPO Board Meeting activities and were kindly hosted by the Brazilian Packaging Association.
61 Packaging Industry Leaders Are Among Turkey's Biggest Companies

61 Packaging Industry Leaders Are Among Turkey's Biggest Companies

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Annual “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 Citizens

Pharmaceutcial Packaging Making Life Easier for Partially-Sighted Citizens

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The 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.
Asia Receives Two Packaging Training Programs from WPO

Asia Receives Two Packaging Training Programs from WPO

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
WPO World Packaging Organisation accomplished two packaging training programs in Asia. This time the countries chosen were Vietnam and China.
Warning About Unpacked Candy & Chocolate

Warning About Unpacked Candy & Chocolate

Friday, August 18, 2017
Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD) warned consumers about unpacked candy, Turkish delight, and chocolates.