2021 WorldStar Packaging Awards open for entryWorldStar Packaging Awards are now open and the closing date is 19 October, 2020. WorldStar is one of the major events of WPO and last year attracted over 300 entries from 36 countries around the globe.
WPO Performed 5 Days Packaging Technology Training in GhanaThe first training of 2020 had been organized in Legon, Accra, Ghana on March 2 – 6, 2020 with 26 Students. All students were from Accra, Ghana. The students were from local industry, University and certification bodies and independent individuals also attended.
WPO Accomplished 2019 Packaging Technology Training MissionWorld Packaging Organisation (WPO) accomplished the WPO’s 2019 training agenda on Packaging Technology amongst the WPO member organisations.
AsiaStar 2019 Awards Ceremony Organized in BangkokDepartment of lndustrial Promotion, Ministry of lndustry in Thailand organized AsiaStar Award 2019 ceremony under the cooperation between the ministry and the Asian Packaging Federation (APF).
WPO Position Paper - Packaging and TradeWPO 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.
WPO Sustaining 2019 Packaging Technology Training ProgramsWorld Packaging Organisation (WPO) sustains settled the WPO’s 2019 training agenda on Packaging Technology amongst the WPO member organisations.
Regional Packaging Training in JordanWorld 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.
Asian Packaging Federation Celebrated 50th Years Anniversary in TokyoAsia 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 - ChinaWorld 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 StandardTurkish 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 AustraliaWPO 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 EconomyWPO 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 YearThe 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 IndonesiaWorld 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 EconomyEleven leading brands, retailers, and packaging companies work towards 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025 or earlier.
22nd IAPRI 2020 World Packaging Conference Canceled22nd IAPRI World Packaging Conference at Universidad de Monterrey, México needed to be canceled.
WorldStar 2020 Awards Ceremony CancelledInterpack has been cancelled and following this and advice given out regarding COVID-19 the WorldStar Awards has also been cancelled.
Interpack and Drupa Fairs Postponed to 2021Packaging Trade Fair Interpack and The Printing & Paper Industry Event Drupa were postponed to next year.
January 2020 issue IAPRI Newsletter - now availableUnmissable industry insights await at IAPRI 2020, Mexico
December issue IAPRI Newsletter - now availableIAPRI Mexico 2020 - Udem, June 15-18 / 22nd World Packaging Conference
October 2019 Issue of WPO BulletinThe WPO October 2019 Bulletin was published.
September issue IAPRI Newsletter - now available16.10.2019
July 2018 Issue of WPO BulletinThe WPO July 2018 Bulletin was published.
Amendment to Packaging Waste Directive 94/62Substantial changes were made in Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.
December issue IAPRI Newsletter - now available28.12.2017
September issue IAPRI Newsletter - now availableThe international packaging research and education newsletter, Global Packaging Research, was published by IAPRI.