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, members of APF had the opportunity to meet in Tokyo Pack 2018.
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.
New Additive Said to Turn Plastic Waste to CompostNEO 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)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 LankaAsian 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 BoardDuring 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 WastePackaging 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 BrazilWPO 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 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.
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.
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