Welcome to the Packaging Hub - your gateway to packaging expertise

The Packaging Hub is a website created to provide a central information point about packaging. Further details

You can browse the links at the top and the side for information about packaging topics, search the site for resources and guidance, or browse the links at the bottom of the page, which are a random selection of the many resources available.

News

courtesy of RPC Group Plc
UK based RPC Group has acquired packaging firm British Polythene Industries (BPI).
Placon
Handler safety, ease of use and convenience are all achieved through the unique packaging designed for NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes...
Digimarc Barcode
A new alternative to the barcode – the Digimarc Barcode – can appear almost imperceptibly many times on a package, making scanning much...
Infographic
A new infographic shows how the industry is adopting sustainable practices
Duma Combi
Gerresheimer is presenting two new products at FCE Pharma in Sao Paulo, Brazil from May 10 to 12 - Biopack and Duma Combi. Biopack is a...
Coca-Cola 'one-brand'-packaging
Coca-Cola has announced the launch of new graphics that use one visual identity system featuring Coca-Cola Red as a unifying color across...

Sample packaging resources

Brochures concerning corrugated board and its uses and functions
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are identified by a code that is specific to them, similar to a barcode. This...
Tool for demonstrating compliance of paper/boards for food contact applications.
A Technical Specification which specifies the following for all adult consumers: Criteria for ease of opening of...
Fact sheets on a number of topics
This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on food contact materials, enzymes, flavourings and processing aids deals...
General position paper
This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids deals...
According to the Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2008 of 27 March 2008 on recycled plastic materials intended to come...
Information according to the class and type of biopolymer
Commission Directive 2006/125/EC of 5 December 2006 on processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and...
Recyclability by design document. Web page contains downloadable PDF updated in 2013