Latest News


Nov 23 2020

IAPRI Announces Changes to its By-Laws & Operating Policies

The membership has approved changes to the by-laws and the Board of Directors have changed the Operating Policies to coincide with the by-laws. This completes the last steps in a review and revision process that the board has been working on for the past few years.

Research News

Oct 30 2020

Finnish members to take part in live-streamed circular innovation fair

IAPRI members VTT and Aalto University are among the Finnish organizations live-streaming an online Circular Innovation Fair, including packaging and materials innovation, on Thursday 26 November 2020.

Member News

Nov 25 2020

IAPRI Joins the World Packaging Organization (WPO)

IAPRI has joined the WPO as a non-voting Affiliate Member. The same membership status that the WPO has as an IAPRI member.

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Conference Spotlight

Oct 29 2020

Routes through packaging logistics, from e-commerce to pallets

Fresh research papers featured in IAPRI’s online Conference focus both on newer and more established sales channels

Technology Spotlight

May 31 2020

The place of packaging in Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 has inspired development across the consumer goods, equipment, automation and packaging sectors.


Sep 26 2020

Impact of Video Conferencing on IAPRI

A Comment from Edward Church, IAPRI Secretary General on the impact remote working due to the coronavirus will change IAPRI operations.

IAPRI Events

Jun 15 2021

30th IAPRI 2021 Member Conference - Virtual Series

Due to the anticipated continued disruption to world travel, the 30th IAPRI Member Conference will be held during the period of June 17-24, 2021 as a virtual series of live presentations similar to the in-person version of technical track presentations on packaging research from IAPRI members. Although it is going to be virtual, we are working hard to make the Conference as informative and fun as a face to face event.

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Jun 12 2022

23rd IAPRI World Conference on Packaging - PACKAGING FOR WORLD CRISIS hosted by the Thai Packaging Centre

The IAPRI Board of Directors has selected the Thai Packaging Centre to host the 2022 World Conference in Bangkok, Thailand in June of 2022.

PROPAK Asia 2022 will be held during 15-18 June 2022 at the same venue of the IAPRI conference.

May 25 2023

31st IAPRI Member Conference May 2023 Navi Mumbai, India

The SIES School of Packaging & Packaging Technology Center and the IAPRI Board of Directors have moved the Member Conference from 2021 back to 2023 due to the continued global impact of the Coronavirus.

IAPRI member institutes interested in hosting the IAPRI World Conference in 2024 can get the Guidelines and Application Form by clicking here

Career Center

Oct 29 2020

Aker BioMarine - Packaging Manager

Aker BioMarine wishes to strengthen the company’s inhouse competency on product packaging solutions, to ensure that the company makes packaging a competitive advantage. The position will be responsible for ensuring that the packaging needs in the company’s value chain is met.