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Apr 18 2022

IAPRI CAREER START AWARD at the 2022 World Conference in Thailand

For the fourth time, IAPRI will present a $1,000 US award, sponsored by Dr. S Paul Singh to a first-time presenter at the World Conference on Packaging to be held in Bangkok, Thailand. To enter the drawing all you must do is have a research presentation accepted by the Scientific Committee and present in person.
Apr 16 2022

IAPRI Student Exchange Scholarship Application Deadline for 2022-2023 is being extended.

The IAPRI Board of Directors has extended the deadline for submission of the application until May 19th. If you need some assistance in finding the right location and people to assist on your graduate research this is a great opportunity. The board would be very happy to assist you and your professor to find the right exchange opportunity for you.

Research News

May 6 2022

Michigan State University’s Muhammad Rabnawaz: Confronting the plastics problem

Keeping plastic waste out of landfills and water systems is a complicated problem that Michigan State University’s Muhammad Rabnawaz is working to simplify. This Spartan researcher is cutting complexities to make valuable polymers that are easy to recycle.
Apr 29 2022

NORSUS, Norway, presents LCA on plastics end-of-life

The Norwegian Institute for Sustainability Research, NORSUS, has carried out an updated lifecycle assessment (LCA) regarding the sorting and further treatment of plastics packaging from the nation’s households.

Member News

Apr 28 2022

PACKNET conference explores technology and sustainability

Spain’s PACKNET packaging platform organized a day of conference round-table sessions in Madrid in early April on the theme of packaging, technology and the environment, hosting over 50 professionals from across the value chain.
Mar 9 2022

Cal Poly Packaging announces the creation of a Research Consortium for Distribution Packaging

The Cal Poly Packaging program has had a research consortium since 2008. In recent years it has had a focus on fresh produce packaging. For many reasons Cal Poly is changing over in 2022 to more traditional distribution dynamics and logistics projects.

Conference Spotlight

Apr 6 2022

World Conference 2022 Keystone Speakers

The Thai Packaging Center Announces its Keynote Speakers

Technology Spotlight

Apr 28 2022

Crystallized thinking in biopolymer research

As IAPRI members prepare for another Conference, we examine the directions being taken by research into biobased polymers, notably PLA and PHA.

Member Profile

Jan 30 2022

The Thai Packaging Centre opens its doors

Host of the 2022 IAPRI World Packaging Conference, the Thai Packaging Centre (TPC) plays a central role in the industry, both nationally and regionally.


Apr 25 2022

2022 Annual Membership Meeting Notice

As required in the IAPRI By-Laws, notice is hereby given of the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Members. Date: June 15, 2022 Time: 13:00-14:00 Location: 2022 IAPRI World Conference in Bangkok, Thailand

IAPRI Events

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Jun 12 2022

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

IAPRI Bangkok 2022 embraces hybrid-flexible format.

The hybrid-flexible format for the IAPRI 23rd Packaging World Conference, IAPRI Bangkok 2022 will welcome and secure eligible papers and submissions a presentation spot along with publish inclusion in the Conference Proceedings. Authors may choose to present virtually or in-person in Bangkok between 12-16 June 2022. ...

May 25 2023

31st IAPRI Member Conference May 2023 Navi Mumbai, India

The SIES School of Packaging & Packaging Technology Center will host the 31st IAPRI Member Conference in Navi Mumbai in India.

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

Career Center

Jan 8 2022

Tenure Track Position in Packaging/Graphic Communications at Ryerson University

The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, scholarly research and/or creative activity and service duties while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.
Jan 4 2022

Professor – Amcor Endowed Chair in Packaging Sustainability School of Packaging Michigan State University

The School of Packaging at Michigan State University invites applications for a fullā€time, 9 month Endowed Chair Professor position focusing on sustainable packaging systems with 50% research, 30% teaching, and 20% service/outreach assignment. The position start date is anticipated to be August 2022.
Nov 26 2021

Michigan State University School of Packaging Job Opening for Assistant Professor - Wood and Cellulosic-Based Packaging

The School of Packaging (SoP) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor position with 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service assignment with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2022.