Packaging Technology: Fundamentals, Materials and Processes (Woodhead Publishing in Materials)

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Packaging is a complex and wide-ranging subject. Comprehensive in scope and authoritative in its coverage, Packaging technology provides the ideal introduction and reference for both students and experienced packaging professionals.

Part one provides a context for the book, discussing fundamental issues relating to packaging such as its role in society and its diverse functions, the packaging supply chain and legislative, environmental and marketing issues. Part two reviews the principal packaging materials such as glass, metal, plastics, paper and paper board. It also discusses closures, adhesives and labels. The final part of the book discusses packaging processes, from design and printing to packaging machinery and line operations, as well as hazard and risk management in packaging.

With its distinguished editors and expert contributors, Packaging technology is a standard text for the packaging industry. The book is designed both to meet the needs of those studying for the Diploma in Packaging Technology and to act as a comprehensive reference for packaging professionals.

  • Provides the ideal introduction and reference for both students and experienced packaging professionals
  • Examines fundamental issues relating to packaging, such as its role in society, its diverse functions, the packaging supply chain and legislative, environmental and marketing issues
  • Reviews the principal packaging materials such as glass, metal, plastics, paper and paper board

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This book thoroughly reviews the basics and more advanced concepts in packaging technology. Published in association with the Packaging Society in Britain, the book could be recommended reading for certification courses. The contributors, all experienced packaging professionals, cover the major topics in this field such as environmental sustainability, quality requirements and hazard and risk management. Part one reviews packaging fundamentals such as the supply chain, packaging functions, legislation and marketing. Part two discusses the various packaging materials and their components. It also includes chapters on closures, adhesives and labels. Part three addresses the packaging process, beginning with design and development to the machinery and line operations of a packaging factory.

About the Author:

Anne Emblem has over 30 years' active experience across the packaging industry, covering packaging manufacturers (Alcan, British Aluminium, National Adhesives, W. R. Grace, Morplan), packer/fillers (Merck, Sharp and Dohme Pharmaceuticals, Avon Cosmetics, British Sugar) and the high street retailer Marks and Spencer. Her experience lies in technical, commercial and environmental aspects of packaging, as well as compliance with legislation and safety. She is a Fellow of the former Institute of Packaging, now part of the UK Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), and Chartered Scientists.

Henry Emblem has over 30 years' active experience across the packaging industry, covering packaging manufacturers (Alcan, British Aluminium, National Adhesives, W. R. Grace, Morplan), packer/fillers (Merck, Sharp and Dohme Pharmaceuticals, Avon Cosmetics, British Sugar) and the high street retailer Marks and Spencer. His experience lies in technical, commercial and environmental aspects of packaging, as well as compliance with legislation and safety. He is a Fellow of the former Institute of Packaging, now part of the UK Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), and Chartered Scientists. Henry is also a Chartered Environmentalist, and works as a consultant in the field of packaging and the environment. Anne is a Senior Lecturer in Cosmetic Science at the London College of Fashion.

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