Fundamentals of Packaging Technology

This book originally published by The Institute of Packaging Professionals in the USA, was completely revised by The Packaging Society for the UK and associated markets. It covers most aspects of packaging technology, it is well written and contains excellent line drawings of the processes described. An extremely useful reference book. Over 460 pages.

Chapters cover:

  • Perspective on Packaging
  • Packaging Functions
  • Graphic Design
  • Printing and Decoration
  • Paper and Paperboard
  • Paperboard Packaging
  • Metal Cans and Containers
  • Glass Containers
  • Polymer Chemistry for the Non Chemist
  • Common Packaging Plastics
  • Shaping Plastics
  • Closures
  • Adhesives
  • Aluminium Foils and Metallising
  • Flexible Packaging Laminates
  • Corrugated Fibreboard
  • Distribution Packaging
  • Shock, Vibration and Compression
  • Packaging Machinery
  • The Packaging Development Process
  • Glossary

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ISBN 0946467005

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The book costs £80.00, however, Institute members are able to purchase a copy at 20% off the normal price.

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