• BillerudKorsnäs introduces a new life cycle assessment tool

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Life cycle assessments performed by BillerudKorsnäs, using a new tool that evaluates the environmental impact of different packaging solutions, show that many brands and retailers could reduce the climate impact of their packaging by up to 50%.
  • The KHS new factory building in Germany

    KHS invests €20 million in site modernisation

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The KHS Group, a provider of filling and packaging systems for the beverage industry, has invested €20 million in modernising its Dortmund, Germany.
  • Younger Members’ Committee changing its name

    IOM3 Student & Early Career Committee (SECC)
    The Institute and its committees are always working to ensure that we stay in line with the ever-changing demands of today’s world. An area of improvement that has been identified is what is defined as ‘young’ in either academia or industry, in today’s world. Consequently, the YMC has reviewed its name and Terms of Reference to address the needs of those members no longer defined by age limits.
  • Starpack Schools and Students 2020 Ceremony – Save the date

    The Starpack Schools and Student Awards have now been judged and the award ceremony will take place virtually on 24 June 2020. Thanks to all those schools and students who took part and we look forward to presenting the gold, silver, bronze and highly commended in the coming months - so save the date.
  • Q&A – Chair of the Packaging Society – Judith Allan

    Natalie Daniels speaks to Judith Allan as she takes on the role of Packaging Society Chair.
  • IOM3 welcomes new Technical Community Chairs

    IOM3 has recently appointed four new Technical Community Chairs. Read interviews with each newly appointed Chair as they take on the new role.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding under way

    We have now embarked on phase 2 of the project which involves incorporating activities that are currently administered on separate systems (such as events, training courses, awards, competitions, accreditation, sales, marketing and communications) into the new contacts management system.
  • Online public workshop dates added

    The Membership Team will be running a series of 10 ‘public’ Workshops over the April to June period for professional qualifications and becoming a Fellow.
  • Benefits of online STEM education investigated

    Materials World magazine
    Online and blended (online and in-person) STEM education can produce the same learning outcomes for students as traditional, in-person classes at a fraction of the cost, finds research published in Science Advances.
  • 2020 IOM3 award winners announced

    Congratulations to the winners of the Institute's awards, medals and prizes for 2020