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Parque PIIT, Av. Alianza Nte. #501, Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 66600


Arlette Flores (Project Manager)

Other staff

Gerardo Arrmabide Paz (Director)

Arlette Flores (Project Manager)

Horacio Garza (Laboratory manager)

Noe Puente (Laboratory Manager)


+52 (81) 82151000 ext.4189 and 1492


+52 (81) 82151000

Centro ABRE is a packaging laboratory associated to the University of Monterrey. It opened in November 2011 at the Research,Technology and Innovation Park in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.


--Boosting business competitiveness through innovation in the integral design of its packaging, allowing the entry and positioning in local and global markets. --Promoting Research and Innovation Development of packaging through the application of new technologies and processes and use of materials and friendly environment. --Boost the competitiveness of enterprises through the optimization of packaging materials and processes, packaging, packing and distribution. --Promote through consulting package design, packaging and packing, technological innovation and sustainability, with a full-service approach, with technical and business feasibility. --Certify and validate packaging through laboratory tests, complying with national and international standards of packaging and transportation. --Train students and industry through continuing education programs through courses, workshops, seminars and certificate relating to packaging.


--Research, development and innovation --packaging consultancy --laboratory testing and certification --analysis of cost reduction --Sustainability --carbon footprint analysis --continuing education and training


IAPRI 2017 -Call for papers opens

The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details for the Call for Papers please click here.

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