Member Login
International association of packaging research institutes



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 2018

The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging will take place between 19-22 June in Zhuhai, China. It is hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology. For more information please click here

Latest News

IAPRI Extends the Deadline for the PepsiCo Student Exchange Scholarship for Research

IAPRI is pleased to announce that PepsiCo is sponsoring the 2018-2019 IAPRI Student Exchange Scholarship.

PepsiCo had stated this in support of the Scholarship: 'We believe this scholarship will provide a deserving student the critical skills and research experience in the field of packaging, needed for a successful career in a packaging or a consumer products company.'

The scholarship is $7,000 and 6 months with the objective of graduate students travel to a member organisation to undertake research that will enhance their work. We have a number of members who are interested in hosting students and we will help applicants contact potential hosts.

The deadline for submissions has beem extended until the 19th of March 2018. Full details will be found at