China National Packaging Corporation
An Ding Men Wai
Xu Ting (Manager of Dept International Technical Exchange and Cooperation)
The China National Export Commodities Packaging Research Institute (CEPI) was founded in 1974 approved by the former Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation. In 1978 authorized by the State Council, it strengthened and enlarged the scope, meanwhile, was approved to be the director member of World Packaging Organization (WPO) and Asian Packaging Federation (APF) on behalf of China.
At present, CEPI is responsible for the work of the secretariats of both China National Technical Committee of Standardization for Packaging and the Organizing Committee of Recommending Packaging Design for WorldStar.
Since its foundation, CEPI has played an important role in the development and technological innovation of national commodities packaging technology, as well as in the research of sustainable development of Packaging Industry. Its endeavors are fruitful. Meanwhile, it has recommended a lot of packaging design works for "WorldStar" and "AsiaStar" etc, and won the awards for many times.
Moreover, CEPI has a comprehensive packaging laboratory of complete apparatus and facilities, which has been operating as the packaging quality inspection center under Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation for import and exportcommodities, and is also open to the public as the packaging product quality approval laboratory for the State Administration for Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine.
CEPI aims to carry out research on packaging technology and promote development of packaging industry. And it focus the business on the researches on packaging technology & method, packaging standardization, packaging testing & experiment, environmental friendly packaging, project of guarantee for packaging quality and international technical cooperation and exchanges of packaging.
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
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 is 19th February 2018. Full details will be found at http://iapriweb.org/about-us/iapri-prizes-and-scholarships/