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DS Smith - Heavy Duty Knowledge Center – R&D


Wegastraat 21 5015 BS Tilburg DS Smith Packaging - Heavy Duty Knowledge Center Wegastraat 2 NL-5015 BS Tilburg


Ed Bosmans (Manager R&D)



Research and Development in Paper; Tissue and Paper based Packaging products. The DS Smith Heavy Duty Knowledge Center specializes in industrial corrugated board packaging. The DS Smith Research Sundsvall facility studies a broad range of SCA produced products (paper, tissue, packaging in general).


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

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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