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Packaging Technology and Science Journal


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Peter Creation (Journals Publishing Manager)

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David Shires (Editor)

Diana Twede (Editor)


+44 208 326 3835

Packaging Technology and Science, published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd., is the premier international scientific and industrial journal on the subject of Packaging Technology and Science, edited by Dave Shires, PIRA International, UK, and Diana Twede, School of Packaging, Michigan State University, USA.

 The journal publishes twelve issues a year of peer reviewed articles, in print and online. The online version offers free access to table of contents of each issue and abstracts of each article, as well as instructions for authors:

 Packaging Technology and Science provides an international forum for the publication of research papers and review articles about developments in this field. As such, it is aimed at packaging engineers and technologists, food scientists and technologists, polymer scientists, toxicologists, analytical chemists, environmental scientists, materials scientists, regulatory officers, and other professionals who are concerned with the development and applications of packaging, as well as its effects.


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