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Packaging Technology Center - CETEA


Av. Brasil, 2880 13073-001 Campinas/SP


Luis Madi (General Director)

Other staff

Assis Garcia (Director of CETEA / Manager Transport and Distribution)

Eloísa Garcia (Manager/Plastic and Environment)

Sílvia Dantas (Manager/Metal and Glass)

Ana Paula (Reis Researcher/Cellulosic)

Anna Lúcia Mourad (Researcher/Cellulosic)

Claire Sarantópoulos (Researcher/Plastic)

Elisabete Saron (Researcher/Metal)

Fiorella Dantas (Researcher/Metal and Glass)

Guilherme Queiroz (Researcher/Plastic and Environment)

Jozeti Gatti (Researcher/Metal)


+ 55 19 37431800


+ 55 19 37431719

The Packaging Technology Center (CETEA) was created in 1982 as a response to the demand of the industrial sector involved in the Packaging Area in Brazil. It was, until 2002, the only Packaging Center in the country. Since its creation, CETEA has attached a significant number of private sector companies due to the excellence of its services, laboratories and staff. It belongs to ITAL from the Secretary of Agriculture of the State of São Paulo. CETEA's main a activities are: Research and Development, Testing, Courses and Seminars, Information and Consultancy. The Advisory Board was created in 1988, and today has 24 members, 20 from the Private Sector. Also in 1988, the Membership system was introduced and today more than 150 companies participate.

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