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The Technion Packaging Laboratory

Address

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, 32000

Contact

Prof Joseph Miltz (Head of Laboratory)

Other staff

Nehama Passy (Lab. Engineer)

Itzik Besser (Lab Technician)

Telephone

+972-48292451

Fax

+972-48293603, +972-48292903

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The Laboratory staff is involved in the following activities: Education: --teaching and educating students towards their B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Research and Development in the following areas: --Migration of residual monomers and solvents from packaging materials into food and food simulants --Active and Modified Atmosphere Packaging --Diffusion and Permeability of gases and aroma --Structure-Property-Application relationship in polymeric packaging materials --Interaction between packages and their contents --Shelf life of shelf-stable foods in high gas-barrier packages --Heating, crisping and browning of foods in the microwave oven --Recycling of plastic materials and packages --Cushioning properties of plastic foams and corrugated board --Protection of fragile products during handling and transportation (Shock and Vibration) Consultation, Testing and Certification: --Consulting, trouble shooting, problems solving, testing and certification of packages for contact with foods and for dangerous goods.

Events

IAPRI 2017 -Call for papers opens

The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details for the Call for Papers please click here.

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