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TOPA Instituut


Torenlaan 10 2215 RW Voorhout


Barry Groeneveld (VP Topa Thermal Packaging)

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Maarten Kleverlaan (Project Manager)

Brigitte Wulder (Project Engineer)


+31 252 245 200


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TOPA Institute for Packaging and Distribution: --Design and development of transport packaging --Design, verification and qualification of insulated shipping containers --Package verification tests in our laboratory (shock, vibration and compression) to simulate transport conditions --Climatisation tests to simulate climate/environmental conditions --Product research (damage boundary/resonant frequencies)


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