There are three categories of membership
Full membership is open to organizations where research into packaging or the
development of test methods in packaging or development and implementation of
higher educational programs are an important part of the work.
Full members are eligible to
- a quarterly newsletter - packaging research and education
- reduced price entry to IAPRI events
- entry to IAPRI Symposia (once every two years)
- membership to IAPRI working groups as follows:
- Packaging and the consumer
- Distribution packaging
- Materials packaging
- Sustainable packaging
- Eligibility for IAPRI Scholarship
- Listing on the IAPRI web site
Access to the member only part of the web site where papers from IAPRI events are made available
In addition Full Members can:
The Full membership fee is $650 per annum
- apply to host a IAPRI event
- apply to become a IAPRI director
- have voting rights
Affiliate membership is available to those organizations who do not carry out research
but have a definite interest in supporting packaging research.
Affiliate members have all the same rights and entitlements as Full members with the exception of voting rights and representation ont the Board. Affiliate members are also not able to host an event.
The IAPRI affiliate membership fee is $650 per annum
Corporate membership is available to commercial organization undertaking packaging research,
testing and/or higher education activities or having a demonstrable interest in
Corporate members have all the same rights and entitlements as Full members with the exception of voting rights and a limited number of representations on the Board.
The corporate membership fee is $1,300 per annum
To apply for IAPRI membership please click here for the application form.