In the recent days, it is observed that few of the
major socio economic factors like globalization,
liberalization, increase of literacy resulting into the
increasing of health consciousness, increase of
purchasing power capacity due to increase of dual
income group, consumerism, increase of more working women leads
to increase of demand for ready to eat food, booming of retail market
etc., have caused to gear up the increase of demand for the
consumption of packaging materials. This has led to increase the
production capacity by considering the innovative processing
technology and also to develop the efficient packaging
materials in terms of enhanced mechanical properties, barrier
properties, optical properties and thus to upgrade the functional
properties of packaging materials to meet the requirements of the
The main objective of the two days International Summit is to highlight the latest trends and technologies of various packaging materials, conversion technologies, packaging machineries with automation to increase the productivity and to reduce the wastage and also to meet the requirement of the packaging user industry to satisfy the demands of modern consumers. The various topics will be covered by the galaxy of speakers from India and overseas who would deliver the presentations around the theme.
(IIP) is a national apex body which was set up in 1966 by the packaging and allied industries and the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, with the specific objective of improving the packaging standards in the country. The Institute is an autonomous body working under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce. The Institute endeavors to improve the standard of packaging needed for the promotion of exports and create infrastructural facilities for overall packaging improvement in India. This is achieved through the Institute’s multifarious activities which are today, in line with those of premier packaging institutes the world over. The diversified activities of the Institute encompasses the entire spectrum of packaging which includes research & development, education, training, testing, information, consultancy, exhibitions, designs, publication, library and database services. The Institute is having its Head Quarters at Mumbai and branches located at Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai. Upcoming centres at Guwahati, Bangaluru, Ahmedabad and Kakinada, are in the process of establishment. The Institute has recently completed its Golden Jubilee on 14th May 2016.
World Packaging Organisation (WPO)
Founded on 6th September, 1968 in Tokyo by visionary leaders from the global packaging community, the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) is a non-profit non-governmental, international federation of National packaging institutes and associations, regional packaging federation and other interested parties including corporations and trade associations.
Asian Packaging Federation (APF)
The Asian Packaging Federation (APF), a non-profit organisation established in Tokyo, Japan in 1967, unites the packaging interests of all trade and industries in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond under on co-operative umbrella. The APF Secretariat rotates amongst the member countries and is currently hosted by the Indian Institute of Packaging.