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30Dec2020 Video courses with Jan Switten

The first four video courses, initially in English, are now available. We have developed this course to give a first, quick and compact insight into the complex world of packaging. We offer four courses in which the various elements of the packaging chain are explained step by step. In course four, we also focus on the world of biopolymers for...

21Nov2018 Thesis of the week 4: Packagings emit microplastics

Microplastics is not only on everyone's lips, but also in every plastic packaging. This or similar is what many current headlines are about the littering of seas, forests and even food. In addition, various NGOs, environmental organisations, the media and politicians are making efforts to instrumentalise the topic of microplastics for the displacement of plastic from our lives as a...

18Jun2018 11th amendment of Regulation (EU) no. 10/2011 has been published

With the 11th amendment of Regulation (EU) no. 10/2011 two new substances have been added to the list of substances in annex I, and the specific migration limit for two listed substances (perchloric acid, salts (perchlorate) (FCM No 822) and phosphorous acid, mixed 2,4-bis(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl and 4-(1,1-dimethylpropyl)phenyl triesters (FCM substance No 974 and CAS No 939402-02-5) have been amended. Plastic materials...

11Jun2018 Speaker’s interview: Jörg Kuhlmann about the flexible special features of the stand-up pouch

Jörg Kuhlmann has more than 30 years of experience in the field of packaginga. After his Masters in packaging technology engineering, he joined in the development of some innovative ideas for Henkel and Danone. He moved into sales and became an Account and later a Key Account-Manager at CDE and Smurfit Kappa. He gained a lot of experience as the Regional...