Packaging technology for non-packaging technologists
Benefits of attending
Packaging technology for non packaging technologists will provide a basic understanding of packaging technology and the different materials used to package a wide variety of food and beverage products. This course will allow food and packaging technologists to make the correct choice and consider the advantages and disadvantages when selecting a packaging material.
This course is suitable for food and packaging technologists and equipment suppliers with a limited packaging background.
Training Course content
The course aims to provide an introduction to the manufacture of the different materials and suitability for a range of products, appropriate testing methods and a level of understanding to ensure the packaging meets the relevant legislation. Key topics include:manufacture of materials (glass, metals, plastic and paperboard), potential applications, packaging defects and testing. Legislation, specification and certificates of conformance.
• To provide an introduction to the different types of packaging materials available and their applications
• To provide an introduction to the relevant packaging related legislation
• To demonstrate a range of different tests which can be carried out on packaging materials to determine their ‘fit for purpose’
At the end of the course the delegates will be able to:-
• Describe the aims/benefits of food packaging materials
• Identify why certain packaging materials are used in different applications
• Record at least four test methods for measuring the strength and integrity of a package
• Identify relevant legislation relating to food contact materials
Delegate Feedback (2019 & 2020)
- Really good, went into enough detail and made it easy to understand.
- All tutors kept the subjects interesting and where possible, interactive.
- Increased knowledge & understanding of key packaging terminology & decision making surrounding challenges/issues.
- Successful – good knowledge in each area, good to have different speakers.
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