The Indian Institute of Packaging was incorporated as a society
under the Societies Registration Act 1860, on 14th May 1966. The
Institute has its head office and principal laboratories at Mumbai
and regional testing and development laboratories at Calcutta, New
Delhi and Chennai. The Institute over the years has built up a very
strong and capable expertise in various fields of packaging Sciences
and Technologies, and with the excellent infrastructural facilities
available, is geared to cater to the various needs of the package
manufacturing and package user industries, both with regard to domestic
distribution and export market requirements. The Institute is closely
linked with international organisations. It is recognised by the
UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organisation) and the
ITC (International Trading Centre) for consultancy and training.
The IIP is a member of the Asian Packaging Federation (APF), the
Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) USA, the Insitute of
Packaging (IOP) UK, Technical Association of PULP AND Paper Industry
(TAPPI), USA and the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).
|Package embellishments, Label design, Trade, Logo
Mark Designs. Through the graphic design studio the institute extends
the design services to the industry in the package embellishment, designs
for logotypes, trade-marks, labels, stationery, etc. including final
IIP, through its below-mentioned facilities,
provides services on design and development of prototype packs, application
modules, equipment design/fabrication and ancillaries.
for Cutting, Creassing, Scoring, Stitching, etc. for CFB Boxes
(Circular Saw, Wood Planner
and Gas Flush Packaging
Pilot Plant Jute Development Centre
A Pilot centre for development of Jute and Jute felt Composition materials.
The composites are both thermoplastic and thermoset based.
Testing and Performance Evaluation
Packaging Materials, Physical And Mechanical, Physico - Chemical,
Chemical, Biological, Barrier, Thermal, Optical, Others.
Retail Consumer packs, Transport Packs, Ancillary Materials And Components.
Testing and Performance Evaluation/UN and other Certifications
IIP provides service facilities for domestic/export package certification
to comply with National and International codes and regulations.
Shelf Life Evaluation
Package assessment for shelf life under Varying climatic condition
In different packaging media.
covered: Food, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Others.
hands-on-Training on Packaging Material Evaluation
of Packages for Distribution
Consumer Package Development
Specific Research and Development programmes for: Package Development
- Unit Intermediate Bulk for Foods - Fresh and Processed
YEAR POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PACKAGING
Curriculum: The curriculum is so designed, that successful
candidates would be well equipped in all facets of packaging activities
and with some additional experience they can become self employed
professionals in the field. Sound technical knowledge is provided
through theory sessions (60% of curriculum - classroom session and
library reference) and the rest through practical sessions (laboratory
exercises/industrial visits/ project work and industrial training).
Title:The two year programme leads to a POST GRADUATE
DIPLOMA IN PACKING. A formal recognition is being sought from the
Ministry of Education, Government of India. Minimum Qualification:
A candidate seeking admission for the postgraduate programme, should
have passed the graduate examination in science (12+3 years degree)
with any two of the subjects (PHYSICS/CHEMISTRY/MATHEMATICS or AGRICULTURE/SCIENCE
MICROBIOLOGY or ENGINEERING or TECHNOLOGY) from a recognised University,
with minimum 55% marks. Those with equivalent overseas qualifications,
would also be eligible for admission.
PROGRAMME IN PACKAGING
With the increasing importance of packaging, there would be growing
opportunities for packaging professionals in their career. It is a
difficult task to acquire additional knowledge in a specific field,
for people who are employed or engaged in some other activities. The
distance education programme, offers the best opportunity to such
people to update their knowledge, position, experience and help them
to master a new field and shoulder new responsibilities on completing
Course Curriculum: It involves the multifaceted domain
of packaging viz. fundamentals, design, development, packaging materials,
ancillary materials, packaging processes, packaging testing and evaluation,
marketing, economics, management, environment protection, concerned
laws and other related information. It is designed to develop packaging
personnel, to provide opportunities in marketing, purchase, design,
development, quality assurance and package processing of any industrial
unit manufacturer or user.
Methodology: Candidates for the correspondence course
would be given material for reading and a list of literature, in advance.
Admission: Candidates possesing a bachelor degree
of any recognised university, preferably in SCIENCE/ENGINEERING/TECHNOLOGY/RELATED
FIELDS are eligible for admission. Candidates with no formal degree
may be considered if they provide evidence of sufficient practical
experience, in packaging.
COURSE ON PACKAGING
All these programmes are accredited by the ASIAN PACKAGING FEDERATION
on Packaging Objective
Globalisation of the economy in India and abroad has brought with
it the oppurtunity to share our expertise. IIP is offering the certificate
programme with this agenda in mind. It also provides the base for
developing manpower with an updated knowledge back up in packaging.
Participants: Government Departments (export promotion/civil
and defence supplies/small industry promotion/technical development/rural
development) Universities/Research Institutes/Standards Organisations,
connected with technology/engineering/design and developing standards.
Industry and Trade engaged in manufacture/users/transportation/research
& development/quality control/purchase/marketing of packaging
materials-packages-distribution-marketing of industrial and consumer
Qualification: Graduation or equivalent in Science
or Technology or Economics/ Commerce. Diploma holders from Polytechnic
and Technical Institute. Qualification relaxable in exceptional cases.
Syllabus: The course consists of 120 sessions on
various aspects of packaging. Experts from different domains are involved
in the deliberation. It also involves orientation on the concept of
packaging, demonstrations on the methods of testing and evaluation
discussion on case study. Industrial visits to atleast 15 production
units offer the opportunity to have an online experience on the process
related to packaging. Visits to port and cargo gives the idea about
the role of packaging in transporting goods.
Performance Evaluation: Performance test paper/Quiz
paper/Project Work/Viva- voce are part of the process of evaluation.
Minimum qualifying mark on the basis of written tests/classroom performance/viva-voce
is 40% in each individual subject and 50% on the aggregate.
Certificate: A certificate of attendance is given
to the participant on the concluding day of the programme subject
to consistency in attendance. The participants receive the final Certificate,
after proper evaluation of the performances papers.
SCHOLARSHIP FOR OVERSEAS PARTICIPANTS: The programme
has been approved by the Government of India for inclusion in the
Technical Co-operation Schemes under the Colombo plan, the special
Commonwealth African Assistance Plan (SCAAP) and the Indian Technical
and Economic Co-operation Programme (ITEC) [for Overseas participants]
Suitable Participants under COLOMBO PLAN/SCAAP/ITEC are provided scholarship
by the Government of India. The Embassy Office/High Commission Office
in respective countries, may be approached for admission.
Development Programme In Packaging
Indian Institute of Packaging offers a course for aspiring women participants.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAMME: A programme exclusively
conducted for women who wish to start a small scale industry to become
a self reliant individuals.
Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline. Inputs in
various packaging material/ techniques/processes finance/accounts/licencing/
schemes/marketing/project preparation, factory visits to gain first
hand information. Up-to-date course material and Library facility
will be provided. Laboratory demonstration will be organised.
PACKAGING INDIA BI-MONTHLY
A bi-monthly, techno-commercial journal,it covers technical articles
by national and international experts, current developments in Indian
and overseas packaging, abstracts of selected articles from international
packaging magazines, an update of articles in international journals,
activities of the Institute, and much more. Packaging India, is circulated
free to MEMBERS of IIP and also exchanged with counterpart Packaging
Institutes the world over. Every issue of packaging india focuses
on development in specific areas of packaging.
REGULAR FEATURES OF PACKAGING INDIA:
Articles Packaging Developments: India
News (With Regional Highlights)
MONOGRAPHS AND TEXTBOOKS
Specialised technical monographs and text books are regularly published
by IIP, each devoted to a specific packaging medium, or product packaging,
such as Modern Food Packaging, Aluminium in Packaging,Tin Plates in
Packaging etc. Monographs and textbooks, have contributions from Indian
and Overseas experts.
SEMINAR AND CONFERENCE REPORTS
Papers presented in various national and international seminars and
conferences organised by IIP are compiled edited and published. They
provide in-depth information on a specific subject of packaging, or
specific group of packaging developments and issues.
Directories are a unique source of reference books, to assist locating
and reaching the source of manufacture and supplier of packaging materials,
package forms, packaging machinery and ancillaries. The recent updated
directories of IIP are Packaging Material Directory (IPD) and Indian
Packaging M/C Directory (IPMD). The former is the source of, packaging
materials and media, and the latter on M/C Systems and Ancillaries.
- For Packaging Design Excellence
A biennial contest, for excellence in package design, development and
innovations. Winners of Indiastar entitled for participation in ASIASTAR
and WORLDSTAR. Indian entries submission co-ordinated by IIP. INDIASTAR
- For Packaging Machinery Design and Development.
Award instituted by the institute for excellence in design and development
of packaging machinery and components. A biennial event.
- Regional Awards through Asian Packaging Federation
Award Instituted and given by Asian Packaging Federation (APF) for recognizing
excellence in package design development and innovation.
- Global awards through world packaging organisation
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