Fundamentals of Packaging Technology residential training

Date: May 3, 2018

Start Time: 11:30 am
End Time: 3:30 pm


May 3 Breakout Session 3D & 4D – Fundamentals of Packaging Technology Workshop

2018 AIP National Conference


11.30 am to 3.30 pm

Needing to fill knowledge gaps in your packaging expertise? Need a broad introduction to packaging?

Jane_Chase_2017-250pxThis session is an exclusive once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity to meet one of the US-based trainers, from the Fundamentals of Packaging Technology Course that is now available on-line throughout Australasia through the AIP. The FPT course is designed as bite-sized modules and is set up for the convenience of busy working professionals, and the training platform is functionally intuitive. Complete your training when your time allows, and at your own pace. Wherever you are, the course goes with you! The FPT Course is ideal training to prepare for the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation offered through the AIP and the IoPP.


Jane Chase will be presenting three of the most popular modules during the day to help you better understand the FPT course and available units and lessons.


The session will include:

  • FPT03-1 Paper and Paperboard Materials: In this lesson you will learn about cellulose fibre sources and the significance and difference in paper fibre lengths. We will discuss the manufacturing of paper and paperboard. You will also learn about sizing, bleaching, calendaring and clay coating of paper.
  • FPT03-03 Corrugated Fibreboard: In this lesson we will explore a brief history of corrugated fibreboard and some basic terminology regarding corrugated measurements including caliper, basis weight and corrugated flute sizes. You will also learn about industry standard testing methods, carrier rules and class stamps. The manufacturing process for corrugated fibreboard also will be reviewed.
  • FPT07-01 Bottle Design Criteria: In this lesson you will learn the basic design criteria that go into producing a bottle that can be efficiently produced and cost-effectively filled on a production line to provide the consumer with a package that adds value.

No other time will the ANZ industry be offered residency-training for this course - Limited spaces available for this session.


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