The World Packaging Organisation is a non-profit, non-governmental, international federation of national packaging institutes and associations, regional packaging federations and other interested parties including corporations and trade associations.
Founded September 6, 1968 in Tokyo by visionary leaders from the global packaging community, the purposes of the Organisation includes to:
- Encourage the development of packaging technology, science, access and engineering;
- Contribute to the development of international trade; and
- Stimulate education and training in packaging.
Primary activities of the Organisation today are to promote education through training programs, the promotion of packaging excellence globally through the WorldStar Awards and Student Awards, and to build a common language on key matters as Packaging Sustainability, Food Safety and Packaging that Saves Food.
And last but not least, to facilitate contact and exchange among the various national institutes of packaging.
“Better Quality of Life, Through Better Packaging, For More People”