ORBIS Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, is now sponsoring The Packaging School’s new curriculum, the Automotive Packaging Certificate (APC). This new certificate is
For the last 50 years or so, plastic has been steadily overtaking glass as the most common substrate for food packaging, and it’s estimated that plastic will surpass glass in beverage packaging by 2020. It’s not hard to see why… plastic containers are generally lighter, reducing transportation costs for the manufacturer– and reducing consumer trips to the car to retrieve the groceries. However, there remains a devoted market for glass with products like pickles and olives, beer, wine and spirits, not to mention artisan and boutique products of all kinds.
1.) According to the Washington Post, a post graduate certificate can boost annual income by 25% and packaging majors are among the highest paid
2.) Packaging Science is one of the fastest growing majors
3.) Career field change
4.) It’s all about standing out
5.) Flexibility and pricing