Glass & Metal Packaging
2 for the price of one – this course includes lessons, quizzes, and exams in both glass and metal packaging. This eLearning course goes into detail on manufacturing, raw materials, design, procurement, packaging types, sustainability, and industry applications of both metal and glass!
5 Hours
72 Lessons
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What You Will Learn
This course is designed to guide you through the art and science of enclosing and protecting products for use and sale with, you guessed it, glass and metal! Modules within this course cover an overview of glass and metal as pertinent materials in the packaging industry, manufacturing, design, procurement, packaging types, industry applications, and more!
Course Objectives
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Fully understand the manufacturing and production cycles of glass from conception to final product
Discuss the different types of glass, recyclability, manufacturing, and sustainability
Analyze the attributes of glass packaging and how it relates to plastics
Learn about the history of metal and its usage in packaging, as well as the current state of the industry
Understand the manufacturing process thoroughly, including the key raw materials and treatment processes
Grasp coating systems that can be applied to metal, along with their respective properties
Understand glass containers and bottle designs from an applied perspective and how they impact business decisions
Apply course material to glass packaging used in the consumer-goods sector, which covers wine, beer, spirits, fragrance, and cosmetics
Identify various formats of metal packaging, such as Aeresols, two and three-piece cans, beverage cans, flexible packaging, tubes, trays, distribution, and more
Comprehend and apply the fundamentals of metal packaging and the value it brings to the food, beverage, health & beauty, household, and industrial sectors
Student Success Stories
The CMPM program exceeded my expectations regarding packaging machine systems, sustainability, and point of purchase strategies, through a complete and holistic approach to the different aspects of packaging.
Rebeca Granados Andrade
Experience Centre Manager Smurfit Kappa México

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