ABOUT THE INSTITUTO DE EMBALAGENS (PACKAGING INSTITUTE)
Instituto de Embalagens was founded in 2005 with the objective of being a reference center in education and research about packaging in Brazil. The institute promotes courses, events, workshops, and training sessions aiming to spread information and driving the development of the industry professionals. Today, it is a respected institution and it has reached more than 10,000 professionals through more than 80 courses and 120 events.
The journey of knowledge about packaging is long and continuous. In 2016, the institute created the Packaging on the Road project, a packaging training course designed to make technical training available to more professionals who are outside São Paulo. The project has already been in more than 20 cities in Brazil, including Manaus (AM), Belo Horizonte (MG), Caxias do Sul (RS), Goiânia (GO), and Lauro de Freitas (BA) , and others.
Instituto de Embalagens also conducts customized projects to spread technical information in the packaging area, such as the in-company courses that have already been held in companies such as Cacau Show, Lord, Johnson&Johnson, CBA, and others.
Instituto de Embalagens’ faculty is formed by highly qualified professionals who have a wide experience in the packaging area.
The institution also develops educational content, today available in 17 books. In 2014, Instituto de Embalagens launched the first book in English, Better Packaging Better World, which has been distributed in several countries. In 2016, it launched the bilingual collection (Portuguese-English) Better Packaging Better World, which already count with 8 books.
The recognition of Instituto de Embalagens goes beyond the borders of Brazil. In 2015, the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), from the United States, recognized Instituto de Embalagens as a packaging knowledge center in Brazil. In addition, several national and foreign institutions use the books of Instituto de Embalagens as didactic material in their courses.
Instituto de Embalagens has been distinguished by several awards, such as the Embanews Prize Roberto Hiraishi Trophy in the Research category, for its Packaging books, and as the Entity of the Year, in 2016.
Other important recognitions are those of the packaging industry which have sponsored the initiatives and the sector’s associations that support them, the main packaging users, and thousands of professionals who resort to Instituto de Embalagens to learn more about packaging.
Instituto de Embalagens conducts annually workshops and the Forum of Sustainability to bring to the market innovation, packaging and cases that aim to improve the relationship of packaging with the environment, aligning our belief: