Preface

Anne and Henry Emblem

This is the second major text we have edited, aimed at providing a learning resource for those studying the Diploma in Packaging Technology. The first, Fundamentals of Packaging Technology (FOPT to those in the know) was published in 1996 and was a ‘translation’ of Walter Soroka’s excellent text of the same title, with additional sections to give a European focus. With the development of a new syllabus for the Diploma, clearly a new text is now required.

Finding subject specialists who are both willing and able to write chapters is never easy, but we feel we have a good combination of experiences in the text and are grateful to all the contributors for their hard work. In many cases the chapter contents go beyond ...

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