Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

Editor(s): Mark J. Kirwan

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405125031

Online ISBN: 9780470995877

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995877

About this Book

This book discusses all the main types of packaging based on paper and paperboard. It considers the raw materials and manufacture of paper and paperboard, and the basic properties and features on which packaging made from these materials depends for its appearance and performance. The manufacture of twelve types of paper- and paperboard-based packaging is described, together with their end-use applications and the packaging machinery involved. The importance of pack design is stressed, and how these materials offer packaging designers opportunities for imaginative and innovative design solutions. Environmental and waste management issues are addressed in a separate chapter.


The book is directed at those joining companies which manufacture packaging grades of paper and paperboard, companies involved in the design, printing and production of packaging, and companies which manufacture inks, coatings, adhesives and packaging machinery. It will be essential reading for students of packaging technology.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 8

      Multiwall Paper Sacks (pages 208–248)

      The Environmental and Technical Association for the Paper Sack Industry

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