5. E

  1. Kit L. Yam
  1. Diana Twede1,
  2. Steve Fowler2,
  3. Marvin Havens2,
  4. Michelle Raymond3,
  5. Susan Selke1,
  6. Joe Cascio4,
  7. Michelle Raymond3,
  8. Kit L. Yam9,
  9. Luigi Rossi5,
  10. Frank W. Green6,
  11. J. A. Gibbons7 and
  12. Michael G. Alsdorf8

Published Online: 8 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470541395.ch5

The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, Third Edition

The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Twede, D., Fowler, S., Havens, M., Raymond, M., Selke, S., Cascio, J., Raymond, M., Yam, K. L., Rossi, L., Green, F. W., Gibbons, J. A. and Alsdorf, M. G. (2009) E, in The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, Third Edition (ed K. L. Yam), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470541395.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Packaging, Michigan State University, Bags, Bulk, Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers; Economics of Packaging; Logistical/Distribution Packaging, USA

  2. 2

    Fowler Associates Inc., Cryovac/Sealed Air Corporation, Electrostatic Discharge Protective Packaging, USA

  3. 3

    Raymond Communications, Inc., Environmental Regulations, International; Environmental Regulations, North America, USA

  4. 4

    Ex-Chair, US Technical Advisory Group, Environmental Management System, USA

  5. 5

    European Commission; and Strategic Advisor for Keller and Heckman LLP, European Packaging Legislation, USA

  6. 6

    Point O'view, Export Packaging, USA

  7. 7

    Egan Machinery Company, Extrusion, USA

  8. 8

    Extrusion Group, Egan Machinery, Extrusion Coating, USA

  9. 9

    Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470087046

Online ISBN: 9780470541395



  • economics of packaging and packaging macroeconomics;
  • environmental impact of packaging;
  • Environmental Management Programs (EMPs)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Economics of Packaging

  • Electrostatic Discharge Protective Packaging

  • Environmental Regulations, North America

  • Environmental Impact of Packaging

  • Environmental Management System

  • Environmental Regulations, International

  • Estimation of Shelf Lives of Oxygen Sensitive Packaged Products

  • Ethylene–Vinyl Alcohol Copolymers

  • European Packaging Legislation

  • Export Packaging

  • Extrusion

  • Extrusion Coating

  • Bibliography