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International Packaging Press Organisation

The Global Association of Professional Packaging Journalists

IPPO-36yrsFormed in September 1974, the International Packaging Press Organisation (IPPO) is an independent and non-profit making society of more than 85 professional journalists from 32 countries worldwide specialised in writing and reporting packaging and the packaging supply chain.

IPPO is unique in the publishing industry - nothing like it exists for any other industry...


IPPO-countries-bThe International Packaging Press Organisation (IPPO) has a presence in more than 32 countries worldwide.

We meet regularly to exchange and share views and opinions on the latest 'hot' topics impacting the packaging industry.


IPPO-presscardAs a friendly society of professional packaging journalists IPPO welcomes new members.

IPPO Membership is open to all professional journalists who regularly write about the packaging supply chain - conventional printed publication, journal or online.

If you are a packaging journalist but not YET a member you can apply This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


IPPO-boardThe IPPO Board is elected at the full General Members' Meeting held at Interpack, and has a tenure of three years.

The current IPPO Board (2011-2013) comprises seasoned packaging journalists from three continents: Asia, North America and Europe.


IPPO-n-IndustryThe IPPO network of journalists worldwide is ideally positioned to act as the bridge, communicating between industry and its customers.

IPPO’s 85 members write and edit publications read by more than 300,000 packaging professionals – your customers.
As an organisation, IPPO has many channels to assist industry get its marketing and promotional message across.


IPPO Resources for Industry

As an organisation of professional packaging journalists one of IPPO is to "promote and co-operate in the international exchange of information to develop closer understanding and links with industry and society". For over 36 years IPPO has provided a range of services and tools that the packaging industry can use:-


GUIDE: Dealing with the Media

PReleaseJournalists, especially editors, are extriemly busy people. They work to deadlines and make decisions on whether or not an article, or press release, gets published with a single glance at the first paragraph..




Hire an IPPO Member

typewriterAs professional packaging specialist journalists, many IPPO members undertake freelance assignments, Who better to write your article and distribute it to the IPPO network than an IPPO Member?
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The Ideal Press Kit

press kitIn today's electronic age, the professional packaging trade media is best way of communicating your message to your existing and potential customers.

Invite IPPO Press

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IPPO can assist you with the media invitations and planning.
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Exhibition PR Etiquette

Exhibitions iconExhibiting at trade shows is always a costly exercise - so it makes sense to make your dollars work for you by ensuring better media coverage and improve your ROI
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Host an IPPO Meeting

IPPO-meetingExhibition & Conference Organisers can leverage the IPPO network by hosting an IPPO Members' Meeting, a cost-efficient way of gaining maximum media coverage.



Welcome to IppoPress

IPPO at interpack 2014: General Meeting & Dinner Reception

The International Packaging Press Organization (IPPO) and its membership of professional packaging journalists and editors will be in Dusseldorf, Germany, to cover interpack 2014.

IPPO will also be holding two events during interpack:

  1. IPPO General Meeting 2014
    • Date: Friday, 9 May 2014, 4.00pm - 5.30pm
    • Venue: Hall 8B, North Entrance, Messe Dusseldorf
  2. IPPO Party 2014
    • Date: Sunday, 11 May 2014, from 7.00pm
    • Venue: Zum Schlussel, Dusseldorf Altstadt

IPPO would like to thank its sponsors for their generous support towards the IPPO Party and the Packaging Media.

 Gold Sponsors:    
 abi logo APEAL   
 Bronze Sponsors:    
 ESSENTRA Packaging  Pack Expo 2014 RPC Containers 



IPPO Coverage of Tokyo Pack 2012 available for download

Now available for download, this file consists of more than 189 pages of media coverage and demonstrates the value which the recent International Packaging Press Organisation inbound mission brought to Tokyo Pack 2012.

The coverage extends to 189 pages of print and online articles that were read by readers from all over USA, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Download IPPO media coverage of Tokyo Pack 2012 HERE

If you or your organisation would like to invite IPPO members to your event, please contact our Secretary General for a discussion This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Packaging veteran Marian Feldman celebrates 90th birthday

Marian FeldmanIPPO Member since 1979, Marian Feldman, celebrated his 90th birthday on 22nd October 2012.

For the past 50 years Marian has been editor of the monthly "Opakowanie", he is world- class specialist in packaging technology, the author of numerous professional articles and reviews and also three autobiographical books, in which he described his pre and post-war experiences of the World War II.

Stormy youth
In his first book " From Warsaw through Luck , Siberia, and back to Warsaw" published in United States (and available on Amazon.com in Polish and English) Marian Feldman described his World War II experiences.


More Articles...

  1. IPPO Coverage of IPACK-IMA available for download
  2. Obituary: DOĞAN ERBERK
  3. IPACK-IMA sponsorship of IPPO Mission to Milan
  4. Biography of Marian Feldman

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