Dr Martin Ansell FIMMM (Profile)

Dr Martin Ansell is heavily involved in IWSc: The Wood Technology Society, a division of IOM3.

Standardising nanotechnologies for food packaging

Nanotechnologies that enhance packaging materials for extended food shelf-life are a burgeoning research area. Peter Hatto, an expert in nanotechnology standardisation, and Stuart MacLachlan, of the Materials Knowledge Transfer Network, discuss the basis for strong quality control to accompany the trend.
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Reach for the stars - Starpack Industry Awards 2011

The Starpack Industry Awards 2011 are now open for entry
Scientist dropping liquid into bottles with pipette

The Plastics Implementing Measure

A 30-year project to harmonise EU legislation on food-contact plastics is nearly at an end. Dr Alistair Irvine, Principle Consultant in Food Packaging Safety at Pira International, in Leatherhead, UK, reports.
Earplugs packaging featuring Burgopak’s patented sliding mechanism

Plugged in - electronics packaging

Having worked with some big electronic brands, Rosie Ashurst, Managing Director of Burgopak Design & Packaging, London, UK, talks about how such packaging is handled from concept to shelf.