Instituto de Embalagens was founded in 2005 with the objective of being a reference center in education and research about packaging in Brazil. The institute promotes courses, events, workshops, and training sessions aiming to spread information and driving the development of the industry professionals. Today, it is a respected institution and it has reached more than 12,000 professionals through more than 95 courses and 132 events.
The journey of knowledge about packaging is long and continuous. In 2016, the institute created the Packaging on the Road project, a packaging training course designed to make technical training available to professionals from Brazil.
Instituto de Embalagens also conducts customized projects to spread technical information in the packaging area, such as the in-company courses that have already been held in several companies.
Instituto de Embalagens’ faculty is formed by highly qualified professionals who have a wide experience in the packaging area.
The institution also develops educational content, today available in 21 books. In 2014, Instituto de Embalagens launched the first book in English, Better Packaging Better World, which has been distributed in several countries. In 2016, it launched the bilingual collection (Portuguese-English) Better Packaging Better World, which already count with ten books.
The recognition of Instituto de Embalagens goes beyond the borders of Brazil. Several national and foreign institutions use the books of Instituto de Embalagens as didactic material in their courses.
Instituto de Embalagens has been distinguished by several awards, such as the Embanews Prize Roberto Hiraishi Trophy in the Research category, for its Packaging books, and as the Entity of the Year, in 2016.
Other important recognitions are those of the packaging industry which have sponsored the initiatives and the sector’s associations that support them, the main packaging users, and thousands of professionals who resort to Instituto de Embalagens to learn more about packaging.
Instituto de Embalagens conducts annually workshops and the Forum of Sustainability to bring to the market innovation, packaging and cases that aim to improve the relationship of packaging with the environment, aligning our belief:
Better Packaging. Better World!
To be the center of knowledge about packaging in Brazil.
- All actions must be guided by ethics;
- Take into account sustainability as a whole;
- Transparency, independence, and impartiality in all actions and information;
- Excellence in the relationship with all parties involved.
The history of Instituto de Embalagens
In 2014, Instituto de Embalagens launched its first book in English, called Better Packaging Better World, which was distributed in several countries. In 2016, it was the turn of the bilingual (Portuguese and English) collection, that took on the same name.
The Inova Embala project was created by Instituto de Embalagens and Apex-Brasil to train Brazilian companies on the importance of packaging for exports, aiming at driving success in foreign markets.