Canadian Packaging

Course 3 of PAC Packaging Certificate Program

Three-day course examines paperboard and folding cartons, specialty packaging, closures, adhesives and an introduction to sustainable packaging.

July 17, 2014   by Canadian Packaging Staff

Set your calendar for Course 3 of PAC Packaging Certificate Program!

Offered by PAC —Packaging Consortium, the PAC Packaging Certificate Program is the only one of its kind for packaging professionals recognized across the industry and features:

  • exposure to leading packaging technologies;
  • exclusive plant tours demonstrating applied theory;
  • correct packaging vocabulary and terminology;
  • modular format to suit your busy schedules
  • valuable network of industry contacts and resources

The Packaging Certificate Program is offered throughout the academic year with each three day course equating to three credits.

To graduate from the Packaging Certificate Program requires twelve credits earned from taking modules 1, 2, 3 & 4 of the Education Program.

Course 3 curriculum includes:

  • Paper and paperboard;
  • Folding cartons;
  • Introduction to sustainable packaging;
  • Packaging adhesives;
  • Specialty packaging;
  • Aerosols and metal cans;
  • Glass packaging
  • Closures

Participants will also take part in plant tours of Peel Region Integrated Waste Management Facility, and a Cascades Carton Plant. Companies hosting plant tours have the exclusive right to allow or deny participation in the plant tour. Safety shoes required.

Course 3 instructor is Derek Whitney of Mohawk College, with special guest lecturers Paticia Liverance of Henkel Canada Corp. and Martin Downey of Pano Cap Canada.

September 23, 24, 25, 2014
8AM – 4PM
Continental breakfast and lunch included.

Centre For Health & Safety Innovation
Conference Center East
5110 Creekbank Road
Mississauga, ON L4W 0A1

PAC Members – $995 + HST
Non members – $1235 + HST
Register three or more participants from your company at a special group rate.

To register on-line, click HERE.

Contact for more information: 
Lindsey Ogle, 
PAC – Packaging Consortium at 416-646-4641 or via e-mail at

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