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Healthcare Packaging Consortium logoHealthcare Packaging Consortium

The Healthcare Packaging Consortium was founded on June 1, 2010, at Christian Brothers University by seven founding members: Evergreen Packaging, FedEx, Medtronic, Merck Consumer Care, Plastic Ingenuity, Smith & Nephew, and Wright Medical. Since then, The Pallet Factory, Inc., Olympus Surgical Technologies AmericaWS PackagingNew-Tech PackagingMicroPort Orthopedics, and The Royal Group have joined the consortium.

Mission & Vision 

The mission of the consortium is to advance the knowledge related to healthcare packaging through education and research.  Our vision is to be a unique world-class healthcare packaging consortium with member companies from various segments of the packaging industry.


Regular membership is by invitation only. Membership annual fee is $3,000. Benefits for members include working together with other consortium members and CBU in various areas related to healthcare packaging via student projects and theses, free two one-day seminars per year, and 30% discount on CBU packaging lab services.  A consortium year is from June 1 to May 31 of the following year.

Associate membership is also available to companies which only want to take advantage of the free seminars above for $2,000 annual membership fee plus 25% discount on CBU packaging lab services.

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Supporting Facilities

The consortium is supported by CBU state-of-the-art ISTA certified packaging lab and various engineering labs within the School of Engineering at Christian Brothers University. 

Official Journal

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On October 17, 2013, Cloud Publications (Noida, NCR Delhi, India) and the consortium announced the collaboration in designating the International Journal of Advanced Packaging Technology as the official journal of the consortium.