“Recalling products because of design flaws in the packaging can be prevented.” Packaging experts badly needed in industry
Delft researcher Roland ten Klooster will defend his thesis on Monday the 30th of September at TU Delft. He has developed systematic plan for the development of packaging for products. Ten Klooster: “There are number of aspects play a part in the development of packaging, my model helps the packaging designer to see, and use these aspects.” In his thesis, Ten Klooster stresses the need for packaging experts in industry. The number of recalls caused by packaging mistakes show that the subject cannot be taken lightly.
Every year there are number of product recalls caused by a wrong method of packaging or by packaging that does not properly adhere to safety and health codes for consumer products. Ten Klooster: “A possible cause for this could be the fact that everybody is trying to use the most environmentally friendly material, while this material might not be suitable for the packaging of product, thus compromising the safety of the packaging.”
Maarten van der Sanden | alfa
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