Career Option in Packaging

A.Field description:

Text Box:  Packaging is a science, art and technology of wrapping or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use. It is also the process of design, evaluation and production of packages. Package labeling is any written, electronic, or graphic communications on the package or on a separate but associated label.
Packaging employs protectors and preservatives that ensure the safety of the products packaged. It is fully integrated into government, business, institutional, industry, and personal use.

B.Education Guide

Education Deitails & Eligibility:

To become a professional in the packaging industry, one should have a degree in packaging or related fields. Postgraduate degree courses are offered by private and government colleges in india and abroad .

Basic eligibility criteria:

10 +2 (Higher Secondary students) with any group as major
Students with any graduate degree.

Course Duration:

Training in this field is available at a number of schools and institutes all over India. The courses duration for the various programs is as follows:

Packaging management Program - 3 months
Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging Science and Technology are offered as a two year program in various universities.

Approximate Education Expenses:

The total expense of the courses in Packaging is as directed by the institutes offering these courses.
A student aspiring to make a Career in these fields is advised to contact the institutes for further clarifications.

C. Institutions that offer these courses:

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D. Job Opportunities and Job Roles:

Opportunities include:

  • Asst. Managers in Freight Forwarding
  • Package Specialist
  • Material management
  • Delivery area manager
E.Approximate Salary Range:

The salary can be from Rs.9, 800 to Rs.24, 000 for starters and increases in proportion to the persons experience, skill and knowledge.

F.Related Links:

The Packaging Society is an organization which has been serving the members of the Packaging Industry for the past 60 years. It seeks to serve its membership through training, education and interaction with other members of the industry, providing support and a precise ambience to share experiences and knowledge.

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