Within the framework of exhibition „Pack Expo 2008” Chamber of packing of Poland conducted a seminar «Packing in Poland – on the level of requirements of ES».
Professor Stanislas Tkachik, President of Polish Chamber on a container and packing, Director of the Main research center on a container and packing of Poland told the participants of seminar that in Poland 5 thousands of enterprises are engaged in the production of packing, packing material and equipment. At the same time 76% of all production is produced by 50 largest companies. Share of packing industry of Poland is 2,2%. A general annual expense of packing is 100 euros. For comparison – on the average, for the countries of European Union this number makes 270 euros.
As Stanislas Tkachik said, many aspects of production of packing are regulate the directives of ES very much, but basic:
- defence of environment;
- safety of man;
- health of man care;
A research center on a container and packing of Poland conducts packing tests in the special laboratories certificated by ES. Without such certification the producers of packing of Poland have no the authority to sell their products.