Packaging Technology Centre

Packaging Technology Centre

Packaging Technology Centre

Universiteit Hasselt - Knowledge in action


Areas of expertise of research and service delivery

In the past 10 years, the Packaging Technology Centre has build up the knowledge and expertise to answer the (research) questions from companies in an efficient and quality manner.
Our activities within the services delivery are focused on :

  • gas permeability of materials and packaging for oxygen, water vapor, carbon dioxide and other non-corrosive and corrosive gases
  • climatological research on the effects of temperature and light, wether or not in combination with moisture
  • transport simulations to pallet level for both vibration and shock research with extensive recording possibilities
    • under the responsibility of project engineer ing. Dimitri Adons and ing. Riet Henno
  • physical analysis of plastics, paper, folding carton and corrugated board
  • packaging innovation and packaging diagnostics based on environmental research and graphic design
    • under the responsibility of project engineer dr. ing. Nadia Lepot and ing. Gudrun Nowicki

We inform the industry also through frequent seminars, breakfast sessions and other promotional events in which experts from the research environment, industry or policy-makers can share their knowledge and experiences with the attendees.

Company-specific customized training under the guidance of the project engineers are available on request.