To many consumers, pharmaceuticals are an everyday necessity, making the demand for packaging of these products very high. In fact, the global pharmaceutical packaging market size was valued at 77.65 billion USD in 2016 and is expected to continue to grow. This market is highly regulated, so it’s important to know the guidelines and restrictions when packaging your pharmaceutical product. Check out the relevant courses below.


Packaging Regulations

In this course, we map out the major regulatory agencies such as FDA, EPA, USDA, CFR, ASTM, and ISO. Once defined, we break down relevant and applicable laws into cheat sheets for you to have immediate access to when working on projects. By no means is this course a replacement for legal review, but it is the absolute first step in educating yourself on regulations and agencies that impact the product categories you design within.

Sonoco Thermosafe TAP Certification

Participants completing the ISC Labs Temperature Assurance Packaging (TAP) Certification Program will understand the fundamentals and advanced concepts of temperature assurance packaging so that they can:

  1. Evaluate different TAP solutions as they relate to the needs of their company,

  2. Contribute knowledgeably to conversations regarding temperature assurance packaging, and

  3. Guide their organizations in implementing TAP solutions.

Pressure Sensitive Labels 101

Pressure sensitive labels play an essential role in the packaging value chain – they enable your brand to stand out among the competition on the shelf and convey vital, sometimes lifesaving information. How much do you really know about the innovative technology that goes into developing these labels? By taking Pressure Sensitive Labels 101, you will learn first-hand the essentials of the world’s leading label type. Once you complete the course at your own pace, you will be equipped with the expertise and recognition to grow your business through operational efficiency, brand impact and sales.

Cannabis Packaging

Contrary to popular stereotypes, the cannabis industry is comprised of highly educated professionals specializing in accounting, advocacy, agriculture, compliance, customer service, sales, technology, packaging, and more. With medical cannabis now legal in more than half of the U.S. and recreational cannabis use legal in ten states cannabis companies are scrambling to fill a rush of new jobs in the industry. In this course we'll talk about methods of packaging, suppliers, and stakeholders in the industry that work with cannabis brands. This is important, as there are many supply chain and transport obstacles to overcome for emerging cannabis brands and suppliers in this developing Consumer Packaged Goods category.