PKG101_FS08_History_of_Pkg_Outline

PKG101_FS08_History_of_Pkg_Outline - History of Packaging...

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History of Packaging 
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History of packaging Nomadic people Gathered food on the move Little need for packages Sheltered people Food gathered, transported, stored Packages required Shells Animal parts (Sometimes human) Horns, bladders, skins, bones Wood and bamboo Grasses for baskets
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History of glass packaging 7000 BC offshoot of the pottery 1500 BC industrialized from base materials (limestone, soda, sand and silica), 300 BC blowpipe was invented by the Phoenicians not only speeded production but allowed for round containers
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History of glass packaging   1795 The Government of Napoleon offered 12,000 francs for a method of preserving food for its army and navy. 1809 Nicolas Appert, "father of canning," received the 12,000 franc prize from the French government for preserving food by sterilization in glass bottles. 1810 Peter Durand received a patent from King George III of England for a tin-plated iron can as a food container
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17 th and 18 th introduced the split mold developed further provided for irregular shapes and raised decorations 18 th and 19 th centuries techniques were further refined, prices of glass containers
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