The Asian Packaging Federation, a non-profit organisation established in Tokyo, Japan, in 1967, unites the packaging interests of all trade and industries in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, under one co-operative umbrella.


The objective of the Asian Packaging Federation (APF) is to enhance cross country co-operation among all packaging-related bodies, covering a gamut of subjects like training and education, package development, environmental aspects as well as laws and regulations. The APF Secretariat rotates among the member countries and is currently situated in India

APF Activties

  • Conducts residential / non-residential training programme on ‘Principles of Packaging’ in different parts of the Asian region for the benefit of the APF member countries.

  • Publishes e-news bulletin of Asian Packaging Federation on a quarterly basis.

  • Participates in various international exhibitions for the promotion of the activities of APF.

  • Participates in different international workshops on packaging to disseminate knowledge on the latest trends and technologies in packaging.

  • Participates in the meeting of World Packaging Organisation (WPO) in order to maintain international linkage with the world packaging community.

  • Asian Packaging Federation has annual board meeting and general assembly meeting in a rotational manner to discuss various issues, activities etc., for the growth and promotion of packaging industry in the Asian region.


    Mr. Rohan Victoria, Sri Lanka

    Mr. Rohan Victoria, Sri Lanka

    President - APF
    Sri Lanka Institute of Packaging
    290, D.R.Wijewardena Mawatha
    Colombo 10, SRI LANKA
    Tel. : +94-1-445041 / Fax + 94-1-445043
    Mobile: +94 777 325688 /
    Ms. Aslihan Arikan, Turkey

    Ms. Aslihan Arikan, Turkey

    1st Vice President - APF
    General Secretary
    Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD)
    Kosuyolu Katip Salih
    S. No.13 34718 Kadikoy - ISTANBUL
    Phone: +90(0216) 545 49 48
    Fax: +90(0216) 545 49 47
    Mr. Wang Yyuezhong, China

    Mr. Wang Yyuezhong, China

    2nd Vice President - APF
    Secretary General
    China Packaging Federation
    China Garments Manision No. 99,
    Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District
    Prof. (Dr.) N.C. Saha, India

    Prof. (Dr.) N.C. Saha, India

    3rd Vice President - APF
    Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP)
    E-2, MIDC Area,
    Post Box No. 9432
    Andheri (East)
    Mumbai - 400093, India
    Tel. : +91-22-28209622
    Fax: +91-22-28375302
    Dr. Pattra Maneesin

    Dr. Pattra Maneesin

    Secretary General- APF
    Packaging Development Laboratory
    Department of Industrial Promotion
    Ministry of Industry, 5th Floor,
    Bureau of Supporting Industries Development Building
    86/6 Soi Trimitr, Rama 4 Road,
    Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
    +66-02 202 4532, Fax: +66-2354 3119
    Mr. Sunil Costa

    Mr. Sunil Costa

    Treasurer - APF
    Sri Lanka Institute of Packaging
    No. 37 , 1/1, Elibank Road,
    Colombo -05
    Phone: +94 11 4734351, +94 11 2081238
    Dr. Jin Kie Shim, Korea

    Dr. Jin Kie Shim, Korea

    Immediate Past President - APF
    Korea Packaging Center, Korea
    Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
    IT301-203, Bucheon Techno Park Ssangyong 3Cha,
    36-1, Samjeong-dong, Ojeong-gu, Bucheon-si
    Gyeonggi-do, 421-742, South Korea
    Tel. : 032-6244-758 FAX : 032-6244-770
    Tel. : +82-32-624-4771