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.


    Ms. Aslihan Arikan, Turkey

    Ms. Aslihan Arikan, Turkey

    Current President (2020-2022) - APF
    General Secretary
    Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD)
    Vice President Education
    World Packaging Organisation (WPO)
    Kosuyolu Katip Salih
    S. No.13 34718 Kadikoy - ISTANBUL
    Phone: +90(0216) 545 49 48
    Fax: +90(0216) 545 49 47
    Mr. Wang Yuezhong, China

    Mr. Wang Yuezhong, China

    1st Vice President (2020-2022) - APF
    Executive Vice President & Secretary General
    China Packaging Federation (CPF)
    China Garments Manision No. 99,
    Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District
    Tel: +86 10-65838785
    Fax: +86 10-65839072
    Mr. Joseph Ross Jocson, Philippines

    Mr. Joseph Ross Jocson, Philippines

    2nd Vice President (2020-2022) – APF
    Packaging Institute of the Philippines
    Unit 725, 7th Floor, City land Show Tower,
    Shaw Boulevard Comer Street,
    St.Francis Avenue, 1552
    Mandaluyong City, PHILIPPINES
    Tel: +63-2-687 3051, +63-2-687-3143
    Mob: 00639209009707 /
    Ms. Betty Tan, Singapore

    Ms. Betty Tan, Singapore

    3rd Vice President (2020-2022) – APF
    Packaging Council of Singapore (PCS)
    2985 Jalan Bukit Merah, SMF Building,
    Singapore 159457
    Tel : (65) 6826 3000
    Fax : (65) 6826 3008
    E-mail :
    Website :
    Dr. Pattra Maneesin

    Dr. Pattra Maneesin

    Secretary General- APF
    Director Thai Packaging Centre,
    Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR)
    196 Phahonyothin Road, Chatuchak, Bankok 10900 THAILAND
    Tel: +66 2 5791121 ext. 3201, 3101 Fax: +66 2 5797573
    E-mail: ,
    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
    E-Mail: ,
    Mr. Rohan Victoria, Sri Lanka

    Mr. Rohan Victoria, Sri Lanka

    Immediate Past President - APF
    Past President
    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
    E-mail: ,