Why is it called a pack



1. Term: Packaging is understood to be the one or more wrapping of a packaged goods for the purpose of protection (the environment, the packaged goods), portioning (during production, use) as well as storage, transport, physical manipulation and marketing. The packaging forms a unit from the components packaging material, packaging material and packaging aids. The packaging material, which is intended to enclose or hold the packaged goods together, is made from the packaging material, i.e. the material of the packaging. The packaging aids, together with the packaging material, enable the packing, closing and preparation of the goods to be dispatched.

2. Species: The choice of the type of packaging within the packaging system depends on the packaging functions to be performed. A distinction can be made between transport and sales packaging. Because the sales packaging is recognizable, there are direct connections to the brand design (e.g. shape or color design). The solution of the packaging problem is the responsibility of a packaging team, which first analyzes the requirements that are placed on the packaging. The competition between different requirements means that priorities must be set when designing the packaging. The dominance of certain requirements based on such prioritization can be used as a criterion for allocating the packaging costs to the individual functional areas.

Legal regulation of the Packing-Return:Packaging Ordinance (VerpackV).


From the point of view of the insurer, the packaging should be able to withstand the normal events of the transport, which are to be foreseen, which is why damage as a result of inadequate packaging generally. excluded, unless the inadequate packaging is customary in the trade. First-class (e.g. "seaworthy" or "suitable for use") packaging leads to premium discounts. For items of value (security insurance), works of art, removal goods and machine transport, special conditions apply with more stringent requirements for packaging