Through our commitment to quality, innovation and the environment, we provide one of the most dynamic and advanced technology bases within the industry. Supported by a global network of expertise and know how, our Tech Labs provide an unrivalled source of knowledge, design and development processes.


Pack Innovation Centre, Halle, Germany

R&D centre (Opening Q4 2019)

  • Development team and state-of-the-art packaging lines available
  • Develop new packaging concepts and solutions based on market trends
  • Validate new packaging concepts and solutions prior to market launch​
  • Offer pre-series packaging testing for joint projects
  • Packaging training programmes, both internally and for customers


Food Science Centre, Gainsborough, UK

  • Anticipates a market want or need
  • Addresses an observed market trends or requirement with Coveris specialists
  • Testing and analysis to expand shelf-life
  • Cooperates with universities


The Pack Positive® Centre, Leeds, UK

  • Collaborative learning and development space
  • Coveris’ 2025 vision for a circular economy
  • Supporting our customers and retail partners achieve their sustainability targets
  • Collaborate with stakeholders in the supply chain and experts
  • Creation of new approaches (mock ups within a meeting)


Cooperation with universities, research institutes and associations, worldwide

  • Solid network for sustainable development and growth
  • University for Packaging, Vienna
  • Leeds Beckett University Retail Institute
  • CEFLEX (European collaborative initiative)
  • FPE Association (Flexible Packaging Europe)


Materials Lab, Winsford, UK

  • Machine trials
  • Film property testing
  • PE & 9-layer extrusion


Digi Lab, Boston, UK

  • Digital printing centre of excellence

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