With the doctrine of "Challenging the future of packaging by means of originality and ingenuity", the juridical foundation, Japan Packaging Institute, has been promoting the rationalization of production and distribution as well as consumption through improvement and elevation of the packaging technique and thereby contributing to the progress of Japan's economy.
The results of such efforts range broad from the investigation and research of packaging to the preparation and formulation of standards, the holding of study meetings, seminars, assemblies, symposiums, etc., the fostering of capable packaging specialists, the sending and acceptance of observation groups to and from overseas and so forth. All of these results have highly been evaluated in various industreis.
It is expected that the internationalization of Japan's economy will more and more be enhanced and packages of better quality and lower costs will become important in all stages including distribution . At the same time, such specialists as may be able to consider the problem of packaging based on all fields of enterprise management, distribution and production, will be essential to settle the above-mentioned problems.