Esepac, setting the benchmark in the world of packaging

  • 140 students annually, 95% on sandwich courses with industrial placements; studies in small groups of 18 to 24 students,
  • More than 1 100 graduating students since 1992,
  • 18 permanent staff mainly with backgrounds in industry,
  • 13 research and teaching staff from Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA), Clermont-Ferrand,
  • 39 professional trainers of various nationalities, all with packaging experience,
  • Since 2006, 91% of our students have gained employment within 4 months of graduating

Esepac, where education means business:

  • Close links with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and with French and international leaders in the packaging industry,
  • Students who work in a context that’s similar to business: reporting to a section leader, undertaking real projects for real businesses, workloads, working hours and work tools that are close to those found in business, participation in professional competitions.
  • Classrooms are set around the workshop; staff desks and offices are also located in and around the workshop, enabling maximum staff-student contact.

Esepac, backed by industry, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the University, has:

  • Become the leader in post-graduate packaging training and education in France, offering the only Master’s degree in this field and a class of more than 40 students. The success rate in exams is 98%.
  • Developed exceptionally close relationships with businesses: we have a portfolio of more than 300 partner companies (industrial placements, internships, presentations, professional training, industrial studies and research…).
  • Set up and runs the “European Packaging Network” club which bring together industry professionals from different fields of activity.  This club suggests potential new initiatives in developing packaging training and education.

Esepac, a solid infrastructure:

  • Born on 5th October 1991 at the initiative of the Haute-Loire Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Clermont Auvergne University, in order to meet the needs of the plastics industry in the Haute-Loire; Esepac has been in existence for over 30 years.
  • Located in a new, industrial-style building since 2011.
  • Average investment of 170k € annually.
  • Students learn to use recent machinery and equipment for creating packaging in cardboard and plastics, printing, and cosmetics and laboratory production line packaging.
  • Has been offering a Master’s degree in Packaging Engineering (Master Ingénierie de Conception, parcours Ingénierie Packaging) since 2005.
  • Equipe
    Dévouée et bienveillante,
  • Matériel
    Le plateau technique est adapté à la pratique professionnelle aussi bien sous forme de TP que de projet, ainsi que la réalisation d'études techniques packaging.