." . .a fund of practical information on specifications, their purposes, sensible limits, and economic implications. . .A useful feature of Leonard's style is to illustrate his points by working through practical examples of the effect of variations from specifications." ---Packaging Week ." . .very readable and full of drawings showing the problems and their solutions in details." ---Food Trade Review ." . .a good text on basic principles of specifications and quality control." ---Journal of Food Science and Technology
Elmore Leonard has written thirty-four novels, including such bestsellers as "Cuba Libre, Out of Sight, Riding the Rap, Pronto, Rum Punch, Maximum Bob, and "Glitz. Many of his books have been made into movies and he has written numerous screenplays. His next book, "Be Cool, a sequel to "Get Shorty, will be published by Delacorte Press next year. He lives with his wife, Christine, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
"From the Trade Paperback edition.
Functional and marketing criteria in specifications; manufacturing and cost criteria in specifications; the buyer-supplier relationship; quality-control principles; glass container specifications and quality control; metal container specifications and quality control; plastic package specifications and quality control; paperboard-based packaging; flexible packaging; utilized distribution packaging; computerized specifications; specifications and quality control of bar codes. Appendix: technical and trade associations.