The Australian Institute of Packaging has had another successful year of its annual Foodbank Hamper Packing Day, packing 10,000 hampers for those in need and raising a million dollars in donations and funds. Read more
Marian O'Leary of Melbourne-based packaging company RollsPack has been named Young Achiever 2019 at the Mebourne Business Awards – South East Region.
The 2020 WorldStar Packaging Awards winners have been announced, with eleven Australian and New Zealand companies to be recognised for packaging innovation across six categories at a gala ceremony during interpack 2020.
Sidel has introduced its new Cermex FlexiPack pick-and-place case packing solution for glass bottles, which incorporates robotic technology.
Orora has showed off new trial plastic-free cartons for Pink Lady apples.
Pact Group has significantly expanded its processing and recycling capacity for locally-sourced post-consumer resin.
Currie Group, the 2019 PIDA award winner in the new category Labels & Decoration, has gone on to snag a WorldStar 2020 Award for its industry-first #rhinosdownunder printed execution that featured on PKN.
UPM Raflatac has released what it bills as the world’s first label material verified by the Carbon Trust, an international organisation working to reduce carbon emissions.
Graphic arts supplier Esko has expanded its range of digital cutting tables with the new Kongsberg X Edge, which it describes as a fully-upgradable table design that offers productivity, flexibility, and reliability.
Goat milk formula manufacturer Nuchev has listed on the ASX as a publicly traded company. Shares were issued at $2.60, which jumped to $3.40 but ultimately closed at $3.20, 23 per cent above the issue price.
Nestlé's “more inclusive and enhanced” parental leave policy will give primary caregivers fully paid leave for 18 weeks and for secondary caregivers, an established new minimum of four weeks.
Animal-free ingredient company Motif FoodWorks is partnering with the University of Queensland (UQ) to test, modify and develop formulations which can improve the texture of plant-based meat products.