Labelhouse has cleaned up at the Victorian Printing Industry Creativity Awards (PICAs), collecting two gold and two bronze medals at the event, which also saw Pandoras Boxes collect two golds, and CCL take one. Read more
The upcoming Print21 + PKN LIVE New Frontiers In Packaging Print event will deliver five major benefits to packagers attending the day, according to the organisers.
Christina Condos from label converter Labelhouse has been named as one of two Victorian finalists for the Media Super Young Executive of the Year Award.
The South Australian Government will move to ban a range of single-use plastic products, including cutlery, straws and stirrers, and is looking to introduce legislation early next year.
Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has produced Australia's first carbonated soft drink bottles from 100 per cent recycled plastic, among the first in the world.
Nestlé has modified its existing equipment to package its new YES! confectionery bars in paper wrapping instead of plastic, without compromising the speed at which bars can be packaged.
Sidel has signed on to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, joining more than 400 organisations working towards a circular economy for plastics.
Twinings has released Asha, a range of certified organic and Fairtrade teas, with a packaging design inspired by nature, as created by Melbourne-based studio Point 3 Design and Watermark Creative illustrator Jo Tronc.
University of Sydney research fellow Dr Sina Naficy has been named on Australia's Most Innovative Engineers 2019 list, for his 3D-printed flexible food sensors. The new technology can detect gases generated by bacteria in packaged food and aims to reduce food waste.
When a die used by Innovia Shrinkfilms for making shrink sleeve film yielded product that was often out of tolerance, the company switched to a die from Nordson, and saw tolerances improve by 30 per cent, and experienced reduced startup times.
Queensland’s Food Technology and Manufacturing Exhibition returns to Brisbane this month! The triennial FoodTech Qld expo is on 28-30 July 2019 (Sunday to Tuesday) at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. This year’s theme is “Creating new lines in manufacturing” and aims to deliver nothing less.
Findings from a study of more than 100,000 people over nine years suggests that reducing sugary drinks may reduce cancer risk.
Drought-tolerant grape varieties from Cyprus will soon be trialled for suitability in Australian conditions, with researchers from the University of Adelaide hoping the vines will be able to grow “with minimal to no irrigation”.