One of the country’s leading innovators in packaging printing and a giant of the local industry, Charles Hanna OAM, passed away over Christmas. Read more
A new PET plastic recycling facility, set to be the largest of its kind in Victoria, will be built in Altona North by a cross-industry partnership between Pact Group, Cleanaway, Asahi Beverages and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP).
To accelerate its global expansion, Australian automation and technology solutions company Agito Group has entered a joint venture with Hilton Food Group. Agito CEO Emma Townsend will lead the new entity.
Planet Protector Packaging has been awarded $250,000 in seed funding through the latest round of the Innovation Districts Challenge, facilitated through Investment NSW in a bid to boost the commercialisation of innovative research.
The team that brought to life the Share a Coke campaign is behind a new promotion for personalising VB stubby bottles. Labeltopia has partnered with Carlton & United Breweries to deliver the goods.
Simplot has introduced an AR engagement tool via intelligent packaging on its Birds Eye Ocean Selections range, to encourage consumers to introduce more seafood into their meals.
As registrations open for AUSPACK 2022, the southern hemisphere’s leading processing and packaging trade event, anticipation is building for the industry's biennial showcase of technology and innovation.
Understanding trends driving the industry, gaining insights and learning strategies to strengthen businesses, will be key takeouts at the new AUSPACK Leaders Forum, which runs on 18 & 19 May 2022.
As Australia’s state and national borders open for business, major trade show AUSPACK has already sold three quarters of its floorspace for the industry’s expo next May.
In the news this week: OF Packaging, Close the Loop, Licella, Amcor, Coles, LyondellBasell, Nestle, Planet Protector Packaging, NSW Govt single-use plastics ban.
PKN talks... Collective Impact and our progress towards the National Packaging Targets, with Brooke Donnelly and Dr Helen Lewis.
Global FMCG giant Unilever believes that overall, the plastic waste problem is getting worse and efforts aren’t keeping pace, and says we need a UN treaty to truly tackle the issue.
Prometheus Wine Company has launched its two new Prometheus and Expressions wine ranges, presented in different shaped bottles and sporting distinctively coloured labels with striking artwork.
In a bid to advance HDPE recycling, Avery Dennison and UPM Raflatac have successfully tested non-removable labels for the first time in collaboration with cross-industry initiative, RecyClass.
Secondary packaging machines in the end-of-line area can now be operated in a safe and user-friendly manner using the intelligent detec4 Smart Box Detection access protection system from SICK.
Agribusiness Harvest Road, part of Andrew Forrest’s private investment vehicle Tattarang, has invested in commercial scale plant-based meat pioneer ProForm Foods, giving the company a minority stake to help facilitate ProForm's growth here and overseas.
Meat & Livestock Australia has opened applications for its next round of the ambassadors for its Red Meat Industry program. The project is designed for producers and support role workers.