The latest issue of Machinery Matters – a resource brought to you by APPMA in partnership with PKN – has just been published and is available for online viewing.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has opened registration for its National Technical Forum, which will be held on 30 April in conjunction with the Women in Packaging breakfast and Australasian Packaging and Innovation Design Awards dinner.

Coca-Cola Amatil Northmead this week hosted 27 AIP members at its bottling and canning plant, which produces 40 million cases per year and over 400 SKUs. PKN was there.

Alexandra Brayshaw (pictured), winner of the 2015 APPMA Scholarship, has completed her Diploma in Packaging Technology, which she says was a valuable experience that allowed her to learn more about an evolving industry.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand are introducing a new Accessible Packaging Design category to the annual Packaging Innovation & Design Awards program.

Submissions are open for the tenth annual APPMA Scholarship program, which will enable one packaging technologist, designer or engineer in Australia the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology to the value of $9,000.

Entries close soon for the 2019 APPMA Awards of Excellence, with more than half of the tickets already sold for the gala dinner at AUSPACK in March.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will host three seminars at the up-coming ProPak Philippines exhibition at the end of January.

With 2018 in the rear-vision mirror, the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has opened up entries for the 2019 Packaging Innovation and Design Awards.

Orora has teamed up with the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) to create 1300 Christmas hampers for food relief organisation Foodbank.

Top stories in this issue: AUSPACK is set to break new records; APPMA Awards of Excellence is relaunched; KHS celebrates 150 years; a new Industry 4.0 group is formed; Electrolux opts for intelligent automation from HMPS...

APPMA members gathered in Brisbane earlier this month to hear associate professor Karli Verghese, who is the Reduce Program Leader on the Fight Food Waste CRC, outline the challenges and drivers for change in addressing Australia's food waste issue.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is calling members, colleagues and families to join in its annual Christmas party by packing hampers for those in need this holiday season.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has partnered with Diageo for a guided tour of the beverage manufacturer’s massive Huntingwood facility in Sydney.

AIP executive director Nerida Kelton recently attended the 101st World Packaging Organisation (WPO) Board Meeting. She shares some highlights of her experience with PKN.