• Joe Foster leads the AIP's Future of Flexible Packaging training course.
    Joe Foster leads the AIP's Future of Flexible Packaging training course.

The AIP presented the new ‘Future of Flexible Packaging’ training course this week in Melbourne to a packed room of delegates eager to learn from 30-year veteran Joe Foster, MD of OF Packaging.

Foster's extensive knowledge on all things flexible made the course engaging and informative, with thought-provoking the questions from the group of 35 delegates making the session interactive and dynamic.

Attendees came from a diverse range of companies including Saputo Dairy Australia, Natures Organics, Snack Brands, Coles, Patties Foods, McCormick Foods, McCain Foods, Manildra, Chobani, Suntory Coffee, Ridley, Star Stuff Group, Visy, Result Packaging, AESON Material, Qenos, Currie Group, Zip-Pak, Orora, Selpak, Multivac and more.

The ‘Future of Flexible Packaging’ training course will be road-showed across Australia, New Zealand and Asia over the next 12 months.


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