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A number of APPMA member companies have identified ProPak Asia as the number one exhibition to showcase their products to the ASEAN region. To support them, APPMA will have a presence at the show from 12-15 June at BITEC in Bangkok.

The large attendance at a recent ‘Future of Soft Plastic in Australia’ meeting reflects the industry's concern about challenges directed against 'single use plastic' packaging, not only in Australia but globally.

Innovation and sustainability were major themes at the 2019 AIP Packaging Technical Forum, which was held in a packed room at Sydney’s Sofitel Wentworth on 30 April.

Nestlé Australia and Eldyn Foods are employers of the three finalists in the running for the prestigious APPMA scholarship award.

Orora has hosted a visit by AIP members to its recycling plant in Botany NSW to show off its massive B9 paper line.

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.