• Sanbot from Qihan in China helping out on the Advanced Robotics stand.
    Sanbot from Qihan in China helping out on the Advanced Robotics stand.
  • SOLD: Rahul Kotari and Rajeev Kapoor of India's Pakona Engineers sold this preformed pouch machine to New Zealand's Walter and Wild before the show.
    SOLD: Rahul Kotari and Rajeev Kapoor of India's Pakona Engineers sold this preformed pouch machine to New Zealand's Walter and Wild before the show.
  • Networking drinks on the HMPS stand.
    Networking drinks on the HMPS stand.
  • The Jet Technologies team.
    The Jet Technologies team.
  • Dr Rym Kachouri opens the Next Gen breakfast.
    Dr Rym Kachouri opens the Next Gen breakfast.
  • Peter Bradbury and Alan Spreckley, ABB.
    Peter Bradbury and Alan Spreckley, ABB.
  • Mark Emmett, HMPS; Samantha Saunders, Integrated Packaging; and Geoff Burke, Linco.
    Mark Emmett, HMPS; Samantha Saunders, Integrated Packaging; and Geoff Burke, Linco.
  • The Robotic Automation team. From left: Shane Mahyo, John Hanson, Colin Wells, Christoph Westburg.
    The Robotic Automation team. From left: Shane Mahyo, John Hanson, Colin Wells, Christoph Westburg.
  • From left: Stephen Young, Thomas Reynolds, and James Ivanov of Reynolds Automation.
    From left: Stephen Young, Thomas Reynolds, and James Ivanov of Reynolds Automation.
  • Representatives from the Open IIoT partnership.
    Representatives from the Open IIoT partnership.
  • Steven Kramer and Paul Crisp of Orora.
    Steven Kramer and Paul Crisp of Orora.
  • Foodmach's Phil Biggs (left) and Tim Baron with Liza Nelson of Systech International.
    Foodmach's Phil Biggs (left) and Tim Baron with Liza Nelson of Systech International.
  • Mark Easton at Ecolean (right) explains the merits of the Ecolean packaging solution.
    Mark Easton at Ecolean (right) explains the merits of the Ecolean packaging solution.
  • The APPMA Board (absent: James Windsor).
    The APPMA Board (absent: James Windsor).
  • Peter Gustafson of Australis Engineering demonstrates Hygenius, a new hygienic conveyor that has been specially designed to be taken apart and put back together for cleaning in under two minutes.
    Peter Gustafson of Australis Engineering demonstrates Hygenius, a new hygienic conveyor that has been specially designed to be taken apart and put back together for cleaning in under two minutes.
  • Kerry Bluett and Paul Wisker, Makum.
    Kerry Bluett and Paul Wisker, Makum.
  • Phil Biggs and Earle Roberts, Foodmach.
    Phil Biggs and Earle Roberts, Foodmach.
  • From left: Claire Taitoko, Peter Taitoko, and Brendan Giang, RMR.
    From left: Claire Taitoko, Peter Taitoko, and Brendan Giang, RMR.
  • The Auspouch team and Italian principals.
    The Auspouch team and Italian principals.
  • From left: Rene Rose, Lindy Hughson, Amanda Bryan, Nerida Kelton, and Sharon Amos.
    From left: Rene Rose, Lindy Hughson, Amanda Bryan, Nerida Kelton, and Sharon Amos.
  • Nerida Kelton of AIP and John Bigley of Zipform.
    Nerida Kelton of AIP and John Bigley of Zipform.
  • Ross Greig, Lapp Australia.
    Ross Greig, Lapp Australia.
  • Michael and Glenn of Zip-Pak.
    Michael and Glenn of Zip-Pak.
  • Natalia Vejar and Sanbot on the Advanced Robotics stand.
    Natalia Vejar and Sanbot on the Advanced Robotics stand.
  • Gary Lee and Will Holmes celebrate ProSeal's win at the APPMA Awards.
    Gary Lee and Will Holmes celebrate ProSeal's win at the APPMA Awards.
  • Drew Hoxey and Vincent Bowman, Axelent.
    Drew Hoxey and Vincent Bowman, Axelent.
  • Ray Anderson, Aerofloat.
    Ray Anderson, Aerofloat.
  • Peter Slager, Accupak.
    Peter Slager, Accupak.
  • A bonnie bagpipe tune at Reynolds Automation.
    A bonnie bagpipe tune at Reynolds Automation.
  • Ulrich Mempel, Krones.
    Ulrich Mempel, Krones.
  • Craig Taylor showing Universal Robot cobots in action on the shared stand of The Robot People and Mobile Automation.
    Craig Taylor showing Universal Robot cobots in action on the shared stand of The Robot People and Mobile Automation.
  • From left: Paul Clements, Gail Slagh, and Ron Slagh of Filler Specialties.
    From left: Paul Clements, Gail Slagh, and Ron Slagh of Filler Specialties.
  • The Yaffa Media team: (from left) Wayne Robinson, Amanda Bryan, Lindy Hughson, Sharon Amos, and Jake Nelson.
    The Yaffa Media team: (from left) Wayne Robinson, Amanda Bryan, Lindy Hughson, Sharon Amos, and Jake Nelson.
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AUSPACK 2019 in Melbourne has been the biggest yet, and PKN's roving reporters have captured highlights from around the show.

Over the four days, Lindy Hughson, Wayne Robinson, Jake Nelson, and Food and Drink Business reporter Amanda Bryan have been out and about on the exhibition floor.

Check out our gallery above and see if we spotted you as well!

Food & Drink Business

The digital edition of our bumper June edition is now available for your viewing pleasure.

Yellow Tail winemaker Casella Family Brands has denied rumours it is selling its business, telling Food & Drink Business it, “will continue to invest in the growth of its portfolio of brands”.

The seventh round of the Coles Nurture Fund opened this week. Farmers and food producers can apply for financial assistance to develop new products, processes and technologies.