• PKN January-February 2019
    PKN January-February 2019

PKN brings you exclusive insights into the latest advances in the smart packaging space, a sneak preview of IIoT and Industry 4.0 technology on show at AUSPACK 2019, top take-outs from Pact Group's End of Waste launch, a global update on the state of play in bioplastics, a breakthrough box from OjiFs ... and much more.

The latest issue is in the mail and on its way to PKN subscribers. But if you can't wait, download or read it online here

Special features include:

Industry 4.0: A closer look at IIoT connectivity at AUSPACK

Pack & Label Printing: Hot new technology from Esko, Epson and EFI

Food & Beverage Packaging: Fresh box from OjiFS, Coca-Cola's CDS Push and Sidel's premium PET boost

Bioplastics & Plastics: Des King's market update from EU Bioplastics conference; Caps & Closures' winning design; P&G partnership with TerraCycle.

Intelligent Packaging: Andrew Manly shares how smart packaging is steping up to the next level

Also in this issue:

  • News Extra | tna's $8m plant opens in Melbourne
  • People in Packaging | Campbell Arnott's Liza Vernalls shares her career journey
  • Industry Insight | Omnichannel explored – the rise of F&B online retailing dissected
  • Design | Profile on creative design legend Annette Harcus
  • Tech Speak | Reclose call – the role of resealable packaging in the fight against food waste

 PLUS! More highlights from the world of processing and packaging machinery in our new section called Machinery Matters, brought to you in partnership with the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA).

Food & Drink Business

Accelerating the company's growth through brand investment and innovation is the immediate focus for new Kraft Heinz Australia CEO, Simon Laroche.

Coca-Cola Amatil's venture capital platform, Amatil X, has set up operations in Indonesia to capitalise on the region's reputation as a startup hub.

The government of Western Australia is offering up to $2 million in matched funding for industry-led projects setting up or expanding in Collie, in WA's south west.