Visy has offloaded its Penrith factory in a $17.25m sale and leaseback deal that will see the company continue to run a glass sorting and recycling operation from the premises.

Amcor has raised its full year earnings per share outlook, as it released robust third quarter profits it said were due in part to virus-induced supermarket panic buying.

Ravenwood Packaging is establishing a new subsidiary in Australia, appointing Sam Aloschi to be the company’s Asia-Pacific managing director.

The second round of winners for the Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards was announced via virtual ceremony today, including the Beverage and Sustainability categories, as well as the remaining special awards.

Shelf-life packaging specialist Caspak Australia has appointed Greg Roberts as the new Australian CEO. He has previously held roles in the textile industry.

Colgate-Palmolive has adopted Wellman Packaging's 100%rPET preforms for a range of household products now on supermarket shelves in Australia. PKN brings you the update.

In round one of the first-ever virtual awards ceremony for the Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards today, winners were named across five categories and in a surprise new category.

Orora has finalised the sale of its Australasian Fibre business to a subsidiary of Nippon Paper Industries for $1.72bn, with the packaging giant’s net proceeds after tax and costs amounting to $1.55bn.

OI Glass, Inc. has just posted its First Quarter 2020 Results report, with the commentary and data providing a compelling case for why the sale of its ANZ assets will be completed later this year. Paul Allen writes for PKN.

The New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is calling on the public to provide feedback on plastics use, reducing waste and pollution, as well as methods to increase recycling across the state. Almost 10,000 submissions have already been received.

Sealed Air, Pact Group, Plantic Australia and Woolworths have picked up medals in the 2020 WorldStar Packaging Special Awards, following their category wins in the main 2020 WorldStar awards and bringing the awards tally for the region to 21.

Dineamic, an Australian ready-to-eat meal provider, is moving from plastic to eco-cardboard packaging for its tray meals, to be sold at Coles and IGA, starting this week. PKN spoke to Dineamic CEO Michael Starke about this development.

Demand for packaging is expected to move through three phases during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from consultancy McKinsey titled 'How the packaging industry can navigate the coronavirus pandemic'.

The Coronavirus pandemic is having an impact on the aluminium aerosol can industry, depressing some areas, and presenting opportunities in others, according to a statement from Aerobal.

Unilever ANZ has announced it’s donating more than $2 million worth of essential food, home and personal care products to Foodbank.

With supply chains under pressure, local packaging companies are stepping into the breach. PKN spoke to Impact International, Wellman Packaging and Caps & Closures about their response to the crisis and the growing need for Australia’s self-sufficiency.