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To mark World Environment Day, retail giant Woolworths Group released research showing that amidst Covid-19 sustainable choices are a priority for consumers.

Amcor Flexibles shut down its factory in Port Melbourne this week after a worker tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The facility reopened on Wednesday.

The May/June edition of PKN Packaging News is out now. Whether you read it online or in print, it's packed with the latest news and insight for the packaging industry.

Plastic packaging is among the flotsam washing up on East Coast beaches after cargo vessel APL England on Sunday lost 40 shipping containers overboard in heavy weather.

Foodmach has beat deadlines to get surgical mask-making machines designed, built, and running to help boost the Australian supply of this essential piece of PPE.

PacPrint, the four-day show held in conjunction with Visual Impact and the Label & Packaging Expo, will now be held from 28 September through 1 October next year.

Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia has signed a heads of agreement with its long-term packaging partner Dynapack Asia to build a bottle-to-bottle grade PET recycling facility in Indonesia.

A spectre is haunting the packaging industry – the spectre of digitalisation, and Packform aims to give this phantom form by bringing efficiency and transparency to the packaging industry.

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.