Alf and Nadia Taylor, founders of food processing and packaging solutions provider tna, have been honoured as Members of the Order of Australia.

Norske Skog is closing its Albury newsprint mill business, with the assets including the mill itself to be sold to Visy, Australia’s largest paperboard manufacturer.

The Food & Drink Business + PKN LIVE: Brands Behaving Bravely breakfast forum is on tomorrow. Join us at the Melbourne Arts Centre from 7:30am to 11am.

Industry analyst Smithers forecasts steady growth in demand for industrial packaging across the next five years, with market value rising from $56.2bn this year at a compound annual growth rate of 3.3 per cent to reach $66bn in 2024.

The September/October issue of PKN is out now, featuring a look at recent major industry events and including our exclusive Machinery Matters supplement.

With just over a week to go until the Food & Drink Business + PKN LIVE: Brands Behaving Bravely breakfast forum, the full programme has been unveiled.

Plain cigarette packaging with graphic warnings is losing its impact and should be coupled with warnings on the cigarettes themselves, a study has found.

The e-commerce packaging market is enjoying double digit growth and is worth tens of billions of dollars, according to a new report.

Caspak Australia and Caspak New Zealand have merged their brands and operations as of this month.

Labelexpo Europe 2019, the world's biggest label trade show, is on right now. PKN's Wayne Robinson is on the ground in Brussels with all the latest technology on display – see it here.

New Zealand has taken the first steps towards implementing a container return scheme (CRS) in a move that has been applauded by Coca-Cola Amatil.

WA-based Brownes Dairy is going national for the first time with a probiotic yoghurt pouch. Brownes is one of the brands featured at Food & Drink Business + PKN's annual LIVE event this October.

Coles has recorded a 32 per cent increase in soft plastic recycling during the 2019 financial year, or the equivalent of the earth's circumference, while beverage giant Lion has also partnered with the REDcycle programme.

Amcor has opened a pair of new labs to test and certify packaging for e-commerce.

Visy’s Anthony Pratt has hosted Prime Minister Scott Morrison and US President Donald Trump at the opening of his new Pratt Industries paper recycling mill in Ohio.