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Industry-leading OEMs are among the finalists in the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) Awards of Excellence announced today.

Australian Vintage opened a new $10m bottling line at its Merbein packaging operation in Victoria this week. PKN spoke to COO Australasia North America, Cameron Ferguson about what this means for the business.

QLM Label Makers is using the innovative Mosaic software from HP to print one-of-a-kind labels on its HP Indigo, for its client Pukara Estate, the gourmet food manufacturer.

Australasia was the most profitable part of the Orora business in the first half of the year, delivering two thirds of the EBIT on 45 per cent of group sales.

Sealed Air Corporation will expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific with the purchase of MGM’s flexible packaging business in the Philippines.

Profit after tax at global packaging giant Amcor for the six months to December dropped by a smidgen to US328.5m from US$329.7m last year, on sales that rose slightly to US$4.55bn from US$4.5bn.

Almost all Australians are more likely to buy Australian-made products than imports, according to a new study from Roy Morgan.

Kodak’s global packaging summit and media analyst event in Verona, Italy, yesterday saw the imaging technology specialist launch its Creative Freedom campaign for packaging along with breakthrough product launches. PKN was there.

PKN brings you exclusive insights into the latest advances in smart packaging, IIoT and Industry 4.0 technology on show at AUSPACK 2019, Pact Group's End of Waste launch, global bioplastics market developments... and much more.

The Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo has been formally registered in India, giving Australian exporters a registered and protected symbol in Australia’s fifth-largest export market.

Leading press manufacturer welcomes the support of Masterwork Group, China’s largest manufacturer of die-cutters and hot-foil embossing machines.

Power surges during heatwave conditions are damaging expensive printing equipment of PIAA member companies, according to Andrew Macaulay, CEO (pictured), who blames high energy prices for the fall of RemaPak.

PKN extends heartiest congratulations to Keith Chessell on being recognised by the World Packaging Organisation with a Lifetime Achievement award.

Global shrink sleeve and pre-cut lid manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury, part of the Clondalkin Group, is expanding its presence in Australia and New Zealand with the appointment of a new technical sales manager.

Anthony Pratt has tweeted a celebratory dance after securing a “big customer” on a trip to the US.