Manufacturing Today

A $19.9 million funding round has been announced by the federal government to help small and medium food and beverage manufacturers lower their power bills and emissions.

PKN talks to Michael Dossor, general manager of Result Group, about his career highlights and his convictions on the packaging industry's future.

Mark Dingley, chairman of the APPMA, reviews the year that was in the realms of processing and packaging machinery, and looks ahead to 2022.

In the latest issue of PKN, Margin Partners MD Paul Allen explains that business silos are complex and costly to the bottom line, and offers a fix for companies that will deliver improved margins.

The APPMA has broadened its Awards of Excellence for 2022, celebrating success across a broad spectrum of the packaging and processing industry.

Global packaging automation technology developer SMC says while moves to sustainable packaging materials are necessary to grow the circular economy, it throws up technical challenges for the industry.

The APPMA has released free of charge, video and podcasts of the Digital Lunchtime Series Keynote and Panel sessions

In a bid to create a cohesive company culture with the customer as its core focus, Bonfiglioli ANZ turned to Innovate Learn to provide a training solution for staff, with good results.

For manufacturers at any point in their journey towards implementing a smart factory, the final session of the APPMA’s Digital Lunchtime Series with John Broadbent, director of Realise Potential, answered a lot of questions. The message was clear. Standing still is not an option, and the cost of not adopting Industry 4.0 will be very high.

The heart-stopping moment a company CEO is told the business has been hacked with a ransomware demand was shared by packaging industry professionals at the second APPMA Digital Lunch.

Machinery Matters is brought to you by APPMA, Australia's peak industry body for manufacturers and distributors of packaging and processing machinery and allied services.

PKN’s B2B advice columnist Paul Allen draws an analogy with cricket’s reverse swing fast bowling technique and a method for revising packaging service level agreements.

PKN talks to Dr Rym Kachouri who leads the technical support and agency products business for automation and integration business Foodmach. She is also a director of the APPMA.

Cyber security is in the spotlight in Session 2 of the APPMA's free Digital Lunchtime Series, taking place this week Thursday, 23 September, at 12.30pm -1.30pm AEST.

Twenty-two industry-led collaborative research and development projects to share in $47.1 million in funding from the Morrison government, under round 11 of the CRC-P initiative.

A free Digital Lunchtime Business and Industry Series will be delivered to your screens by the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA), starting on 17 September. The first session explores the theme of 'Manufacturing as the New Engine of Growth'.