Manufacturing Today

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'.

SAI Global is advocating the use of the ISO 9001 quality management system for brands and manufacturers to improve their quality processes and minimise recalls and complaints.

Now is not the time to cut back on investment in your team, your business and the wider industry. The APPMA isn't. Instead, it is supporting the industry by launching a free digital lunchtime series on Investing in Resilience.

The power of manufacturing is no secret, but there is still a lack of understanding and appreciation of the complexity and importance of the sector. Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre managing director Dr Jens Goennemann looks at how to change that.

In light of the evolving and increasingly fluid Covid lockdown situation, the 2021 APPMA Business & Industry Conference has been reframed as a digital lunchtime series kicking off in September.

While the past year has brought many challenges and supply chain upheaval, it has reinforced the importance of nurturing customer relationships, writes Jack Malki, director of Jet Technologies.

Demonstrating how blockchain technology can support supply chain solutions and help to ease regulatory burdens are the aims of two new pilot projects funded by the federal government.

Sydney will remain in lockdown for another week, although packaging businesses appear to be free to carry on manufacturing, providing they adhere to the five main caveats.

At the upcoming APPMA Business & Industry conference, we'll find out how Coca-Cola Amatil (now Coca-Cola European Partners) adopted industry 4.0 to develop a world-class smart factory in only six months.

How do you protect against Cyber Attack in the age of Industry 4.0? You start by attending the APPMA Business & Industry conference, a virtual and in-person event on 16 September, to hear advice from Deloitte partner for Cyber Risk Advisory, David Owen.

Operational excellence expert Ishan Galapathy explains why we need to improve the food manufacturing sector first, to improve Australia’s manufacturing sector overall.

Five reasons you need to book for the APPMA Business and Industry Conference now. It’s June. It’s EOFY. That’s your first hint!