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Market leading intelligent identification specialist Matthews Australasia has relocated. PKN spoke to CEO Mark Dingley and chairman Lester Nichol about what the move means for the business.

Australia Post’s new custom packaging offering BrandWrapped, developed in partnership with pioneering software firm Spawnit, will be featured in a special presentation at Print21+PKN’s LIVE industry forum in Sydney next month.

McDonald’s Australia will phase out existing plastic straws from its 970 restaurants by 2020 and will start trialling paper straws in two stores from August.

The Australian Institute of Packaging has organised a site visit to the Banyule Material Recovery Facility and Rethink Education Centre.

A South Australia-based yoghurt maker is seeking to crack the Asian market with its premium dairy products and packaging to match.

Punnets of sliced white and brown mushrooms are being recalled nationwide due to potential plastic contamination from the packaging.

FMCG companies may need to re-think their packaging in light of the China recycling ban announced earlier this year.

At the upcoming PKN + Print21 LIVE: New Frontiers in Packaging Print forum, we'll hear from four label printers who have expanded their capability into packaging using digital printing technology.

Australian consumers are more concerned about plastic waste than ever before, according to panellists at a seminar dedicated to discussing change in consumer packaged goods.

New Zealand's Keytone Dairy has raised $15 million in funds for its proposed listing on the ASX via an Initial Public Offering (IPO).

The University of Melbourne and the AIP are seeking companies willing to offer industry internships as part of the Master of Food and Packaging Innovation (MFPI) degree.

A spirits company has signed a deal to use NFC technology to help promote one of its tequila brands during soccer season.

Unilever Australia & New Zealand will introduce post-consumer recycled plastic for bottles of Australian made home and personal care brands such as OMO, Dove, Surf, Sunsilk and TRESemmé.

The demand for personalised packaging is driving more companies to adapt their strategies in line with the growing trend.

The maker of V energy drinks has lost a six-year legal battle to trademark the shade of green used on its cans after a swatch mistake.