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Plastics and the circular economy will be under the microscope at a seminar run by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) next month.

Growth in the cannabis segment is leading to more opportunities for the packaging industry.

Packaging company Sidel recently supplied a US beverage producer with a complete PET line.

Jam and sauce producer Beerenberg partnered with Victoria-based packaging company Recopak to build an expanded factory expected to double its capacity.

Ticket sales have opened for the inaugural packaging and printing industry forum in Sydney on 3 August, presented by PKN and stablemate Print21, and supported by leading suppliers Currie Group, HP and Matthews.

Supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths this week announced further plans to tackle food waste, slash produce wrapping, and ditch single-use plastic waste.

A $165m greenfield development for DuluxGroup created a blank canvas for the installation of an end-to-end automated plant, now rated as one of the top five Industry 4.0 factories globally.

A research project into packaging accessibility has revealed almost half of Australian consumers have difficulty opening packaging every day.

As Unilever clocks up another year of moving towards its sustainability goals, the company has announced plans to 'listen more'.

Brand protection company YPB Systems has joined GS1 Australia’s Alliance Partner Program as a strategic alliance partner to combat counterfeiting.

UK supermarket chain Tesco will remove Best Before dates from almost 70 fruit and vegetable products to reduce food waste.

Impact International has invested over half a million dollars in a solar energy solution for its Smithfield manufacturing site, which was officially launched today. PKN spoke to MD Aleks Lajovic.

Health drink company Shine+ has expanded into Caltex Star Marts with a new 400ml chilled range.

Australian Made Campaign chief executive Ian Harrison will exit his role in July after 14 years at the helm.

The Visy cardboard box manufacturing and recycling empire has made Anthony Pratt Australia’s richest person.