Australians have cast a resounding vote for political and social transformation, with climate action, gender equity and industrial relations reform in the spotlight this election. As Anthony Albanese takes the helm, and the ALP prepares to form government, PKN asked industry organisations who work closely with and lobby government, what the change will mean. Read more
The ACCC will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Synergy Packaging by Pact Group Holdings, saying the acquisition is unlikely to reduce competition in Australia's rigid plastic packaging sector.
tna solutions celebrated its 40th anniversary under the banner of People, Planet, Prosperity at a gala dinner in Melbourne last week. The PKN team was there.
It's been a long time coming, the evolution of AUSPACK into an ell-encompassing trade show for packaging and processing, truly reflective of the industry represented by show owner the APPMA. And last night at the APPMA Gala Dinner during AUSPACK, the APPEX show was launched.
Visitors to the Open IIoT stand at AUSPACK this year had a wealth of Industry 4.0 and IIoT information at their fingertips.
That AUSPACK was set to be a big success for Jet Technologies was clear from day one when the company announced the sale of a Goglio G21 coffee FFS packaging machine to coffee roaster Little Marionette.
That AUSPACK 2022 was a resounding success was voiced directly from the show floor by the 50 exhibitors and visitors PKN recorded on the AUSPACK Files. Here's who we spoke to.
Opal, in partnership with Dan Murphy’s, has designed and created an Australian-made, 100 per cent recycled and recyclable wine box for the Dan Picked wine delivery subscription service.
Klockner Pentaplast (KP) is marking the second year of its award winning KP Tray2Tray initiative, which works towards creating a closed loop for food packaging.
Nestle’s new Easter egg packaging is the catalyst for a conversation with Nestle's Margaret Stuart about the group’s broader sustainable packaging and corporate social responsibility initiatives. Stuart will be speaking at the upcoming AUSPACK Leaders' Forum.
Coles latest Together to Zero sustainability initiative is the launch of shopping bags made from marine waste and recycled plastic, reducing the need for virgin plastic.
Opal and Mondelez have developed a two piece vertical style carton version of the limited edition Cadbury Roses box, which is lighter and 25 per cent more shelf ready per pallet, than tin.
Caps & Closures has released its ID-Shield holographic labelling and decoration system, which aims to counter the threat of fake products undermining brands.
Turnkey packaging specialists HMPS has cemented its footprint in Victoria, and is now planning on adding further capacity and on-the-ground support for customers in the region.
Wide Open Agriculture (WOA) will supply up to 60 per cent of its high-value, plant-based protein concentrate to Monde Nissin Australia as construction begins on the company’s pilot production facility.
A trailblazer of private label manufacturing, Steric is still an industry leader while also creating its own branded products. Editor Kim Berry spoke to CEO Richard Brownie.
Traditional Indonesian remedies called jamu inspired Sophie Todd to make her own. Kim Berry finds out how a kitchen experiment turned into Mrs Toddy’s Tonics, now available nationwide.