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Bookings are now open for the fourth AIP virtual training course, to be held on 11 August. The course is called the New World of Plastics Technology: Polymers and Recycling.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is inviting all of its members and industry colleagues to attend a webinar – the Power Product Packaging with 3D Printing – on 29 July.

The World Packaging Association has opened the entries to the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards. Entries will be accepted through 19 October, with winners announced on 15 December.

The question of how Covid-19 is impacting the role that packaging plays in food safety and integrity will be covered in a webinar hosted by the WPO and Informa Markets, and AIP.

Mark Dingley has made a significant contribution to the packaging industry, as chairman of the APPMA and as CEO of intelligent identification specialist Matthews Australasia.

Bookings are now open for the third Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) virtual training course the ‘Future of Sustainable Labelling' which will be held on 21 July and run by Dr Carol Kilcullen-Lawrence.

AIP members will be able to access a webinar for free. How to utilise advanced simulation for achieving sustainability goals will be presented by Rob States of Stress Engineering Service.

Bookings are open for the second virtual training course run by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), which is to be held on 7 July. Anyone in the industry around the world is invited to attend.

Packaging: Hero or villain in a circular economy, a webinar featuring Dr Helen Lewis, a fellow of AIP, and Barbara Nebel, CEO of thinkstep-anz, is set to take place next week.

The WPO is collaborating with ProPak and its organiser Informa Markets in a series of free webinars that will run over the coming months, beginning on 24 June.

Read the latest APPMA news and get important industry updates in the latest edition of APPMA Machinery Matters.

APPMA director Stuart Shaw has resigned from his position on the APPMA Board after six years of service.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is moving five training courses to a virtual platform and is introducing two new courses and updating one.

The Australian Institute of Packaging will be announcing the winners of the 2020 Packaging Innovation and Design Awards in two virtual events on 6 and 7 May, held in this format for the first time due to Covid-19 shutdown restrictions.

PVCA, along with many other associations, is backing the government's new CovidSafe app, which indicates when the user has been in contact with an infected person.

Amid the Covid-19 Crisis, the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) has been at the forefront of providing up-to-date information to its members and the wider industry.