The advisory committee for interpack 2023 have unanimously elected Markus Rustler, president and CEO of Theegarten-Pactec, to be president and chairman of the committee in its constituent meeting.

Submissions are open for the APPMA Awards of Excellence, recognising excellence, innovation, leadership and best practice.

The AIPIA will deliver its premium event for the smart packaging sector – Smart Packaging Solutions for Digitisation, Supply Chain and Sustainability – on 16 November.

The AIP's president and two board members have become the latest Certified Packaging Professionals for the Australasian region.

The Annual Plastics and Waste Conference, organised by the Australia-New Zealand section of the Society of Plastics Engineers, will be run as a series of webinars set for 15-19 November.

Bookings are now open for the Australian Institute of Packaging's new Certified Compostable Packaging Training Course, to be held on 10 November 2021.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is inviting all of industry to attend a free webinar with Trayak, to discuss life cycle assessment (LCA) tools and measurement on 18 October at 10.00 am (AEDT).

The September/October print edition of APPMA’s Machinery Matters is now online, featuring an interesting mix of news on trends and tech from the Australian packaging and processing machinery sector.

AIP is running a webinar on 4 October to launch the Global Packaging Design for Recycling Guide, followed by a panel discussion.

APPMA’s first Digital Lunchtime Series 'Investing in Resilience' panel discussion, facilitated by PKN's publisher, Lindy Hughson, discussed the topic of manufacturing: adapting to the new normal.

The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) has released a Packaging Design for Recycling Guide, which is a global recommendation for circular packaging design for industry.

Bookings are now open for the Australian Institute of Packaging's new ‘Sustainable Packaging Guidelines’ advanced training course, to be held virtually on 12 October 2021.

Coming off the back of the successful first session of the 2021 Global Packaging Forum: virtual edition, which was held in June, three more sessions will be offered in September.

APCO has introduced its SME Report – a new streamlined reporting process to help small-to-medium-enterprises report on their sustainability progress as efficiently as possible.

The AIP has a representative on the ANZPAC Plastics Pact’s newly-formed ANZPAC Collective Action Group, with Dr Nicole Garofano joining to fold.

The Australian Institute of Packaging has developed a series of best practice, award-winning examples of innovative sustainable packaging design from across Australia and New Zealand.