Associations

Robert Becher, MD of Inox Australia, has been elected as a new director on the APPMA Board, as announced at the APPMA AGM on 10 September.

Delegates at the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association’s (AIPIA) global congress in Amsterdam in November will hear from an expert in IoT-based packaging sensors.

The AIP has supported Foodbank Victoria again this year by packing 16,705kg of food orders for charity.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will run a session on understanding the 2025 National Packaging Targets and sustainable packaging next month.

The AIP presented the new ‘Future of Flexible Packaging’ training course this week in Melbourne to a packed room of delegates eager to learn from 30-year veteran Joe Foster, MD of OF Packaging.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) ran the first workshop for the development of the Save Food Packaging Design guidelines this week since receiving the formal approval from the Fight Food Waste CRC.

The Print and Visual Communication Association (PVCA, previously PIAA) says the new VET Expert Panel Review is a welcome step, but says to succeed it must talk to print and packaging businesses.

With smart packaging a sector gaining traction, interest is high in the eighth Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) Congress to be held in November in Amsterdam.

The AIP’s ‘Tools to Meet the 2025 National Packaging Targets: PREP & ARL’ training course will return to NSW and Victoria next month.

Former Federal Minister for Finance and Deregulation (2007-2010) Lindsay Tanner, widely regarded as a strong economic thinker and highly respected by industry leaders and economic analysts, is the keynote speaker at APPMA Members Dinner to be held at the MCG in Melbourne on 10 September.

APPMA is a gold sponsor and industry partner at the upcoming New Frontiers in Packaging Print LIVE event, which will see over 170 industry professionals gather in Sydney on Monday 12 August.

O-I will host AIP members at its Brisbane Cullet plant next Tuesday 13 August.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will hold a half-day training course in Melbourne next month on the future of flexible packaging.

The main speaker at the APPMA dinner, award winning author and business coach Paul Allen, gave the members plenty to think about as he gave a detailed presentation on improving margins.

APPMA members were treated to a presentation on guaranteed margin improvement at the association's first member dinner of the year, held at a sparkling harbourside location in Sydney last night.