Pierre Pienaar, has been re-elected to serve a second four-year term as WPO president. Joining him on his executive team from Australia is Nerida Kelton, AIP executive director, in the role of VP Sustainability and Save Food.

The AIP Australasian Packaging conference took place on an all-new live platform in October. What emerged was evidence of an industry united in its drive towards sustainability.

The November/December print edition of the APPMA Machinery Matters publication is now available online. Read the latest news from the APPMA and its members.

Derek Ford has resigned from the APPMA Board following his departure from Visy Automation. He has served the board for a total of 11 years, in two separate stints.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is now a member of the Active Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) to access the leading advancements in this field.

The AIP invites members and colleagues to a webinar entitled Polymers in Packaging: Manufacturing-Consumption-Recycling, which will be run in partnership with PerkinElmer on 10 November.

The AIP, in partnership with AWRE 2020, is hosting a free webinar to discuss how to find a balance between the 2025 Packaging Targets and the 2030 Food Waste Targets.

Following last week’s announcement by the APPMA Board of a shift in dates for the next edition of AUSPACK from next year to May 2022, exhibitor feedback has been overwhelmingly supportive of the move.

Bookings are now open for the fifth AIP virtual training course, How to implement the New Sustainable Packaging Guidelines into your business, which will be held on 1 September 2020.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with Informa Markets, is running the second Global Packaging Forum at ProPak Asia 2020 next week.

How Covid-19 is impacting Global Packaging Supply Chains: Webinar 5 in the five-part global series will be held on 21 October at 5.00 pm AEDT.

The September/October print edition of the APPMA Machinery Matters publication is now available online. Read the latest news from the APPMA and its members.

The AIP is inviting the industry to attend the upcoming webinar entitled Ensuring the safety of packaging materials for food, the environment, and our health on 20 October.

The AIP has released the provisional programme for the virtual edition of the biennial 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference, to be held from 27 to 30 October.

The 2020 APCO Awards ceremony will return on 18 November with a new digital format and three new categories celebrating progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation has invited everyone around the world to observe the First International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September 2020.