Associations

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) prestigious Annual Awards ceremony will return this year, in person for the first time in three years, on Thursday 10 November.

Tickets are now available for the 2022 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA), to be held alongside FoodTech Qld at the Gold Coast on 8 July.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be hosting a webinar with Specright on 29 June, which will discuss how organisations can better reach their goals using packaging data.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), in conjunction with Informa Markets, will be running the third Global Packaging Forum during day one (15 June) of ProPak Asia 2022.

AIP will be running a new virtual training course on ‘Introduction to Corrugated Packaging’ on 30 June, and all of industry is invited to attend to see the presentation by George Ganzanmuller.

The Australian Institute of Packaging will host a virtual tour of BioPak's Compost Connect network, featuring industrial composting sites and chefs using the service, for its members on 8 June.

The UPM Raflatac team led AIP members on a virtual tour this week, and delivered an in-depth presentation to explain why sustainable labels matter.

Submissions for the 2022 Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA) Scholarship Program close in less than one month (8 April), so interested parties should apply now and not miss out.

The SPE ANZ Section, in collaboration with UTS, is running an online masterclass on Climate and Circular Plastics on 24 March. Registration is open.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be hosting a virtual tour of UPM Raflatac, manufacturer of a vast array of labelstocks, for its members on 6 April.

Forty-five members of the WPO recently came together to discuss global developments in packaging. Nerida Kelton, AIP’s executive director and WPO VP Sustainability & Save Food, tells us more.

The 2022 Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA) Scholarship Program for Australia and New Zealand, in coordination with the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), is now open for submissions.

Applications for the 2022 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) are now open to Australian and New Zealand companies. Entries close on 8 April 2022.

The AIP will be hosting a virtual tour of Close the Loop, one of Australia’s leading Circular Economy companies, on 9 February from 10 to 11am AEDT.

APPMA chairman Mark Dingley looks ahead at 2022 with optimism and enthusiasm in his message to APPMA members and the wider Australian processing and packaging industry.

Packaging professionals are invited to contribute to the AIP's 2022 Salary & Career Survey, developed in partnership with IoPP, which is now open for the Australasian region and closes on 31 March 2022.