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The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is inviting all its members to attend a virtual site visit of Sealed Air’s Cryovac brand food packaging plant in Tullamarine, Victoria on 4 August.

Sealed Air is in business to solve critical packaging challenges and to help transform businesses, industries and consumers through its leading expertise in science, engineering and innovation.

With approximately 16,500 employees and servicing customers across 115 countries, its solutions and systems include Cryovac brand packaging, Sealed Air brand protective packaging, Autobag brand automated systems, and Bubble Wrap brand packaging. 

These brands collectively enable a more efficient, secure and less wasteful global food supply chain, and enhance commerce through fulfilment and packaging solutions to protect the worldwide movement of goods.

The company continues to expand its portfolio of next-generation sustainable solutions including packaging materials, automated systems, and smart devices to deliver savings and create measurable long-term value. 

“Members will take a closer look at Sealed Air’s zero waste, polypropylene tray and tub manufacturing facility and learn more about how product design plays an important role in enabling a sustainable and less wasteful food supply chain,” says Nerida Kelton, executive director of the AIP. 

“Meeting the criteria of its key customer partners for circularity of plastics is a key part of Cryovac brand food packaging solutions.

“The tour will also look at the work that has enabled the entire product range of this facility to be kerbside recyclable, and look at the future of post-consumer polypropylene recycled as Sealed Air partners with NextLooPP.” 

During the virtual tour, members will be able to meet and talk to a broad range of leading experts from the Sealed Air team including Kevin Taylor, portfolio manager, APAC – trays, lids and absorbent pads; Brett Perrin, director ANZ manufacturing transformation; Simon Tassone, technical manager, Tullamarine; and Alan Adams, director sustainability, APAC.

To book your place for the virtual tour, click here and register.

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