Packaging companies will be able to claim half their apprentices' wages until at least March under the latest $2.5bn Covid stimulus package from the federal government, with its new JobTrainer programme.

Japanese paper giant Nippon Paper’s move to buy APPMA member Orora’s Australasian fibre business is part of a bid to compete with Visy, according to analysts.

Being aware of developments in other industries as they’re happening can help you anticipate new solutions to improve efficiencies and add value in your business.

Disruptive technologies are helping leading manufacturers drive substantial business growth. Here's our pick of disruptive technologies to watch.