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EVRYTHNG, the product cloud managing digital identities for the world’s consumer products, has partnered with Result Group of Companies, the Australian supplier of product packaging solutions, to accelerate the digitisation of products in Australia.

Melbourne-based specialty coffee roaster Jasper Coffee has launched a new, plastic-free, single use coffee cup and lid in what it says is a first in Australia.

Marking an industry first, New Zealand milk brand Anchor has launched a 2L plant-based bottle manufactured by Pact Group for brand owner Fonterra.

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The National GS1 Traceability Advisory Group (NGTAG) announced the appointment of David McNeil, from InfraBuild, as co-chair of the multi-sector group.

Aerobal has announced the winners of its World Aluminium Aerosol Can Awards, with Turkish firm Aryum taking the top accolade, and German company Tubex winning in the new sustainability category.

APCO and Planet Ark, with support from the federal government, have launched a new campaign to educate Australians about sustainable packaging and inspire positive recycling behaviours.

Pact Group and Brownes Dairy are among Australia and New Zealand’s Most innovative Companies, both named in the AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies “Best Pandemic Pivot” category.

In this year’s budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced a $35bn programme to help beleaguered businesses get back on their feet following the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 2020 federal budget funds several recycling initiatives, all of which have been previously announced, but are nonetheless important for boosting the circular economy and reducing waste in Australia.

Provisions in this year’s budget means all capital equipment in the packaging industry is now discounted at either 27.5 per cent or 30 per cent in the year it is purchased.

The budget may have forgotten about women in the workforce, but we haven't. At our Women in Packaging virtual forum, our community will be enriched by listening to women with purpose and passion.

Jamestrong Packaging Australia CEO Alex Commins has welcomed the federal government's Modern Manufacturing Strategy as providing a positive and clear roadmap towards Covid-19 recovery.

Nestlé UK is switching its Smarties chocolate bar to a recyclable paper wrapper, moving away from the film wrappers of the past as the company continues its drive towards more eco-friendly packaging.

Carton, glass, and can behemoth Visy achieved record growth in August, driven it says by consumers switching from plastic packaging to carton, aluminium, and glass.

PREP Design, with O F Packaging, has developed a system to recycle some semi-rigid plastics through the kerbside recycling stream.