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The submissions for the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) Awards of Excellence are closing soon. APPMA members and APPEX exhibitors are eligible for entry, but with the deadline of 17 October fast approaching, companies are encouraged to get their entries in soon. 

This year, nine different categories are included for entry submissions, with finalists set to be announced 27 November.

This year’s APPMA Awards of Excellence categories are:

  • Australian Machinery Manufacturer (SME)
  • Australian Machinery Manufacturer (Corporate)
  • Import and Distribution Machinery (SME)
  • Import and Distribution Machinery (Corporate)
  • Customer System Integration
  • Packaging Design Innovation
  • Sustainability Excellence
  • Digital Innovation
  • Emerging Leader 

“Being shortlisted or winning an APPMA Award is a great way to get recognition for your company, team and products, with winners being announced in front of hundreds of industry peers at the 2024 Gala Awards night held during APPEX in March next year,” said Jon Perry, events director at Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF), organisers of the event.

“With nine award categories, there's something for everyone. To single out just two categories, the new Digital Innovation Award is in line with trends we see emerging across the industry, and the Emerging Leader Award presents a great opportunity to give your future leaders the recognition they deserve.”

The judging panel for the 2024 APPMA Awards of Excellence was recently announced, having 11 industry-leading professionals with expertise and experience in the packaging and processing sector.

To view the Entry Kit and to make a submission, click here.

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