Manufacturing Today

In a bid to create a cohesive company culture with the customer as its core focus, Bonfiglioli ANZ turned to Innovate Learn to provide a training solution for staff, with good results.

For manufacturers at any point in their journey towards implementing a smart factory, the final session of the APPMA’s Digital Lunchtime Series with John Broadbent, director of Realise Potential, answered a lot of questions. The message was clear. Standing still is not an option, and the cost of not adopting Industry 4.0 will be very high.

The heart-stopping moment a company CEO is told the business has been hacked with a ransomware demand was shared by packaging industry professionals at the second APPMA Digital Lunch.

Machinery Matters is brought to you by APPMA, Australia's peak industry body for manufacturers and distributors of packaging and processing machinery and allied services.

PKN’s B2B advice columnist Paul Allen draws an analogy with cricket’s reverse swing fast bowling technique and a method for revising packaging service level agreements.

PKN talks to Dr Rym Kachouri who leads the technical support and agency products business for automation and integration business Foodmach. She is also a director of the APPMA.

Cyber security is in the spotlight in Session 2 of the APPMA's free Digital Lunchtime Series, taking place this week Thursday, 23 September, at 12.30pm -1.30pm AEST.

Twenty-two industry-led collaborative research and development projects to share in $47.1 million in funding from the Morrison government, under round 11 of the CRC-P initiative.

A free Digital Lunchtime Business and Industry Series will be delivered to your screens by the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA), starting on 17 September. The first session explores the theme of 'Manufacturing as the New Engine of Growth'.

SAI Global is advocating the use of the ISO 9001 quality management system for brands and manufacturers to improve their quality processes and minimise recalls and complaints.

Now is not the time to cut back on investment in your team, your business and the wider industry. The APPMA isn't. Instead, it is supporting the industry by launching a free digital lunchtime series on Investing in Resilience.

The power of manufacturing is no secret, but there is still a lack of understanding and appreciation of the complexity and importance of the sector. Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre managing director Dr Jens Goennemann looks at how to change that.

In light of the evolving and increasingly fluid Covid lockdown situation, the 2021 APPMA Business & Industry Conference has been reframed as a digital lunchtime series kicking off in September.

While the past year has brought many challenges and supply chain upheaval, it has reinforced the importance of nurturing customer relationships, writes Jack Malki, director of Jet Technologies.

Demonstrating how blockchain technology can support supply chain solutions and help to ease regulatory burdens are the aims of two new pilot projects funded by the federal government.

Sydney will remain in lockdown for another week, although packaging businesses appear to be free to carry on manufacturing, providing they adhere to the five main caveats.