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Industry Update Reports: Collaborative Robotics Will Drive the Australian Economy

Within the next three years, humans and robots will be able to work side-by side in the workplace without fences or other safety obstacles. Automation and collaborative robotics will lead to efficiency increases in some of Australia’s largest manufacturing industries, without sacrificing any of the quality production characteristics that make on-shore manufacturing viable compared to […]

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Time to recognise your peers: 2017 PIDA Awards

As a part of the newly established Packaging & Processing Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand you will have the opportunity to recognise your mentors and mentees who are making a significant difference in their field. The Individual awards will recognise people who have made specific contributions to the packaging and […]

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PKN Packaging News Reports: Aussie OEMS share top trends impacting machinery manufacture

PKN Packaging News Reports: For an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) operating in Australia, our relatively isolated market can present challenges – but the OEMs we spoke to are upbeat. Manufacturers in growth sectors are turning to them for technology and service support, and they’re finding export opportunities in New Zealand, SE Asia, Africa, Europe, and […]

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Largest Ever PACK EXPO Exceeds Highest of Expectations

New records set for exhibitors and total exhibit space. On the 60th Anniversary of its debut, PACK EXPO International and the co-located Pharma EXPO served as the world’s largest and most comprehensive processing and packaging show in 2016. Show owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reported that PACK EXPO International […]

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Rockwell Automation opens site to Industry

On a recent site visit to Rockwell Automation’s Sydney facility, AIP members were briefed by OEM Lead Michael Vlahos on how smart manufacturing and the connected enterprise is impacting the way OEMs design machinery and manufacturers run their plants. Vlahos shared Rockwell’s experience and global best practices supporting OEMs to design, develop and deliver new […]

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