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Winner announced for 2017 APPMA Scholarship

The APPMA, in conjunction with the AIP, recently offered the ninth annual scholarship program which will enable a one person the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology valued at $9,000. The Diploma in Packaging Technology prepares students to take responsibility for packaging operations at any level through the supply chain. The qualification is […]

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Free Euromonitor International Report

Euromonitor International are pleased to share with you this free report which explores food and drink packaging trends around the world. The report focuses on three main drivers: glass packaging, on-the-go snacking and food and drink closures. Glass packaging, after being stagnant for the past two years, is returning to growth across many product categories. […]

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Mintel shares three trends that are rocking the packaging world

PKN Packaging New Reports: Market intelligence company Mintel has released data on three key trends that are changing the face of packaging at the National Technical Forums alongside AUSPACK. Mintel’s trend and innovation consultant Laura Jones regularly produces category-specific reports for the ANZ markets. Laura and the Mintel team have identified key trends which are […]

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Jamestrong: Cans are getting sexier – and safer

PKN Packaging News Reports: Jamestrong managing director John Bigley shared how his company has responded to the canning needs of customers globally. At AUSPACK’s 2017 National Technical Forums, delegates were able to learn from Jamestrong’s John Bigley about changes emerging in canning. The managing director admits cans are not exactly “sexy” tools for marketers – […]

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Experience trend drives beverage pack changes

PKN Packaging News Reports: The demand for premium products that provide a fresh experience is driving a change in Asia Pacific markets. Alison Leader reports from Day One of AUSPACK 2017. AUSPACK’s 2017 National Technical Forums kicked off with several key insights from Euromonitor International research analyst Sara Agostino, who researches the alcoholic, hot, and […]

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