The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association is Australia's national organisation, representing the packaging and processing machinery industry.

APPMA Annual General Meeting and Members Dinner



As part of the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association’s on-going commitment to delivering value to our members the Board is pleased to extend a complimentary invitation to our member companies to join us for our Annual General Meeting and Members Dinner to be held on Tuesday the 9th of September.

The invitation extends to your staff and colleagues as this is a relaxed networking opportunity for like-minded packaging and processing professionals. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Brisbane Members Dinner

APPMA Members had the opportunity to listen to Anthony McLean, Persuasion Strategist, Social Influence Consulting Group, talk about “Influence is a core skill in any business as it is in life.”



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PMMI chairman discusses trends impacting packaging in the US

As a part of 2014 Packaging & Processing Week APPMA Members had the opportunity to meet Rick Fox, Chairman of the PMMI in the United States and hear his paper on “Trends impacting Packaging in the United States.”



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APPMA Scholarship Winner 2014 Announced

L to R is Alexandra Brayshaw, Mirvic Camacho and Aleah Back

The 2014 APPMA scholarship winner is Aleah Back, Packaging Engineer, Johnson and Johnson Pacific.


Mark Dingley, Chairman of the APPMA announced the winner of the sixth annual scholarship program during the 2014 AIP National Conference.


Mr Dingley said that “Aleah is an ideal candidate for the scholarship as she has shown a huge interest and commitment in undertaking the Diploma in Packaging Technology. She has both academic and practical expertise in the industry and is keen to expand her Technical Education in the Packaging Industry.” “Aleah not only has an interest in packaging but also the engineering process and she has had the opportunity to learn about injection technology, in-mould labelling and advanced robotic production systems.

The APPMA would also like to congratulate all the finalists as they were of exceptional calibre this year. The three other finalists were Alexandra Brayshaw, Research Assistant, Arthritis Australia, Mirvic Camacho, Packaging Engineer, Murray Goulburn and Sumit Kini, Continuous Improvement Specialist, Orora Glass.