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

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.

Innovations Discovered at Interpack 2014


Panellists Include (left to right)
Stephen Flaherty AAIP | Claude D’Amico MAIP | Mark Dingley

Come and hear a series of panellists discuss the innovations seen and ideas drawn from attending and exhibiting at interpack 2014; the world's leading trade fair.

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Packaging & Processing Week 2014


The APPMA and the AIP have formally agreed to work together to introduce Packaging & Processing Week each year alongside AUSPACK, and in alternate years the AIP National Conference.


APPMA members are invited to exhibit, and partner with the AIP National Conference to showcase their innovations and solutions and of course all APPMA Members are invited to attend the conference as delegates on the 17th and 18th of June and the dinner on the 17th of June.