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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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APPMA Scholarship Winner Graduates with Diploma in Packaging Technology

2014 APPMA Scholarship Winner Aleah Back MAIP, Quality Specialist – Grocery, Confectionery, Chips, Snacks, Salsa, Noodles and Soups, Woolworths Limited recently graduated with her Diploma in Packaging Technology. Aleah achieved the Diploma in record time and the APPMA is extremely proud of her achievements. Here is what Aleah had to say… “My name is Aleah […]

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APPMA hosts seminar alongside FoodTech PackTech 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand

The APPMA recently hosted a seminar alongside of FoodTech PackTech 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. The seminar discussed Packaging & Processing Machinery Trends & Innovations with an interactive seminar that included a panel of experts from APPMA Member companies. Key trends and topics discussed included: Cobots: Collaborative Robots, Internet of Things: 4.0 Industrial Revolution, Serialisation […]

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PKN Packaging News: Industrial robots and cobots rise up

PKN Packaging News: Robotic automation is no longer just the domain of large manufacturing concerns, it is becoming an increasingly important competitive factor for small and medium concerns. So says Joe Gemma, President of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), which has just published its 2016 World Robotics Report. The report states that by 2019 […]

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