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APPMA’s pavilion advances Australia fair

High levels of visitor engagement on the inaugural Australian pavilion at ProPak Asia 2016 is a good indicator of the potential for Australian packaging and equipment suppliers to extend their footprint to Asia. The trade show, held in Bangkok from 15-18 June, created a platform for 1976 exhibitors from 48 countries showcasing food, drink and […]

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APPMA Members meet Past Chair of PMMI

Over 50 APPMA Members had the opportunity to meet Rick Fox, Past Chair of PMMI and Board Advisory member, who came out from the US in late June. Rick presented a paper on statistics and trends from two recent PMMI reports that discussed ‘Economic and Technology Trends Affecting the Global Processing and Packaging Industries’ and […]

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My first AIP National Conference

Last Week I attended my first AIP National Conference Written by Les Cutajar, National OEM Business Development Manager at NHP Electrical Engineering Products Ltd. Last week I attended the 2016 Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) National conference. The premise of the conference was 2020 Packaging & Processing VISION. Although this group (including food & packaging […]

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2016 APPMA Scholarship Winner Announced

The APPMA are very proud to announce the winner of the eight annual scholarship program which enables one person each year the opportunity to undertake a Diploma in Packaging Technology to the value of $9000. The Diploma in Packaging Technology prepares students to take responsibility for packaging operations at any level through the supply chain. […]

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Packaging & Processing Innovation & Design Awards launched for ANZ

The new Packaging & Processing Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA) marks a number of industry firsts, including a collaboration between three established and respected industry associations in the Australasian region, and the World Packaging Organisation. Before the announcement at the AIP National Conference gala dinner, PKN Packaging News sat down with key members of the […]

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