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Allen tells APPMA

Allen tells APPMA members to take back their margin

The main speaker at the APPMA dinner, award winning author and business coach Paul Allen, gave the members plenty to think about as he gave a detailed presentation on improving margins. Allen opened his talk by looking at the three main challenges APPMA members are facing: the high Aussie dollar; contracts that have become too […]

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Robot Evolution

Robot revolution at hand

Robots are poised to move into new industries and applications that previously could not use robot technology, thanks to a number of advancements making them easier to use. The 2019 Robotics Innovation 2 Implementation report by APPMA associate organisation PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies in the US, found that 2018 represented a major step […]

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APPMA Board of Directors Closes:  Monday, 29 July, 2019 @ 5.00 pm In accordance with the new APPMA Constitution adopted in 2018, three current Director positions are up for re-election in 2019. Nominations are now open for submission for members wishing to nominate for an APPMA Director position.  Nominations of candidates for election as a […]

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Nord and sage

NORD and SAGE get smart in war on waste

NORD Drivesystems has partnered with system integrator SAGE Automation, Nukon, and SA-based independent recycling depot Container Deposit Systems (CDS) to roll out new recycling technology across Queensland. The semi Auto Return Terminal (ART) installed at recycling sites around Queensland enabled CDS to process 32,000 containers per day in its first week of operation, since increasing […]

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New frontiers in packaging print

New Frontiers in Packaging Print | Print21 + PKN LIVE

Learn first-hand from local and international printing experts and leading packaging designers and converters. Packaging is a powerful medium, an increasingly valuable consumer touchpoint. The emergence of new technology is seeing the printed pack transforming into a digital data carrier and brand identity protector while driving consumer engagement and delivering shelf appeal. Print21 + PKN […]

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