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APPMA Awards of Excellence – Finalists announced

We are pleased to announce the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) 2019 Awards of Excellence finalists.

Congratulations to all the entrants and we look forward to celebrating your achievements and announcing the winners at our gala dinner to be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on Wednesday 27 March.

The panel of independent judges assessed the submissions against the criteria and have commended the standard of entries for this reinstated awards program. 50 submissions were received across five categories, the highest number of entries we’ve seen to date.  

The Awards of Excellence finalists are:

Best New Product Award:

Recognising innovation and success in a product or piece of equipment launched in Australia within the 24 months before March 2019. Finalists are:

Sidel – Sidel EvoDECO Labelling Solutions
Foodmach – ALL IN ONE Filler
Heat and Control – Masa Maker

Sponsor of the Best New Product Award: All Purpose Pumps

Customer Collaboration Award:

Recognising innovation and success as a result of customer collaboration and engagement in customising packaging and processing machinery to suit a client’s specific requirements. (For projects fully completed within the 24 months before March 2019.) Finalists are:

ABBE Corrugated – ABBE Corrugated facilitates CMC CartonWrap for Catch’s DC
Foodmach – Dulux Merrifield
Proseal Australia – Commonwealth Collaboration Reducing the Plastic in Packaging

Sponsor of the Customer Collaboration Award: Pecom India Limited

Design Innovation Award:

Recognising design innovation and success as a result of a new idea or modification introduced to a packaging or processing line or module. (For projects fully completed within the 24 months before March 2019). Finalists are:

Heat and Control – The Dual Energy X-Ray – IX-G2
HMPS – New HMPS Compact Frame Design
JMP Engineering – JMP Rotary Sorter 2800 CPH

Sponsor of the Design Innovation Award: Ekato

Export Success Award:

Recognising the innovation and success of a product or solution in a new or existing export market in the 24 months before March 2019. Finalists are:

Fibre King – RSC Top Load Case Packer – The Griffin’s Food Company
HMPS – HMPS Robotic Pouch Unloader & Drying System for Pet Food
JMP Engineering – PepsiCo Systems

Sponsor of the Export Success Award: Advanced Label & Paper Products.

Imported Equipment Award:

Recognising excellence in imported equipment launched in Australia, including service and promotion by the Australian agent, of equipment principally designed by an overseas supplier, who is represented by an Australian company or registered Australian office for an international principal. Finalists are:

Bio-Steam – KHD Jet 4 Dry Steam Conveyor Belt Cleaner
Foodmach – ALL IN ONE Filler
Insignia – Domino M230i-P150 Automated Pallet Labelling System

Sponsor of the Imported Equipment Award: Anderson Wholesale Packaging

To see the full media release please see here.

To those who have not made the finalists list, we thank you for presenting your achievements and supporting the awards program.

Registrations for the Awards for Excellence gala dinner are over 75% sold and we encourage you to secure your ticket for a night of industry recognition and peer celebration. Click here to book your place.