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Fromm shifts to sustainable rPET straps

Fromm Packaging Australia, a member of APPMA, will manufacture and sell plastic strap made almost entirely from recycled PET bottles. The company said it was the first in Australia to manufacture recycled plastic strap, which is made using up to 98% recycled bottle material (rPET) on extrusion lines. Most of the raw material is produced […]

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APPMA launches Masterclass Education Series

A 1-day interactive workshop, facilitated by Paul Allen (Margin Partners) designed to equip delegates with the skills and toolkit they need to materially improve customer profitability. Chairman of the APPMA – Mark Dingley, is proud to announce the launch of their first Masterclass Education Series. The Margin Rescue Masterclass, to be offered in Melbourne – April […]

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EXCLUSIVE: HMPS owner Mark Emmett buys Propac Industrial

Sydney-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Propac Industrial has been snapped up by well-known packaging industry figure Mark Emmett, who is also the owner and MD of Adelaide-based OEM HMPS.  Propac Industrial is a vertical form fill seal (VFFS) equipment manufacturer founded in 1992 by partners Craig Pullen and Kim McFadden. Over the years, while the […]

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Linx launches new ink for coding

Linx Printing Technologies, represented in Australia by APPMA member Matthews Australasia, has released a new ink designed to resist moisture, colour change, and transference. Black retort ink 1077, developed for Linx’s 8900 and 8800 Series continuous inkjet coders, is a dye-based MEK ink for use in typical sterilisation and wet retort process conditions.Read More…

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Pasteurisation in a flash

When producing beer and juices, thermal product treatment is crucial for extending the product’s shelf-life. Krones VarioFlash range includes flash pasteurisers, which excel in low energy and water use, and meeting stringent requirements for product quality and microbiological safety. To heat up the product particularly gently and safely, the flash pasteurisers are equipped with sliding […]

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