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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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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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Profit Op in Traceability

Profit opportunity in traceability

End-to-end traceability in the food supply chain can do more than safeguard against potential disasters, particularly at the processing stage. Geoff Furniss, head of BBC Technologies within TOMRA – an APPMA member company – explains how. Every step of the food supply chain, from farm to table, is under pressure to improve traceability. Regulators, retailers and consumers […]

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2019 Member Networking Series

Members Dinner | July 2019

As part of the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association’s on-going commitment to delivering value to our members, the Board is pleased to extend a complimentary invitation to our member companies to join us for the first 2019 members dinner, to be held in Sydney on Tuesday, 9 July, commencing with welcome drinks at 6.00pm.The […]

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