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Avocade supplier smashes goals

Avocado supplier smashes goals with Orora

A Queensland avocado supplier has brought in a range of solutions from Orora as part of its shift to sustainability. Simpson Farms, near Bundaberg, has been in business since 1969 and is one of the country’s largest avocado companies. According to John Walsh, finance and marketing manager, packaging solutions from Orora have helped it grow […]

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Appma joins industry live forum

APPMA joins industry at LIVE forum

APPMA is a gold sponsor and industry partner at the upcoming Print21 + PKN New Frontiers in Packaging Print LIVE event, which will see over 170 industry professionals gather in Sydney on Monday 12 August. Four APPMA members are actively participating in the event, Currie Group, Kodak, Jet Technologies and Matthews, with other members, including Foodmach, Scott […]

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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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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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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