With an emphasis on the life cycle impact of the processes from raw material to product end-of-life, Ecolean is the first packaging system supplier to review an entire production system. It has detailed analysis and description of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) – encompassing the lightweight packages as well as filling machines. It also continues to … Continue reading Environmental Product Declarations lead to transparency in packaging industry
Getting products to shelf in half the time for half the cost sounds too good to be true. But design execution agency Task by Kirk has been able to do that by providing clients with an end-to-end service that removes time-consuming and costly process inefficiencies. Task is a new division of leading print specialist Kirk … Continue reading Simplot and Riviana benefit from new product packaging approach
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be launching its new Introduction to Sustainable Packaging Design half-day training course. The course is designed to assist anyone who is responsible for making packaging changes in their business to meet ‘war on waste’ questions, changes to retailer and consumer trends and behaviours, while not spending any more money. … Continue reading Australian Institute of Packaging to introduce sustainable packaging design course
Anyone who has opened a box of crackers to find the contents reduced to broken bits and pieces knows firsthand the consequences of poor packaging. Carman’s, an Australian food company passionate about only using the best ingredients, is mindful of how it delivers its products to consumers to ensure a high quality experience before the … Continue reading Birdstone proves packaging design with clear 3D printed prototypes
As the global innovation race continues, the continent looks to it manufacturers to advance innovation, unlock new opportunities and to ultimately accelerate the economy. This is evident in the food and packaging industries, where SMC has been working on its new Industry 4.0 technology. SMC has a clear strategy and the technology to help implement … Continue reading SMC to showcase its new Industry 4.0 technologies at Foodtech Packtech New Zealand
Why do products such as Cadbury Marvellous Creations’ popping candy chocolate and Chobani’s high-protein Greek yoghurt succeed, when others fall short of the mark? Because the people behind these products listen to consumers and offer the best packaging to get people grabbing for their products. Food innovation expert Angeline Achariya explains that companies often forget … Continue reading Consumers know best – the key to making new products flourish
With a combined 200 years of experience in the snacks industry, Heat and Control, and Ishida open their doors to industry people. The companies demonstrated their complete solutions in a snacks food production Open House event at the Ishida factory facility in Birmingham, UK. About 100 snack food producers visited the demonstration centre during a … Continue reading Heat and Control, and Ishida, open their doors to industry people
Coles is introducing meat packaging made entirely from a combination of recycled and renewable material. The new packaging will be used for a wide range of its Coles brand fresh meat and poultry products. Coles bought about 121 million recyclable meat and poultry trays, in 2018, from Australian manufacturer Plantic Technologies. Coles will use Plantic’s … Continue reading Coles switches to recyclable and renewable meat packaging
The AIP New South Wales Division will hold a technical seminar entitled “Consumer & Environmental Trends in Plastics: Reuse. Recycle” on 4 July in Parramatta.
Signode has 40 years’ experience in supplying innovative, fast, hygienic and reliable strapping machines to the meat and poultry industries.
Heat and Control is launching the latest in snack packaging technologies from Ishida with the Inspira, the next generation of vertical form fill seal (VFFS) bagmaker.
Smart packaging can help extend food shelf-life, enhance product quality, ensure safety, and monitor product performance through the supply chain.
The winners of the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) were announced at a ceremony on the Gold Coast last night.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has been endorsed to lead the government’s aim to to achieve 100 per cent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging in Australia by 2025.
Future university graduates could be the key to solving Australia’s recycling crisis if they hone their skills in sustainability, resource efficiency and waste management.
Finalists have been announced for the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA).
Woolworths has announced its Supermarkets, BWS, Metro and Woolworths Petrol stores will no longer provide single-use plastic shopping bags nationally from 20 June 2018.
The 2018 AIP National Conference will offer a unique opportunity to undertake three of the most popular modules of the on-line Fundamentals of Packaging Technology (FBT) course as residential training.
The AIP in conjunction with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will hold a technical dinner in Melbourne on April 11.
PKA 2018 has further expanded to include a 9th exhibition hall at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre.