Packaging, labelling & coding

Aluminium wine bottles introduced by US packaging manufacturer

06 December, 2023

CCL Container has announced new aluminium bottle shaping capabilities that reflect the profiles of conventional wine bottles.

APCO report reveals need for consumer recycling education

29 November, 2023

APCO has published Australasian Recycling Label Consumer Insights Report 2023, its annual benchmarking survey exploring consumer recycling attitudes.

Rianta RRS60 packaging system

22 November, 2023 | Supplied by: OPTIMA packaging group GmbH

The RRS60 packaging system from Rianta is a fully automatic, modular solution developed for cutting, stacking and packaging bakery products.

Sidel PET bottle for liquid dairy products

21 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Sidel has launched a small, lightweight PET bottle that is designed for liquid dairy products.

Hard Solo to be renamed following ABAC review

20 November, 2023

Carlton & United Breweries will change the name of its RTD alcohol lemon beverage from Hard Solo to Hard Rated, following the ABAC panel review decision.

Opal's $140m cardboard packaging facility now open in Wodonga

16 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Opal

The Opal Fibre Packaging corrugated cardboard packaging facility in Wodonga was officially opened during National Recycling Week.

2D barcode webinar hosted by AIP and GS1 Australia

09 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The AIP will be hosting a webinar with GS1 Australia on 12 December called 'Behind the 2D Barcode: What it means for printing and packaging'.

Cellulose-based food packaging goes deeper

08 November, 2023

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has obtained new maximum limits for its extensible formable cellulose which will enable a wider range of 3D packaging solutions.

Flat wine bottle, a circular economy innovation finalist

07 November, 2023

A flat wine bottle is among the noteworthy finalists in this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards in the Circular Economy Innovation category.

AIP introduces Save Food Packaging design guidelines training course

06 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The AIP will be running its inaugural Save Food Packaging design guidelines training course on 6 December in Melbourne.

Kraft paper portfolio receives compostable certification

03 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Mondi has announced that its portfolio of kraft papers for packaging has been certified as home or industrially compostable.

Another call for Health Star Ratings to become mandatory in Australia

01 November, 2023

There are calls for the voluntary front-of-pack Health Star Ratings to become mandatory after a new report from The George Institute for Global Health reveals the Australian food industry has not met targets.

Packserv Pneumatic Packaging System

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Packserv Pty Ltd

Packserv's pneumatic packaging system is designed to improve safety and efficiency in production for the manufacturing sector.

Coconut snack maker expands into milk using an aseptic packaging solution

16 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

A coconut snack maker in China has chosen Sidel's Aseptic Combi Predis to enable it to expand into the beverage market through the production of coconut milk.

Sidel EvoBLOW XL for large PET containers

11 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Sidel EvoBLOW XL extends Sidel's blowing capabilities for sizes up to 10 L PET bottles and is suitable for water, edible oil and food markets. 

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