Packaging, labelling & coding

SA packaging company to make 145 million masks

06 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Detmold Group

Packaging manufacturer Detmold Group will make millions of respirator and surgical masks to help the state's health workers battle COVID-19.

Call for regulation on interactive product labels

31 March, 2020

Interactive food labels need stronger regulations, according to a study by University of Exeter.

Proposed pregnancy warning labels rejected

23 March, 2020

Food Forum Ministers have rejected draft recommendations for mandatory pregnancy warning labels, the Brewers Association of Australia comments.

2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference postponed

17 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The AIP has announced the postponement of the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference and all surrounding events, including the PKN Women in Packaging Breakfast.

Nestlé rolls out recyclable baby food pouch

09 March, 2020

As part of its goal to make its packaging 100% recyclable or re-usable by 2025, baby food brand Gerber has introduced a single-material pouch in the US.

Sustainability under discussion at interpack

06 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Messe Reps. Pty Ltd

A one-day conference called 'Life without packaging?' will take place during the interpack packaging and processing event in Germany this year.

Label Power OKI PRO1050 colour label printer with white toner

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

The OKI PRO1050 UV-resistant colour label printer with white toner is now available from Label Power.

EXAIR Gen4 Anti-Static Super Air Knife

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EXAIR Gen4 Super Ion Air Knives are suitable for surface cleaning, neutralising plastics, bag opening and a range of other packaging operations.

Are you flexible to catch up with this dry food packaging trend?

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Esko Australia Pty Ltd

Driven by the consumer lifestyle changes, dry food packaging has transformed from essentially functional to a highly influential factor in consumer purchasing decision.

Talking about recyclable PVC for food packaging

27 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Vinyl Council Australia

Recyclable PVC (vinyl) can provide benefits as a food packaging material but re-use presents challenges, the Vinyl Council of Australia discusses solutions.

Wine industry responds to mandatory pregnancy labels

19 February, 2020

Australian Grape & Wine has criticised FSANZ over its mandatory pregnancy warning labels for wine, as they could cost the wine industry thousands.

AIP packaging conference program now available

19 February, 2020

With 60 speakers from nine countries, the provisional program for the biennial 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference has now been released.

Bickford's improves bottling capacity with PET line

19 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Beverage manufacturer Bickford's integrated a flexible aseptic PET production line in its facility, capable of producing 18,000 bottles per hour.

Shrimple solution: making packaging from crustacean waste

13 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Carapac

Prawn punnets and crab cling wrap could soon be a reality thanks to a plastic alternative innovation made from crustacean waste by three young Australian entrepreneurs.

The role that resealable packaging plays in minimising food waste

13 February, 2020 by Nerida Kelton, MAIP, Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and ANZ Board Member – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Resealable packaging provides myriad benefits and is an important Save Food Packaging criteria, explains Nerida Kelton, Executive Director at AIP.

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